6 January 1984
|Education||High school diploma|
Diljit Dosanjh (born 6 January 1984) is an Indian singer-songwriter, actor and television presenter who works in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. He is recognised as one of the leading artists in the Indian music industry. He also acts in Punjabi movies, with many of them being commercially successful, including Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2, Punjab 1984, Sardaar Ji, Ambarsariya, Sardaar Ji 2, Super Singh, Sajjan Singh Rangroot and Shadaa – which are among the most successful Punjabi movies in history.
He made his Bollywood debut in 2016 with the crime thriller Udta Punjab for which he earned the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. However, this was followed by films that failed to propel his career forward in the Hindi film industry. This changed with his supporting role in the comedy Good Newwz (2019), for which he received nomination for Best Supporting Actor at Filmfare. As of 2020, he has won the most five PTC Award for Best Actor. He has also appeared as a judge in three seasons of the reality show Rising Star. In 2020, Dosanjh entered Social 50 chart by Billboard, following the release of his 11th album G.O.A.T.. Also, the album entered top 20 in Canadian Albums Chart.
Life and career[edit | edit source]
Early life[edit | edit source]
Diljit Dosanjh was born on 6 January 1984 to a Sikh family in the village of Dosanjh Kalan in Phillaur tehsil, Jalandhar district, Punjab, India. His father, Balbir Singh, is a former employee of Punjab Roadways and his mother, Sukhwinder Kaur, is a homemaker. He has two siblings, one elder sister and one younger brother. He spent his early childhood in Dosanjh Kalan and then moved to Ludhiana, Punjab from where he completed his formal education, including graduating high school from Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School. While still in school, he began his singing career by performing Kirtan (Sikh religious music) at local gurdwaras.
2003–2004: Ishq Da Uda Ada and Dil[edit | edit source]
Dosanjh released his first album Ishq Da Uda Ada in 2004 with Finetone Cassettes, a division of T-Series. Rajinder Singh of Finetone, who helped Dosanjh make a debut in the Punjabi music industry, suggested to him to spell his first name as Diljit instead of Daljit. The music was composed by Bablu Mahindra and the lyrics were written by Balvir Boparai. Dosanjh gave vocals to all the eight tracks and the producers made a music video for the title track of the album. In 2004, his second album Dil was released, which was again with Finetone Cassettes.
2004–2010: More mix tapes and singles[edit | edit source]
Dosanjh's popularity soared with the release of his third album, Smile, produced by Sukhpal Sukh, which included the tracks "Nachh Diyan Alran Kuwariyan" and "Paggan Pochviyan Wale." The album was released by Finetone Cassettes in 2005. His next album Ishq Ho Gaya was released in 2006 by Finetone Cassettes. His fifth album, titled Chocolate, came out in 2008. In 2009, Dosanjh released four different singles – "Bhagat Singh," "No Tension," "Power of Duets" and "Dance with Me." Next year, Dosanjh released his sixth album called The Next Level with nine tracks. Dosanjh gave his next song in 2010 for Mel Karade Rabba: Original Soundtrack. The track was lip-synced by the actor Jimmy Shergill and was included in the feature film of the same name during opening credits.
2011–2012: Entry into Punjabi movies and Lak 28 Kudi Da[edit | edit source]
2011 saw Dosanjh's entry into mainstream Punjabi movies. His debut film in the lead role The Lion of Punjab, was released in February 2011. Though the film flopped at the box office, his track "Lak 28 Kudi Da," from the movie's soundtrack, was a major success. The track, featuring Yo Yo Honey Singh, reached number 1 on The Official Asian Download Chart in USA published by the BBC. In July 2011, his second Punjabi movie Jihne Mera Dil Luteya was released. The film, also featuring Gippy Grewal and Neeru Bajwa, did good business. Dosanjh gave vocals to six of the twelve tracks in the film's soundtrack. In November the same year, Diljit declared that he won't release his controversial album Urban Pendu, that included the single "15 Saal." That single, featuring Yo Yo Honey Singh, talked about the promiscuous behaviour of underage girls and their indulgence in alcohol, drugs and tattoos. He wrote on his Facebook page: "It was not my intention to hurt anyone's sentiments. I apologize to my fans who were waiting for this song." Dosanjh wore a T-shirt with the words "Urban Pendu" printed on it in the music video of his 2013 hit single Proper Patola as a remembrance of that track and album. Dosanjh also released three different singles in 2011 – "Catty Eyes," "Dharti" and "Chustiyan."
