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Angarag Mahanta papon wiki, biography, age, height, weight, family, wife and lifestyle

Angarag Mahanta papon  Biography, age, height, weight, family, wife

Angarag Mahanta, popularly known as Papon, is known and loved all over the world. Angarag Mahanta wiki, biography, age, height, weight, family, wife and lifestyle, is all we are going to discuss today. Angarag was into musical field from a a very early age, mainly because of his birth in a family who were also into music. 

He acquired Indian and classical musical training from an early stage. He made his career not only in Assam industry but also in Bollywood industry. He is not only a singer, but also a lyricist, musician, song composer and a record producer. He is also the lead singer and founder of the folk fusion band 'Papon and The East India Company', since 2007. He plays instruments mainly, dhol, khol, tabla, guitar and harmonium. 

His music is composed of all variations from classical to electronic. His songs are composed in variety of languages like Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Punjabi and Marathi. He performed both in national and international levels, and won the hearts of many. He works and collaborates with famous music directors, film directors and musicians of India. His hard work not only made him known in many parts of the world, but it also had let him won prestigious awards in life.

Angarag Mahanta papon wiki, biography, age, height, weight, family, wife and lifestyle

Angarag Mahanta

Wiki and biography
Real name - Angarag Mahanta
Nickname - Papon
Date of birth - 24 November 1975
Age - 42 years
Birthplace - Nagaon, Assam
Caste - Kshatriya
Religion - Hinduism
Nationality - Indian
Current place - Mumbai, India
Profession - Singer, Lyricist, Composer, Musician, Record Producer

Height and Weight
Height - 5.10 inches
Weight - 70 kg
Eye colour - Black
Hair colour - Black

Qualification - Graduated
School - Kendriya Vidyalaya, Nagaon, Assam
College / University - Motilal Nehru College, Ramjas College

Family and Wife
Father - Late Khagen Mahanta
Mother - Archana Mahanta
Marital status - Married
Wife - Shweta Mishra Mahanta
Children - Puhor Mahanta (son), Parijaat Mahanta (Daughter)

Favourite things
Food - Assamese food
Colour - No info
Game - Cricket
Place - No info
Singer - Zubeen Garg
Interests / Hobbies - Writing, Singing, Playing music

Awards and Recognition
Some of the prestigious awards he received were :
1. Big Asomia Music Awards (Best Male Singer) for the song 'Ujai Jai Noi - Ramdhenu' in 2011.

2. Prag Cine Awards (Best Male Playback Singer) for the 'Title Track - Ramdhenu' in 2012.

3. GIMA Awards (Best Pop Album) for the album 'The Story So Far' in 2012.

4. JD Rock Awards (Song of the year) for the song 'Boitha Maro Re - The Story So Far' in 2013.

5. GIMA Awards (Best Pop Album) for 'Coke Studio MTV Season 3 - Papon' in 2015.

6. 17th IIFA Awards (Best Male Playback Singer) for the song 'Moh Moh Ke Dhage - Dum Laga Ke Haisha' in 2016.

Salary and income
Salary - 2 to 4 lakhs (approx) per show
Net worth - 25 crore (approx)

Other additional facts about Angarag Mahanta
1. Angarag had discovered a folk fusion band named as 'Papon and the East India Company', in the year 2007. This very band includes a drummer, guitarist, keyboardist, bassist and a world percussionist, along with him as a lead singer.

2. This band gave performances on various national and international shows and gained lot of popularity. Some of the national shows that it performed were 'Kovalam Literary Festival', 'Eastwind Festival', 'SAARC Bands Festival, Delhi', 'NH7 Weekender, Pune' and many more. Some of the international shows that it performed were 'Paleo Music Fest, in Switzerland', 'Oslo World Music Festival, in Norway', 'du World Music Festival, in Dubai' and many more.

3. He got appear at Coke Studio for three times in 2013, and gained popularity to a great extent.

4. He sang the theme song 'Jajabor' in Assamese and Hindi language, for the popularly known television show 'MTV Roadies Season X.'

5. He was appointed as a judge for the singing television show 'The Voice India Kids', in the year 2007.

6. Some of his popular Bollywood songs are 'Jiyein Kyu' in the movie 'Dum Maaro Dum' (2011), 'Zindagi Aisi Wesi' in the movie 'I am Kalam' (2011), 'Naina Laagey' in the movie 'Soundtrack' (2011), 'Kyon' in the movie 'Barfi' (2012), 'Kaun Mera' in the movie 'Special 26' (2013), 'Baba Bolta Hain Baas Ho Gaya', in the movie 'Sanju' (2018), and much more.

Despite of all the struggles and negativity, he faced throughout his life, he never gave up on his dreams. Angarag Mahanta wiki, biography, age, height, weight, family, wife and lifestyle is all that we explored today. Angarag or let's say Papon, is representing Assam all over the world through his hard work and passion.

And being a citizen of Assam, we feel proud only because of the existence of such people. He is not only encouraging the people of Assam, but he is doing it in many parts of the world. Along with making his own career, his contributions towards Assam and our country cannot by compensated by anything.

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