Diljit Dosanjh Biography
A highly versatile artist, Diljit Dosanjh is a famous Punjabi singer turned actor and also known for his stage performances. Diljit started his singing career in 2003 with the release of his first Punjabi album ‘Ishq Da Uda Ada ‘.He has since amassed national and international fame with series of hit albums and Punjabi films .Diljit made his debut in Hindi Cinema with ‘Udta Punjab’ in 2016.
BACKGROUND & EARLY LIFE Born as Daljit Singh,on 6 january 1984,to a sikh family, in village Dosanjh kalan,Jalandhar distt. ,Punjab , the son of Balbir Singh Dosanjh and Sukhwinder Kaur ,a retired state government employee and a homemaker, respectively.He grew up with two siblings, an elder sister and and a younger brother Manjeet Singh .
After moving to Ludhiana ,Diljit completed his high school education from’ Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School’.During this period he started singing religious songs, (‘Kirtan’), in local gurudwaras.
CAREER Diljit released his first two albums Ishq Da Uda Ada and Dil with Finetone T-series in 2003-2004. The third album Smile in 2005 was the breakthrough. The tracks of this album increased his popularity among youth .After this he gave many hit albums,single tracks and became the voice of every heart.
He made his debut in Punjabi cinema with ‘The Lion Of Punjab’ in 2011.Though the movie was not a hit on box office but the track from the movie ’Lak 28 Kudi Da’ was on top list of The Asian Download Chart In USA ,by BBC. The biggest hit of Punjabi cinema ‘Jatt & Juliet’ released in 2012 was the turning point of Diljit’s career.He won best actor award by PTC Punjabi Film Award. His song ‘Proper Patola’ a 2015 hit was first Punjabi song to feature on Vevo. He won three BritAsia TV Music Awards for his album ‘Back- 2 Basics’ (2012).
His Bollywood break came with movie ‘Udta Punjab’ in 2016 ,starring also Kareena Kapoor Khan,Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.This movie opened his way in Hindi Cinema.His second Hindi movie alongside actress Anushka Sharma has released in 2017.Aside from singing and acting ,he has hosted many Hindi and PIunjabi TV shows .
PERSONAL LIFE AND LEGACY Diljit has huge number of fan followers, be it national or international.The star is also known for his Philanthropic activities. Diljit founded ‘Saanjh’ foundation ,volunteering for the betterment of underprivileged children and senior citizens.
He has never linked with any actress or female ,but there are number of rumors about his marriage to a Canadian girl Sandeep Kaur and also that he has a boy from t his marriage .But Diljit has never vaguely confirmed or denied these rumors.
The Singer is also famous for his pure Punjabi- Swag. His fans have given him Urban-Pendu tag. He is also a great bhangra performer.Diljit has started his own clothing brands named Urban-Pendu And Weared -6.
Diljit endroses in many brands like Coca-Cola,Flipkart Punjab ,Gionee mobiles and many more .So whether it is singing ,acting or social services,this star is always rising