|Origin||Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Years active||1998 – present|
|Associated acts||Silk Route|
Mohit Chauhan is an Indian singer who started his career singing Indian pop songs with the band Silk Route. He released two albums, Boondein and Pehchan with Silk Route. The band dissolved and in 2008 Chauhan released the solo album Kalam, for which he composed and sung. Chauhan took part in the television reality series Mission Ustaad on the entertainment channel 9X.
Chauhan had success before acting with the song "Dooba Dooba" from the Silk Route band's album Boondein. The album debuted at number one on the album chart. Boondein featured songs in Hindi, English, and Pahadi, and the band won several awards at the Channel V awards in 1998.
Chauhan began singing film songs and sang for A. R. Rahman in the 2006 film Rang De Basanti. His songs "Khoon Chala", "Masakali" from the films Rang De Basanti and Delhi-6 respectively ,composed by Rahman and "Tum Se Hi" from the film Jab We Met, composed by Pritam,were hugely successful. His latest chartbusters include the songs "Tu Ne Jo Na Kaha" for the 2009 film New York, "Ye dooriyan" for Love Aaj Kal, and "Pehli Baar Mohabbat Ki Hai" for Kaminey.
Chauhan was born in the mid-1960s in Nahan in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh, where he grew up. He completed his education in different districts of Himachal Pradesh. Chauhan went to college in Bilaspur, Mandi, and Nahan and graduated with a Master of Science in Geology from the Dharamshala College in Himachal. He never took formal training in music, but sings and plays guitar and the flute. After completing his education in Himachal, Chauhan came to Delhi where he formed the band Silk Route in 1996. Boondein was their first album and included the song "Dooba Dooba". In Bollywood, his career started when he sang the A. R. Rahman song "Khoon Chala" in Rang De Basanti. Chauhan has sung in many Bollywood movies, including Road, Mukt, Let's enjoy, Main Meri Patni Aur Woh, Rang De Basanti, Jab We Met, EMI, Welcome to Sajjanpur, Kismat Konnection, Fashion, Delhi-6, Sikandar, New York, Love Aaj Kal and Kaminey.
Comprises of 10 songs composed and sung by him