Shaantanu Mukherjee who is popularly know as Shaan is a popular Indian playback singer who was born into a musical family. His father, Manas Mukherjee was a Music Director and his grandfather was a lyricist. His father passed away when Shaan was just 13 years of age.Shaan started his career singing along with his sister at a very young age.
Shaan began his career by singing jingles for advertisements. In the 1989 movie Parinda, aged only 17, Shaan sang a single line in the song, “Kitni Hai Pyari Pyari Dosti Hamari”. He is also a TV Show host of Voice of India 1, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. He has judged on singing reality shows like The Voice Of India kids and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs. He has sung over hundreds of songs in more than five languages, including Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, English, Hindi, Oriya, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi and Assamese. He has also sung Pakistani songs. His album “Tanha Dil” gained him popularity. He has appeared in many films in which he has sung songs.
Shaan won an MTV Asia Music Award in year 2000 for his album Tanha Dil.It provided a kick start to his career in Bollywood Industry and he did playback singing for actors like Shahrukh Khan, Ajay Devgan, Arjun Rampal, and Saif Ali Khan. He sings songs in various languages which make his quite popular across the country and globe too.
Shaan married Radhika Muhkarjee. The couple has two sons Soham and Shubh.
Star Parivar Awards-Favourite Host for “Star Voice of India”
MTV Asia Music Awards- Best Solo Album for “Tanha Dil”
Flimfare- Best Playback Singer for “Jab Se Tere Naina” from Saawariya
Flimfare- Best Playback Singer for “Chand Sifarish” from Fanaa
Zee Cine Awards- Best Playback Singer for “Suno Na” from Jhankaar Beats
IIFA-Best Male Playback Award for “Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh” from 3 Idiots
IIFA-Best Male Playback Award for “Jab Se Tere Naina” from Saawariya
IIFA-Best Male Playback Award for “Chand Sifarish” from Fanaa
Name: Shantanu Mukherjee
Date of Birth: 30 September 1972
Place of Birth: Khandwa
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Radhika Mukherjee
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 5′ 9”
Weight: 70 KG
Eye Color: Black
Profession: Playback singer, TV show Judge, Lyricist, Music Director
Language Known: Hindi, English