Kumar Sanu

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Kumar Sanu
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Background information
Native name কুমার শানু
Birth name Kedarnath Bhattacharya
Born (1957-10-20) 20 October 1957 (age 57)[1][2]
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Genres Playback singing
Occupation(s) Singer, Music Director, Lyricist, Actor, Producer[disambiguation needed]
Instruments Tabla
Years active 1989–present
Labels Yash Raj Films, T-Series, Sony Music, Zee Music Company, Tips, Saregama, Venus Records & Tapes

Kedarnath Bhattacharya (Bengali: কুমার শানু; born 20 October 1957), better known as Kumar Sanu, is a leading Indian singer. He is noted for his contributions as a playback singer in the Bollywood. 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.[3][4]

Early life[edit]

Kumar Sanu's father, Pashupati Bhattacharya, was a vocalist and composer. He trained Sanu as a singer and tabla player. After getting a degree in commerce from Calcutta University, Sanu began performing in 1979, singing at shows and restaurants around Calcutta. He tried to model his singing style after legendary Bollywood singer Kishore Kumar.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Kumar Sanu started his playback career in 1986 with a Bangladeshi film Tin Kanya,[3] which was directed by Shibli Sadiq.[citation needed]

In 1987, music director and singer Jagjit Singh offered Sanu the chance to sing in the Hindi film Aandhiyan. Sanu then relocated to Mumbai, where Kalyanji-Anandji gave him chance to sing in the film Jaadugar.[citation needed]

Sanu went on to work with composers including Naushad, Ravindra Jain, Hridayanath Mangeshkar, Pt.R K Razdan, Kalyanji Anandji, and Usha Khanna.

For the 1990 film Aashiqui, music directors Nadeem-Shravan got Sanu to sing all but one of the songs. He won the first of his record five consecutive Filmfare Awards as Best Male Playback Singer. His next Filmfare Awards came for songs in the movies Saajan (1991), Deewana (1992), Baazigar (1993), and 1942: A Love Story (1994). He did world record by recording 28 playback songs in one day.

Significant collaborations[edit]

Best Of Nadeem-Shravan[edit]

Kumar Sanu often collaborated with legendary composers Nadeem-Shravan. Some of their big success included songs from movies like Aashiqui (1990), Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991), Sadak (1991), Saajan (1991), Deewana (1992), Dil Ka Kya Kasoor (1992), Kal Ki Awaz (1992), Salami (1993), Damini – Lightning (1993),Sriman aashiqui (1993), Dilwale (1994), Agni Sakshi (1996), Raja Hindustani (1996), Jeet (1996), Pardes (1997), Sirf Tum (1999), Kasoor (2001), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Dil Ka Rishta (2003), Indian Babu (2003), Andaaz (2003), among others.

Jatin Lalit[edit]

Sanu started his work with Jatin Lalit from the 1992 film Khiladi, from then on he provided his voices for hit movies like Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992), Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993) Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Khamoshi (1996), Yes Boss (1997), Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998), Ghulam (1998), Dil Kya Kare (1999), Sarfarosh (1999).

Anu Malik[edit]

Sanu has sung songs of various genres with Anu Malik. In fact, it was Anu Malik who made Sanu sing his first 'western-type' song, Yeh Kaale Kaale Aankhe from the film Baazigar (1993). Some other achievements of the combo are Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee (1993), Sir (1993), Imtihaan (1994), Vijaypath (1994), Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Naaraaz (1994), Naajayaz (1995), Diljale (1996), Virasat (1997), Judwaa (1997), Tamanna (1997), Duplicate (1998), Ishq Vishq (2003), Fida (2004), No Entry (2005) and many more.

Other composers[edit]

In a career spanning three decades he has sung with other composers including R.D. Burman, Bappi Lahiri, Anand-Milind, Himesh Reshammiya, Ismail Darbar, Kalyanji Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Rajesh Roshan, Sajid-Wajid, Viju Shah, Uttam Singh, Raam Laxman, Dilip Sen-Sameer Sen, Anand Raj Anand, Aadesh Shrivastava, Vishal–Shekhar, M. M. Keeravani, Vishal Bhardwaj, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Hridaynath Mangeshkar and also A. R. Rahman.

