Kumar Sanu (alias Kedarnath Bhattacharya) was born onSeptember 23, 1957 in Kolkata, i. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri award, one of India's highest civilian honours. He was honoured as the Artist of the decade at the IIFA Awards. He won the Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for 5 consecutive years.
Kumar Sanu's father Pashupati Bhattacharjee was an accomplished classical vocalist and composer. He trained Sanu as a singer and tabla player. After getting a degree in commerce from Calcutta University, Sanu began performing publicly in 1979, singing at shows and restaurants around Calcutta. He modeled his singing style after famous Bollywood singer Kishore Kumar.
In 1987, music director and singer Jagjit Singh offered Sanu the chance to sing in the Hindi film ...» read full biography