|Born||16 December 1986|
Harshdeep Kaur (born 16 December 1986) is an Indian playback singer known for her Bollywood Hindi, Punjabi, and Sufi songs. She is popularly known as "Sufi Ki Sultana" because of her soulful Sufi renditions.After winning titles in two reality shows, Kaur established herself as a lead singer in Bollywood soundtracks. Kaur was sixteen years old when she released her first Bollywood song, "Sajna Mai Haari."
Kaur has recorded songs for film music in multiple Indian languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil and Urdu, and has established herself as a leading playback singer of Indian cinema. She has worked with leading music directors [ citation needed ] She's one of the very few Indian singers to have sung for a Hollywood film. Her track R.I.P., composed by AR Rahman, was a part of Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle's film 127 Hours . She has also sung a few songs for the Pakistani film and television industry.(including A R Rahman, Pritam Chakraborty, Vishal-Shekhar, Salim Sulaiman, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Amit Trivedi, Shantanu Moitra, Tanishk Bagchi, Himesh Reshammiya, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sohail Sen.
Some of her popular songs include Katiya Karun from Rockstar; Dilbaro from Raazi; Heer from Jab Tak Hai Jaan; Ik Onkar from Rang De Basanti; Zaalima from Raees; Nachde Ne Saare from Baar Baar Dekho; Bari Barsi from Band Baaja Baaraat; Kabira from Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani; Jugni ji from Cocktail; and Twist Kamariya from Bareilly ki Barfi.
In 2019, Kaur received the IIFA Award for Best Female Playback Singer award at the 20th IIFA Awards for the song "Dilbaro" from the film Raazi. She also won the Star Screen Award, Zee Cine Award for the same song Dilbaro.
Kaur was born on 16 December 1986 to Savinder Singh in Delhi.She is from a musical background. Her father, Savinder Singh, owns a factory of musical instruments. She attended New Era Public School in New Delhi. Apart from studying, she started learning music at the age of six. She learned Indian classical music from Mr. Tejpal Singh, popularly known as the Singh Brothers, and Western classical music from George Pullinkala, Delhi Music Theatre. Later, at the age of twelve, to explore the world of music, she joined the Delhi School of Music to learn piano.
Harshdeep Kaur became a "Coach" on StarPlus' singing reality show "The Voice." She was joined by Adnan Sami, Kanika Kapoor and Armaan Malik as the other coaches and by "Super Guru" A. R. Rahman.
Kaur won the singing competition Junoon – Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka on NDTV Imagine in September 2008. She competed from the Sufi Ki Sultan genre with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan as her mentor.She was declared the Sufi Ki Sultana by Amitabh Bachchan, who was the chief guest in the Grand Finale.
The show was a competition amongst three genres – Sufi, Folk, and Bollywood. Singers from India and Pakistan participated in the show. Kaur wore a unique Sufi attire, especially while performing Sufi songs, and that has become a part of her identity.
Kaur married her childhood friend Mankeet Singh in a traditional Sikh wedding ceremony on 20 March 2015 in Mumbai.The couple's first child, Hunar Singh was born on 2 March 2021.
