Abhijit Sawant is a Mumbai-based singer. He first tasted success in 2005 when he became the first winner of the Indian Idol show. He has also showcased his talent in other music reality shows including Asian Idol where he finished third and Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar where he was the first runner up.
Soon after Indian Idol, he released his first solo album titled “Aapka Abhijeet Sawant” (2005). His 2007 album “Junoon - Abhijeet Sawant”, carried the chart-topper “Junoon”.
He made his debut in Bollywood with Himesh Reshammiya’s “Aashiq Banaya Aapne” (2005) which featured his song “Mar Jawaan Mit Jawaan”.
Abhijeet is married to his long-time friend Shilpa Edwankar.