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Kumar Sanu Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Bio & More

Kedarnath Bhattacharya, better known as Kumar Sanu, is a leading Indian playback singer, mostly popular for rendering his voice in Bollywood movies of the 1990s and early 2000s. He holds the Guinness Book world record for recording the most songs in a day, 28, in the year 1993. He was awarded the Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer Award for five consecutive years. In 2009, the Government of India awarded him Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour, in recognition of his achievements.


Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu

Real Name: Kedarnath Bhattacharya

Nickname: Kumar Sanu

Profession: Singer, Music Director and Politician

Date of Birth: 20 October 1957

Age (as in 2017): 59 Years

Birth Place: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Zodiac sign: Libra

Nationality: Indian

Hometown: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

School: Not Known

College: Calcutta University, Kolkata

Educational Qualifications: Not Known

Father- Pashupati Bhattacharya

Mother- Not Known

Brother- Tapan Bhattacharya

Sister- Not Known

Religion: Hindu

Hobbies: Cooking


Singing Debut: Tin Kanya (1986)

Physical Stats & More

Height: 5’ 11”

Weight: 84 kg

Body Measurements

– Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Black

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Fish and chole bhature

Favourite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan

Favourite Musician: Kishore Kumar

Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: Meenakshi Seshadri (Actress)

Wife: Rita (Divored in 1994)

Children Daughter- Anna and Shannon K (Singer)

Son- Jaan (Jico)

Money Factor

Net Worth: $10 million

Some lesser known facts about Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu

  • Sanu used to play music instrument in his early days.
  • He struggled in music industry for 7 years and finally in 1987, Jagjit Singh gave him an opportunity to sing in the Hindi film Aandhiyan.
  • He holds the Guinness Book of World Records for recording 28 songs in a day.
  • Some of his family members had done classical music training, but Sanu didn’t took any such training.
  • He had never worked with A.R.Rahman, as he didn’t like his way of music recordings at night.
  • His father worked as a music composer in local plays.
  • In his childhood, people used to call him Chhaanu which he later used as Sanu.
  • He is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • When he came to the Bollywood music industry, his name Sanu was written as Shanu, which he later rectified.
  • He is a huge fan of Brazil football team, he even named his elder son as Jico after the Brazilian footballer Jico.
Updated On: 30 June 2017

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