Punjab is always associated with fascinating music genre and bhangra. Punjabi folk music is globally popular. The level of popularity of Punjabi songs can be simply judged by its constant indulgence in Bollywood. Many singers including the older and the younger ones have built up a strong fame in Bollywood. Below listed are the famous Punjabi singers of all time.
Punjabi industry’s global icon Jazzy B, whose real name is Jaswinder Singh Bains. He was born in Durgapur Village in Nawanshahr, Punjab, India. All his family shifted to Canada in his initial ages. Jazzy B; the hit machine has delivered numerous hits in his very long career namely; Londono Patola, Dil Luteya, Naag 1-3, Rambo, Romeo, Sardara, Leap Year, Soorma and Most Wanted. He is also considered as the trendsetter of Punjabi industry as he was the one who introduced fancy & costly cars in Punjabi music videos. Even after 22 years of singing, he is still ruling the charts.
Babbu Mann does not need any kind of intro. He is a Punjabi singer, lyricist, actor, music producer and film producer by profession. Babbu Mann was born in 1975 in a countryside of Fatehgarh Sahib; Khant Mannpur. He has initiated singing in 1998 with his first album “Sajjan Rumaal De Geya”. But tasted the success in 2001 with his song “Saaun Di Jhadi”. He never looked back after that hit. He even delivered manifold social songs, religious songs, and pop tracks. His sad songs contribution is recognized as unique and evergreen.
A popular name in Bollywood nowadays is Diljit Dosanjh, who is also called a heartthrob. This talented Sikh boy started his singing profession in 2004 with his debut album “Ishq Da Uda Aida”. He emerged out of many controversies regarding vulgar singing. But it was his rebirth, from which he never looked back. He has given many hit Punjabi films viz. Jatt and Juliet, Sardarji and many more. He collaborated with many Bollywood artists and is famous all over the world for his artistic and energetic performances.
A student classified as a fail in a hotel management coursework in Australia returned to India after getting the permanent residency of Australia. He started as a video director. But his party hits viz. ‘Gaal ni kaddni’ and ‘Shada’ grew so strong that he is listed along-side the old pillars of Punjabi music industry. You can read more interesting facts and biography of parmish verma here.
Kulwinder Kaur Kainth, a Patialvi girl popularly known as Miss Pooja who was raised in a small town Rajpura. She was born in 1979 and started his singing dream at the very early stage of her life. She gave back to back hit duet songs which emerged to be evergreen.
She won many prizes in her lifetime. She is one of the largest selling singers in India as well as overseas. Presently she only performs solo singing, but on the whole, her name has been engraved in the history of greatest Punjabi singers. Read about net worth, income and affairs of miss pooja here.