Kumar Sanu-Bio, Age, Net worth, Singer

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Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu is one of the most popular playback singers of Bollywood. He holds the Guinness Book world record for recording the maximum number of songs in a day, which are 28.

Born20 October 1957
Height5ft 11 in (180 cm)
Father Pashuphati bhattacharya
MotherNot known
SpouseSaloni Sanu


Kumar Sanu was born on 20 October 1957 in Kolkata, West Bengal. He is 66 years old as of year 2023.


Kumar Sanu’s father, Pashupati Bhattacharya, was a vocalist and composer. The two and Sanu’s elder sister lived in the Sinthee area of Kolkata near Biswanath Park.


He did his bachelors in commerce from Calcutta University. He got training in the Indian classical music and Tabla from his father.

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Kumar Sanu Career

Sanu started his playback career as Sanu Bhattacharya from 1984. In 1986, he was in the Bangladeshi film Teen Kanya, directed by Shibli Sadiq. He had his first major Bollywood song in Hero Hiralal (1988). In 1989, Jagjit Singh introduced Sanu to Kalyanji in Vimal Bunglow, Mumbai.

Kumar Sanu, with his naturally melodious voice, was the most beloved singer of the 90s decade. Kumar Sanu was best known for singing romantic love ballads where his deep baritone voice with the characteristic nasal twang worked best. His voice made Bollywood songs dreamy.

Kumar has sung over 18,000 songs in 22 languages and has his name entered in the Guinness Book of World Records in 1993 for recording 28 songs in one day. 

He holds the record for winning five consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer from 1990 to 1994. For his contribution to Indian cinema and music, he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2009 by the Government of India. Many of his tracks feature in BBC’s “Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time”.


  • FilmFare Award 1990 Ab Tere Bin Jeelenge – Aashiqui
  • FilmFare Award 1991 ‘Mera dil bhi kitna pagal hai’ – Saajan
  • FilmFare Award 1992 Sochenge Tumhe Pyaar Karein Ke Nahin – Deewana
  • FilmFare Award 1993 Yeh Kaali Kaali Aakhen – Baazigar
  • FilmFare Award 1994 Ek ladki ko dekha to aisa laga – 1942 A Love story
  • IIFA Award 2000 for Aankhon ki Gustakhiyan – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
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Kumar Sanu


Kumar Sanu’s love life has been controversial. He has often been in the headlines for having an affair with many Bollywood actresses and marrying twice. First, he got married to Rita Bhattacharya in the late 80s. Kumar and Rita were blessed with three adorable kids, Jessy, Jeeko and Jaan.

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Kumar sanu Net Worth

Kumar Sanu net worth is $9 Million Dollar . Kumar Sanu is a Famous Indian Singer, popularly known as melody king in Bollywood. He is one of the Richest Singers in India.

Kumar Sanu, one of the most loved celebrities of India, has a net worth of $9 Million as of 2023 which is Rs 65 Crores in Indian Rupees. He has a monthly salary of approx. Rs 50 Lakhs with an annual income of Rs 6 Crore as of 2023.

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Kumar Sanu
Net Worth$9 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees65 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary50Lakhs +
Yearly Income6 Crore +
Income SourceSinger
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Social Media of Kumar Sanu

Sanu has a huge amount of fan following in Social Media. He consistently post on his social media accounts.

Instagramkumarsanuofficial2.4M Followers

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. How much did he charges for every concert?
Ans. Kumar Sanu charges around 6 – 8 lakhs per concert.

2. Is Kumar Sanu rich?
Ans. Yes, he earns around 50 lakhs per month.

3. How much Kumar Sanu earn per song?
Ans. Kumar Sanu charges approximately Rs. 18 lakhs per song.

4. What is the net worth of Kumar Sanu?
Ans. The net worth of Kumar Sanu is around 65 crores.

5. What is the name of Kumar’s father?
Ans. Kumar’s father name is Pashuphati Bhattacharya .

6. Where does Kumar Sanu live?
Ans. Kumar Sanu live at Panchanan tala at Gopal Bose Lane in Sinthi area at North Kolkata.

7. On which date Kumar Sanu birthday happens?
Ans. Kumar Sanu birthday happens on 20 October.

8. What records does Kumar Sanu have?
Ans. Kumar Sanu has a record of singing 28 songs in a day.

9. In how many languages does Kumar Sanu sing songs?
Ans. Kumar Sanu sing songs in 22 different languages.