Diljit Dosanjh Biography, Career, Wife And Interesting Facts

The Indian singer-songwriter, television and actor Diljit Dosanjh was born on 6 January 1984 and works in Punjabi and Hindi movies. He has been recognised as one of the Indian prominent music performers.

Diljit Dosanjh
Diljit Dosanjh

Born and Family

Diljit Dosanjh was born in Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, on January 6, 1984. Diljit Dosanjh is a member of the Sikh Jatt family.

Balbir Singh Dosanjh, his father, worked for Punjab Roadways as a bus driver, earning about Rs. 5,000 per month. Sukhwinder Kaur, his mother, is a stay-at-home mom.

Diljit Dosanjh with his Mother
Diljit Dosanjh with his Mother

Manjeet Singh is Diljit’s brother. He has a sister as well. He is married to Sandeep Kaur and together they have a son.

Diljit Dosanjh with wife Sandeep Kaur
Diljit Dosanjh with his wife Sandeep Kaur

Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School in Ludhiana was his primary school. In the Ludhiana Public School Al Manar, he also graduated in his 10th grade.

Diljit Dosanjh childhood pictures
Diljit Dosanjh childhood pictures

Diljit has had a passion for music since he was a child, and he began performing in gurudwaras to satisfy his singing dreams.

Diljit-Dosanjh performing at a gurudwara in his younger days
Diljit-Dosanjh performing at a gurudwara in his younger days

Personal Information

Real Name Daljit Singh
Born 06 January 1984
Birthplace Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab
Height 5′ 9” or 175cm
School Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Ludhiana
College Al Manar Public School, Ludhiana
Qualification Diploma
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Hometown Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Caste Jatt
Food Habit Non – Vegetarian
Marital Status Married
Father Name Balbir Singh Dosanjh
Mother Name Sukhwinder Kaur
Siblings Brother- Manjeet Singh

Sister- 1

Wife Sandeep Kaur
Children 1
Call Collection Porsche Panamera, Mitsubishi Pajero, Audi Q7,

BMW 5 Series, Mercedes Benz G63

Networth ₹170 crore
Occupation Singer, Lyricist, Producer
Year Active 2002 – Present

Physical Description

Height 5′ 9”
Weight 70 kg
Eye colour Black
Complexion Fair
Tattoo On his hand (Olympic Rings)


With the album “Ishq Da Uda Ada,” Diljit made his singing debut in 2002. Then his album “Dil” was published.

In February 2011, he premiered in the movie “The Lion of Punjab.”After that, he released his album “Dil.” He made his acting debut in the film “The Lion of Punjab” in February 2011.

Despite the film’s poor box office performance, his song “Lak 28 Kudi Da,” which also featured ‘Yo Yo Honey Singh,’ was a major success.

In 2009, Diljit released his first song, “Nachdi De,” which featured Miss Pooja. Following that, he had a string of great hits including “Patiala Peg,” “Jatt Fire Karda,” “5 Taara,” “Raat Di Gedi,” and “Jind Mahi.”

With the song “Proper Patola” featuring Badshah, he made his singing debut in 2013. Later in his career, he starred in films such as “Jatt and Juliet,” “Jatt & Juliet 2,” “Punjab 1984,” “Sardaarji,” “Ambarsariya,” and “Super Singh.”

All of the movies were financially successful. Dosanjh debuted in Bollywood with the movie “Udta Punjab.” The movie was a tremendous hit, and he won his first Filmfare for it.

Diljit Dosanjh during Farmer's Protest
Diljit Dosanjh during Farmer’s Protest

Diljit has also contributed his voice to several Bollywood cinema songs, including “Pee Pa Pee Pa Ho Gaya” from “Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya,” “Tung Tung Baje” from “Singh is Bling,” “Ikk Kuddi” from “Udta Punjab,” and “Move Your Lakk” from “Noor.”

In 2018, he starred in the film “Soorma,” in which he portrayed the character of “Sandeep Singh,” a well-known international hockey player.

Diljit has also presented the show “Awaaz Punjab Di” on television. Coca-Cola and Flipkart are among the products he has supported. He is a humanitarian as well as an actor and singer.

On his 30th birthday, he established the “Saanjh Foundation,” which helps impoverished children and older adults.

Diljit Dosanjh Saanjh Foundation
Diljit Dosanjh Saanjh Foundation

First Debut

Year Debut Name
2000 Album Ishq Da Uda Ada
2011 Punjabi Film The Lion of Punjab
2016 Bollywood Udta Punjab

Songs (Singles)

Year Title Label
2017 El Sueno Famous Studios
2017 Raat Di Gedi Speed Records
2018 Pagal Speed Records
2018 Putt Jatt Da Speed Records
2018 Aar Nanak Paar Nanak White Hill Music
2018 Jind Mahi ft. Banita Sandhu Himself
2019 Gabru Nu Himself
2019 Kylie + Kareena Famous Studios
2019 Muchh SagaHits
2019 Nanak Aadh Jugaadh Jiyo Rhythm Boyz
2019 Surma Sony Music India
2020 Stranger ft. Simar Kaur YRF
2020 Welcome To My Hood Himself


Year Title Label
2000 Ishq Da Uda Adaa Finetune
2004 Dil Finetune
2005 Smile Finetune
2006 Ishq Ho Gaya Finetune
2008 Chocolate Speed Records
2009 The Next Level T-Series
2012 Sikh Speed Records
2012 Back 2 Basics Speed Records
2018 CON.FI.DEN.TIAL T-Series
2018 Roar Famous Studios
2020 G.O.A.T. Famous Studios
2021 MoonChild Era Famous Studios



