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Kumar Sanu Dates
Sun 30 Oct 2022 - 19:00 BST
OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom

Kumar Sanu Biography

Kumar Sanu is an iconic Bollywood playback singer revered by Millions and peers alike. He is Legendary for rendering his voice in Bollywood movies, recording over 20,000 songs and selling over 1 Billion Albums worldwide. He holds the Guinness book world record for recording the most songs in a day (28), in 1993! He was awarded the Filmfare best male playback singer award for five consecutive years. In 2009, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri Award, India's fourth-highest civilian honour in recognition of his achievements. Kumar Sanu started his singing career in 1986 and in 1989, another legendary singer, Jagjit Singh introduced Kumar Sanu to Kalyanji Anandji at his home in Mumbai. This meeting was the catalyst for Kumar Sanu’s journey to super stardom and the chance to sing in the Bollywood film hit ‘Jaadugar’.
One year later in 1990, Kumar Sanu met music producers Nadeem-Shravan who asked him to lend his voice to a music score for a film that they were doing, ‘Aashiqui’. This Bollywood film soundtrack would go on to be the biggest selling music soundtrack of all time in Indian cinema, selling a staggering 100 Million Albums! This was the first of his 5 consecutive Filmfare Awards for films, ‘Saajan’ (1991), ‘Deewana’ (1992), ‘Baazigar’ (1993) & ‘1942 Love Story’ (1994).

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