Other work[edit]

Kumar Sanu has composed music for various Indian films. Other than singing, and composing music for films, he has also shown interest in producing films. In 2006, he produced his first Hindi film, Utthaan. Currently, he is working with a fellow producer, Rakesh Bhhatia on a new project named Yeh Sunday Kyun Aata Hai. The film is based on the lives of four children who live in the streets of Mumbai and polish shoes at a train station in order to earn their livelihoods. The film will feature Mithun Chakraborty in a leading role. Recently, Kumar Sanu sang for a Bengali film Hason Raja, which was directed by a UK-based filmmaker Ruhul Amin. This movie never released. He also has recently composed a Bengali film song named 'AMRITA'.

Sanu was in the panel of judges on Sony TV for Waar Parriwar, a reality show based on the bringing together of a singing gharana (family of singers) and on Zee Bangla TV in a music reality show called Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Vishwa Sera.

In 2012, he judged Zee Bangla musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa – Gane Gane Tomar Mone. At present, he is one of the judges on the Bangla version of the popular musical reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs. Recently he recorded an album named [Hum aur Tum].He will record a Spanish song for another album.He has also record on maximum recording of songs in a single day,28 songs.Presently he also debut in acting of yash raj flims.Now he also playing the role of judge on Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa senior 2015 'gane gane tomar mone'.

According to him his own singing TOP 10 All Time Blockbuster Hit songs throughout whlole life tilltoday:

Rank Song Film Co-Singer(s) Music director(s) Lyricist
1 "Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaaye" Jurm, 1990 Sadhana Sargam Rajesh Roshan Indeewar
2 "Dil Ka Aalam" Aashiqui, 1990 Solo Nadeem Shravan Madan Pal
3 "Ab Tere Bin" Aashiqui, 1990 Solo Nadeem Shravan Sameer
4 "Bas Ek Sanam Chahiye Aashiqui Ke Liye" Aashiqui, 1990 Solo Nadeem Shravan Sameer
5 "Nazar Ke Saamne" Aashiqui, 1990 Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem Shravan Sameer
6 "Dheere Dheere Se Meri Zindagi Mein Aana" Aashiqui, 1990 Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem Shravan Rani Malik
7 "Tu Meri Zindagi Hai" Aashiqui, 1990 Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem Shravan Sameer
8 "Main Duniya Bhoola Dunga" Aashiqui, 1990 Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem Shravan Sameer
9 "Jaanejigar Jaaneman" Aashiqui, 1990 Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem Shravan Sameer
10 "Kuch Naa Kaho" 1942 A Love Story, 1994 Solo R.D.Burman Javed Akhtar

Work with other singers[edit]

Kumar Sanu is also credited with the highest number of version songs and male duet hits with the finest singers of 80's and 90's. Some of the notable songs are as follows:

Song Film Other Version Sung By Singer(s)
"O Priya Suno Priya" Arjun Pandit (1999) Hariharan,
"Dil Ka Aalam" Aashiqui (1990) Nitin Mukesh
"Dil Ka Rishta" Dil Ka Rishta (2002) Udit Narayan and Babul Supriyo(Sad Version)
"Kajal Kajal" Sapoot (1996) Amit Kumar
"Raja Ko Rani Se" Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995) Udit Narayan
"Pardesi Pardesi" Raja Hindustani (1996) Udit Narayan and Suresh Wadkar(sad version)
"Aakhon Main Base ho Tum" Takkar (1995) Abhijeet Bhattacharya
"Tum Dil Ki" Dhadkan (2000) Abhijeet Bhattacharya
"Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hai Dilse" Dhadkan (2000) Sonu Nigam
"Woh Aankh Hi Kya" Khuddar (1994) Sonu Nigam
"Jeeye Toh Jeeya Kyse" Saajan (1991) Pankaj Udhas and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
"Dil kya kare" Dil Kya Kare (1999) Udit Narayan
"Janam meri janam" Mr. Bechara (1996) Udit Narayan
"O Dil Tod Ke Hasti Ho Mera" Bewafa Sanam (1995) Udit Narayan

