Shamshad Begum was an Indian singer who was one of the first playback singers in the Hindi film industry.
Begum was born in Amritsar, Punjab. She was a big fan of K.L. Saigal and watched Devdas 14 times. She earned 15 rupees per song and was awarded 5,000 on the completion of the contract on Xenophone, a renowned music recording company.
Binnu Dhillon (born August 29, 1975) is an Indian comedian from Punjab.
Swraj Paul, Baron Paul, PC (born 18 February 1931) is an Indian-born, British-based business magnate, philanthropist, and Labour politician. In 1996 he became a life peer, sitting in the House of Lords with the title Baron Paul, of Marylebone in the City of Westminster.
Jaswinder Singh Bains, more popularly known as Jazzy B, is a Punjabi language bhangra singer-songwriter. He was born on April 1, 1976 in Durgapur, Nawanshahrin tehsil of Jalandhar, Punjab, India. When he was 5 years old, his family moved to Vancouver, Canada. He now resides in Birmingham, England. He has released 12 studio albums, including two religious ones. He has collaborated on many tracks and two soundtracks. He is often called the Crown Prince of Bhangra. He is a big fan of Kuldeep Manak. He is married and he has a son and daughter.
Mahendra Kapoor was an Indian playback singer.Mahendra Kapoor was born in Amritsar, but soon moved to Mumbai.
In a career spanning five decades, his repertoire extended to 2500 songs in various regional languages,including popular songs such as ‘Chalo ek baar phir se Ajnabi ban jayen hum dono’ Gumrah, ‘Neele gagan ke taale’ Hamraaz. His name however became most closely associated with patriotic songs including ‘Mere Desh Ki Dharti', in Manoj Kumar’s film Upkaar In 1972, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
Amrinder Gill is a Punjabi singer and an actor.
He was born and raised in Boorchand village, Amritsar, Punjab. He has a master's degree in agriculture science. He was passionate about singing since his childhood, and came into the public limelight with his breakthrough track “Paigam,” followed by such hits such like “Daru,” “Madhaania,” “Khedan De Din,” with Sunidhi Chauhan, and many others like “Mail Kara De” and “Dildarian.”
Honey Singh is a Punjabi rapper, music producer, singer and film actor. He started as a session and recording artist, and became a Bhangra producer. He has also began to produce music for Bollywood films and is currently the highest-paid Indian musical artist.
He was born on 15 March 1984 in Hoshiarpur. While in the UK, he studied music at the Trinity School.
Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer. He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002, Kapil Dev was also India's national cricket coach for 10 months between October 1999 and August 2000.
Arun Bakshi is an Indian film and television actor and also a singer. He has acted as a character actor in over 100 Hindi films, and as a playback singer has also sung 298 songs.He has also worked in Punjabi and Bhojpuri cinema.
He was born and brought up in Ludhiana, Punjab, where he graduated from Arya College. He worked with the Punjab Agricultural University for a while, before moving to Mumbai, to start his acting career in 1981, first in television and later films.
Biba Singh, (born on August 30) is an Indian American artist, doctor and singer. She has released two albums, Biba launched in the year 2009 & Biba for you launched in the year 2011. The album Bibia For You was launched by Bappi Lahri in May, 2011. In addition to being a singer she is a successful board certified MD practicing doctor in New York.