2012–present: Breakthrough and Bollywood career[edit | edit source]
Dosanjh continued his collaboration with Honey Singh in 2012 and released a single titled "Goliyan" that formed a part of the album International Villager. He next sang for the soundtrack of the Bollywood film Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya, released in January 2012, in a single called "Pee Pa Pee Pa" that also featured Priya Panchal. He also acted in that music video in the movie. His subsequent single "Bodyguard", glorified the fall of Libyan revolutionary and politician, Muammar Gaddafi, where Dosanjh sang about his lifestyle, capture and death. His subsequent single "Miss Lonely", was composed by JSL Singh. In March 2012, he released his first religious album titled Sikh. The album featured eight singles and talked about the principles and philosophy of Sikh religion. Dosanjh played a lead role in June 2012 movie Jatt & Juliet, which became one of the biggest hits in the Punjabi film industry. The award-winning film, directed by Anurag Singh, also featured actress Neeru Bajwa and was shot in Punjab & Mumbai in India and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dosanjh Diljit won the PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Actor for the movie. He gave vocals to five of the seven songs in the soundtrack of the movie. The same year in November, he released his eighth album, called Back 2 Basics, with nine tracks and the music composed by Tru Skool. The duo worked together to produce the incredibly popular "Kharku" which won the "Best Bhangra Song of the Year" award at both the Brit Asia TV Music Awards, and the PTC Punjabi Music Awards. In January 2013, Dosanjh's third Punjabi film Saadi Love Story hit the big screens. The film, that also starred Amrinder Gill and Surveen Chawla, flopped at the box office. Dosanjh sang for two songs in the movie's soundtrack, which was composed by Jaidev Kumar. Dosanjh made a guest appearance in the April 2013 Bollywood movie Bikkar Bai Sentimental with his track "Main Fan Bhagat Singh Da". Inspired by the success of Jatt & Juliet, the producers of the movie released a sequel to the film, titled Jatt & Juliet 2, in June 2013. Dosanjh played the role of a cop in the movie. The film had nine songs in the soundtrack, of which four were sung by Dosanjh. He gave vocals for the track "Main Taan Aidaan Hi Nachna" from the soundtrack of the Bollywood movie Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, which was released in June 2013. In August 2013, Dosanjh's music video "Proper Patola" was released on Vevo, making it the first Punjabi song to be featured on Vevo. The single, composed by Badshah, received over one million hits on YouTube just within a fortnight of its release. Dosanjh said: "I extend my thanks to all who have liked watching the song. I'm glad to live up to the expectations of all, and with their faith in me." Diljit shot for his next Punjabi movie Disco Singh, which was released on 11 April 2014. The movie, directed and written by Anurag Singh, also features Surveen Chawla and is shot in Delhi NCR. In 2014, he worked for the movie Punjab 1984, which is set in the backdrop of 1984–86 Punjab insurgency. The film was released on 27 June 2014 and is directed by Anurag Singh. The movie won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Punjabi. Diljit is only the first south Asian artist who visited the US headquarters of Google, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram on the same day. In 2015, he sang in a duet song in Coke Studio @ MTV Season 4, Ki Banu Duniya Da, with the singer Gurdas Maan which was released on 15 August 2015 and was broadcast on 16 August 2015 on MTV India. Diljit's second film from 2015 Mukhtiar Chadha was appreciated for his unique role in it. In 2015, the Most Sensational Celebrities (MSC) study among most famous people in Pollywood, the riskiest personalities on the web, Diljit Dosanjh was found number one from number five in 2014 thus leaving behind Mika Singh, Gippy Grewal and Harbhajan Mann.
Dosanjh next starred in the social drama Udta Punjab (2016), his first Hindi film. With a worldwide collection of ₹996.7 million, the film proved to be a commercial success. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film deals with the subject of substance abuse in the Indian province of Punjab. Co-starring alongside Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, Udta Punjab generated controversy when the Central Board of Film Certification deemed that the film represented Punjab in a negative light and demanded extensive censorship before its theatrical release. The Bombay High Court later cleared the film for exhibition with one scene cut. Dosanjh also sang the song "Ik Kudi" for the film. In a highly positive review, The Hindu said that Dosanjh was "successful" in delivering a "highly hitting performance".
As of September 2016, Dosanjh has completed work on his second Bollywood production Phillauri, alongside Anushka Sharma and Suraj Sharma. The film was released on 23 March 2017. It grossed over ₹5 million in its box-office. In 2018, a film based on World War 1, titled Sajjan Singh Rangroot was released in which Dosanjh played the titular character. He is the first turbaned Sikh to be honoured with a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. In 2019, he acted in Good Newwz, alongside Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor and Kiara Advani.