Politics[edit]

He joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2004 in a ceremony headed by then Party President Venkiah Naidu, but he later resigned to concentrate on singing.[5]

Awards[edit]

Filmfare Awards[edit]

Won
Year Song Film Music director(s) Lyricist
1991 "Ab Tere Bin" Aashiqui Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
1992 "Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai" Saajan Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
1993 "Sochenge Tumhe Pyaar" Deewana Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
1994 "Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhen" Baazigar Anu Malik Dev Kohli
1995 "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha" 1942: A Love Story R.D. Burman Javed Akhtar
Nominated
Year Song Film
1994 "Baazigar O Baazigar" Baazigar
1996 "Tujhe Dekha To" Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
1998 "Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain" Pardes
1999 "Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai" Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2000 "Aankhon Ki Gusthakiyaan" Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
2003 "Sanam Mere Humraaz" Humraaz
2003 "Kisise Tum Pyar Karo" Andaaz

Discography[edit]

Year Film Song name(s) Co-singer(s) Music Director(s) Lyricist
1989 Vardi "Teri Hiffazat Meri Hiffazat" Solo Anu Malik Anand Bakshi
Jaadugar "Jadugar, Nach Meri Radha", "Aaya Hai Aaya Hai" Jolly Mukherjee, Sapna Mukherjee, Sadhana Sargam, Alka Yagnik Kalyanji Anandji Anjaan, Prakash Mehra
1990 Ghayal "Sochna Kya" Shabbir Kumar, Asha Bhosle Bappi Lahri Anjaan, Indeewar
Jurm "Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaaye" Sadhana Sargam Rajesh Roshan Indeewar
Aashiqui "Ab Tere Bin Jeelenge Hum", "Nazar Ke Saamne Jigar", "Dhire Dhire Se", "Jane Jigar Janeman", "Ek Sanam Chahiye", "Tu Meri Zindagi Hai", "Main Duniya Bhula Dunga", "Dil Ka Aalam" Solo, Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem-Shravan Sameer, Rani Malik, Madan Pal
1991 Saajan "Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai", "Jiye To Jiye Kaise" Alka Yagnik, Anuradha Paudwal S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Nadeem-Shravan Sameer, Faiz Anwar
Phool Aur Kaante "Jise Dekh Mera Dil Dhadka", "Premi Aashiq Aawaara", "Dheere Dheere Pyar Ko", "Tumse Milne Ko Dil Karta Hai", "Dheere Dheere Hausla (Sad)", "Maine Pyar Tumhi Se Kiya Hai", "Pehli Baarish Main Aur Tu" Alka Yagnik, Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Saathi "Zindagi Ki Talaash Mein", "Yaarana Yaar Ka", "Aisa Bhi Dekho" Anwar, Vipin Sachdeva Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin "Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin", "Adayain Bhi Hai", "Tu Pyar Hai Kisi Aur Ka" Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Sadak "Tumhein Apna Banane Ki Kasam", "Mohabbat Ki Hai Tumhare Liye", Jab Jab Pyar Pe Pehra" Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
1992 Jaan Tere Naam "Akha India Janta Hai", "Rone Na Dijiye Ga", "Hum Lakh Chupaye Pyar", "Yeh Dil Maine Tumko Diya", "Romance Period", "In The Morning" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Asha Bhosle Nadeem-Shravan Dev Kohli, Nawaab Arzoo
Dil Ka Kya Kasoor "Mera Sanam Sabse Pyara Hai", "Milne Ki Tum Koshish Karna", "Dil Jigar Nazar Kya Hai", "Khata To Jab Ho", "Ga Raha Hoon Is Mehfil Mein", "Dil Ka Kya Kasoor" Asha Bhosle, Alka Yagnik, Solo Nadeem-Shravan Sameer, Madan Pal
Deewana "Sochenge Tumhe Pyaar", "Teri Umeed Tera Intezar", "Payaliya" Sadhana Sargam, Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Chamatkar "Is Pyar Se Meri Taraf Na Dekho", "O Meri Neendein Churane Wale" Alka Yagnik, Asha Bhosle Anu Malik Anand Bakshi
1993 Baazigar "Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhen", "Baazigar O Baazigar" Anu Malik, Alka Yagnik Anu Malik Dev Kohli, Nawab Arzoo
