Amit Sana
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Background information
Birth nameAmit kumar Sana
Born1 March 1983 (1983-03) (age 39)
Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
  • Playback singer
Years active2005–present

Amit Sana (born 1 March 1983) is an Indian pop artist, playback singer, live performer and the finalist of Indian Idol season 1.[1] He was also a part of the show Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar. He sings predominantly in Hindi. Apart from this, he has also sung in Telugu, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese language films.[2]

Personal life

Amit Sana was born on 1 March 1983 to Shyamsundar Rao Sana and Rajeshwari Sana in Bhilai, Madhya Pradesh (now Chhattisgarh). He started singing at the age of 3 and by the time he was 8 years old he started begin with his classical training. His father spotted his talent of singing when he performed for Bhilai steel plant and later sent him to Late Shri R.R.Ghule for his initial classical training. He trained him till the age of 16. He later went for learning professional classical singing from his guru Late Shri Bimalendu Mukherjee (vice chancellor, Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya Khairagarh) for 3 years.[3] He was married to Miss Manisha Bansal in the year 2011 and got divorced in the year 2018.


He started his career in singing at the age of 8 years when he performed for Bhilai Steel Plant for the first time on stage. Later he started participating in all the Local and State Level Music Competitions and soon became famous in the Local Music fraternity. He also performed at All India Kiran Sangeet Samaroh, Katni where he stood third. He also represented his state Chhattisgarh in the National Youth Festival in the Indian Classical genre. After finishing his school, he moved to Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) for his bachelor's degree in Information Technology from where he auditioned for Pop Stars for Channel V in 2002 along with his brother but was not selected. He later on gave audition for Indian Idol Season 1 from Kolkata in the year 2004 where he was selected and later on became the finalist of the show Indian Idol Season 1.[4] His most relevant performances during the show were ″ZINDAGI MEIN KOI KABHI AAYE NA RABBA, BIJURIA, YAARON DOSTI, WOH KISNA HAI AND MOHABATTEIN LUTAUNGA″.

Post Indian Idol he released his first album ″CHALDIYE″ composed by VISHAL - SHEKHAR with Sony Music in 2005. Later on he released his 2nd album "YAADEIN" composed by "RAJIV BHATT" through Times Music in the year 2008. He then participated in another reality show Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star on Star Plus in 2008 as a celebrity singer and was eliminated after a few performances.

Reality show

Name Channel Status
Indian Idol season 1 Sony TV Runner Up[5]
Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star Star plus



Song Name Movie Name Music Director Music Label Year
Thi Meri Dastan kalyug Anu Malik Saregama India 2005
Jaan-E-Mann Kubool Kar Le Rabbi Shergill T-Series 2006
Kabhi Aana Na Delhii Heights Anu Malik Saregama India 2007
Sun Zara Dil Ki Sun Zara Sun Zara Anu Malik DRJ Records 2006
Unse Nazre Mili Sun Zara Anu Malik DRJ Records 2006
Wo Rat Me Boli Sun Zara Anu Malik DRJ Records 2006

Music video and albums

Song Name Album Name Year Music Label
Yaad Aayenge yeh pal Pal 2004
Chal Diye Chal Diye 2005 Sony Music
Mohobattein Lutaunga Chal Diye 2005 Sony Music
Who Kisna Hai Chal Diye 2005 Sony Music
Naadan They Maahi Vey 2012 Saga Hits
Yaadein Yaadein 2013 Times Music
Woh ho Tum Yaadein 2013 Times Music
Khalish Yaadein 2013 Times Music
Aaja Meri Jaan Yaadein 2013 Times Music
Mere Khayalon Mein Yaadein 2013 Times Music
Yaaron Yaadein 2014 Sony Music



  1. ^ "9 Indian Idol Contestants Who We Liked Better Than The Winners & No, We Won't Apologise For It". Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Amit Sana, of Indian Idol fame, performs at a New Year bash in Patna". The Times of india. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Amit Sana - 'Yaadein is meant to soothe the listeners' ears'". Retrieved 4 March 2008.
  4. ^ "Remember Indian Idol Contestant Amit Sana Who Competed with Abhijeet Sawant in Season 1 Finale? This Is What He Is up to These Days". Daily Bhaskar. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Who will be the Idol tonight?". Business Standard. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Amit Sana captivates audience in Patna". Bhihar prabha. Retrieved 14 August 2010.