In 2020, he is appearing in social satire Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari alongside Manoj Bajpayee and Fatima Sana Shaikh. The film is set to release theatrically on 13 November 2020. In the same year, Dosanjh sang a spiritual song - "Paigambar".
Artistry[edit | edit source]
Musical style and influences[edit | edit source]
Continually experimenting with new musical ideas and images, Dosanjh's musical and performance style is the subject of analysis and scrutiny from critics. Dosanjh grew up learning music from Gobinder Singh Alampuri and Kartar Singh, and his initial work reflected their style. His later collaboration with Honey Singh lent a different dimension to his music. The composers Jaidev Kumar, Sukhpal Sukh, Sachin Ahuja, Pavneet Birgi, Jassi Bros Bhinda Aujla, and Tru Skool have all influenced him. His goal is to make a Punjabi song that becomes worldwide hit like Korean single Gangnam Style.
Videos, films and stage[edit | edit source]
His live performances are described as highly entertaining and innovative. For his music videos, he has worked with a wide range of directors such as Rimpy Prince, Sukh Sanghera, Amarjit Satwant, Parmod Sharma Rana and Azeem I Parkar. He has been best appreciated for comic roles in films. In March 2016, Diljit stated his dream role that he would love to play a pirate similar to Johnny Depp appeared in Pirates of the Caribbean series. He regularly tours in Canada/USA and, since 2014, in the United Kingdom. His 2016 "The Dosanjh Tour" led to sold-out concerts throughout the UK. As a result, he became the second Punjabi artist after Gurdas Mann who sold out Wembley Arena.
In 2019, Diljit is scheduled to appear in the Navdeep Singh directed film Kaneda produced by Anushka Sharma.
Brand endorsements[edit | edit source]
Diljit Dosanjh is associated with Coca-Cola. In August 2015, Coca-Cola Signed Diljit Dosanjh as Brand Endorser for Punjab, India. Flipkart, India's leading e-commerce company roped Diljit Dosanjh for its Flipkart Connect campaign for Punjab. Diljit was appointed the brand ambassador of Season 4 of the Star Sports Pro Kabbadi along with Rana Daggubati and Puneeth Rajkumar. He sang and performed the Pro Kabbadi League theme song "Asli Panga", produced by Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Philanthropy[edit | edit source]
Dosanjh started an NGO called Saanjh Foundation focusing on underprivileged children and seniors, contributing to orphanages and old age homes. It also endeavours youth empowerment with issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring, and career development. It takes its name from the second part of Dosanjh's last name, which loosely translated means "amity". He launched this organisation on his birthday in 2013.
Discography[edit | edit source]
Albums[edit | edit source]
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Music||Label|
|CAN||NZ Heat||UK Digital||US World|
|2000||Ishq Da Uda Adaa||—||—||—||—||Babloo Mahendra||Finetone|
|2006||Ishq Ho Gaya||—||—||—||—||Sachin Ahuja||Finetone|
|2008||Chocolate||—||—||—||—||Pavneet Birgi||Speed Records|
|2009||The Next Level||—||—||—||—||Yo Yo Honey Singh||T-Series|
|2012||Sikh||—||—||—||—||JSL Singh Amandeep Singh & NG||Non-traditional Religious Album, Speed Records|
|2012||Back 2 Basics||—||—||12||—||Tru Skool||Peaked on World Albums chart by Billboard, Speed Records|
|2018||Roar||—||—||—||—||Jatinder Shah||Famous Studios|
|2020||G.O.A.T.||16||—||47||—||Various artists||Entered top 20 in Canadian Albums Chart, Famous Studios|
Film songs[edit | edit source]
|2011||The Lion of Punjab|
|2011||Jihne Mera Dil Luteya|
|2012||Saadi Love Story||"Aaja Bhangra Pa Laiye"|
|2019||Shadaa||"Shadaa Title Song"|
|2012||Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya||"Pee Pa Pee Pa Ho Gaya"|
|2013||Mere Dad Ki Maruti||"Mere Dad Ki Maruti"|
|Yamla Pagla Deewana 2||"Aidaan Hi Nachna"|
|2015||Singh is Bling||"Tung Tung Baje"|
|2016||Udta Punjab||"Ikk Kudi (Reprised Version)"|
|"Dum Dum (Reprise)"|
|Noor||"Move Your Lakk"|
|Jab Harry Met Sejal||"Raula"|
|2018||Soorma||"Ishq Di Baajiyan"|
|Welcome to New York||Pant Mein Gun|
|Namaste England||"Proper Patola"|
|2019||Arjun Patiala||"Dil Todeya"|
|Good Newwz||"Sauda Khara Khara"|
Singles[edit | edit source]
As singer[edit | edit source]
|2009||Nachdi De ft. Miss Pooja||From Album The Power of Duets|