Damini "Jab Se Tumko Dekha Hai Sanam", "Gawah Hain Chand Taare","Bin Sajan Jhoola Jhoolu","Sacha Aashiq Hai To" Alka Yagnik,Sadhana Sargam Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke "Ghunghat Ki Aad Se", "Kash Koi Ladka", "Yoohi Kat Jayega Safar" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Dil Tera Aashiq "Dil Tera Aashiq", "Pyar Ke Badle Pyar Milega" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa "Ae Kaash Ke Hum", "Aana Mere Pyar Ko Na Tum", "Woh To Hai Albela" Alka Yagnik, Devaki Pandit Jatin Lalit Majrooh Sultanpuri
Aankhen "Lal Dupate Wali Tera Naam To Bata", "Chowkhat Pe Tere", "Ek Tamannaa Jivan Ki", "Angana Mein Baba", "Bade Kaam Ka Bander" Alka Yagnik, Sudesh Bhosle, Asha Bhosle, Sadhana Sargam, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sapna Mukherji, Govinda, Chunky Pandey, Arun Bakshi Bappi Lahiri Indeewar
Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee "Tere Dar Pe Sanam Hum Chale Aaye", "Dil Mein Sanam Ki Soorat", "Badlon Mein Chup Raha Hai Chand Kyun", "Aane Wala Kal Ek Sapna Hai" Anuradha Paudwal Anu Malik Qateel Shifal
1994 1942: A Love Story "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To", "Rim Jhim Rim Jhim", "Kuch Na Kaho", "Rooth Na Jaana" Kavita Krishnamurthy R.D. Burman Javed Akhtar
Salaami "Chehra Kya Dekhte Ho", "Mere Mehboob Ki Yahin Pehchan Hai", "Bas Ek Tamanna Hai", "Tumhein Chede Hawaa Chanchal", "Mile Tumse Bichadke Hum" Alka Yagnik, Asha Bhosle, Kavita Krishnamurthy Nadeem-Shravan Sameer, Anwar Sagar
Main Khiladi Tu Anari "Chura Ke Dil Mera", "Paas Woh Aane Lage Zaara Zaara" Alka Yagnik Anu Malik Dev Kohli, Rani Malik
Yeh Dillagi "Honton Pe Bas", "Naam Kya Hai", "Dekho Zara Dekho" Lata Mangeshkar Dilip Sen-Sameer Sen Sameer
Dilwale "Kitna Haseen Chehra", "Jeeta Hoon Jiske Liye", "Jeeta Tha Jiske Liye" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Insaniyat "Saathi Tera Pyar Pooja Hai" Sadhana Sargam Rajesh Roshan Indeewar
Vijaypath "Raah Mein Unse Mulakat Ho Gayi", "Saagar Sang Kinare Ho", "Der Lagi Aane Mein Tumko", "Seene Mein Dil" Sadhana Sargam, Alka Yagnik Anu Malik Indeewar
Hum Aapke Hain Koun "Aaj Humare Dil Mein" Lata Mangeshkar Raam Laxman Asad Bhopali
Mohra "Kaash Kabhi Aisa Hota", "Dil Har Koi" Alka Yagnik Viju Shah Anand Bakshi
Gopi Kishan "Yeh Ishq Hai Kya", "Hayy Huppu Hai Hai", "Chatri Na Khol Barsaat Mein" Alka Yagnik, Poornima Anand Milind Sameer
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge "Tujhe Dekha To" Lata Mangeshkar Jatin Lalit Anand Bakshi
Karan Arjun "Yeh Bandhan", "Jaati Hoon Main", "Jai Maa Kali" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik Rajesh Roshan Indeewar
Sabse Bada Khiladi "Bholi Bhali Ladki", "Zahar Hai Ke Pyar Hai", "Mukala Muqabla Hoga", "Sabse Bada Khiladi" Alka Yagnik Rajesh Roshan Dev Kohli
Veergati "Mausam Ne Badal Se", "Meri Nigah Main" Bela Sulakhe, Poornima Aadesh Shrivastava Indeewaar
Akele Hum Akele Tum "Dil Mera Churaya Kyun", "Dil Kehta Hai" Alka Yagnik Anu Malik Majrooh Sultanpuri
Coolie No. 1 "Aa Jaana Aa Jaana", "Mai To Raste Se Jaa Raha Tha", "Kya Majnu Kya Ranjha", "Jeth Ki Dopahri Mein" Alka Yagnik, Sadhana Sargam, Poornima Anand-Milind Sameer
Barsaat "Dil Pagal Deewana Hai", "Humko Padhaai Se", "Humko Sirf Tumse Pyar Hai", "Love Tujhe Love", "Nahin Ye Ho Nahin Sakta" Alka Yagnik, Sadhana Sargam Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Bewafa Sanam " O Dil Tod Ke Hasti Ho Mera" Solo Nadeem-Shravan Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi
1996 Papa Kehte Hai "Pyar Mein Hota", "Yeh Jo Thodese Hai Paise", "Ha Ha Hum Dulhan Walein" Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy Rajesh Roshan Javed Akhtar
Dastak "Shise Ke Ghar Mein Rahne Wali" Solo Rajesh Roshan Javed Akhtar
Tere Mere Sapne "Aankh Mare" Kavita Krishnamurthy Viju Shah Anand Bakshi
