Kunal Pandit is an Indian singer and composer who gained his popularity after joining the musical reality game show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012 on Zee TV. Among all the contenders, Kunal is the first to scored 100% votes from the audience. He is also one of the top 10 contestants at that time. He sang Allah Jaane Maula by Sajid-Wajid in the elimination round but he was one of the bottom four at that time and was eliminated on November 11, 2012.
Kunal was born on October 7, 1993 and was hailed from Maharashtra, Mumbai. He studied at Bombay Cambridge High School and later attended Mithibai College in Mumbai. His father, Pradeep Pandit have thought him Indian classical music since he was five and he started performing on stage at the age of seven. He also knows how to play piano and also learnt Jazz and Western music in the past years from his gurus, Raymond Pimenta, Raja Pandit (Kunal’s uncle who is also a musician) and Xavier Fernandes. He is also a trained tabla player from Ajrada Gharana.
At his very young age, he already performed in Bollywood and Sufiyana. He also performed with various popular personalities in Bollywood including
, Anoop Jalota,
and more. He also got the chance to sing with renowned Indian singers like
, Sajid-Wajid, Shaan and
and sing with her uncle, Deepak Pandit’s orchestra.