|Mohit Chauhan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 11, 1966|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Mohit Chauhan is an Indian playback singer, lyricist, composer, and philanthropist who is known for being a member of the band Silk Route. He has also won several well-known awards that include Filmfare Awards for “Best Male Playback Singer” and Zee Cine Awards For “Best Male Playback Singer”.
Nahan, Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mohit studied at Our Lady of Snows Highschool in Kullu, and St. Luke’s Senior Secondary School, Solan. Then, he went on to graduate with a Master of Science in Geology degree from a government college located in Dharamshala that is affiliated with the University of Himachal Pradesh.
Singer, Lyricist, Composer, Philanthropist
- Father – B. K. Rana
- Mother – Krishana Rana
- Siblings – Rohit Chauhan (Brother)
Pop, Rock, Himachali Folk, Indi-Pop
Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar, Flute
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
81 kg or 178.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mohit is married to –
- Prarthna Gehlot (2012-Present) – Journalist and poetess Prarthna Gehlot tied the knot with a woman named Prarthna Gehlot on June 29, 2012.
Race / Ethnicity
- When in public, he sports a beret cap.
- Cleaned shaved
Mohit Chauhan Facts
- Growing up, Mohit spent his early years studying in schools throughout Himachal Pradesh.
- It was his grandfather who influenced his interest in music. He was also a professional classical singer who used to sing and play guitar, harmonica, and flute. He also considers singer Kishore Kumar to be his biggest hero.
- Prior to making his debut in the music industry, he wanted to become an actor.
- As a musician, Mohit had not received any formal training.
- He is very fond of dogs and also feeds stray dogs. Mohit is the chairman of Animals Are People Too. He is also an active participant of the National Skill Development Corporation.
- Mohit is a nature enthusiast.
- The first film song that he sang was for the movie Road with the song Pehli Nazar Mein Dari Thi.
- He along with Kem Trivedi (keyboards) and Kenny Puri were the vocalists for Silk Route.
- With Silk Route, Mohit released his debut album titled Boondein in 1998, which included the tracks Dooba Dooba, Hamsafar, Jaadugar, Boondein, Ganga Nahale, Paheli, Thanda Paani, Saujha, Mermaid, and Koi Pooche.
- He was listed on the 2012 list of Forbes Celebrity 100.
- As of February 2022, Mohit has received 2 Filmfare Awards, one IIFA Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, and one Screen Award.
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