Mohit Chauhan
Mohit Chauhan

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Name: Mohit Chauhan
Nick Name: Baba Ji
Occupation: Pop Singer
Gender: Male
Height: 175 cm (5' 9'')
Birth Day: March 11, 1966
Age: 54
Country: India
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Height: 175 cm (5' 9'')
Weight: 70 kg
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black (Semi-Bald)
Blood Type N/A
Tattoo(s) N/A


Wife/Spouse Prarthna Gehlot, Journalist & Poetess (m. 2012)
Affairs / Girlfriends Not Known
Children Daughter- Not Known
Son- Not Known
ParentsFather- B.K. Rana
Mother- Krishna Rana
Brother- Rohit Chauhan (Himachal Administrative Service Officer)
Sister- Parul Chandel

Mohit Chauhan

Mohit Chauhan, nickname: Baba Ji, was born on March 11, 1966 in India (54 years old). Mohit Chauhan is a Pop Singer, zodiac sign: Pisces. Find out Mohit Chauhannet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


Many of his songs are sung in Bollywood films, including the 2002 movie, Road.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He attended St. Xavier's School in Delhi.

Biography Timeline


Mohit Chauhan was born in the town of Nahan, Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh, on 11 March 1966. He received his initial education from St. Xavier's School, Delhi, and then moved to Himachal Pradesh for further studies. Chauhan earned a Master of Science in Geology from a government college at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. He has not received any formal training in music. He used to sing and play guitar, harmonica and flute. He wanted to become an actor before his debut in the music industry.


Chauhan, Kem Trivedi and Kenny Puri were the vocalists for Silk Route. His first album, Boondein, was released in 1998 and featured the popular songs "Dooba Dooba" and "Pehchan". The second album was released in 2000. After Silk Route was discontinued in 2008, he released another album "Fitoor" in 2009.


Chauhan's film singing career began in 2002 when he sung "Pehli Nazar Mein Dari Thi" from the movie Road. His songs "Khoon Chala" from the movie Rang De Basanti and "Tum Se Hi" from Jab We Met are regarded as his most notable. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer prize in 2010 for the filmMasakali.

After huge success of Dooba dooba and Boondein from his album boondein, his band got many awards.Music director Sandesh Shandilya offered him for sing in Bollywood. In year 2002 Chauhan made his debut with Sandesh Shandilya composition, "Pehli Nazar Me Dari Thi" from the movie Road. In 2003 he sang for the film Main Madhuri Dixit Banana Chahati Hoon and Kyun.But Chauhan didn't get so much popular. In year 2004 he sang "Sabse Peeche Hum Khade" for the film Let's Enjoy. In 2005 he sang two song "Paintra" and "Guncha Koi" for the film Main Meri Patni aur Woh . He again sang two song Angna and Rowan Akhiya for the film Adharma. A.R. Rahman met Chauhan in an award show where his band Silk Route got many awards.There Rahman asked Mohit, if he had sung for any film, to which Chauhan replied not yet. About 5 years later, in 2006 AR Rahman called Chauhan to sing "Khoon Chala" for the film Rang De Basanti. Chauhan believes this song was turning point of his Bollywood musical career. In 2007 Pritam composed "Tum Se Hi" for the film Jab We Met, song penned by Irshad Kamil, both Pritam and Imtiaz Ali wanted Chauhan to lend his voice for this romantic track. They tried a lot to connect with Chauhan, finally it happened after one and half-month later. Chauhan recorded the song. This song of Chauhan from Jab We Met established him in Bollywood music industry.


In 2008, Chauhan sang "Kuchh Khaas Hai" for Salim–Sulaiman -composed Fashion (2008 film). He reunited with Pritam for Kismat Konnection where he performed "Kahi na Lage Man (Is This Love) " along with Shreya Ghoshal. "Ankhon Hi Ankhon Mein" a soft romantic number from EMI recorded by Chauhan where he also apper in the music video of the song. He also sang for his first animated film Bolt where he sang Hindi version of "I Thought I Lost You" the song in English version of film. Ek Meetha Marz Dene, Yaad Teri Aaye, Aaj Nache were some more from Chauhan, recorded in 2008.


In 2011, he was featured in the third episode of The Dewarists for his song "Maaya". He was also featured on MTV Unplugged in the same year. In 2017, he made his Gujarati language debut with the song "Jaag Re Banda" from the movie Last Chance. His first ever himachali songs were "Puchhe Amma" and "Deva Mere" from the film Saanjh.


Mohit Chauhan and Prarthna Gehlot got married on June 29, 2012. It was a secretive wedding, and neither the media nor people from the film fraternity were invited. The wedding took place in a hotel in Solan, Himachal Pradesh. When the Times of India asked Mohit the reason behind his secretive wedding, he opened up: “I am here in my hometown in Himachal, still going through the post wedding rituals. It was a decision on my part to keep it a very private affair. The reception for all my friends will be held in Mumbai or Delhi.”


In 2020, Chauhan sang "Dheere Dheere Se" for the film Guns of Banaras, composed by Sohail Sen and written by Sameer. He sang "Yeh Dooriyaa" which is composed by Pritam from the film Love Aaj Kal (2020). This song is new version of Yeh Dooriyaa" chartbuster from the film Love Aaj kal (2009). Both the version are written by Irshad Kamil There is a remix version too which is released by Sony Music India. He sang "Meethi Meethi Gallan", " Kisi Gair Ka Nahi", and "Salaam".Salaam is a tribute to corona warriors by Chauhan. He also features in a video of " Hum Haar Nahi Maanenge" composed by AR Rahman

Family Life

Mohit married journalist Prarthana Gehlot in 2012.

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Currently, Mohit Chauhan is 56 years, 4 months and 28 days old. Mohit Chauhan will celebrate 57th birthday on a Saturday 11th of March 2023. Below we countdown to Mohit Chauhan upcoming birthday.


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