Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh

Movie Actor

Daljit Singh Dosanjh known professionally as Diljit Dosanjh is an Indian singer, actor, film producer and television personality. He works in Punjabi Music and subsequently in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. Dosanjh entered Social 50 chart by Billboard in 2020.

Full Name
Jan 6, 1984
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Diljit Dosanjh was born on January 6, 1984 in the village of Dosanjh Kalan, Punjab, India. His father was a farmer and his mother was a homemaker. He began singing at the age of four and would often participate in school plays. Diljit studied music at A.S College in Jalandhar and later attended Khalsa College in Amritsar, where he majored in Music and Agriculture.

With a passion for music, Diljit released his first Punjabi-language album ‘Ishq Da Uda Ada’ in 2004. The album gained him recognition within the Punjabi music industry and several awards including ‘Best Male Debut’ at the PTC Punjabi Music Awards. He went on to release seven more albums as well as two collaborative albums with Gippy Grewal which became instant chartbusters upon their release.

In 2011, Diljit made his acting debut with the Punjabi movie ‘The Lion of Punjab’ for which he received critical acclaim. Since then he has acted in numerous commercially successful films such as Jatt & Juliet (2012), Punjab 1984 (2014), Sardaar Ji (2015) and Super Singh (2017). In 2020, he made his Bollywood debut with Udta Punjab alongside Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan. He also starred as the titular character in the 2018 Hindi movie Soorma alongside Tapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi.

In addition to acting and singing, Diljit is also an accomplished television host, having hosted popular shows like Rising Star Season 2 on Colors TV and Kaun Banega Crorepati 11 on Sony TV.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Diljit Dosanjh is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On 6th January 1984, Diljit Dosanjh was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakout in Music Industry</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Diljit released his first album 'Ishq Da Uda Ada' and became a household name in the music industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Movie Acting Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Diljit made his debut in Bollywood with the movie 'The Lion of Punjab' starring opposite Juhi Chawla.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring in Successful Movies</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Diljit featured in the superhit movie 'Jatt & Juliet' which went on to become one of the highest grossing Punjabi films of all time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut in Hindi Films</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Diljit made his debut in Hindi films with 'Udta Punjab' alongside Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Solo Lead Role in Hindi</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Diljit features as the lead actor in 'Good Newwz', alongside Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Awarded Padma Shri</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Diljit was awarded the fourth highest civilian award of India, Padma Shri, for his contribution to the field of art. </p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Diljit Dosanjh is a great role model for young actors. He has shown that with hard work and dedication you can achieve success, no matter your background or heritage. He also shows the importance of staying true to yourself and your values.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Talented Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Diljit Dosanjh is an incredibly talented actor. He has starred in many hit movies, including the highly acclaimed Udta Punjab and Phillauri. His performances have been praised by audiences and critics alike.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Funny</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Diljit Dosanjh is known for his humorous roles in movies and television shows. His comedic timing and wit make him an instant favorite among fans. From slapstick comedy to witty one-liners, Diljit Dosanjh is sure to bring some laughs to any movie or show.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Indian to Act in a Hollywood Film</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Diljit Dosanjh made history by becoming the first Indian to act in a Hollywood film. He starred in the 2017 movie 'The Exorcist 2' alongside Hollywood stars Anthony Hopkins and David Suchet.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Holds a Guinness World Record</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Diljit Dosanjh holds a Guinness World Record for ‘Most Number of Concerts Performed by an Artist in 24 Hours’ in multiple cities.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Started His Career as a Radio Jockey</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actor and singer, Diljit Dosanjh started his career as a radio jockey in Punjab.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has Won Over 20 Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Diljit Dosanjh has won over 20 awards for his acting and singing performances, including the Best Male Playback Singer at the IIFA Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Launched His Own Clothing Line</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Diljit Dosanjh launched his own clothing line called 'Turban Legend' which offers traditional turbans and other accessories.</p></div>


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