Diljit Dosanjh is an Indian singer, actor, television presenter and social media celebrity who works in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. He is recognized as one of the leading artists in the Indian music industry. 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.

Birth Name

Daljit Singh Dosanjh

Nickname

Daljit

Profession

Singer, Actor, TV Presenter, Internet Personality

Genre

Punjabi, Bhangra, Romantic, Pop, Sikh

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Speed Records, Dharam Seva, Moviebox Records, Finetone Cassettes, T-Series, Famous Studios

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Diljit Dosanjh was born on 6 January 1984, in Dosanjh Kalan, Punjab, India.

Age

He is currently 35 years old.

Residence

Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He is of Punjabi descent.

Religion

Sikhism

Education

Diljit Dosanjh attended Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School in Ludhiana, from where he completed his formal education, including his high school diploma.

Family Details

  • Father – Balbir Singh (He worked with Punjab Roadways)
  • Mother – Sukhwinder Kaur
  • Siblings – Manjeet Singh (Younger Brother). He has an older sister as well.

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Diljit Dosanjh dated –

  • Sandeep Kaur (2017-Present) – Many of his fans might not be aware that Diljit is a married man. His marriage came to the public light in 2017 when it was reported that his marriage was in trouble due to his success in Bollywood as the increased work in Mumbai had led to a communication breakdown between Diljit and his wife.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 159 lbs

Body Measurements

His body stats are not known.

Body Build

Athletic

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a shoe of size 10.5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Being one of the most successful artists in the Punjabi Music Industry and having appeared in leading roles in the popular Punjabi movies such as Jatt & Juliet and Sardaar Ji 2. His highly acclaimed performance in the Bollywood drama movie, Udta Punjab.

Singing Debut

In 2000, he released his first studio album, Ishq Da Uda Adaa.

Film Debut

In 2010, he made his theatrical film debut in the romantic drama movie, Mel Karade Rabba in a special appearance. In 2016, he made his Bollywood debut in the film Udta Punjab for his role as Sartaaj Singh, the role which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Television Debut

In 2010, Diljit Dosanjh made his first TV show appearance on the music talent show, Awaaz Punjab Di. He co-hosted the show with Divya Dutta.

Brand Endorsements

In 2015, Diljit was made the brand ambassador of Coco-Cola as well as Flipkart. He was appointed the brand ambassador of Season 4 of the Star Sports Pro Kabbadi along with Rana Daggubati and Puneeth Rajkumar.

Awards & Nominations

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2012 The Lion of Punjab PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
Best Actor Nominated
Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Punjabi International Film Academy Awards Best Actor Won
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Actor Won
2013 Jatt & Juliet Best Actor Won
2014 Jatt & Juliet 2 Best Actor Won
2015 Disco Singh Best Actor Nominated
Punjab 1984 Best Actor Won
2016 Sardaarji Best Actor Nominated
2017 Udta Punjab Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Best Male Debut Won
Ambarsariya Filmfare Awards Punjabi Best Actor Won
Year Song/Album Award Ceremony Category Result
2010 The Next Level PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Folk Pop Album Won
2012 Lak 28 Kudi Da PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer Male Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Fukre PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
2013 Bacha Ho Gaya PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer Male Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
Kharku PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Bhangra Song of the Year Won
PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Pop Vocalist Male Won
Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Bhangra Song of the Year Won
Back 2 Basics Brit Asia TV Music Awards Best Album of the Year Won
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Album of the Year Nominated
2014 Shoulder PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
Main Fan Bhagat Singh Da PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer Male Nominated
Proper Patola PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Pop Vocalist Male Won
Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Best Music Video Nominated
2015 Happy Birthday PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Best Playback Singer (Male) Nominated
Swaah Banke Mirchi Music Award Listeners’ Choice Film Song of the Year Won
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer (Male) Nominated
Punjab 1984 Mirchi Music Award Film Album of the Year Won
Listeners’ Choice Film Album of the Year Won
Channo PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
Beautiful Billo PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
Rangrut PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
Patiala Peg PTC Punjabi Music Awards Best Pop Vocalist Male for a Single Won
Best Bhangra Song of the Year Won
Most Popular Song of the Year Nominated
Brit Asia TV World Music Awards Best Single World Won
Brit Asia TV World Music Awards Best Male Act Won
Mirchi Music Awards Song of the Year – Non Film Won
2016 Taare Mutiyaare PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer (Male) Nominated
Veervaar PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Playback Singer (Male) Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Won
5 Taara PTC Punjabi Music Awards Most Popular Song of the Year Won
Best Bhangra Song of the Year Won

Diljit Dosanjh Favorite

  • Favorite Actors – Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh
  • Favorite Actresses – Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt
  • Favorite Singers – Gurdas Maan, Kuldeep Manak, Arijit Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan
  • Favorite Subject at School – Punjabi
  • Favorite Director – Anurag Singh
  • Favorite Punjabi Actor – Gurdas Maan
  • Favorite TV Shows – Shaktiman, Chandrakanta, Ramayana
  • Favorite Fashion Brand – Tom Ford

Diljit Dosanjh Net worth

Diljit Dosanjh has an estimated net worth of $16 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Diljit Dosanjh

  • He started performing Kirtan at local gurdwaras during his school years.
  • He gave his first stage performance at a village, for the purpose of engaging the audience as Master Saleem was late for his performance.
  • Diljit Dosanjh launched an NGO, Saanjh Foundation focusing on underprivileged children and seniors, contributing to orphanages and old age homes on his 30th birthday.
  • He has mostly associated with Finetone Cassettes, a division of T-Series for his music.
  • His breakthrough films were Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2, Punjab 1984, Sardaar Ji, Ambarsariya, Sardaar Ji 2, Udta Punjab and Super Sing. All of the films made it big at the box office.
  • He is a huge fan of American TV personality Kylie Jenner and is often seen commenting on her posts on various social media handles.
  • In 2004, his second album Dil was released, which was again with Finetone Cassettes.
  • Diljit’s popular song Proper Patola is the first Punjabi song to be featured on Vevo.
  • In his birthday in 2013, he established the non-profit organization, Saanjh Foundation, which aims to help underprivileged seniors and children by supporting orphanages and old age homes.
  • In 2017, Diljit Dosanjh won Colors Golden Petal Awards for Stylish icon of the year.
  • In 2018, he portrayed the role of the famous International hockey player, Sandeep Singh in his biopic Soorma.
  • In 2019, Diljit is scheduled to appear in the Navdeep Singh directed film Kaneda produced by Anushka Sharma.
  • Visit his official website @ diljitdosanjh.co.
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