|2009||Bhagat Singh (ft. Miss Pooja)|
|2009||Dance With Me (ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh)|
|2009||Jatt Bukda Firre||From Album 2009 Vich No Tension|
|2010||Main, Me & Myself (ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh)|
|2010||Dubb Ch Revalver||From Album Ral Bhangra Payiye|
|2011||Catty Eyes||From Album Ral Bhangra Payiye|
|2011||Goliyan (ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh)||From Album International Villager|
|2012||Miss Lonely (ft. Ikka)||Music: JSL Singh|
|2012||Bodyguard – Gaddafi Song||From Album Bhangra Paa Mittra Music : Joy Atul|
|2013||Proper Patola (ft. Badshah)||Music:JSL Singh|
|2013||ELTT – The Judai Song||Music: JSL Singh|
|2014||Soorma||Music: Sachin Ahuja|
|2014||RayBan||Lyrics: Dharm Pannu Baupur|
|2014||Work of Warriors||Dharam Seva Records|
|2014||This Singh is so Stylish (ft. Ikka)||MTV Spoken Word|
|2014||Holla Holla||Music : Milind Gaba(MG)|
|2014||Patiala Peg||director – Navjit Buttar, Assistant director – Enn Syan |
Music: Nick Dhammu
|2014||Singh Naal Jodi||Music: Sukshinder Shinda|
|2015||Ishq Hazir Hai||Music: Simran Singh|
|2015||Jatt Fire Karda||Music: Preet Hundal / Lyrics: Amrit Maan / Label: Panj-Aab Records|
|2015||Faiz-E-Noor||Music : Joy Atul|
|2015||Sewa Nanaksar Di||Beat Minister|
|2015||5 Taara||Music: Jatinder Shah, Lyrics; Ranveer Sandhu|
|2016||Supremacy of Khalsa||Music: Nick Dhammu, Lyrics: Ranveer Sandhu|
|2016||Do You Know||Music: B Praak, Lyrics: Jaani|
|2016||Dhan Guru Nanak||Music: Jassi Brothers, Lyrics: Veet Baljit|
|2016||Laembadgini||Music: Jatinder Shah, Lyrics: Veet Baljit|
|2017||El Sueño||Music: Tru Skool, Lyrics: Lally Mundi|
|2017||Raat Di Gedi||Music: Jatinder Shah, Lyrics: Ranbir Singh |
|2017||Maujan Rakhda||Music: Mukhtar Sahota, Lyrics: Veet Baljit|
|2017||Smile 2||Music: Deep Jandu, Lyrics: Priya Gill|
|2018||Putt Jatt Da||Music: Archie, Lyrics: Ikka Singh | Rap: Kaater|
|2018||Pagal||Music: Goldboy, Lyrics: Babbu|
|2018||Aar Nanak Paar Nanak||Music: Gurmoh, Lyrics: Harmanjit|
|2018||Jind Mahi||Music: Manni Sandhu, Lyrics: Gurnazar Chattha|
|2019||Gabru Nu||Music: Rishie Rich, Lyrics: Ikka Singh|
|2019||"Kylie & Kareena"||Music: Money Musik, Manu, XD Pro Music, Lyrics: Tej Gill, Money Musik, Herman Atwal|
|2019||Muchh||Music: The Boss, Lyrics: Kaptaan|
|2019||Nanak Aadh Jugaadh Jiyo||Music: Gurmoh, Lyrics: Harmanjeet|
|2019||Surma||Music: Jatinder Shah, Lyrics: Sukh Sandhu|
|2020||Stranger ft. Simar Kaur||Music: Mofusion Studios, Lyrics: Alfaaz|
|Welcome To My Hood||Music: Flamme, Lyrics: Kharewala Brar|
As producer[edit | edit source]
|2019||Muscle Car||Raj Ranjodh ft. Byg Brd|
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
Punjabi[edit | edit source]
|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||Punjab 1984||Shivjeet Singh Mann / Shiva|
|2015||Mukhtiar Chadha||Mukthtiar Chadha|
|2016||Ambarsariya||Jatt Ambarsariya||Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|2016||Sardaarji 2||Jaggi / Athraa / Satkaar||Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer - Male|
|2017||Super Singh||Saajan Singh /Sam/ Super Singh / Lovely Putt|
|2018||Sajjan Singh Rangroot||Sajjan Singh|
Hindi[edit | edit source]
|2016||Udta Punjab||Sartaaj Singh||Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut
Nominated –Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
|2017||Phillauri||Roop Lal Phillauri|
|2018||Welcome to New York||Teji|
|2019||Arjun Patiala||Arjun Patiala|
|Good Newwz||Honey Batra|
|2020||Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari||Suraj||Releasing theatrically on 13 November 2020|
Television[edit | edit source]
|2010||Awaaz Punjab Di||MH1 Music||Co-host with Divya Dutta|
|2012||PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2012||PTC Punjabi||Co-host with Gulshan Grover|
|2013||PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2013||PTC Punjabi||Co-host with Kapil Sharma|
|2014||PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2014||PTC Punjabi||Co-host with Binnu Dhillon and Arjan Bajwa|
|2017||Rising Star Season 1||Colors||Expert judge alongside Monali Thakur & Shankar Mahadevan|
|2018||Rising Star Season 2||Colors||Expert judge alongside Monali Thakur & Shankar Mahadevan|
|2019||Rising Star Season 3||Colors||Expert judge alongside Neeti Mohan & Shankar Mahadevan|
