Abhijeet Sawant – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Abhijeet Sawant Indian Actor, Playback Singer

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight 73 kg (161 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Abhijeet
Gender Male
Age 42 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 7 October 1981
Full Name Abhijeet Sawant
Profession Actor, Playback Singer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Published on September 9, 2018 on 09:21 AM
Zodiac Sign Libra

Abhijeet Sawant is a talented Indian television actor, playback singer, an anchor and the frontrunner of Indian Idol season 1. He was also the first runner up of famous singing reality show Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, and finished as 3rd in Asian Idol.

Abhijeet Sawant was born in Mumbai, India on 7th October 1981. He belongs to a Marathi Buddhist family. Abhijeet grew up in the Shahunagar, a district of Mumbai and developed his interest towards music. After completing his graduating from Chetana College of Economics & Commerce, he became enthusiastic on working and joining Indian music industry.

He won Indian Idol season 1, a revision of Pop Idol format, in the year 2005. Abhijeet Sawant’s first solo album titled “Aapka Abhijeet Sawant” was released on 7th April 2005. In the same year, he also did playback singing for the Bollywood movie Aashiq Banaya Aapne, singing the song Marjawaan Mitjawaan.

Abhijeet Sawant competed in initial edition of Asian Idol, held in Jakarta city of Indonesia on 15 & 16 December 2007. He performed Bryan Adams’s song Everything I Do as well as his own song Junoon. Hadi Mirza of Singapore Idol won that competition, with Sawant finishing as a 3rd runner-up. Abhijeet’s second album titled Junoon was released on 10th July 2007. The title song Junoon charted in Indian musical chart.

He was also a finalist of a reality show titled “Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar” aired on Star Plus in the year 2008. Abhijeet Sawant became first runner up of this reality show. He made his first acting debut with the movie Lottery in the year 2009. Abhijeet also made a little appearance at the end of the movie Tees Maar Khan. He has also appeared in commercials for Spraymint. He made a special appearance as himself in thriller crime series C.I.D and in a romantic drama series Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai. Sawant and his spouse Shilpa also took part in a Dancing Reality Show Nach Baliye Season 4. Abhijeet Sawant co-hosted Indian Idol season 5 together with Hussain Kuwajerwala.

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Abhijeet Sawant Education

Qualification: Graduate

School: Mumbai’s Raje Shivaji Vidyalaya, Mumbai, India

College: Chetna College, Bandra, Mumbai

Abhijeet Sawant Career

Profession: Actor, Playback Singer


Singing: Mohabbatein Lutaaunga (2005)
TV: Indian Idol (2005)
Film: Lottery (2009)

Family & Relatives

Father: Shridhar Pandurang Sawant

Mother: Manisha Sawant

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Shilpa Sawant, ground staff for a private airline (m.2007)

Past Relationships:

Shilpa Sawant

Facts You Never Knew About Abhijeet Sawant

  • Abhijeet Sawant won season 1 of Indian Idol in 2005, a music talent hunting show.
  • The first album that Abhijeet Sawant released right after becoming Indian Idol was titled “Aapka Abhijeet Sawant”.
  • He competed in Season 1 of Asian Idol in the year 2007 and finished this show being on a 3rd position on ranking chart.
  • After not getting enough prospects in the field of singing, Abhijeet Sawant joined the Indian acting industry with his debut movie Lottery in the year 2009.
  • He also appeared in a television commercial ad of Spearmint and in a number of television serials like C.I.D and Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai.
  • In the year 2008-09, Abhijeet Sawant together with his wife took part in 4th season of Nach Baliye, a dancing reality show.
  • While nobody worked for this one-hit sensation, he joined Shiv Sena in the year 2009 with the intention of attracting more youth towards party.
  • Abhijeet Sawant also hosted 5th season of Indian Idol in 2010.


Who is Abhijeet Sawant?

Abhijeet Sawant is an Indian actor, playback singer, born on 07 October, 1981 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

How old is Abhijeet Sawant?

Abhijeet Sawant is 42 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Abhijeet Sawant?

Abhijeet Sawant is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

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