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Abhijeet Sawant is an Indian singer, television actor, anchor and the winner of Indian Idol (Season 1). He was the first runner up of Clinic All Clear – Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar and finished third in Asian Idol.
|Born||7 October 1981|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Actor, Anchor|
Sawant was born on 7 October 1981. He grew up in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra and developed an interest in music. After graduating from Chetana College of Commerce & Economics, Sawant became keen on joining and working in the music industry.
Abhijeet Sawant won the first season of Indian Idol, an adaptation of the Pop Idol format, in 2004. His first solo album, Aapka Abhijeet Sawant, was released on 7 April 2005. That year he also did playback singing in the movie Aashiq Banaya Aapne, performing the song Marjawaan Mitjawaan.
His second album, Junoon, was released on 10 July 2007. The title track charted in India.
Abhijeet Sawant was a finalist of Clinic All Clear Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar on Star Plus in 2008. The show was a competition between the winners and runners-up of various singing reality shows on Indian television. Sawant became the first runner up of the show.
He has joined the Shiv Sena with a mandate to attract youth to the party fold.
He was arrested in charges of a hit and run case.
- Aap Kaa Abhijeet Sawant-2005, Sony BMG Music India
- Junoon-2007, Sony BMG Music India
- Farida-2013, Universal Music India
- Fakira-2018, Universal music India
As playback singerEdit
|2005||"Mar Jaavan Mit Jaavan"||Aashiq Banaya Aapne||Himesh Reshammiya||Sunidhi Chauhan|
|2006||"Yaad Teri Yaad"||Jawani Diwani - A Youthful Joyride||Sajid–Wajid||Shreya Ghoshal|
|2010||"Happy Ending"||Tees Maar Khan||Vishal-Shekhar||Harshit Saxena, Debojit Saha, Prajakta Shukre|
|2014||"Sar Sukhachi Shravani"||Mangalashtak Once More||Nilesh Moharir||Bela Shende|
|2014||"Beating Beating"||Ishq Wala Love||S. J. Surya||Neha Rajpal, Kriti Killedar|
|2015||"Ye Na"||Baji||Atif Afzal|
|2016||"Sau Tarah Ke Revisited"
|Dishoom||Pritam||Aditi Singh Sharma |
|2017||"Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna"
||"Single"||Shomu Seal||None |
||"Duet"||Sukumar Dutta||Pragya Patra|
- C.I.D. (Indian TV series)
- Comedy Circus, Sony Entertainment Television
- Nach Baliye, Star Plus
- Hosted Indian Idol 5, Sony Entertainment Television
- Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai as Special Appearance,Sony Entertainment Television
- Comedy Nights with Kapil as Singer
- Love Me India as a mentor of west zone he represent maharashtra kids singer .
- "Abhijeet Sawant Profile". 1 September 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
- Zinia Sen (11 November 2008). "Abhijeet Sawant hits jackpot!". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 7 July 2012.
- "Abhijeet and Shilpa Sawant in Nach Baliye 4". Abhijeetsawant.in. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
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