Biography of Diljit Dosanjh
Diljit Dosanjh is a famous Indian singer and actor. who works in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. He also acts in Punjabi movies, with many of them being notable hits, including Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2, Punjab 1984, Sardaar Ji, Ambarsariya, Sardaar Ji 2, Super Singh, Soorma, Sajjan Singh Rangroot and Shadaa – which are among the most successful Punjabi movies in history. His first recorded mainstream performance was his solo track and music video Ishq Da Uda Ada from his 2004 album produced by Finetone Cassettes. He made his Bollywood debut with Udta Punjab in 2016 for which he earned the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
Diljit Dosanjh was born on 6 January 1984 to a Sikh family in the village of Dosanjh Kalan in Phillaur tehsil, Jalandhar district, Punjab, India. His father, Balbir Singh, is a former employee of Punjab Roadways, and his mother, Sukhwinder Kaur, is a homemaker. He is an Indian Singer, Film Actor, Songwriter, Dancer, Television Presenter, Philanthropist, Musician, Voice Artist & Playback Singer who is best known for his work in Punjabi cinema as well as Bollywood movies. He has two siblings, one elder sister and one younger brother. He spent his early childhood in Dosanjh Kalan and then moved to Ludhiana, Punjab from where he completed his formal education, including a high school diploma from Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School. While still in school, he began his singing career by performing Kirtan (Sikh religious music) at local gurdwaras.
He made his debut as a singer in the album ‘Ishq Da Uda Ada with Finetone Cassettes in 2004. Rajinder Singh from Finetone was the person who asked him to spell his name as ‘Diljit’ instead of ‘Daljit’. Bablu Mahindra gave the music for the lyrics of Balvir Boparai in this album. All Diljit Dosanjh songs of the album were sung by him. Later he released his 2nd album ‘Dil’.‘Nacho Diyan Alran Kuwariyan’,’Paggan Pochviyan Wale’ is the popular tracks from his 3rd album which gave him fame among the audience. He then worked for the album ‘Chocolate’ in 2008.’ The Next Level’ was his 6th album as a singer. He sang ‘Mel Karade Rabba: Original Soundtrack’ in 2010.
He entered in the Punjabi film industry with his debut film ‘The Lion of Punjab’ in 2011. The movie didn’t work well but his song “Lak 28 Kudi Da” received great success. Then his next movie ‘Jihne Mera Dil Luteya’ featuring him with Neeru Bajwa and Gippy Grewal worked pretty well at the box office. In 2011, three singles of his – Dharti, Catty Eyes and Chustiyan were released. He continued working with Honey Singh. His single ‘Goliya’ was released in 2012. He sang and appeared in a music video for the movie ‘Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya’ in single ‘Pee Pa Pee Pa’. He also worked as a lead actor in ‘Jatt & Juliet’ in 2012. The movie was super hit.
He gave vocals for the song “Main Taan Aidaan Hi Nachna” from Hindi movie Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 in 2013. He then was featured in ‘Proper Patola’ which is the 1st Punjabi song released on Vevo. His movie ‘Punjab 1984’ was a massive hit and even received a national award. He is the 1st south Asian artist visiting US headquarters of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube in one day.
He entered into Hindi film industry with his first movie called ‘Udta Punja’ alongside Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt in 2016. He also sang the song “Ik Kudi” for this movie. His next Hindi movie was ‘Phillauri’ with Suraj Sharma and Anushka Sharma. In 2017. He was seen in 2 Bollywood films in 2018 Welcome to New York and Soorma and both the films failed at the box-office. He was recently seen in Bollywood film Arjun Patiala and this film too was a box-office disaster. However, his Punjabi release Shadaa (2019) was a blockbuster hit. He will be next seen in Bollywood film Good News.
Diljit Dosanjh has worked as a Brand Endorser of Coca-Cola for Punjab. He worked for Flipkart Connect campaign for Punjab region.He was also the brand ambassador of Star Sports Pro Kabbadi season 4 with Puneeth Rajkumar and Rana Daggubati. He sang the theme song ‘Asli Panga’ for Pro Kabbadi League. He has received many awards for his excellent work in the field of music and acting.
Best Diljit Dosanjh Songs
Diljit has songs many songs on credit, however, some of best Diljit Dosanjh songs are as under:-
- Patila Paig
- Raat Di Gadi
- Veer Vaar
- Laim Baidgani