Kedarnath Bhattacharya is the birth name of Kumar Sanu. He is a great Indian playback Singer and sings mainly in Hindi and Bengali films, and his voice is beautiful and surreal. He is known for his voice in Bollywood films of the 1990s and early 2000s. He gets the Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer Award for five consecutive years. Here we talk about Kumar Sanu biography, age, career, family, height, weight, net worth, and more.
Kumar Sanu Bio Data:
|Real Name||Kedarnath Bhattacharya|
|Date of Birth||20 October 1957|
|Birth Place||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Age||66 years old|
|Hometown||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
Kumar Sanu Education:
|University||Calcutta University, Kolkata|
Kumar Sanu Physical Statistics & More:
|Weight (in Pound)||185 lbs|
|Weight (in KG)||84 Kg|
|Height (in Meter)||1.80 m|
|Height (in Feet)||5’11 Inches|
|Chest Size||44 Inches|
|Bicep Size||13 Inches|
|Waist Size||36 Inches|
Kumar Sanu Family & Personal Life:
|Marriage Date||1st: Divorced in 1994|
|Wife||1st wife: Rita|
2nd wife: Saloni Sanu
|Father||Pashupati Bhattacharya (Composer & Vocalist)|
|Daughter||Anna (Author & Songwriter)|
Shannon K (foster singer)
|Ex-Girlfriend||Meenakshi Seshadri (actress)|
Kumar Sanu Favorite Things:
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan (Actor)|
|Favorite Food||Machli, Chole Bhature|
Kumar Sanu Career & Net Worth:
|Profession||Music Director, Singer, Politician|
|Debut TV Series/Movies||Unknown|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
Kumar Sanu Social Media:
In 2009, the Government of India conferred Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, in recognition of his achievements. Kumar Sanu gets the Guinness World Record for most songs by any singer in 24 hours with 28. On 31 March 2001, Kumar Sanu day was declared in the United States in honor of the singer. Mr. Kumar was born on 23 September 1957 in Kolkota, West Bengal, India. The nickname of Kumar Sanu is Sanu Daa. Sanu graduated in commerce from Calcutta University, Kolkatta. The Religion of Kumar Sanu is Hinduism, and his hobby is cooking. Kumar was ultimately interested in music, so he was unaware of his fitness.
The height of Kumar Sanu is 5’11″‘” inches; his weight is 84kg, his Waist is 36 inches, his chest is 43 inches, and his Biceps 13 inches. His favorite singer was Kishore Kumar, and the actor was Amitabh Bachchan. Kumar Sanu’s’ father, Mr. Pashupatti Bhattacharya, was a great vocalist and composer. Tappan Bhattacharya is the brother of Kumar Sanu. Sanu got married to Rita. The couple had three sons, first: Jesi, Second: Jeeko, and third: Jaan. But unfortunately, she was Divorced in 1994. The second time Kumar got marriage to Saloni Sanu, he had two daughters with her.
First, Daugther Anna is a songwriter and Author; second, Shannon K is a singer. Kumar was in an affair with the Great actress of the 90s, Meenakshi Seshadri. Bhattacharya brought to life the renowned musicians of the region, Bishobad Chattopadhyay, who had trained the former people of Badal Khan and Jamruddin Gharana. Classically trained, he sang for Dhaka Radio alongside Jagan Mitra and Siddharlal Chakraborty. Sanu said of him, “He was an expert in Thumri, Khayal, and Bhajans. Only my older sister, Jashri Mukherjee, was trained by him.
The rest of us listened to him and learned a lot from him.” Kumar Sanu started his playback career as Sanu Bhattacharya. In 1986, he got the Bengali film Tin Kanya, directed by Shabali Sadiq. In 1989, Jagjit Singh introduced Kalyanji-Anandji to Kumar Sanu at his Vimal Bungalows, Mumbai residence. On his advice, he changed his name from “Kedarnath Bhattacharya” to “Kumar Sanu” because Kishore Kumar so influenced his voice and singing style.
Anandji shared this story on the show Farooq Shaikh’s host Show Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai; after that, Sano moved to Mumbai, where Kalyanji-Anandji allowed him to sing in the movie Jaadugar. For the 1990 film Aashiqui, music director Nadeem-Sharavan got Sanu all but one song. He won five consecutive Filmfare Awards as the best male playback singer. His following film Fair Awards came to songs in films like Sajjan (1991), Deewana (1992), Bazigar (1993), and 1942: A Love Story (1994). He received five singing film fair awards between 1990 and 1994.