Hemant Chauhan is a Gujarati writer and singer. Frequently referred to as the Bhajan King of Gujarati Music, he specializes in Bhajan, religious, Garba and other folk tunes. It is believed that his performances of bhajans and devotional music have the ability to carry the listener into a tranquil, relaxed and serene world. He has a charismatic personality that enthrals his listeners with his effortless voice and charm. He received 'Akademi Ratna Award 2011' for his contribution towards traditional folk music. He is also considered to be one of the best singers of Sugam Sangeet. He has a huge fan following all over the world including India (mainly in Gujarat), United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America and East Africa. His fan base outside of India is made up of people of Gujarati Heritage. . With an extensive catalogue of hit songs and bhajans, his “Kathiya Wadi Lok Dayra and Bhajan Sandhya” concert tour in North America in early 2007 was a huge hit. Hemant Chauhan is thus revered as a legend in India and has released many albums of devotional music.