|Birth name Harjeet Singh Sehgal|
|Name Baba Sehgal|
Years active 1992 – present
|Genres Indipop, Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu|
Occupation(s) Singer, composer, actor
Albums Na Aariya Hai Na Jariya Hai, Abb Main Vengaboy
Movies Miss 420, My Friend Ganesha 3, Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo
Upcoming movie Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo
Baba sehgal mere karan arjun aayenngge official video
Harjeet Singh Sehgal, better known as Baba Sehgal, is an Indian rapper, who claims to be the world's first professional Hindi rapper and first Indian rapper. He is also involved in various other areas of the entertainment industry, and works in several different languages' media.
- Baba sehgal mere karan arjun aayenngge official video
- Baba sehgal chicken fried rice full video
- Early career
- Television appearances
Baba sehgal chicken fried rice full video
Born and brought up in Lucknow, Baba Sehgal graduated in B.E Hons. Chemical Engineering from GB Pant University His entertainment career began in the 1990s, when he emerged as part of the Indipop scene, and released an album which got frequent airplay on MTV India. Since then he has been a popular figure on the rap scene, with hits such as 'Thanda Thanda Paani' (a remake of "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice), 'Manjula' and 'Dil Dhadke'. He was a contestant on Bigg Boss 1 in 2006.
Sehgal's first album was Dilruba (1991), followed by Alibaba (1991), Thanda Thanda Pani (1992), Main Bhi Madonna (1993), Baba Bachao na (1993), Dr.Dhingra (1994), Miss 420 (1994) movie soundtrack, Double Gadbad (1994) movie soundtrack, Indian Romyo (1995), Tora Tora (1995), Loomba Loomba (1996), na aariya hai na jaroya hai (1997), America mein indian dhaba (1997), d.j. mix blue (1997), dhak dhak dil in culcutta (1997), A Reason to Smile (1997), meri jaan hindustan (1998), jugni mast kalandar (1998), abb mein vengaboy (1999), pinga pinga (2001), Pump up your Style (2003), Welcome to Mumbai (2005), Babe di gaddi (2009), Woh beete din and The Magic of Dandiya, among others. He writes the majority of the music for his albums himself. He was the music director of the movie Dance Party (1995), featuring the popular song "kapurthala se aaya hoon, tere liye laaya hoon, Orange kurta peela pajama..". He was the first Indian artist to have a music video broadcast on MTV Asia, which was broadcasting out of Hong Kong at the time. He was also the presenter of the TV show Superhit Muqabla which was aired on DD2 at primetime. He has also worked as a stage performer.
He was in New York from 2001 to 2005. When he came home to Mumbai, he released his album Welcome to Mumbai, which was his 22nd album.
He also directed the music for the Bollywood film Bhoot Uncle (2006) and Nalaik (2005). He also anchored the TV show 'Santa and Banta news unlimited' on Zoom.
In 1998, Sehgal made his acting debut in the Bollywood film Miss 420 alongside Sheeba Akashdeep. He also did playback singing for the film's soundtrack, which was released in 1994, four years before the film's theatrical release. In 1999 he played two characters in the film Double Gadbad. He also composed and sang all the songs for the film's soundtrack. In 2009, he had a part in the SAB TV comedy series Jugni Chali Jalandhar. In 2011 he appeared in Rang Badalti Odhani on Star One. Sehgal also made his Telugu film debut in Rudhramadevi, with Anushka Shetty in the lead. It was directed by National award winner Gunasekhar. Baba Sehgal was signed to play a major negative role in another Telugu film titled Overdose. In 2016, he played a cameo as himself in Bank Chor.
As playback singer