| Sufi, Bollywood|
Mankeet Singh (m. 2015)
Patiala House, Ek Noor
| 16 December 1986 (age 29)
Delhi, India (1986-12-16) |
Rubaru, Download This Album - Harshdeep Kaur
Vinit Singh, Palak Muchhal, Aman Trikha, Shabab Sabri, Angaraag Mahanta
Harshdeep Kaur Wikipedia
Harshdeep Kaur (born 16 December 1986) is an Indian Playback singer known for her Hindi film songs. After winning the titles in two talent reality shows, Kaur established herself as a lead singer in Bollywood soundtracks.She has recorded songs for film music in various Indian languages, and has established herself as a leading playback singer of Indian cinema.She has worked with some of the leading music directors (including A R Rahman, Pritam Chakraborty, Vishal-Shekhar, Salim Sulaiman, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Amit Trivedi, Sohail Sen. She worked for Pakistani industry too. She sang balley balley from "bin roye" Pakistani movie.
Katiya Karun from Rockstar, Heer from Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Ik Onkar from Rang De Basanti, Zaalima from Raees, Nachde Ne Saare from Baar Baar Dekho, Bari Barsi from Band Baaja Baaraat, Kabira from Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani etc. are some of her superhit songs.
Harshdeep Kaur was born on 16 December in a Sikh family in Delhi and inherited music from her father, Savinder Singh, who owns a factory of musical instruments. She attended New Era Public school in Delhi. Apart from studying, she started learning music at the age of six. She learnt Indian classical music from Mr. Tejpal Singh, popularly known as the Singh Brothers, and Western classical music from George Pullinkala, Delhi Music Theatre. Later, at the age of twelve, to explore the world of music, she joined the Delhi School of Music to learn piano. She is famous for her Sufi genre songs. On 20 March 2015, Harshdeep married her friend Mankeet Singh.
She has also featured in Coke Studio (India) on MTV in all the three seasons. Season 1 – Hoo (Music recreated by Leslie Lewis) Season 2 – Nirmohiya (Music by Amit Trivedi) & Hey Ri (Music by Hitesh Sonik) Season 3 – Dinae Dinae with Papon Season 4 - Teriyan Tu Jaane (Amit Trivedi) In April 2013 she headlined the prestigious Southbank Centre Music Festival in London, alongside Soul/Bollywood singer Ash King. In August 2013, she headlined the prestigious Mosaic Festival held in Mississauga, Canada. In September 2013 she performed at the London Mela in Gunnersbury Park.
Kaur is the first female to win two reality show titles.Winner of MTV Video GaGa Contest 2001
Kateya Karoon (Rockstar) nominated for Filmfare Awards, Zee Cine Awards, IIFA Awards, BIG Awards in 2012
Winner of NDTV Imagine's JUNOON Kuchh Kar Dikhane Ka in 2008
Balley Balley (Bin Roye) nominated for Lux Style Awards in 2016
Winner of Aao Jhoomein Gaayein (SAB TV)
Winner of SAREGAMA Punjabi (Alpha TV)
RUBARU album nominated for the Popular Non-Film Music Category in GIMA Awards 2010
Winner of Best Playback Singer at Mirchi Music Awards for “Lori” from the film Punjab 1984
Winner of PTC Film awards for Best Playback singer – Lori from Punjab 1984.
Kaur won the singing competition Junoon – Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka on NDTV Imagine in September 2008. She competed from the Sufi Ki Sultan genre with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan as her mentor. She was declared the Sufi Ki Sultana by Amitabh Bachchan who was the chief guest in the Grand Finale.
The show was a competition between three genres – Sufi, Folk and Bollywood. Singers from India and Pakistan participated in the show. Kaur wore Sufi attire, especially while performing Sufi songs.
Kaur also won the MTV Video Gaga Contest in 2001.
Harshdeep Kaur featured on MTV Ray Ban Never Hide Sounds as a Mentor for young and upcoming bands in the Sufi Genre. She mentored the Sufi-Rock Band 'Nasya' in first season & the band "JIHAANA" in second season and performed at Hard Rock Cafe and similar venues across the country.
This will probably be the first time on TV that a singer has appeared in the middle of the narrative and taken the story forward. She has sung the theme song of this daily soap. The song is a Sufi Song called "Saaiyaan" .It is not just a song, but a story of a girl that she is narrating in verses throughout the show.
Harshdeep Kaur has headlined many prestigious concerts.Harshdeep was the first Indian singer to become headliner in the prestigious Manchester International Festival
AR Rahman's Journey Home World Tour, all over USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, & Singapore, 2010
Alchemy Festival at the SouthBank Centre in UK with Ash King 2012
Mosaic Festival, Mississauga, 2013
BBC London Mela, 2013
AAS Concert at Purana Qila with Attaullah Khan, 2014
MTV Unplugged Concert with Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, 2014
Live in Concert with Pritam at Wembley Arena, U.K., 2014
Infinite Love Concerts with AR Rahman in Singapore and Malaysia, 2014