The Punjabi music industry is known for having some of the legendary singers who will never be forgotten for their silken voice quality as well as amazing sense of rhythm. These great singers have made an unforgettable contribution to the industry.
Listed below are top 10 most famous Punjabi Singers of all time:
10. Jaspinder Narula
Jaspinder Narula is a noted Punjabi singer, who has not only ruled the Punjabi industry with her voice, but also made it big in Bollywood. Belonging to a musical family, this talented singer started training in her childhood and started with religious songs, later becoming one of the most successful singers in the Punjabi music and film industry.
9. Harbhajan Mann
Harbhajan Mann is one of the most popular Punjabi singers in the younger generation. His devotion and love for music reflects in his melodious voice. He made his singing debut in 1994 with the hit album “Jag Jeondeyan de Mele”. Mann has also been successful as a lead actor in the Punjabi film industry. he has acted in numerous movies and “Jee Ayan Nu”, a 2002 release was his biggest hit movie till date.
8. Surinder Shinda
One of the greatest Punjabi singers ever is Surinder Shinda, who is widely recognized for his excellent voice quality and wonderful lyrics, which have earned him the title of “Grandfather of Modern Punjabi Music”. His movie “Putt Jattan De”, which came in 1981, was a landmark in Punjabi film industry.
7. Hans Raj Hans
Next among the greatest Punjabi singers of all times is the Punjabi Sufi singer, Hans Raj Hans, who introduced the concept of Sufism in Punjabi music. He started his career at the age of 17 years and received acclaim with the album “Chorni” which came in 1999. He has received training from the great singer, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
6. Surjit Singh Bindrakhia
Surjit Singh Bindrakhia is a legendary Punjabi singer, who sang some memorable songs in his short but illustrious career. His best songs include “Tera Yaar Bolda”, “Duppataa tera Satrang Da” and “Jatt di Pasand”. He had a long way to go, when he was cruelly taken away by fate in 2003, at a young age of 41 years.