How do we know that Akbar was fond of Tansen? Give two reasons. We know that Akbar was fond of Tansen because: Akbar would call upon Tansen to sing at any time during the day and night.Quite often he would just walk into Tansen’s house to hear him. Related posts: Why did Swami Haridas say Tansen was “talented”? How had he earned the five dollars that he had? Clocks gave a timeless message by striking together. How? How did Patrick help him?