Papon Biography, Facts & Life Story

Papon Indian Playback Singer

Quick Facts

Known ForPapon


Full Name:Angarag Mahanta

Profession:Playback Singer


Age:45 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:November 24, 1975

Birthplace:Guwahati, India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)

Weight:62 Kg (138 lbs)

Chest:38 inches

Waist:32 inches


Biceps:12 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Facts You Never Knew About Papon!

    • Papon’s good name is a Angaraag Mahanta, but he is famous by his nickname only.
    •  He is the founder and lead singer of the folk-fusion band called ‘Papon and The East India Company.’
    • Papon is trained Indian classical, devotional (Borgeet) and folk music singer, who got his initial training from his father late Khagen Mahanta (Assamese folk singer) and mother Archana Mahanta.
    • He spent most of his childhood in an Assam and he was introduced to Indian classical music and several instruments such as khol, tabla, guitar, and harmonium early on in his childhood.
    • Papon released his 1st Hindi album in 2012 ‘The Story So Far’ and first album ‘Jonaaki Raati’ in Assamese in 2004.
    • He wins the GIMA award for his first album ‘The Story So Far’ in 2012, and for the best pop album of the year in 2015.

Papon Education

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts

School: Kendriya Vidyalaya, Nagaon, Assam

College: Motilal Nehru College
Ramjas College

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Papon Career

Profession: Playback Singer

Known For: Papon

Debut TV Series/Movie: Solo Album: Depths of The Ocean (2011)
Assamese Album: Jonaaki Raati (2004)
TV: The Dewarists (2011)
Bollywood Singing: Naina Laagey of film Soundtrack(2011)
Hindi Album: The Story So Far (2012)
Tamil Singing: Hey of film Vanakkam Chennai(2013)
Assamese Film: Rodor Sithi (as actor, 2014)  

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $1 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Khagen Mahanta (Late)

Mother: Archana Mahanta

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Kangkini Mahanta

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Shweta Mishra Mahanta  

Children: 2

Son(s): Puhor Mahanta

Daughter(s): Parijaat Mahanta

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

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Hobbies: Playing Instrumnts, Singing, Writing

Favorite Color: Blue

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