Abhijit Sawant is an Indian singer, television actor, anchor, and winner of Indian Idol Season 1. He was the first runner-up of Clinic All Clear – Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar and finished third in Asian Idol. This time Abhijit Sawant is likely to participate in Bigg Boss 15.
Sawant was born on 7 October 1981. He grew up in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra and developed an interest in music. After graduating from Chetna College of Commerce and Economics, Sawant became keen to join and work in the music industry.
Abhijit Sawant won the first season of Indian Idol in 2004, an adaptation of the Pop Idol format. His debut solo album, Yours Abhijit Sawant, was released on 7 April 2005. That year he also did playback singing in the film Aashiq Banaya Aapne.
Their second album, Junoon, was released on 10 July 2007. Abhijit Sawant was the finalist of Clinic All Clear Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar in 2008 on Star Plus. The show was a competition between the winners and runners-up of various singing reality shows on Indian television. Sawant became the first runner-up of the show.
Sawant made his acting debut in 2009 with the film Lottery. He also played a small role at the end of the film Tees Maar Khan. Sawant and his wife Shilpa participated in (2008–2009) the dancing reality show Nach Baliye (Season 4). He was ousted after facing public votes.
He co-hosted Indian Idol 5 with Hussain Kuwajerwala. He has joined Shiv Sena with a mandate to attract youth to the party. He was arrested in the hit-and-run case.
Rumors are that in Bigg Boss 15, Sushant Singh Rajput’s ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande and Rhea Chakraborty have been approached for the upcoming season – Bigg Boss 15. As per reports, the makers of the reality show have already approached Rhea Chakraborty. A new list of updated contestants has surfaced online which also features Ankita’s name. Bigg Boss is a controversial reality show where celebrities share their real lives with fans.