Angaraag Mahanta

World Music Singer

Birthday November 24, 1975

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Assam, India

Age 48 years old

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Indian folk and playback singer known as Papon. He founded the band Papon and The East India Company and has sung for films like Arshinagar and Manjunath. In 2015, he released his first solo album, Jonaki Rati.

Before Fame

His parents were folksingers, exposing him to music at a young age. Along with learning to sing, he was instructed in several instruments, including the guitar and khol.


He's often been featured on Coke Studio @ MTV. He's won awards for both his albums and his playback singing.

Family Life

He has two children with his wife, Shweta Mishra Mahanta. His father was Khagen Mahanta, was an important Assamese singer.

Associated With

He sang with Shreya Ghoshal for the movies Buno Haansh and Bobby Jasoos.