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Papon was born on 24-11-1975 in Guwahati in the state of Assam, India. He’s an Indian Singer, Composer, Record Producer, Creator, Musician, Songwriter & Playback Singer who known for his work in Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, and Kannada movies.
|Other Name:||Angarag Mahanta|
|Other Professions:||Composer Founder Musician Playback Singer Record Producer Song Writer|
Papon Biography, Relationship & Career
He was educated in devotional (Borgeet), folk music, and Indian Classical initially. He later learned vocals together with playing harmonium, tabla, guitar, and khol. Though’Assamese’ is his mother tongue, he’d sung in different languages like Marathi, Punjabi, Hindi, Mishing, Bengali, and Tamil.
Acoustic folk, ambient electronic, and new-age Indian classical music are covered by his songs. A digital folk-fusion ring’Papon’ was formed by him in 2007. The group has 6 members such as Tanmay, Dipu, Kirti, Jinti, Hameem Kader, and Brin Desai. The group had performed in the SAARC Music Band Festival, the Kovalam Literary Festival, and the Eastwind Festival. Its first solo record was released in 2011. They performed at NH7 Weekender festival, October Fest, and also the Rock for Rights concert. Saregama HMV released their paths”OMO” and”Jiya Baittho Jai”.
He’s sung songs for many Bollywood films for example is “Labon ka karobar” for Befikre, “Bulleya” for Sultan, “Moh moh ke dhage” for Dum Laga Ke Haisha, “Humnava” for Hamari Adhuri Kahani, “Lakeerein” for Kya Dilli Kya Lahore,” Sun ri Bavli” for Lakshmi, “Khudse” and”Sun le re” for Madras Cafe. The super hit song”Kyon” in the movie ‘Barfi! .’ Junaki Raati, Sinaaki Osinaaki, Rangphul, Gomseng, Phagunor Gaan, Chandamukhi are a number of his records. He had played in the 1st edition of MTV Coke Studio and returned to it in 2013. He’d grown with the series. He sang”Pak Pak (Bihu Naam)”, Assamese folk tune “Tokari”, and the melancholic folk tune”Sahil Tak” on various seasons of the series. He had obtained a massive response on YouTube for his Coke Studio seasons.
He’s a founding member of the East India Company. A seven-part documentary net series”Hometown Heroes” was released by Red Bull in 2016 that revisits the story about his trip to a successful music career. He’d also worked on MTV Roadies XBattle for Glory” theme song” Jajabor” in 2013. He’s won several prestigious awards for contributions to the music market.
He had been born to Khagen Mahanta and Archana Mahanta. He’s married to Shweta Mishra Mahanta and the couple is blessed with a boy named Puhor Mahanta and a daughter named Parijaat Mahanta.
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|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Papon
- Papon is his nickname.
- He's also featured in MTV Coke Studio.
- Criminal charges were filed against him after he was accused of kissing a little on the reality TV show.
- He and his band performed in the BITS Pilani Goa campus.