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Artist Birtday : 20/10/1957(Age 63)
Occupation(s) : Playback singer
Genres : Filmi Musichindi & Bengali Classic Kishore Kumar Classics

Kedarnath Bhattacharaya (born 20 October 1957), better known as Kumar Sanu, is a leading Bollywood Indian Bengali playback singer. He is often popularly called as King of Melody. He is famous for singing thousands of Bollywood songs. Apart from Hindi, he has also sang in other languages including Marathi, Assamese, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Punjabi, Oriya, Chhattisgarhi, Urdu, Pali, English, Spanish and his native language, Bengali, both in West Bengal and Bangladesh. He is holding the record for winning five consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer (1990-1994) along with Arijit Singh. For his contribution to Indian cinema and music, he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2009 by the Government of India. He is the first Indian playback singer who have been honoured by the United States state of Ohio, where the Mayor Michael R. Turner has declared 31st March as Kumar Sanu Day. He has also felicitated at the UK Houses of Parliament, along with Anuradha Paudwal for contribution in Indian Music and also social services by Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group. As many as 25 of his tracks feature in BBC’s “Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time”.

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