Akhil (singer)

Akhil Pasreja, known mononymously as Akhil,[1] is an Indian Punjabi playback singer, songwriter and music performer.[2][3] He made his Bollywood singing debut in Luka Chuppi (2019).[4] He was born in an Arora family in Jalandhar, Punjab.

Akhil
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Background information
Also known asAkhil Pasreja
GenresPop, Hip Hop, Bhangra
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Music composer
Years active2013—present
LabelsT-Series
Akhil Music Official
Desi Music Factory
Speed Records
Crown Records
Associated actsIkka
Adah Sharma Manni Sandhu
Websitewww.youtube.com/channel/UCsWXTAWyyVzq8-GvgwxirlA
instagram.com/a.k.h.i.l_01

Early lifeEdit

Akhil was born on 2 October in 1990 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He completed his school education from "Arya Senior Secondary School" in Nurmahal, Jalandhar. Then he completed his graduation from Apeejay College of Fine Arts.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

In February 2014, his first single "Muradaan " was released under HSR Entertainment (formerly Yellow Music).[5] He previously sang a song titled "Pee Lain De" in 2012 though.[6]

His Punjabi-language single "Khaab", which was released in February 2016 became popular on YouTube.[7] In February 2019, a Hindi remake of Khaab, Duniyaa, was recorded for the film Luka Chuppi.[8]

In June 2016, he collaborated with music composer "Manni Sandhu" for a single titled "Gani" for his album Welcome to the Future, released by Speed Records.[9] A year later, he released the single "Life" starring Bollywood actress Adah Sharma.[10][11]

In 2017 he was awarded "Best Breakthrough Act" at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards.[12]

DiscographyEdit

Film SongsEdit

Year Film Track Co-Singer(s) Label Notes
2016 Vaapsi Saari Saari Raat Speed Records Punjabi Movies
2017 Jindua Takdi Ravan Jonita Gandhi
2018 Ishqaa Ishqaa Times Music
2019 Luka Chuppi Duniyaa Dhvani Bhanushali T-Series Bollywood Debut

SinglesEdit

Year Track Lyrics Music Label Notes
2014 Muradaan Akhil Anil Saberwal HSR Entertainment (formerly Yellow Music)
Supne Akhil Storm DJ HSR Entertainment (formerly Yellow Music)
2015 Makhual Akhil Manni Sandhu Speed Records
2016 Khaab Raja BOB Crown Records Breakthrough single
Gani Akhil / Vakeel Saab Manni Sandhu Speed Records
Teri Kami Happy Raikoti BOB
2017 Zindagi Maninder Kailey Desi Routz [13]
Life Preet Hundal Preet Hundal
Mere Khuda BOB BOB
Rukh Akhil BOB [14][15]
Bollywood Babbu Preet Hundal [16]
2018 Akh Lagdi Bittu Cheema Desi Routz [17]
Rang Gora Jass Inder BOB [18]
Teri Khamiyaan Jaani B Praak [19] Featuring Wamiqa Gabbi
Beautiful Akhil / BOB BOB G.K Digital, Lokdhun Punjabi Featuring Sara Gurpal
2019 Karde Haan Akhil Manni Sandhu Crown Records [20]
Gaddaar Akhil / BOB BOB Planet Recordz
Kalla Sohna Nai Babbu Mix Singh Desi Music Factory [21] Featuring Sanjeeda Shaikh
2020 Deewana Maninder Kailey Desi Routz Desi Music Factory
Bachalo Nirmaan Enzo White Hill Music
2021 Dooja Pyaar Raj Fatehpur Sunny Vik Sony Music India
Perfect BOB BOB Akhil Music
Paagla Raj Fatehpur Sunny Vik Desi Music Factory [22] Featuring Avneet Kaur
Shopping Karwade[23] Navi Kamboj BOB White Hill Music

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Khaab singer Akhil's gig, police thrashing unruly crowd bring dramatic end to KMC fest ►". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Akhil: Latest News, Videos and Photos of Akhil | Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "बीकानेर में पंजाबी सिंगर अखिल के गानों की मचेगी धूम". www.patrika.com.
  4. ^ "After Sunanda, Punjabi singers Karan and Akhil step into Bollywood". in.com. Archived from the original on 22 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Luka Chuppi Songs: Singer Akhil's 'Khaab' is now Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon's 'Duniyaa'". CatchNews.com.
  6. ^ Akhil Pasricha | Pee Lain De | OFFICIAL VIDEO | 2012, retrieved 22 January 2020
  7. ^ "Luka Chuppi song Duniyaa: Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon's sizzling chemistry will leave you impressed | Bollywood News". www.timesnownews.com.
  8. ^ Kapoor, Diksha (22 February 2019). "Akhil Steps into Bollywood With Khaab Remake For Luka Chuppi".
  9. ^ "Akhil screws up his 'Khaab' by letting Bollywood recreate it as 'Duniya'!". in.com. Archived from the original on 22 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Life (Punjabi Song) by Akhil - Here's the Official Video of the New Song". Chandigarh Metro. 16 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Life (Punjabi Song) by Akhil - Here's the Official Video of the New Song". 16 June 2017.
  12. ^ "BritAsia TV World Music Awards 2017 celebrated". New Asian Post. 4 March 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  13. ^ "Punjabi singer Akhil unveils love single on V-Day)".
  14. ^ "एनआइटी में पंजाबी गायक अखिल और संस्थान के पूर्व छात्र विवेक के गीतों पर खूब थिरके भावी इंजीनियर". Dainik Jagran.
  15. ^ "Rukh (New Punjabi Song) by Akhil Out | Official Video". 17 August 2017.
  16. ^ "Bollywood by Akhil (Latest Punjabi Song 2017) | Official Video Out". 16 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Akh Lagdi by (Akhil ft Desi Routz) New Punjabi Song | Official Video Out". 15 February 2018.
  18. ^ "'Rang Gora': Akhil creates a romantic buzz on the internet". The Times of India.
  19. ^ "Teri Khaamiyan: Akhil's latest soft melody is out". The Times of India.
  20. ^ "Karde Haan: Akhil to release his latest song on February 1". The Times of India.
  21. ^ Kalla Sohna Nai - AKHIL ft. Sanjeeda Sheikh | Babbu | MixSingh | Latest Song 2019, retrieved 22 January 2020
  22. ^ "Paagla: Singer Akhil Shares The First Look Poster Of His Upcoming Romantic Track; Features Avneet Kaur". www.spotboye.com. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  23. ^ "Check Out Latest Punjabi Song Music Video 'Shopping Karwade' Sung By Akhil | Punjabi Video Songs - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 27 July 2021.

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