|Artist Birtday :||24/11/1975 (Age 45)|
|Born In :||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Web Site :||papon.in|
Angarag Mahanta (born 24 November 1975) is an Assam Indian playback singer who is known by his stage name Papon. Papon has also worked in Assamese films as a singer-songwriter and music director. He is the lead singer and member of the folk-fusion band Papon and The East India Company.
Initial training for him was in Classical Indian, Devotional (Borgeet), and Folk music. He mainly studied singing but also plays the khol, tabla, violin, and harmonium. His music covers genres such as ambient electronic, acoustic folk and new-age Indian classical music and has been identified as having traces of Mongolian pentatonic notes, local influences of river songs and ghazals. Although his first language is Assamese, he has also sung in Hindi, Punjabi , Tamil, Marathi, Mishing and Bengali.