Articles about Kumar Sanu

Kedarnath Bhattacharya, widely known as Kumar Sanu, is an Indian playback singer born on October 20, 1957. He had his first major Bollywood song in the 1989 film 'Hero Hiralal'. Though he primarily works in the Hindi music industry, Sanu has sung in various languages, including Bengali, Odia, Urdu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Punjabi, and Nepali, among others. The Government of India awarded him Padma Shri in 2009. Sanu also holds the record of winning five consecutive Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer between 1990 and 1994. He won Filmfare Awards for his songs in movies like 'Aashiqui', 'Deewana', 'Baazigar', 'Saajan', and '1942: A Love Story'. Sanu sang his first western-style song 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhe' for the movie 'Baazigar'. He is often referred to as the "King Of Melody in Bollywood." Some of his widely acclaimed songs include 'Tu Mile Dil Khile', 'Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain', 'Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai', 'Ek Ladki Ko Dekha', 'Ab Tere Bin', and 'Kuch Na Kaho', among others.

KK birthday special: Celebrating the most versatile singer of Bollywood

23 Aug 2021

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KK birthday special: Celebrating the most versatile singer of Bollywood

Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK, as we know him, turns 53 today.

'Barsaat Ki Dhun' review: Generic music paired with silly video

21 Jul 2021

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'Barsaat Ki Dhun' review: Generic music paired with silly video

Jubin Nautiyal and Gurmeet Choudhary are back together, again, under the banner T-Series for a romantic track Barsaat Ki Dhun after Bedardi Se Pyaar Ka that was released last month.

Music composers nowadays simply copy international tunes, says Kumar Sanu

26 May 2021

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Music composers nowadays simply copy international tunes, says Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu, known as the King of Melody of the '90s, thinks the current crop of composers in the film industry lacks originality.

Kumar Sanu slams son Jaan; asks to drop his surname

25 Nov 2020

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Kumar Sanu slams son Jaan; asks to drop his surname

Singer Kumar Sanu has said his son, Jaan Kumar Sanu, should consider changing his name and use his mother's surname instead of his.

'Bigg Boss 14': Jaan Kumar Sanu evicted, and more

23 Nov 2020

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'Bigg Boss 14': Jaan Kumar Sanu evicted, and more

In Sunday's episode of Bigg Boss 14, Jaan Kumar Sanu was announced as the latest contestant to get evicted.

Singer Kumar Sanu tests positive for COVID-19

16 Oct 2020

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Singer Kumar Sanu tests positive for COVID-19

Singer Kumar Sanu aka "Melody King of Bollywood," has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

'Bigg Boss' starts tomorrow: What will be new this time

02 Oct 2020

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'Bigg Boss' starts tomorrow: What will be new this time

Indian audience's favorite dose of masala entertainment, reality show Bigg Boss is all set to arrive on the small screen tomorrow (Saturday, October 3).

Ranu Mondal repeat? This Uber driver's singing is breaking Internet

17 Sep 2019

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Ranu Mondal repeat? This Uber driver's singing is breaking Internet

Days after Ranu Mondal's singing video broke the Internet, a similar video of an Uber driver from Lucknow named Vinod has left netizens in awe.

This Mumbai theater is still running iconic 'DDLJ' film

24 Oct 2018

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This Mumbai theater is still running iconic 'DDLJ' film

It has been 23 years but Maratha Mandir is still in love with 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', which completed an uninterrupted run of 1,200 weeks at the iconic Mumbai theater.

Here's why Kumar Sanu didn't speak about his adopted daughter

04 Aug 2018

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Here's why Kumar Sanu didn't speak about his adopted daughter

Kumar Sanu is a legend in his own right, but he too is afraid of society's judgment.