The ‘Raat di Gedi’ singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh has made many girls go crazy. Not only the girls but he is equally popular among the male audience globally. With successful movies like Sardaarji, Punjab 1984 and Udta Punjab to his credit, Diljit has established a unique place in the Punjabi film industry as well as there in Bollywood.
There are a lot of facts about Diljit which are lesser known among the audiences. Let’s have a look at these facts and much more!
Popularly called Diljit, the shy singer and ‘Urban Pendu’ actor has a secret nickname – Lovi.
Generous hearted Diljit
Apart from being an actor and a musician, Dosanjh is also a philanthropist. In the year 2013, on his birthday celebrated on 6th January, he started an organisation for the underprivileged children and seniors- ‘Saanjh Foundation’.
Love for singing
The Punjabi icon had a love for singing since childhood. While he was in school he used to perform in front of small gatherings. He also used to sing religious songs at local Gurudwaras.
Hit song - ‘Proper Patola’
Dosanjh’s hit song Proper Patola was released in August 2013. It was his first Punjabi song to be featured on Vevo. This track, composed by rapper Badshah, received more than a million hits on YouTube within a fortnight.
Love and pride in turban
Even though Diljit has earned a name in Punjabi Music Industry as well as at an International level, he is still attached to his culture. The only thing without which Diljit Dosanjh feels incomplete is his turban.
‘Lak 28 Kudi Da’ hits top position
His song, ‘Lak 28 Kudi Da’ was a huge success. This soundtrack from ‘The Lion of Punjab’ featured Honey Singh, and was a huge success. According to BBC publications, it reached the top position on the official Asian Download chart in UK.
Dreams of working in Hollywood:
Dosanjh who has been the winner of three BritAsia TV Music Awards for his album Back2Basic, dreams to learn fluent English and act in an English movie.
Picture courtesy: Twitter (Diljit Dosanjh