Kumar Sanu also known as King of Melody is an Indian playback singer with thousands of hit songs in his kitty. He has ruled 90s bollywood songs like no one ever could. He has won five back to back Filmfare Awards for Best Playback Singer from 1990 to 1994. In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution in Indian cinema and music.
He was given his first break by Kalyanji-Anandji, who gave him a chance to sing in the movie Jaadugar. He was best recognised for the songs in the movie Aashiqui, which is the biggest musical hit movie of all time.
Kumar Sanu has multiple hit duets with prominent singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Anuradha Paudwal, Alka Yagnik, etc.
Let's check out the list of hit romantic and sad songs by Kumar Sanu!
List of Kumar Sanu Songs
|Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh||1942 A Love Story||Javed Akhtar|
|Chand Se Parda Kijiye||Aao Pyar Karen||Shyam Raj|
|Nazar Ke Saamne||Aashiqui||Sameer|
|Jaane Jigar Jaaneman||Aashiqui||Sameer|
|Bas Ek Sanam Chahiye||Aashiqui||Ravi Malik|
|Kisi Se Tum Pyar Karo||Andaaz||Sameer|
|Aayegi Har Pal Tujhe Meri Yaad||Andolan||Sameer|
|Saaton Janam Mein Tere||Dilwale||Sameer|
|Tujhe Dekha To Yeh Jaana Sanam||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge||Anand Bakshi|
|Dard Karaara||Dum Laga Ke Haisha||Varun Grover|
|Jadoo Hai Tera Hi Jadoo||Ghulam||Sameer|
|Teri Chunariya||Hello Brother||Sudhakar Sharma|
|Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyan||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam||Mehboob|
|Chaha Toh Bahut||Imtihan||Faiz Anwar|
|Ae Kash Ke Hum||Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa||Majrooh Sultanpuri|
|Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Sameer|
|Jo Haal Dil Ka||Sarfarosh||Sameer|
|Pehli Pehli Baar Mohabbat Ki Hai||Sirf Tum||Sameer|
|Aankh hai Bhari Bhari||Tum Se Achcha Kaun Hai||Sameer|
|Meri Mehbooba||Pardes||Anand Bakshi|
|Mera Mulk Mera Desh||Diljale||Javed Akhtar|
Interesting Facts About Kumar Sanu Every Fan Should Know
- Kumar Sanu's original name is Kedarnath Bhattacharaya. On Kalyanji’s suggestion he changed his name to Kumar Sanu as his singing style is much influenced by Kishore Kumar.
- 31 March is known as Kumar Sanu Day in the United States. He is the first indian singer to achieve such honor.
- Kumar Sanu holds the world record for singing 28 songs in a day.
- He has won five consecutive Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback singer from 1990 to 1994.
- Her daughter Shannon K, is a successful pop singer and songwriter in the United States.
- His son Jaan Kumar Sanu (Jayesh Bhattacharya), is one of the contestants on Big Boss (Season 14) aired on Colors TV.