Kumar Sanu (alias Kedarnath Bhattacharya born on September 23, 1957 in Kolkata, India) is a leading playback singer of Bollywood. Kumar Sanu's father Pashupati Bhattacharya was a vocalist and composer. He trained Sanu as a singer and tabla player. After getting a degree in commerce from Calcutta University, Sanu began performing publicly in 1979 and really active in 1984, singing at shows and restaurants around Calcutta. He modeled his singing style after Bollywood singer Kishore Kumar. Later he developed his own singing style.