Year Title Role
2011 The Lion of Punjab Avtar Singh
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Gurnoor Singh Randhawa
2012 Jatt & Juliet Fateh Singh
2013 Saadi Love Story Rajveer / Billa
2013 Jatt & Juliet 2 Fateh Singh
2014 Disco Singh Laatu
2014 Punjab 1984 Shivjeet Singh / Shiva
2015 Sardaar Ji Jaggi
2015 Mukhtiar Chadha Mukthtiar Chadha
2016 Ambarsariya Jatt Ambarsariya
2016 Sardaar Ji 2 Jaggi
2017 Super Singh Saajan Singh
2018 Sajjan Singh Rangroot Sajjan Singh
2019 Shadaa Chadta
2021 Jodi
2021 Honsla Rakh


Year Title Role
2016 Udta Punjab Sartaaj Singh
2017 Phillauri Roop Lal Phillauri
2018 Welcome to New York Teji
2018 Soorma Sandeep Singh
2019 Arjun Patiala Arjun Patiala
2019 Good Newwz Honey Batra
2020 Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari Surj

Favourite Things

Actor Salman Khan
Actresses Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Kylie Jenner
Food Sarson Ka Saag Makki Ki Roti, Pinni
Singer Gurdas Maan, Kuldeep Manak, Arijit Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Taylor Swift
Fashion Brand Tom Ford


  • The album “The Next Level” won the PTC Punjabi Music Award for Best Folk Pop Album in 2010.
  • The song “Lak 28 Kudi Da” won the PTC Punjabi Film Award for Most Popular Song of the Year in 2010.
  • For the film “Jihne Mera Dil Luteya,” he won the Punjabi International Film Academy Award for Best Actor in 2012.
  • For the song “Kharku,” he won the PTC Punjabi Music Award for Best Bhangra Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocalist Male in 2013.
  • PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actor for “Jatt & Juliet 2” in 2014.
  • Song of the Year for Non-Film in 2015 for “Patiala Peg”
  • The song “Veervaar” won the PTC Punjabi Film Award for Most Popular Song of the Year in 2016.
  • For the film “Udta Punjab,” he won the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actor Male in 2017.
  • 2018 – Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the Year’s Most Popular Personality.


  • When several Punjabi women spoke out against Diljit, Jazzy B, and Yo Yo Honey Singh’s songs, which they called filthy and anti-cultural.
  • Diljit Dosanjh’s home in Ludhiana was raided by an Income Tax Department team in December 2012.
  • In December 2020, he had a Twitter spat with Kangana Ranaut after she mistook an elderly woman for the ‘Dadi’ (Bilkis Bano of Shaheen Bagh fame) in one of her tweets, in which she questioned her participation in the ongoing farmers’ strike against the central govt’s newly signed farmer’s bills. Later, Mahinder Kaur, a Sikh woman, was named the old woman.
  • Diljit then turned to Twitter to criticise Kangana’s statements against the old woman, and the Twitter battle intensified when Kangana replied by calling Diljit a “pet” of director Karan Johar. Several artists, including Swara Bhaskar, Richa Chadda, Ammy Virk, Mika Singh, and others, afterwards criticised Kangana.
  • Diljit’s movie Honsla Rakh creates an all-time record for the biggest opening day collection, with a collection of Rs 5.05 Crore, in the Punjabi Industry.

Interesting Facts

  • In his spare time, Diljit enjoys dancing.
  • He owns a house in Ludhiana’s Dugri Phase II.
  • His first name was “Daljit,” but he changed it to “Diljit” on the advice of his record producer, Rajinder Singh.
  • Dosanjh is a cheerful character with a fantastic sense of humour.
  • Diljit was rumoured to have bought a Cessna 340A jet plane in 2017. The actor emphasised, however, that the plane was just requested to transport him to a location in Rajasthan for a film shoot. He stated that he did not have access to a private jet.
  • Diljit is not a native English speaker and prefers to communicate in Punjabi.
  • Diljit stated in an interview that he dislikes songs with harsh lyrics.
  • Diljit is a huge fan of Kylie Jenner, an American reality TV star. He is frequently spotted on social media sites commenting on her posts.
  • He first declined to perform in Soorma because he did not want to portray a sports character, but Sandeep Singh’s inspiring tale persuaded him to do so. Later, he learned to play hockey under Sandeep Singh’s tutelage.
  • Diljit has turned down several films from his favourite directors because he was requested to appear without his trademark turban.
  • Diljit regards Johnny Depp’s portrayal in “Pirates of the Caribbean” as “Captain Jack Sparrow” to be his ideal role.
Diljit Dosanjh crush on Kylie Jenner
Diljit Dosanjh crush on Kylie Jenner

Social Media Platforms

Instagram @diljitdosanjh https://www.instagram.com/diljitdosanjh/?hl=en
Facebook Diljit Dosanjh https://www.facebook.com/DiljitDosanjh
Twitter @diljitdosanjh https://twitter.com/diljitdosanjh
Snapchat thisisdosanjh https://www.snapchat.com/add/thisisdosanjh

Photo Album

Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh with Lily Singh
Diljit Dosanjh with Lily Singh


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