Raja Hindustani "Pardesi Pardesi (II)", "Poocho Zara Poocho", "Tere Ishq Mein Nachenge" Alka Yagnik, Alisha Chinai, Sapna Mukherjee Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Jeet "Tu Dharti Pe Chahe", "Waadon Se Nahin" Alka Yagnik, Sadhana Sargam Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
1997 Judwaa "Duniya Mein Aaye", "Tera Aana Tera Jaana", "Tu Mere Dil Mein Bas Ja" Kavita Krishnamurthy, Poornima Anu Malik Dev Kohli, Anu Malik
Yes Boss "Ek Din Aap" Alka Yagnik Jatin Lalit Sameer
Naseeb "Shikwa Nahin Kisse", "Kabhi Jo Bhoolna Chahoon", "Churalenge Hum Sab Ke Samne" Alka Yagnik, Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem Shravan Sameer
Ishq "Neend Churai Meri" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy Anu Malik Sameer
Gupt: The Hidden Truth "Mere Khwabon Mein Tu", "Yeh Pyaar Kya Hai" Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy Viju Shah Dev Kohli
Koyla "Dekha Tujhe To", "Badan Juda Hote Hai" Alka Yagnik, Preeti Singh Rajesh Roshan Indeewar
Pardes "Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain", "Meri Mehbooba" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Anand Bakshi
Hero No. 1 "Saton Janam Tujko Paate", "Main Tujhko Bhaga Laya" Alka Yagnik Anand-Milind Sameer
Virasat "Tare Hain Barati", "Payalay Chunmun" Jaspinder Narula, K. S. Chithra Anu Malik Javed Akhtar
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai "Saajanji Ghar Aaye", "Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai" Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik Jatin Lalit Sameer
Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai "Pehli Pehli Baar", "O Jaana Na Jaana", "O Jaana Yeh Mana", "Madhosh Dil Ki Dhadkan", "Ek Dil Tha", "Dil Mein Basake" Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik Jatin Lalit Anand Bakshi
Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya "Odh Li Chunariya", "Tum Par Hum Hai Atke" Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy Jatin-Lalit, Himesh Reshammiya Sameer
Ghulam "Aankhon Se Tune Kya", "Jadu Hai Tera Yeh Jadu" Alka Yagnik Jatin Lalit Sameer
Bandhan "Title Song" Solo Himesh Reshammiya Dev Kohli
Dushman "Pyar Ko Ho Jane Do" Lata Mangeshkar Uttam Singh Javed Akhtar
Soldier "Soldier Soldier", "Mehfil Mein Baar Baar", "Mere Dil Jigar Se", "Hum To Dil Chahen Tumhara" Alka Yagnik, Hema Sardesai Anu Malik Sameer
1999 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam "Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyan" Kavita Krishnamurthy Ismail Darbar Dev Kohli
Dil Kya Kare "Yeh Dil Kya Kare" Alka Yagnik Jatin Lalit Sameer
Jaanam Samjha Karo "Love Hua" Alka Yagnik Anu Malik Dev Kohli
Biwi No.1 "Jungle Hai Aadhi Raat" Hema Sardesai Anu Malik Sameer
Sirf Tum "Uparwala Apne Saath Hai", "Pehli Pehli Baar Mohabbat Ki Hai" Solo, Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Daag The Fire "Dil Deewaana Na Jaane". "Chehra Tera Chehra" Anuradha Paudwal Rajesh Roshan Sameer
Sarfarosh "Jo Haal Dil Ka" Alka Yagnik Jatin Lalit Dev Kohli
Hello Brother "Teri Chunariya" Alka Yagnik Himesh Reshmmiya Sudhakar Sharma
Hum Saath Saath Hain "Hum Saath Saath Hain", "Mhare Hiwda", "Chhote Chhote Bhaiyon Ke Hariharan, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Anuradha Paudwal Raamlaxman Asad Bhopali
2000 Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai "Chand Sitare" Solo Rajesh Roshan Sawan Kumar Tak
Khauff "O Gori Gori" Solo Anu Malik Rani Malik
Sanam Teri Kasam "Yeh Pyaar Hi To Hai", "Ek Baar Ek Baar Tu Pyaar Se To Bol", "Main Dil Ki Dil Mein", "Tum Gawahi Do", "Itna Bhi Naa Chaho Mujhe", "Mein Pyaar Tumse" Pankaj Udhas, Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Deewane "Pyar Ke Hain Hum Deewane" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik Sanjeev Darshan Sameer
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai "Tumko Dekha To" Alka Yagnik Sanjeev Darshan Sameer
