Shaan: Bengali Singer’s Musical Journey And Achievements

Indian playback singer Shaan was born on September 30, 1972, as Shantanu Mukherjee. Shaan was born on September 30, 1972, into a Bengali household. He is the brother of vocalist Sagarika and the son of the late music director Manas Mukherjee. He has two boys, Soham and Shubh, and is wed to Radhika. He is Jahar Mukherjee’s grandson.

Together with his vocalist sister Sagarika, he began his singing career by recording pop CDs. They wrote songs like “Loveology,” which became popular among young people very fast. Later, he made the decision to go solo, and since then, he has made a number of romantic records that have made him quite well-known. He has lately begun to provide the voice of popular Hindi films (Bollywood). He currently serves as the host of Voice of India.

Real Namein Kilograms- 70 kg in Pounds- 154 lbs
ProfessionSinger, Actor, Music Director and Anchor
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cmin meters- 1.75 min Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
WeightFilm Debut : Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001)Music Debut: Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi (1999)
Body Measurements– Chest: 38 Inches– Waist: 32 Inches– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 September 1972
Age (as in 2016)43 Years
Birth PlaceKhandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutFilm Debut : Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001)Music Debut : Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi (1999)
FamilyFather– Late Manas Mukherjee (Music Director)Mother– Sonali Mukherjee (Singer)Brother– N/ASister– Sagarika Mukherjee (Elder, Singer)

Personal Life

On September 30, 1972, Shaan was born into a Bengali household in Bombay, which is now Mumbai. In addition to his sister Sagarika being a singer, his late father Manas Mukherjee was a music director and his grandpa Jahar Mukherjee was a well-known writer. Mumbai, Maharashtra, was his upbringing.

Early Years In Musical Career

Shaan started off as a vocalist for commercial jingles. Started singing cover songs and remixes in addition to jingles. Shaan and his sister joined the Magnasound recording label and put out a few successful albums, including the critically acclaimed Naujawan and Q-Funk. Shaan then went on to launch Love-Ology. He performed the smash song “Tanha Dil Tanha Safar” from his album Tanha Dil in 2000.

For his album Tanha Dil, he received the 2002 MTV Asia Award for Favorite Artist India in the category of Best Solo Album. A year later, Shaan released his hit album Aksar, which included songs with global celebrities including Blue, Melanie C, and Samira Said. All of the songs on the albums Tanha Dil and Aksar were written, composed, and sung by Shaan, with the exception of the title track, “Tanha Dil,” which was written by Ram Sampath.

In 2004, he and his sister launched the Bengali album Tomar Aakash, which included songs his father had never released. He released the song “Take Me to Your Heart” with MLTR in 2006. Ashish Manchanda engineered and Ranjit Barot produced the album Tishnagi, which includes the song.

Career In Playback Singing

In the 1999 film Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi, Shaan performed two playback songs for the first time. The song “Musu Musu Hasi” connected with the audience right away and was particularly relevant to young people. He recently finished recording a playback for the next Bengali feature film Network, which is composed by Dabbu. Shaan recorded a romantic song for Shah Rukh Khan in Dunki in 2023, which was written by Pritam.

Working As Host And Judge

During the years 2000–2006, Shaan hosted the Zee TV program Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. On numerous talent events, Shaan has served as a judge. Shaan leads the Shaan’s Strikers team on STAR Plus‘s Music Ka Maha Muqqabla as well as serving as a judge and coach for the squad. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2014–2015 and The Voice India Kids 2016 both featured Shaan as a judge. Shaan won both of The Voice’s inaugural seasons as the winning coach in 2015 and 2016. Super Singer Season 2 (2020) and Season 4 (2023) were Bengali reality shows in which he made appearances as a judge.  


When he sang Bengali songs in Assam on October 28, 2018, the audience allegedly attacked him with paper balls and tiny stones. Shaan refuted all of the rumors, nevertheless, that stones had been thrown at him. He went on to say that he had liked his Assamese concert.

On the music reality show “Music Ka Maha Muqqabla,” he got into a furious dispute with Mika Singh in 2010 about the competitors and their performances.

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