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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)

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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

YearFilmAward CeremonyCategoryResult
2012The Lion of PunjabPTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Male DebutNominated
Best ActorNominated
Jihne Mera Dil LuteyaPunjabi International Film Academy AwardsBest ActorWon
PTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest ActorWon
2013Jatt & JulietBest ActorWon
2014Jatt & Juliet 2Best ActorWon
2015Disco SinghBest ActorNominated
Punjab 1984Best ActorWon
2016SardaarjiBest ActorNominated
2017Udta PunjabFilmfare AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
Best Male DebutWon
AmbarsariyaFilmfare Awards PunjabiBest ActorWon
YearSong/AlbumAward CeremonyCategoryResult
2010The Next LevelPTC Punjabi Music AwardsBest Folk Pop AlbumWon
2012Lak 28 Kudi DaPTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Playback Singer MaleNominated
PTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearWon
FukrePTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearNominated
2013Bacha Ho GayaPTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Playback Singer MaleNominated
PTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearNominated
KharkuPTC Punjabi Music AwardsBest Bhangra Song of the YearWon
PTC Punjabi Music AwardsBest Pop Vocalist MaleWon
Brit Asia TV Music AwardsBest Bhangra Song of the YearWon
Back 2 BasicsBrit Asia TV Music AwardsBest Album of the YearWon
PTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Album of the YearNominated
2014ShoulderPTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearNominated
Main Fan Bhagat Singh DaPTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Playback Singer MaleNominated
Proper PatolaPTC Punjabi Music AwardsBest Pop Vocalist MaleWon
Most Popular Song of the YearWon
Best Music VideoNominated
2015Happy BirthdayPTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearWon
Best Playback Singer (Male)Nominated
Swaah BankeMirchi Music AwardListeners’ Choice Film Song of the YearWon
PTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Playback Singer (Male)Nominated
Punjab 1984Mirchi Music AwardFilm Album of the YearWon
Listeners’ Choice Film Album of the YearWon
ChannoPTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearNominated
Beautiful BilloPTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearNominated
RangrutPTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearNominated
Patiala PegPTC Punjabi Music AwardsBest Pop Vocalist Male for a SingleWon
Best Bhangra Song of the YearWon
Most Popular Song of the YearNominated
Brit Asia TV World Music AwardsBest Single WorldWon
Brit Asia TV World Music AwardsBest Male ActWon
Mirchi Music AwardsSong of the Year – Non FilmWon
2016Taare MutiyaarePTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Playback Singer (Male)Nominated
VeervaarPTC Punjabi Film AwardsBest Playback Singer (Male)Nominated
PTC Punjabi Film AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearWon
5 TaaraPTC Punjabi Music AwardsMost Popular Song of the YearWon
Best Bhangra Song of the YearWon

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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