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye "Title Song", "O Priya O Priya" Alka Yagnik, Kamaal Khan, Nitin Mukesh Himesh Reshammiya Sudhakar Sharma
Kurukshetra "Chal Shaadi Kar Lete Hain", "Aap Ka Aana", "Janam Tere Liye", "Ishq Bhi Kya Cheez Hai" Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam Himesh Reshammiya Sameer
2001 Kasoor "Koi To Saathi Chaahiye", "Kal Raat Ho Gayi", "Mohabbat Ho Na Jaye" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat "Main Bewafa", "Donon Taraf Aag" Kavita Krishnamurthy Viju Shah Anand Bakshi
2002 Yeh Hai Jalwa "Aankhen Pyari Hain", "O Jaane Jigar" Alka Yagnik Himesh Reshammiya Sameer
Dil Hai Tumhaara "Mohabbat Dil Ka Sakoon", "Dil Hai Tumhaara", "Kasam Khake Kaho" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa "Tum Miley Jab Se" Kavita Krishnamurthy Amjad Bobby
Humraaz "Sanam Mere Humraaz" Alka Yagnik Himesh Reshammiya Sameer
Dil Vil Pyar Vyar "Yaadon Ki Baaraat", "Raat Kali Ek Khwab" Solo Babloo Chakravorthy
2003 Dil Ka Rishta "Dil Ka Rishta", "Kitna Majboor Ho Gaya Hu Main", "Dil Chura", "Hai Dil Mera Dil", "Saajan Saajan" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Sapna Awasthi Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Qayamat: City Under Threat "Woh Larki Buhat Yaad", "Mujhe Tumse Muhabbat Hai" Alka Yagnik, Mahalakshmi Iyer Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Andaaz "Kitna Pagal Dil Hai", "Kisise Tum Pyar Karo" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Ishq Vishk "Aankhon Ne Tumhari", "Chot Dil Pe Lagi", "Ishq Vishk Pyaar Vyaar", "Mujhpe Har Haseena" Alka Yagnik, Alisha Chinai, Sonu Nigam Anu Malik Sameer
2004 Aetbaar "Tum Mujhe Bas Yunhi" Madhushree Rajesh Roshan Dev Kohli
Run "Tere Aane Se", "Bade Nazuk Daur Se" Alka Yagnik Himesh Reshammiya Sameer
Plan " Kal raat se", "Hota hai hota hai pyar hota hai" Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan Anand Raj Anad, Vishal Shekhar Praveen Bhardwaj
Mallishwari "Nee Navvule"(Telugu Movie) Sunitha Saluri Koteswara Rao
Suno Sasurjee "Mera Dil Chura Ke", "Jab Dil Dhadakta" Prabha, Alka Yagnik Sanjeev Darshan Sameer
Girlfriend "Tere Chehre Se" Shreya Ghoshal Daboo Malik
Fida "Aaj Kaho Sanam Jitna" Alka Yagnik Anu Malik Sameer
2005 Bewafaa "Pyar Ka Anjam" Alka Yagnik, Sapna Mukherjee Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai "Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai" Anuradha Paudwal Nikhil-Vinay
Barsaat "Barsaat Ke Din Aye" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
No Entry "Dil Paagal Hai", "Kahan Ho Tum" Alka Yagnik, KK, Udit Narayan Anu Malik
2006 Chand Ke Paar Chalo "Iss Dil Ka Barosa Kya" Shreya Ghoshal, Aftab Hasmi Sabri Vishnu Narayan Rishi Azad
Vivah "Kal Jisne Janam Yahan Paaya" Suresh Wadkar, Ravindra Jain Ravindra Jain Ravindra Jain
2008 Gumnaam – The Mystery "Naa Hone Denge" Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
2012 Rowdy Rathore "Chamak Challo Chel Chabeli" Shreya Ghoshal Sajid-Wajid Faiz Anwar
2013 Bombay Talkies "Apna Bombay Talkies" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Abhijeet, Kavita Krishnamurthy, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, KK, Sukhwinder Singh, Shilpa Rao, Mohit Chauhan, Sadhana Sargam Amit Trivedi Swanand Kirkire
2014 Needar The Fearless "Main Hoon Needar" Solo Dilip Chaukikar, Raj Hans
2015 Dum Laga Ke Haisha "2 song" Solo, Shreya Ghoshal Anu Malik Sameer
Fan Songs Solo, Lata Mangeshkar, Shreya Ghoshal A. R. Rahman Gulzar
Ishq Forever Songs Solo, Lata Mangeshkar, Alka Yagnik Nadeem-Shravan First Comeback Film of Nadeem Saifee as a Solo Composer Without His Partner Shravan Rathod Sameer
2016 Saajan 2 Announced Singing Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Deewana 2 Announced Singing Nadeem-Shravan Sameer
Ishq Vishq 2 Announced Singing Anu Malik Sameer

