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Kumar Sanu says he adopted daughter in 2001, kept it a secret for fear of society

Kumar Sanu said he adopted daughter Shannon but was afraid to reveal this to the world.

bollywood Updated: Aug 04, 2018 11:44 IST
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Kumar Sanu with daughter Shannon.

Singer Kumar Sanu says he never wanted to disclose that he adopted a girl child in 2001. He is proud of his daughter Shannon, now a teenager and also a singer. The Dheere Dheere Se singer talked about adopting Shannon on the show Dil Hai Hindustani 2, read a statement.

“I never wanted to disclose this as I was scared of what the society would think. I wasn’t sure how they were going to see this. But since now this is out, I’m really proud of Shannon. It doesn’t matter if she is my real daughter or not,” said Kumar Sanu.

Talking about his daughter, he added, “She is very hard working and has already achieved so much in her life. A lot of people in Hollywood know me because of her and that is a matter of pride of our family.” During the show, she also dedicated a video to her father.

Shannon made her debut with pop single, A Long Time, written and produced by singer Justin Bieber’s frequent collaborator, Jason “Poo Bea” Boyd.

First Published: Aug 04, 2018 11:43 IST