Abhijeet aka Abhijeet Bhattacharya was born in Kanpur, and was the youngest of the four siblings. He belonged to a middle class Bengali family. He finished his schooling at BNSD Inter College Chunni Ganj, Kanpur. Later, he moved to Bombay to pursue Chartered Accountancy in 1981, but left it mid way to realise that he wanted to become a professional singer. However, he had to struggle for years to make Music-directors and Producers listen to his voice.
In 1984, He received a call from R.D. Burman who wanted him to sing for Dev Anand’s "Anand Hi Anand". Abhijeet also got a chance to sing in the same film as his idol, Kishore Kumar. However, Anand hi Anand flopped and its songs went largely unnoticed. And Abhijeet had to start his struggle all over again to make a place ...» read full biography