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Kumar Sanu

1957 - Today

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Kedarnath Bhattacharaya (born 20 October 1957), better known as Kumar Sanu, is an Indian playback singer. Apart from Hindi, he has also sang in other languages including Marathi, Nepali, Assamese, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Punjabi, Oriya, Chhattisgarhi, Urdu, Pali, English and his native language Bengali, both in West Bengal and Bangladesh. He holds the record for winning five consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer (1990-1994) along with Arijit Singh. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kumar Sanu has received more than 3,920,325 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Kumar Sanu is the 847th most popular singer (up from 901st in 2019), the 383rd most popular biography from India (down from 360th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Indian Singer.

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  • 3.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Kumar Sanu ranks 847 out of 3,541Before him are Kate Ryan, Carlos do Carmo, Katja Ebstein, Odetta, Valentina Tolkunova, and Paula Abdul. After him are Polad Bülbüloğlu, Eric Johnson, Liane Augustin, George London, Anna Maria Jopek, and G-Dragon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1957, Kumar Sanu ranks 137Before him are Kenji Kawai, Roberto Rojas, Seve Ballesteros, Goodluck Jonathan, Genie, and Alu Alkhanov. After him are Ruy Ramos, Kevin Rudd, Eric S. Raymond, Silvio Orlando, Alaa Al Aswany, and Víctor Muñoz.

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In India

Among people born in India, Kumar Sanu ranks 383 out of 1,227Before him are Kamala Sohonie (1912), Prakash Raj (1965), Mohammad Ali Jauhar (1878), Sundar Pichai (1972), Dara Singh (1928), and Abhijit Banerjee (1961). After him are Joseph Vaz (1651), Akshay Kumar (1967), Islam Shah Suri (1510), M. F. Husain (1915), M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916), and D. R. Bendre (1896).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Kumar Sanu ranks 6Before him are Engelbert Humperdinck (1936), Lata Mangeshkar (1929), Mohammed Rafi (1924), Asha Bhosle (1933), and Kishore Kumar (1929). After him are M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916), Manna Dey (1919), Bhimsen Joshi (1922), Ali Akbar Khan (1922), Hemanta Mukherjee (1920), and Peter Sarstedt (1941).