Diljit Dosanjh is an Indian Punjabi singer, television presenter and an actor. He made his film debut with ‘The Lion of Punjab’ in 2011. His Jatt & Juliet movie is counted 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 2000 album. He was last seen in the National Award winning film – Punjab 1984. He made his bollywood debut with the film Udta Punjab. He will be seen in next movie ‘Arjun Patiyala’ alongwith Kriti Sanon.
Name : Diljit Dosanjh
Profession : Actor, Singer and Writer
Date of Birth : 6 January 1984
Age (as in 2017) : 33 Years
Birth Place : Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign : Capricorn
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Ludhiana, Punjab, India
School : Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Ludhiana
College : Al Manar Public School, Ludhiana
Religion : Sikh
Father : Balbir Singh Dosanjh
Mother : Sukhwinder Kaur
Brothers : Manjeet Singh
Sisters : 1
Physical Stats & Features
Height : 5’ 10”
Weight : 68 kg
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black
Debut Film : Mel Karade Rabba (2010)
Debut Album : Ishq Da Uda Ada (2000)
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends : Not Known
Wife : N/A
Salary : Not Known
Net Worth : $16 million
Some Interesting Facts About Diljit Dosanjh
- While still in school, he began performing Kirtan at local gurdwaras.
- Rajinder Singh of Finetone, who helped Dosanjh make a debut in the Punjabi music industry, suggested to him to spell his first name as Diljit instead of Daljit.
- Dosanjh released his first album Ishq Da Uda Ada in 2004 with Finetone Cassettes, a division of T-Series.
- His movie Jatt and Juliet and its sequel Jatt and Juliet 2 were record breaking Punjabi hit films.
- He endorses for brands like Coca-Cola and Flipkart Connect in Punjab.
- His song Lak 28 Kudi Da was a mega hit in which Yo Yo Honey Singh also featured.
- Dosanjh started an NGO called Saanjh Foundation focusing on underprivileged children and seniors, contributing to orphanages and old age homes. It also endeavours youth empowerment with issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring, and career development.