Filmography[edit]

Year Films Role Co-Star(s) Banner(s) Director
2015 Dum Laga Ke Haisha Kumar Sanu Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonakshi Sinha, Bhumi Pednekar Yash Raj Films Sharat Katariya

Albums[edit]

Year Albums Song name(s) Co-singer(s) Music Director(s) Lyricist
1989 Aashiqui "Ab Tere Bin Jeelenge Hum", "Nazar Ke Saamne Jigar", "Dhire Dhire Se", "Jane Jigar Janeman", "Ek Sanam Chahiye", "Tu Meri Zindagi Hai", "Main Duniya Bhula Dunga", "Dil Ka Aalam" Solo, Anuradha Paudwal Nadeem-Shravan Sameer, Rani Malik, Madan Pal
2000 Kehna To Hai "Kehna To Hai", "Saathi Mere Jeena Hai Mushkil Mera Tere Bina" Solo Rajesh Roshan Dev Kohli
2004 Tera Mera Pyar "Tera Mera Pyar" solo, Alka Yagnik Kumar Sanu Kumar Sanu

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile and details of Kumar Sanu". Bollywood Village. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Life History of Kumar Sanu". Cultural India. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Khole, Purva (23 September 2013). "Kumar Sanu, happy birthday". Bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Soman, Deepa (29 August 2013). "Kumar Sanu: Love to sing more". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Kumar Sanu will "sing" for BJP". The Hindu. 17 March 2004. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 

External links[edit]

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