Mohit Chauhan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More



Real NameMohit Chauhan
NicknameBaba Ji
GenreIndian Pop, Bollywood
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 66 kg
in Pounds- 146 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack (Semi-Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 March 1966
Age (as in 2017)50 Years
Birth PlaceNahan, Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownNahan, Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh, India
SchoolSt. Xavier's School, Delhi
College/UniversityDharamsala College, Himachal Pradesh, India
Educational QualificationsGraduated with a Master of Science in Geology from the Dharamsala College in Himachal Pradesh
DebutIndi-Pop: Song- Dooba Dooba of the Album- Boondein in 1998 (of the Band Silk Route)
Bollywood: Song- Pehli Nazar Mein Dari Thi in the film Road (2002)
FamilyFather- B.K. Rana
Mother- Krishna Rana
Brother- N/A
Sister- Parul Chandel
HobbiesTraveling, Playing Guitar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifePrarthna Gehlot, Journalist & Poetess (m. 2012)
ChildrenDaughter- Not Known
Son- Not Known
Money Factor
Salary5-7 lakhs/song (INR)
Net WorthNot Known


Some Lesser Known Facts about Mohit Chauhan

  • Does Mohit Chauhan Smoke?: Yes mohit-chauhan-smoking
  • Does Mohit Chauhan Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born to a Rajput family in a small town, Nahan, in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh (a hill state in India).
  • He developed an interest in music during his childhood.
  • He never received a formal training in music.
  • Apart from singing, he also plays guitar and flute very well.
  • He came from Himachal Pradesh to Delhi in 1993 where he formed a band- Silk Route along with Arpit Gupta.
  • He tasted his first success after his song- Dooba Dooba from the band Silk Route‘s album- Boondein.



  • His first song in the Bollywood is- Pehli Nazar Mein Dari Thi from the Hindi film- Road (2002).


  • He met A. R. Rahman at an award function in Delhi where Rahman desired to work along with him and told that he would give him a call soon. However, it took 5 years for Rahman to call him.
  • Rahman gave him a chance to sing in the movie Rang de Basanti (2006) in which he sang Khoon Chala. The song proved to be the first success of Mohit in the Bollywood.


  • Mohit Chauhan became a household name after the song- Tum Se Hi from the film Jab We Met (2007).


  • He has also sung in Bengali and Tamil films. His first Bengali song is for the movie- Sedin Dekha Hoyechilo and first Tamil song is- Po Nee Po for the Movie 3 with Anirudh.
  • He also sang in a Himachali film- Saanjh (2016).
  • Apart from playback singing, he has also sung many jingles for products including Nescafe, Wheel (detergent), Parachute, Maruti Suzuki Alto, etc.
  • He has received Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer twice for the songs- Masakali from Delhi-6 (2010) and Jo Bhi Main from Rockstar (2012).


  • He is a very reserved person and keeps himself away from the media glitz.
  • He loves the mountains and often snatches out time to visit his hometown in Himachal Pradesh to spend some time in the lap of nature. mohit-chauhan-on-the-hills