Born : 30 September 1972
Age : 41
Birthplace : Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Wiki -Shaan was born with a name Shantanu Mukherjee and is a known Indian playback singer who also sings for a number of languages including Bengali, Kannada and Urdu apart from Hindi. He is also a film and TV host who has managed a number of shows on TVs at different channels. Shaan hails from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh and was born in a rich music family wherein his grandfather – Jahar Mukherjee was a famous lyricist, while his father Manas Mukherjee was music director and sister Sagarika was a popular singer. His father passed away when he was barely 13 years of age, while his mother has brought them up in the family settling him as a known signer of the industry. He is married to Radhika and is a father of two sons – Shubh and Soham.
Bio – As a child he started his career of signing jingles for different commercial ads, which soon gave him the chance to sing a couple of remixes and cover versions. In the year 1989, he recorded his first song for the movie Parinda when he was barely 17. It was merely a online song called “Kitni Hai Pyari Pyari Dosti Hamari”. He started his singing career when he signed up a deal with Magnasound wherein he recorded a number of songs for several albums including the one called Naujawan followed by Q Funk, which has sold out million copies. He then entered the pop world with his sister and did a number of remixes, however, his song Roop Tera Mastana a remix made his popular among the masses. He then embarked with an album called Loveology, which got a good response in the market, while his album Tanha Dil was a big hit in the radio.
Apart from doing remixes and making his own albums, he was given his voice to a number of Bollywood actors, which include Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Arjum Rampal, Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Sunil Shetty, Shahid Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Dino Morea, Fardeen Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sharman Joshi, Anil Kapoor, R. Madhavan and Ranbir Kapoor. While some of his popular movies wherein he did playback singing include Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi, Jhankaar Beats, Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai, Kaante, Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya, Hum Tum, Kal Ho Na Ho, Dus, Dhoom, Salaam Namaste, Koi Mil Gaya, Fight Club – Members Only,Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, Fanaa, Don – The Chase Begins Again, Masti, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Partner, Om Shanti Om, Saawariya, Welcome, Jab We Met, Taare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots, etc.
He is also involved in hosting a number of TV shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on Zee TV for the year 2000 to 06 and also directed music for the TV show called Lipstick produced by his friend Goldie Behl. He was also the part and parcel of Antakshari: The Great Challenge, Star Voice of India, etc. Besides, he has performed at a number of places in live shows and concerts both India and abroad. He has been awarded for a number of reasons including for best singer category, best host, Album etc, from all the prestigious places like IIFA, Filmfare, Screen, Zee Cine Award, etc.