Happy Birthday Shaan: Got a Chance to Sing in the Film at the Age of 17

Shaan was born on 30 September 1972 in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh. His full name is Shantanu Mukherjee. He has always been very shy.
Image Credit: Amar Ujala
Image Credit: Amar Ujala

Today is the birthday of Singer Shaan, who made people crazy with his voice. He has turned 59 today. Shaan was born on 30 September 1972 in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh. His full name is Shantanu Mukherjee. Shaan's grandfather, Jahar Mukherjee was a well-known lyricist. His father Manas Mukherjee was a music director.

Shaan has also been a television host

Shaan has sung songs not only in Hindi but also in Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, and Kannada languages. Along with this, he is also a television host. He has hosted many other shows on TV including 'Saregamapa', 'Saregamapa Little Champs', 'Star Voice of India', and 'Music Ka Mahamuqbala'. Like Shaan, his sister Sagarika is also a well-known singer. On his birthday, let us tell you some interesting things related to him, which you may not know.

Image Credit: Amar Ujala
Image Credit: Amar Ujala

Shaan started singing jingles for commercials at a young age

When Shaan was 13 years old, his father passed away. After the death of his father, Shaan's mother joined the world of music, which also started paying for his household expenses. He started singing jingles for ad films from a young age. At the age of 17, he sang for the first time in the film. He got to sing a single line in the 1989 film 'Parinda'. During that time, he along with his sister also took out the album which was a super hit.

Shaan sang a remix of RD Burman's Roop Tera Mastana, after which he gained popularity. In the year 1999, he wrote the song Bhool Jaa, which got a lot of love from the audience. Shaan has lent his voice to actors including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Shahid Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, and R Madhavan among others.

Singer's life was full of romance

Shaan has always been very shy. At the age of 24, Shaan met Radhika Mukherjee, who belonged to the businessman family. Both got married in the year 2003. Apart from singing in films, Shaan has also hosted and judged TV shows. He also received the Film Fare Award for Best Playback Singer for the song Jab Se Tere Naina from the movie Saawariya. He rarely lives in the limelight.

Image Credit: DB
Image Credit: DB

Shaan had arrived with a relationship wearing strange clothes

After accepting Shaan's proposal, Radhika took him to meet her parents. During this, Shaan wore silver-colored pants and a strange-looking shirt. Everyone was surprised to see his avatar. Radhika had revealed during an interview that seeing him, her father had asked, do you want to marry this acrobat. Despite the bad first impression, Radhika's family members were impressed by his behavior and both got married in the year 2002. The couple has two sons, Soham and Shubh.

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