Season 1 – Hoo(Music recreated by Leslie Lewis) in 2011
Season 2 – Nirmohiya(Music by Amit Trivedi) & Hey Ri (Music by Hitesh Sonik) in 2012
Season 3 – Dinae Dinaewith Papon in 2013
Season 4 – Teriyan Tu Jaane(Amit Trivedi) in 2015
|Year||Concerts and Tours||City(s) / Country(s)||Notes||Ref.|
|2010||A. R. Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour||USA, Canada, UK, South Africa, & Singapore|
|2011||Rockstar Concert||India, London||Film promotional Concert|
|2003||Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai||1||"Sajna Main Haari"|
|3||"Uljal Baat Hai Duniya Ki"|
|2005||Karam||4||"Le Jaa"||Vishal Dadlani|
|2006||Rang De Basanti||5||"Ik Onkar"|
|Taxi No. 9211||6||"Udne Do"|
|Red: The Dark Side||9||"Dil Ne Ye Na Jaana"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|2008||Halla Bol||10||"Is Pal Ki Soch"|
|Karzzzz||11||"Lut Jaaon Lut Jaaon"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|13||"Woh Lamha Phir Se Jeena Hai"|
|14||"Woh Lamha Phir Se Jeena Hai" (Party Mix)|
|Guzaarish||15||"Chaand Ki Katori"|
|Band Baaja Baaraat||16||"Baari Barsi"||Labh Janjua, Salim Merchant|
|Khatta Meetha||17||"Sajde Kiye" (Film Version)||Roopkumar Rathod|
|18||"Sajde Kiye" (Remix)||KK, Suzanne D'Mello|
|2011||Desi Boyz||19||"Jhak Maar Ke"||Neeraj Shridhar|
|20||"Jhak Maar Ke" (Remix)|
|2012||Cinema Company||22||"Sonee Lagdee"||Alphons Joseph, Manjari||Malayalam film|
|Cocktail||23||"Alif Allah (Jugni)"||Arif Lohar|
|Jab Tak Hai Jaan||24||"Heer"|
|Khiladi 786||25||"Tu Hoor Pari"||Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal, Chandrakala Singh|
|Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana||26||"Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana"||Shahid Mallya|
|27||"Luni Hasi" (Female)|
|2013||Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||28||"Kabira" (Encore)||Arijit Singh|
|Phata Poster Nikhla Hero||29||"Mere Bina Tu" (Film Version)||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan|
|2014||Ennathan Pesuvatho||30||"Nenje Nenje Nee"||Tamil film|
|31||"Pennaga Pirathu"||Dhilip Varman|
|Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar||32||"Saanu Te Aisa Mahi"||Sunidhi Chauhan||Punjabi film|
|Punjab 1984||33||"Rabb Meri Umar" (Lori)|
|Pora Pove||34||"Nee Adugu Venaka"||Telugu film|
|Bang Bang!||35||"Uff"||Benny Dayal|
|2015||Bin Roye||36||"Ballay Ballay"||Shiraz Uppal||Urdu film|
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||37||"Jalte Diye"||Anweshaa, Shabab Sabri, Vinit Singh|
|2016||Saadey CM Saab||38||"Mere Vich Teri"||Harbhajan Mann||Punjabi film|
|31st October||39||"Rabb De Bande"|
|Sultan||40||"Sachi Muchi"||Mohit Chauhan|
|Happy Bhag Jayegi||41||"Happy Oye"||Shahid Mallya|
|Baar Baar Dekho||42||"Nachde Ne Saare"||Jasleen Royal, Siddharth Mahadevan|
|Parched||43||"Mai Ri Mai"||Neeti Mohan|
|Befikre||44||"Khulke Dulke"||Gippy Grewal|
|Flat 211||47||"Tere Lams Ne" (Unplugged)|
|Bareilly Ki Barfi||48||"Twist Kamariya"||Yasser Desai, Altamash Faridi|
|50||"Soul of Hichki"|
|Raazi||51||"Dilbaro"||Vibha Saraf, Shankar Mahadevan|
|Lashtam Pashtam||52||"Rab Rakha"||Sukhwinder Singh|
|Manmarziyaan||53||"Grey Walaa Shade"||Jazim Sharma|
|55||"Jaisi Teri Marzi"||Bhanu Pratap Singh|
|Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi||56||"Happy Bhag Jayegi"||Daler Mehndi, Suvarna Tiwari|
|2019||Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga||57||"Gud Naal Ishq Mitha"||Navraj Hans|
|Parey Hut Love||58||"Ik Pal"||Hadiqa Kiani, Suhas Sawant||Urdu film|
|59||"Behka Na"||Ali Tariq|
|2020||Happy Hardy and Heer||60||"Ishqbaaziyaan"||Asees Kaur, Alamgir Khan, Jubin Nautiyal|
