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Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu is a well-known playback singer of Hindi cinema. Born in Kolkata on October 20, 1957, his original name is Kedarnath Bhattacharya. His father himself was a good singer and musician. He was the one who taught singing and tabla playing to Kumar Sanu. 

Kumar sanu considers singer Kishore Kumar his role model, has maintained his own style of singing. There was a music tradition at Kumar Sanu's house from the beginning. His Dad was a teacher of classical music. Mother also used to sing. The elder sister also sings in radio and even today she is running Dad's music school. The family atmosphere thus made Sanu a good singer.

Career in Bollywood

Kumar Sanu, who has sung for more than 350 films, got success with the film 'Aashiqui' made in the year 1990, whose songs became super hit and he reached the peak of popularity. However, Aashiqui was not his first film. Jagjit Singh gave him the first break. He introduced her to Kalyanji Anand ji, who sang a song from Kumar Sanu for the 1989 film 'Magician'.

Kumar Sanu's voice, which has won the Filmfare Best Playback Singer Award five times in a row, closely resembles Kishore Kumar. Though he also tried to adopt the style of Mukesh and Mohammed Rafi, but later developed his own style.

Some Interesting Facts 

  1. He used to play musical instruments in his early days.
  2. He struggled in the music industry for 7 years, and finally in 1987, Jagjit Singh gave him the opportunity to sing a song in the Hindi film 'Aandhiyaan'.
  3. His has a record of sing 28 songs in a day, and this record is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.
  4. He never worked with A.R. Rahman, as he dislikes his way of recording music at night.
  5. His father acted as a musician in local plays.

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Throwback 90’s Dallas – Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu
  • Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd, Garland, TX 75040, USA
  • 17 Nov 19
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Throwback 90’s With Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu Live In NJ
  • CURE Insurance Arena, Hamilton Avenue, Trenton, NJ, USA
  • 23 Nov 19
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