|Artist Birtday :||11/03/1966 (Age 53)|
|Born In :||Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer, Music Composer, Lyricist, live performer|
|Genres :||Pop, Filmi, Playback singing, Folk music, Rock music|
|Web Site :||twitter.com/_mohitchauhan|
Mohit Chauhan (Hindi: मोहित चौहान) the lead member of band Silk Route born 11 March 1966 is an Indian playback singer, most known for his work for Bollywood, Tollywood, & Kollywood movies. He also remained in the Indipop band Silk Route. Chauhan is a two-time recipient of the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer and three times Zee Cine Award For Best Male Playback Singer.
Chauhan was born in the Nahan town of Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh on 11 March 1966. He can speak fluently in Himachali, English and Hindi. He first attended St. Xavier’s School, Delhi and then moved to Himachal Pradesh to complete his education. Chauhan graduated with a Master of Science in Geology from the Dharamshala College in Himachal Pradesh. He never received formal training in music, but sings and plays guitar, harmonica, mouth organ and the flute. After completing his education in Himachal,
Chauhan says before he made it big as a musician, he wanted to be an actor. “I did a lot of theatre. I finished my university, was part of NSD and did full length plays on stage. In fact, at one point of time I wanted to get into FTII, but there were no acting courses then. I think it started only a couple of years ago. So I missed the opportunity,” Chauhan told PTI.