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Jaan Sanu (Singer) Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Education: Graduation
Hometown: Kolkata
Age: 26 Years

Jaan Sanu

Bio/Wiki
Full NameJaan Kumar Sanu [1]Instagram
Real NameJayesh Bhattacharya [2]Telegraph India
ProfessionSinger
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutMusic Album (Singer): Tomra Shunbe Toh (2002)
Film, Hindi (Singer): Escape from Taliban (2003)
Escape from Taliban
Film, Bengali (Singer): Roktomukhi Neela for the song ‘Shorger Chaabi’ (2019)
Roktomukhi Neela
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 April 1994 (Friday)
Age (as of 2020) 26 Years
BirthplaceKolkata
Zodiac signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownKolkata
SchoolManeckji Cooper Education Trust School in Mumbai [3]Facebook
Educational QualificationGraduation [4]DNA India
HobbiesSketching and Playing the Guitar
ControversyIn October 2020, in a Bigg Boss 14 show, his comments on the Marathi language triggered a row. During the show, he asked Nikki Tamboli not to speak in Marathi with her fellow contestant Rahul Vaidya, Jaan Sanu said, "mereko chid hoti hai." Later, Colors shared a video of his apology. [5]Hindustan Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Kumar Sanu (Singer)
Jaan Sanu and His Father
Mother- Rita Bhattacharya
Jaan Sanu With His Mother
First Stepmother- Mita Bhattacharya [6]IMDb
Second Stepmother- Saloni
Kumar Sanu With Saloni
SiblingsBrother(s)- He has two elder brothers.
• Jesse (Teacher)
• Zicco (Graphic Designer)
Jaan Sanu With His Brothers
Stepsister(s)- 2
Shannon K (Hollywood Singer)
• Annabel
Kumar Sanu With His Wife and Daughters
Favourite Things
Song(s)“Roja Jaaneman” from ‘Roja’ (1992) and “Ye Kali Raat Jakad Lu” from ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ (2014)
Cartoon CharacterDragon BallZ

Jaan Sanu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jaan Sanu

  • Jaan Sanu is an Indian playback singer. He is the youngest son of the famous Indian playback singer Kumar Sanu.
  • He was born in a Bengali Hindu family of musical background. His grandfather, Pashupati Bhattacharya, was a vocalist & composer, and his maternal grandmother, Neeta, was a singer.
    Jaan Sanu's Childhood Photo

    Jaan Sanu’s Childhood Photo

    Jaan Sanu With His Father and Brothers

    Jaan Sanu With His Grandmother

    Jaan Sanu With His Grandmother

  • His name was recorded in the Limca Book of Records for being the youngest singer to release his own music album, ‘Tomra Shunbe Toh’ in 2002.
  • He is a trained singer, and at the age of 3, he started his training. After getting his initial training from his maternal grandmother in the Hindustani Classical Music, he underwent training from professionals.
  • He did his professional training in various music forms, like Hindustani Classical Music under Rinku Dasgupta & Pandit Ratan Mohan Sharma, Light Bollywood music form under Gautam Mukherjee, Western music under Samantha Edwards, and he was also trained under Pandit Ratan Mohan Sharma who is the nephew of Pt. Jasraj.

    Jaan Sanu With His Bade Guru

    Jaan Sanu With His Bade Guru

  • In the 1995 Bollywood film ‘Akele Hum Akele Tum,’ he lent his voice for a song along with his father.
  • He has also dubbed for various cartoon characters and has worked as a voice-over artist.
  • In 2006, he participated in the TV singing reality show ‘Rin Mera Star Superstar.’

    Jaan Sanu in a TV Show

    Jaan Sanu in a TV Show

  • His cover song ‘Dil Mera Churaya Kyun’ (2016) from the Hindi film ‘Akele Hum Akele Tum’ (1995) got immense popularity.

  • He released a song ‘Tu Sandali’ in 2020 that he has dedicated to his maternal grandmother as she died on the same day on which the song was recorded.

    Tu Sandali

    Tu Sandali

  • Some media sources wrote his name as Kumar Jaanu, he clarified in one of his Instagram comments that his name was not Jaanu.

    Instagram Post on Jaan Sanu's Name

    Instagram Post on Jaan Sanu’s Name

  • He shared a memory of his childhood, in an interview, he said,

I was three years old but could not speak. But once Ganesh Ji’s aarti was playing in the Ganesh pandal in the temple near our house. My mother was shocked when I sang Jai Ganesh Jai Ganesh on listening to Aarti. It was here that singing started and my parents felt that I was interested in music.”

  • He loves music and believes that listening to music is like doing meditation for him.
  • Talking about his debut project, he said in an interview,

I have met Ram sir (Ram Kamal Mukherjee) a long time back. He wrote an article on me as a kid. My first album was released when I was eight years old. He took my interview then. I met him again after many years at Nandita aunty’s house where I sang a song. He liked my voice and he offered me to sing this song for the film.”

  • He can play almost fifteen musical instruments, including harmonium, tabla, piano, and guitar.
  • He is a religious person, and he is the follower of Lord Ganesha.

    Jaan Sanu With Lord Ganesha Idol

    Jaan Sanu With Lord Ganesha Idol

  • He loves dogs and has posted pictures with his pet dog on his social media accounts.

    Jaan Sanu With His Pet Dog

    Jaan Sanu With His Pet Dog

  • While talking about the nepotism, in an interview, he said,

My father believes I should get everything on my own. He says if I achieve something on my own, I will appreciate its value. My mother, too, taught me that lesson. My father’s story of how he came into the industry on his own inspires me.”

  • As per some media sources, he was one of the confirmed contestants to enter the ‘Bigg Boss’ house in 2020. [7]India Today

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