|61||"Le Jaana"||Asees Kaur, Himesh Reshammiya, Navraj Hans|
|Bhangra Paa Le||62||"Sacchiyaan"||Amit Mishra|
|Panga||63||"Le Panga"||Divya Kumar, Siddharth Mahadevan|
|Jawaani Jaaneman||65||"Mere Baabula" (Madhaniyaa)||Akhil Sachdeva|
|Year||No.||Album(s) / TV Show(s)||Song||Notes|
|2010||1||Channel Divya||"Barse Channel Divya" (Theme Song 1)|
|2013||2||Bani – Ishq Da Kalma||"Saaiyaan"||TV Show|
|3||Mohabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai||"Ye Jo Subha Ka Ik Sitara Hai"||Pakistani TV Show|
|2015||4||N/A||"Jutti Kasuri"||Punjabi Folk (Single)|
|5||Save the Girl Child||"Nanak di Soch"||Single|
|2016||6||N/A||"Saaun Da Mahina"||Tribute to Jagjit Singh|
|8||"Nanak Naam Mile"|
|9||Strumm Sufi Album||"Wali Allah"|
|10||Educate the Girl Child Anthem||"School ki Ghanti"||For Nestle|
|11||100 Days||"Joban Madhuban"||TV Show|
|12||Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman||"Ek Shringaar Swabhimaan"|
|13||MTV Unplugged||"Aaj Din Chadeya"||with Pritam|
|14||350th Birth Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh||"Guru Gobind Singh Ji"|
|2017||15||"Waho Waho Gobind Singh"|
|16||Social Song||"Hawa Badlo Anthem"||Campaign against Air Pollution|
|17||Collaboration||"Lovers Quest Medley 5"|
|18||Single||"Dil Di Reejh"||Punjabi Single|
|19||T Series Mixtapes||"Ehna Akhiyaan / Yaar Mangeya Si"|
|20||Simran for meditation||"Satnam Waheguru Ji"||Guru Nanak Jayanti Special|
|2018||21||T Series Mixtapes Punjabi||"Chhalla / Ni Mai Kamli"|
|22||Single||"Chamba Kitni Duur"||Himachali Folk Song (Single)|
|23||Song for Virushka||"Peer Vi Tu"||Wedding Song of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma|
|24||Shabad||"Satguru Nanak Aaye Ne"||550 years of Guru Nanak Jayanti Special|
|2020||25||Prayer||"Taati Vaao Na Lagai"|
|26||Prayer||"Chaupai Sahib"||Prayer written by Guru Gobind Singh|
|27||Title song||India Wali Ma||Sony TV|
|2011||BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Singer – Female||Rockstar||"Katiya Karoon"||Nominated|
|2012||Filmfare Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Nominated|
|Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Nominated|
|International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Nominated|
|Mirchi Music Awards||Female Vocalist of The Year||Nominated|
|Producers Guild Film Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Nominated|
|2013||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Singer||Bani – Ishq Da Kalma||"Bani Ishq Da Kalma"||Won|
|2014||Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Best Devotional Album||Ik On'kar||N/A||Won|
|2015||Mirchi Music Awards Punjab||Female Vocalist of The Year||Punjab 1984||"Rabb Meri Umar" (Lori)||Nominated|
|PTC Punjabi Film Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Won|
|2016||Lux Style Awards||Best Playback Singer - Female||Bin Roye||"Ballay Ballay"||Nominated|
|2018||Zee Cine Awards||Song of the Year||Raees||"Zaalima"||Nominated|
|Screen Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Raazi||"Dilbaro"||Won|
|2019||Fever FM Entertainment Ka Baap Awards||Best Playback Singer – Female||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Nominated|
|International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Female Playback Singer||Won|
|Mirchi Music Awards||Female Vocalist of The Year||Nominated|
|Song of The Year||Nominated|
|News18 Reel Movie Awards||Best Playback Singer – Female||Won|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Playback Singer – Female||Won|
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