|Real Name||Abhijeet Sawant|
|Profession||Playback Singer and Actor|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
|Date of Birth||7 October 1981|
|Age (as in 2016)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Mumbai's Raje Shivaji Vidyalaya, Mumbai, India|
|College||Chetna College, Bandra, Mumbai|
|Debut||Singing: Mohabbatein Lutaaunga (2005)
TV: Indian Idol (2005)
Film: Lottery (2009)
|Family||Father- Shridhar Pandurang Sawant
Mother- Manisha Sawant
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Name Not Known
|Controversies||Abhijeet Sawant, once a singing sensation, made news for all the wrong reasons. Sawant, while coming back after having a night out with his friends, was driving an Audi. His friend Prajakta Shukre was on the steering of her Honda City. Sawant and Shukre when saw an empty road began to race their cars. Prajakta in a hurry, smashed her car into a scooter injuring both the rider and the pillion of the two-wheeler. Sawant, when came to aid his friend, was beaten up by the mob and Prajakta was arrested on charges of negligent driving. She, however, was released on bail.|
|Favourite Actor||Shahrukh Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Rani Mukherji|
|Favourite Cartoon characters||Tom & Jerry, Popeye|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Singer||Mohammed Rafi, Sonu Nigam, Kishore Kumar, Udit Narayan|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife||Shilpa Sawant, ground staff for a private airline (m.2007)
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhijeet Sawant
- Does Abhijeet Sawant smoke: Not Known
- Does Abhijeet Sawant drink alcohol: Yes
- In 2005, Abhijeet Sawant won the first season of Indian Idol, a music talent hunt show.
- The first solo album that Sawant released after becoming the Indian Idol was Aapka Abhijeet Sawant.
- Sawant competed in the first season of Asian Idol in December 2007. He finished the show being on the third position on the ranking chart.
- He was the first runner-up of ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar,’ a competition between winners and runner-ups of several other singing reality shows.
- After not getting enough chances in singing, Sawant joined the acting industry with his debut film Lottery in 2009.
- He has also appeared in a TV commercial ad of Spraymintt and in a few tv serials like Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai and C.I.D.
- In 2008-09, Sawant along with his wife contested in the 4th edition of Nach Baliye, a Dance reality show.
- When nothing worked for this one-hit wonder, he joined Shiv Sena in July 2009 in a bid to attract more youth towards the party.
- Sawant hosted the 5th season of Indian Idol in the year 2010.
- A reporter, in an interview in 2011, asked Sawant why has he put his music career on the back burner, he answered saying “There’s a great deal of lobbying in the music industry. I go to music directors, they make tall claims and never revert. I have seen people who are not talented and yet get work because of their personal contacts.” When asked about the person he was talking about, he said, “Look at Atif Aslam, he’s doing so many Bollywood songs. Woh kaunse angle se playback singer ke category mein aata hai?”
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