Indian media outlets have reported that Indian singer Kumar Sanu, 62, has tested positive for COVID-19. His team had announced the diagnosis in a post on the singer’s official Facebook handle on Friday. The post on his page read, “Unfortunately, Sanu da has tested Corona positive, please pray for his good health.
Kumar Sanu was one of the top playback singers in the Nineties. He is known for singing popular tracks like Dheere Dheere (from 1990 film Aashiqui), Meri Mehbooba (from Pardes, 1997), Kitna Haseen Chehra (from 1994 film Dilwale) and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha (from 1942: A Love Story).
Kumar Sanu, in his career spanning almost three decades, has frequently collaborated with music composers like Nadeem-Shravan, Jatin-Latit and Anu Malik among others. He has recorded songs in over 30 languages including Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Malayalam. Kumar Sanu is a recipient of the Padma Shri.