Government College in Ropar, Punjab Panjab University, Chandigarh
Babu Singh Maan
Late Kulbir Kaur
Singer, Lyricist, Actor, Producer
1997 – present
Babbu Maan is a Punjabi Singer, Lyricist, Poet, and Actor associated with Punjabi Music and Flim Industry. He was born on 29 March 1975 and his birthplace is Village Khant, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab. His height is about 5′ 11”. He completed his schooling at Government Public School and completed his graduation in Music with Honours from Panjab University, Chandigarh.
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Babbu gave his first stage performance at the age of 7 at a school function and later at the age of 16, he started composing song lyrics.
At the age of 23 years old, he released his debut album ”Sajjan Rumal De Geya” (1998), but it wasn’t that successful.
Maan’s first official debut album ”Tu Meri Miss India” was released in 1999.
In 2001, Babbu Maan released his third album ”Shaun Di Jhadi” featuring songs such as Chan Chanani, Raat Guzarlayi, Dil Ta Pagal Hai, Ishq, Kabza, and Touch Wood
In 2003, he wrote and sang for his first film soundtrack ”Hawayein” where he worked alongside Indian playback singers Sukhwinder Singh and Jaspinder Narula.
Maan released his fourth album Ohi Chann Ohi Rataan in 2004, followed by Pyaas in 2005, a best-selling Punjabi album of the time.
In 2007, Maan released his first Hindi album entitled Mera Gham, and in 2009, his first religious album ”Singh Better Than King”.
His song ”Ik Baba Nanak Si” was a reaction to fake saints and preachers and later caused various debates about the growing phenomenon in the state.
In 2008, he came out with a super hit movie ”Hashar A Love Story” along with Gurleen Chopra and Mahima Mehta.
During the shoot of his film “Hashar,” thousand of people gathered there just to have a glimpse of him but later he gave a special performance for his fans.
Maan is the ambassador for ”One Hope, One Chance”, a non-profit organization based out of Punjab.
On 4 July 2013, Maan released Talaash: In Search Of Soul, his first Punjabi commercial album after eight years.
In 2014, Maan was a winner of four World Music Awards: World’s Best Indian Male Artist, World’s Best Indian Live Act, World’s Best Indian Entertainer, and World’s Best Indian Album for Talaash In Search of Soul.