Santosh Chaudhary is an Indian Marathi folk singer and a composer as well. He is best known for singing Agri and Koli songs. His most popular songs include ‘Bayanchya Aajisa’ and ‘Aai Tuza Lalulya.’ He rose to fame after appearing as a contestant in the television reality show ‘Bigg Boss Marathi Season 3.’
Santosh Chaudhary aka Dadus The Times of India was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra and raised in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. He attended New English School, Thane for his primary education and Sharda Mandir High School, Kalyan for his secondary college. To pursue his higher studies, he got himself enrolled at Mumbai University. Dadus was fond of music and singing since childhood.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Santosh Chaudhary’s father name is Krishna Motiram Chaudhary.
Wife & Children
Santosh Chaudhary is married to Yogita Chaudhary, who is a homemaker. The couple has three children together; two daughters and one son. Santosh’s elder daughter, Hanishka Chaudhari, is a fashion model, and his younger daughter, Diksha Chaudhari, is pursuing her studies. Santosh’s son’s name is Dev Chaudhari.
Santosh Chaudhary aka Dadus was inspired to sing by his father, who used to sing in Jagrans, a Hindu ritual consisting of the all-night vigil, songs, and dance in honour of a deity and puja. Later, he joined an orchestra as the main lead singer. Dadus’s first released music album was named ‘Koligeete Lokgeete,’ which was a collaboration with Kunam music company. ‘Dadus aala Haldi’ is one of his most successful music albums. Later, he released several music singles among which ‘Bayanchya Aajisa’ and ‘Aai Tuza Lalulya’ are the most popular ones.
Santosh Chaudhary made his silver screen debut in 2018 with Star pravah Channel’s Marathi television show ‘Chhoti Malkin.’ Santosh made a special appearance in the show for the Haldi ceremony episode of Revati and Shridhar in the serial.
In 2021, Santosh Chaudhary appeared as a contestant on the Indian television reality show ‘Bigg Boss Marathi Season 3.’
- Santosh Chaudhary aka Dadus is a firm believer of saint Shirdi Sai Baba.
- Santosh loves modifying his cars into personalised editions. He often changes his cars’ modifications.
- Santosh Chaudhary is an avid animal lover. He has a pet dog at his home.
- Santosh is often invited as a judge in school and college singing competitions.