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|Born||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Actor, Anchor|
Abhijeet Sawant (Marathi: अभिजीत सावंत) is an Indian playback singer, Television actor and anchor and the winner of Indian Idol (Season 1). He was the first runner up of Clinic All Clear – Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, and finished third in Asian Idol.
Abhijeet Sawant won the first season of Indian Idol, an adaptation of the Pop Idol format, in 2005. His first solo album, Aapka Abhijeet Sawant, was released on 7 April 2005. That year he also did playback singing in the movie Aashiq Banaya Aapne, performing the song Marjawaan Mitjawaan.
Sawant competed in the first edition of Asian Idol, which was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 15 - 16 December 2007. He performed Everything I Do by Bryan Adams and his own song Junoon. Hady Mirza of Singapore Idol won the competition, with Sawant finishing third.
Abhijeet Sawant was a finalist of Clinic All Clear Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar on Star Plus in 2008. The show was a competition between the winners and runners-up of various singing reality shows on Indian television. Sawant became the first runner up of the show.
Sawant has also acted in commercials for Spraymint.
He made a special appearance as himself in the romantic drama series Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai.
He has joined the Shiv Sena with a mandate to attract youth to the party fold.
- Aap Kaa Abhijeet Sawant-2005, Sony BMG Music India
- Junoon-2007, Sony BMG Music India
- Farida-2013,Universal Music India
As Playback Singer
- Mar Jaavan Mit Jaavan (Aashiq Banaya Aapne)
- Yaad Teri Yaad(Jawani Diwani - A Youthful Joyride)
- Happy Ending(Tees Maar Khan)with Prajakta Shukre, Debojit Saha, Harshit Saxena.
- Bechain sapne(Chittagong) with Mahalaxmi Iyer.
- Sar Sukhachi Shravani (Mangalashtak Once More - Marathi Movie) with Bela Shende.
- Ye Na (Baji)
- Tu Dista Man Maze (ishq wala love - Marathi Movie)
- C.I.D.(Indian TV series)
- Comedy Circus, Sony Entertainment Television
- Nach Baliye, Star Plus
- Hosted Indian Idol 5, Sony Entertainment Television
- Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai as Special Appearance,Sony Entertainment Television
- Comedy Nights with Kapil as Singer