As a guest[edit | edit source]
|2012||Voice of Punjab on PTC Punjabi|
|2014||Comedy Nights with Kapil|
|2015||CNN-IBN E Lounge|
|2015||MTV Coke Studio India -Sung the song, Ki Banu Duniya Da with Gurdaas Maan|
|2016||Comedy Nights Live|
|2017||The Kapil Sharma Show|
|2018||Bigg Boss 11|
|2018||Koffee with Karan Season 6|
|2019||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9|
Awards and nominations[edit | edit source]
As an actor[edit | edit source]
|2012||The Lion of Punjab||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Male Debut||Nominated|
|Jihne Mera Dil Luteya||Punjabi International Film Academy Awards||Best Actor
(shared with Gippy Grewal for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya)
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actor
(shared with Gippy Grewal for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya)
|2013||Jatt & Juliet||Best Actor||Won|
|2014||Jatt & Juliet 2||Best Actor||Won|
|2015||Disco Singh||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Punjab 1984||Best Actor
(tied with Gippy Grewal for Jatt James Bond)
|2017||Udta Punjab||Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Best Male Debut||Won|
|Ambarsariya||Filmfare Awards Punjabi||Best Actor||Won|
|2020||Good Newwz||Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Comic Actor||Won|
|Shadaa||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Actor
(shared with Gurpreet Ghuggi for Ardaas Karaan)
As a singer[edit | edit source]
|2010||The Next Level||PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Folk Pop Album||Won|
|2012||Lak 28 Kudi Da||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Playback Singer Male||Nominated|
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Won|
|Fukre||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|2013||Bacha Ho Gaya||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Playback Singer Male||Nominated|
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Kharku||PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Bhangra Song of the Year||Won|
|PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Pop Vocalist Male||Won|
|Brit Asia TV Music Awards||Best Bhangra Single||Won|
|Back 2 Basics||Brit Asia TV Music Awards||Best Album of the Year||Won|
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Album of the Year||Nominated|
|Brit Asia TV Music Awards||Best International Act||Won|
|2014||Shoulder||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Main Fan Bhagat Singh Da||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Playback Singer Male||Nominated|
|Proper Patola||PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Pop Vocalist Male||Won|
|Most Popular Song of the Year||Won|
|Best Music Video||Nominated|
|Brit Asia TV Music Awards||Best International Act||Won|
|2015||Happy Birthday||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Won|
|Best Playback Singer (Male)||Nominated|
|Swaah Banke||Mirchi Music Award||Listeners' Choice Film Song of the Year||Won|
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male)||Nominated|
|Punjab 1984||Mirchi Music Award||Film Album of the Year||Won|
|Listeners' Choice Film Album of the Year||Won|
|Channo||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Beautiful Billo||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Rangrut||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|"Patiala Peg"||PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Best Pop Vocalist Male for a Single||Won|
|Best Bhangra Song of the Year||Won|
|Most Popular Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Brit Asia TV World Music Awards||Best World Single||Won|
|Mirchi Music Awards||Song of the Year – Non Film||Won|
|Brit Asia TV World Music Awards||Best Male Act||Won|
|2016||Taare Mutiyaare||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male)||Nominated|
|Veervaar||PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male)||Nominated|
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Won|
|5 Taara||PTC Punjabi Music Awards||Most Popular Song of the Year||Won|
|Best Bhangra Song of the Year||Won|
|2017||"Do you know"||Brit Asia TV World Music Awards||Best Music Video||Won|
|Best Male Act||Won|
|2018||CON.FI.DEN.TIAL||Brit Asia TV World Music Awards||Album of the Year||Won|
See also[edit | edit source]
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