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					                         MOHIT CHAUHAN
Mohit Chauhan (born March 11, 1974) is an Indian pop and playback singer,
most known for his romantic ballads.[1] He started his career singing Indian
pop songs with the band Silk Route, which released two albums, Boondein
(1998) and Pehchan. The song "Dooba Dooba" became a rave in the Indipop
music scene. However, the band dissolved. He would stay off the scene for a
while until he came back with the song "Guncha" in 2005 from the "Main,
Meri Patni Aur Woh" for which, he would also compose. Impressed by his
vocals, he was then approached by A. R. Rahman to sing for the movie Rang
De Basanti. The song "Khoon Chala" earned him rave reviews. However, it
wouldn't be until 2007 when music director Pritam approached him for the
song Tum Se Hi for the movie Jab We Met that Chauhan would finally
achieve mainstream success.

Contents

      1 Early life and career
      2 Career
      3 Works
          o 3.1 Albums
          o 3.2 Movies
      4 Awards
          o 4.1 Other Awards and Honors
      5 References
      6 External links


Early life and career

Mohit Chauhan was born in the town of Nahan in Sirmaur district, Himachal
Pradesh, to Krishana Rana and B. K. Rana.[1][2] He can speak fluently in
Pahari and Hindi. He first attended St. Xavier's School, Delhi and then again
moved to Himachal Pradesh to complete his education. Chauhan went to
college in Nahan Sirmour, Bilaspur, Mandi, Kullu, and graduated with a
Master of Science in Geology from the Dharamshala College in Himachal.

He never received formal training in music, but sings and plays guitar,
harmonica and the flute. After completing his education in Himachal,
Chauhan came to Delhi where he formed the band Silk Route with his
schoolmate Kem Trevedi (pianist) in 1996. Boondein was their first album
and included the song "Dooba Dooba". In Bollywood, his career started when
he sang the A. R. Rahman song "Khoon Chala" in Rang De Basanti.

				
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