Bollywood Singer Kumar Sanu: "My Father Slapped Me After Watching My Performance"

Vaishnavi Gavankar |May 25, 2019

"My father slapped me very hard", the Bollywood singer unveiled the story of his first performance on the television reality show.

Famous Bollywood playback singer Kumar Sanu revealed that his father was delighted with his debut and had slapped him after his performance. The Bollywood playback singer revealed that his first performance was in front of a "Mafia Gang" and that too on a railway track. Sanu revealed about this on famous comedian Kapil Sharma's comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show.

Singer Kumar Sanu at "The Kapil Sharma Show". Source: Pinkvilla

As per reports, the singer will reveal on the show about his debut. The singer said, "I had to sing in fear and danced too as well. Luckily, they liked it. But when my father found out, he slapped me very hard and said that this is not the way to sing."

Kumar Sanu
Singer Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu had sung over 1500 songs mainly in Hindi and Bengali. The 62-year-old singer started his career as Sanu Bhattacharya. He was introduced to Kalyanji - Anandji by Jagjit Singh in 1989. It is because of their suggestion he changes his name to Kumar Sanu as Kalyanji Anandji found a lot of similarity between Kishore Kumar and Kumar Sanu's playing style. Anandji revealed this on famous Farooq Sheikh show Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai.

Kumar Sanu 1
Singer Kumar Sanu

Sanu had his first major Bollywood break through the 1989 film Hero Hiralal. He had won a record-breaking five consecutive awards for a best male playback singer. The awards came for his songs in movies like Aashiqui, Saajan, Deewana, 1942: A Love Story and Baazigar. It was between 1990 to 1994 he won five consecutive awards.

Singer Kumar Sanu

He is also famous for his duets with Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Anuradha Paudwal, Sadhana Sargam to name a few. Kumar Sanu made a comeback to playback singing in 2012 Chammak Challo Chhail Chhabili in Rowdy Rathore. It was a wedding song with Shreya Ghoshal. 

Kumar Sanu
Singer Kumar Sanu

While on the other hand, Kapil Sharma show is back to the top of the charts. In the recently released TRP ratings, the show was ranked 5th on the table. The show is thus gradually gaining the trust back from the audience.


Sort by Newest | Popular