The person who blows the candles today is one of the most sweetest and one of the most loved male playback singer of our country! Its none other than SHAAN!
A very lesser known thing about him is his real name- Shantanu Mukharjee! He was born on 30th September 1972. He lost his father at a tender age of 13, and after that his mother took care of the whole family.
Shaan has sung playback vocals for several hit Bollywood films, including Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi, Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai, Jhankaar Beats, Lakshya,Kaante, Dil Chahta Hai, Kal Ho Na Ho, Hum Tum, Dhoom, Dus, Salaam Namaste, Fight Club – Members Only, Koi Mil Gaya,Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, Don – The Chase Begins Again, Fanaa, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Masti (2004 film), Om Shanti Om, Partner, Welcome, Saawariya, Jab We Met, 3 Idiots, Taare Zameen Par, PK, and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
Shaan is one of the few Indian singers who have collaborated with international singers. After working with blue for the song “One Love” and singing the theme song (“Shuruat”) for the movie The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Shaan collaborated with Michael Learns to Rock for his album Tishnagi. Shaan also composed six of the album’s nine tracks and penned most of the songs, excluding the number Take me to your heart with Michael Learns to Rock.
He raised two sons, Soham and Shubh, with his wife Radhika. The couple has been seen on a of shows together as Radhika, his wife often comes and sits in the audience to support him.
He is considered as the one of the most popular voices for romantic as well as melodious songs and is one of the most versatile singer of the nation! We wish him a very happy birthday!
Time for some Shaan music Maratho- Here you go: