Pratik Bachan, best known by his stage name B Praak, is an Indian singer and music composer associated with the Punjabi and Hindi music industry. He started his career as a music producer, and later debuted as a singer with the song Mann Bharrya. He is a frequent collaborator of lyricist Jaani, and has since entered into Hindi cinema in 2019 with two songs as singer in the films Kesari and Good Newwz starring Akshay Kumar, and as a guest composer in the satire Bala.
|Spouse(s)||Meera Bachan (2019)|
|Website||B Praak on Facebook|
Life and music careerEdit
Praak was born as Pratik Bachan in Chandigarh. His father, Varinder Bachan, is a Punjabi music producer and composer.
He started his career as music director with name of "Prakky B". He produced music for a few songs but songs got no recognition. In 2012, he met lyricist Jaani and started collaborating with him under the name 'B Praak'. In 2013, they released their first song "Soch" sung by Harrdy Sandhu and composed by him.
In later years, he composed and produced music for numerous of tracks of singers like Jassie Gill, Harrdy Sandhu, Amrinder Gill, Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh, Ammy Virk etc. with lyrics by Jaani.
He later debuted as singer in 2018 with the single Mann Bharrya. He also sang more songs such as "Bewafaai "," Mastaani" and composed tracks such as "Qismat", "Naah", "Kya Baat Ay", "Hath Chummne", "Guitar Sikhda" in same and following year. He also produced music for Qismat, a film inspired by his song of the same name, for the first time in his career with lyrics by Jaani.
Praak made his Hindi film debut in 2019, first as a singer with the song Teri Mitti from the Hindi film Kesari starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra, written by Manoj Muntashir and composed by Arko Pravo Mukherjee, and months later as a composer with a recreation of his song Naah, titled Naah Goriye, which was featured on the soundtrack of the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer Bala. During this time, he also crooned a promotional song featuring Kumar for his second song as a singer, Ali Ali, which was featured on the soundtrack of the film Blank and was again composed by Mukherjee, while next crooning a remake of the popular song O Saaki Saaki for Batla House, written and composed by Tanishk Bagchi, where he sang alongside Neha Kakkar and Tulsi Kumar, in his first multi-singer song. He next reunited with Kumar for the comedy-drama film Good Newwz, crooning the song Maana Dil, composed by Bagchi and written by Rashmi Virag. Additionally, he recorded a reprise version of the song Dilbara from the 2019 remake of the film Pati Patni Aur Woh, which was composed by Sachet-Parampara and written by Navi Ferozpurwala, and again in his duet with Sunidhi Chauhan for the song Bharat Salaam, which was written and composed by Mithoon, and featured on the Hindi version soundtrack of Hotel Mumbai.
In the same year he released "Pachtaoge" sung by Arijit Singh, composed by him and written by Jaani featuring Vicky Kaushal and Nora Fatehi in the Video making it his first Hindi music video collaboration. In the same year he released the song "Filhaal" featuring Akshay Kumar and Nupur Sanon in the video, sung and composed by Praak with lyrics by Jaani.
In 2020, he released tracks such as "Kuch Bhi Ho Jaye", "Besharam Bewaffa", "Kyon", and "Baras Baras", and he composed the songs for Ammy Virk's film "Sufna" with lyrics by Jaani. He also performed some of the songs.
In early 2021, he released the single "Mazaa", and later in the same year, "Baarish Ki Jaaye" fearuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sunanda Sharma in the music video with lyrics by Jaani. Praak won the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2021 for his rendition of "Teri Mitti" at the 67th National Film Awards.
|Year||Song||Singer(s)||Music director||Lyricist||Language||Record label|
|2013||Soch||Harrdy Sandhu||B Praak||Jaani||Punjabi||T-Series|
|Saree Wali Girl||Girik Aman||Sony Music India|
|Ik Saal||Jassi Gill|
|Go Baby Go||Ronnie||Panj-aab Records|
|Supna||Amrinder Gill||Rhythm Boyz|
|Naa Ji Naa||Harrdy Sandhu||Sony Music India|
|Mere Kol||Prabh Gill|
|O Kithe||Kamal Khan|
|Yaar Matlabi||Karan Benipal||T-Series|
|Without You||Harrdy Sandhu, Vaibhav Saxena||B Praak, Vaibhav Saxena|
|Paani||Yuvraj Hans||B Praak||Rhythm Boyz|
|2016||Hornn Blow||Harrdy Sandhu||T-Series|
|Surma To Sandals||Ammy Virk|
|Do Din||Manraaj||Sony Music India|
|Marijuana||Hardik Trehan||Speed Records|
|Oscar||Gippy Grewal||Tips Official|
|Ikk Vaari Hor Soch Lae||Harish Verma||Speed Records|
|Hauli Hauli||BIG Dhillon||Times Music|
|Suicide||Sukh E Muzical Doctorz||T-Series|
|Bacha||Prabh Gill||Speed Records|
|Ghat Boldi||Gippy Grewal||SagaHits|
|Subha Subha||Ranvir||Speed Records|
|Do You Know||Diljit Dosanjh||Famous Studios|
|2017||Backbone||Harrdy Sandhu||Sony Music India|
|Pucheya Na Karo||Sammy Singh||Speed Records|
|Mann Bharrya||B Praak|
|Yaar Ve||Harish Verma|
|Oye Hoye Oye Hoye||Jaz Dhami||Zee Music Company|
|Car Nachdi||Gippy Grewal feat Bohemia||T-Series|
|Qismat||Ammy Virk||Speed Records|
|Violin||Arshhh Feat Roach Killa|
|Jimmy Choo Choo||Guri Feat Ikka||Geet MP3|
|Yaarr Ni Milyaa||Harrdy Sandhu||White Hill Music|
|Guitar Sikhda||Jassi Gill||Speed Records|
|Naah||Hardy Sandhu||Sony Music India|
|2018||Dil Ton Black||Jassi Gill feat Badshah||T-Series|
|Hath Chumme||Ammy Virk||Desi Melodies|
|Masstaani||B Praak||Speed Records|
|Mai Terra Akshay||Babbal Rai ft Bohemia||Humble Music|
|Kya Baat Ay||Hardy Sandhu||Sony Music India|
|Hath Chumme (Cover)||B Praak ft Jaani||Desi Melodies|
|Teri Khamiyan||Akhil||Hindi/ Punjabi||Speed Records|
|I Need Yaa||Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz||Sony Music India|
|Gali Da Gunda||Sahiba||Desi Melodies|
|Nain Tere||B Praak||Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz||Speed Records & Times Music|
|Jaani Ve Jaani||Afsana Khan, Jaani||Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz,
B Praak (Composer)
|Rona Sikhade Ve||Miel||B Praak||Single Track Studio|
|Kalla Changa||Ninja||White Hill Music|
|Pachtaoge||Arijit Singh||Punjabi / Hindi||T-Series|
|Filhall||B Praak||Punjabi / Hindi||Desi Melodies|
|Dance Like||Harrdy Sandhu||Punjabi||Sony Music India|
|2020||Kuch Bhi Ho Jaye||B Praak||Hindi / Punjabi||Desi Melodies|
|Koi Fariyaad (Unplugged)||Faaiz Anwar||Hindi||T-Series|
|Kyon||B Praak and Payal Dev||Payal Dev||Kunaal Vermaa||Apni Dhun|
|Dil Tod Ke||B Praak||Rochak Kohli||Manoj Muntashir||T-Series|
|Bandeya||Gurjot Singh Kaler||B Praak||Jaani||Punjabi||Speed Records|
|2021||Mazaa||B Praak||Hindi||Saregama Music|
|Koi Hor||Dilnoor, Afsana Khan and B Praak||Gurnazar
|Punjabi||Pellet Drum Productions|
|Baarish Ki Jaaye||B Praak||Jaani||Hindi||Desi Melidies|
|Doob Gaye||Guru Randhawa||Hindi||T-Series|
|Filhaal2 Mohabbat||B Praak||Hindi / Punjabi||Desi Melodies|
|Sach Keh Raha (Unplugged)||Sameer||Hindi||Saregama Music|
|Mauka Hai||Rochak Kohli||Manoj Muntashir||T-Series|
|Ilzaam||Manraj||B Praak||Romanna||Punjabi||Pellet Drums Production|
|Year||Movie /Album||Song||Singer(s)||Music||Lyricist||Language||Record label|
|Jaani||B Praak||Jaani||Punjabi||Sony Music India|
|Ikk Saal||Jassie Gill|
|Na Ji Na||Harrdy Sandhu|
|Naina Nu||Armaan Kang|
|Mai Kehnda Nahi||Shivam|
|2016||Kaptaan||Oscar||Gippy Grewal, Badshah||Tips Music|
|2017||Sargi||Fer Ohi Hoyea||Jassie Gill||Speed Records|
|2018||Qismat||Kaun Hoyega||B Praak, Divya Bhatt|
|Namaste England||Bhare Bazaar||B Praak, Vishal Dadlani, Payal Dev, Badshah||Badshah, Rishi Rich||Master Rakesh, Badshah||Hindi||Sony Music India|
|2019||High End Yaariyan||Rabba Ve||B Praak||B Praak||Jaani||Punjabi||Speed Records|
|Kesari||Teri Mitti||Arko Pravo Mukherjee||Manoj Muntashir||Hindi||Zee Music Company|
|Teri Mitti (Tribute Version)|
|Blank||Ali Ali||B Praak, Arko Pravo Mukherjee||Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Adeip Singh|
|Batla House||O Saki Saki||B Praak, Neha Kakkar, Tulsi Kumar||Tanishk Bagchi||T-Series|
|Jaani Ve||Pachtaoge||Arijit Singh||B Praak||Jaani||Punjabi / Hindi|
|Jinke Liye||Neha Kakkar|
|Besharam Bewaffa||B Praak|
|Daaka||Koi Aaye Na Rabba||B Praak||Rochak Kohli||Kumaar||Punjabi|
|Bala||Naah Goriye||Hardy Sandhu, Swasti Mehul||B Praak||Jaani||Sony Music India|
|Hotel Mumbai||Bharat Salaam||B Praak, Sunidhi Chauhan||Mithoon||Hindi||Zee Music Company|
|Pati Patni Aur Woh||Dilbara (Version 2)||B Praak||Sachet–Parampara||Navi Ferozpurwala||T-Series|
|Good Newwz||Maana Dil||Tanishk Bagchi||Rashmi Virag||Zee Music Company|
|2020||Sarileru Neekevvaru||Suryudivo Chandrudivo||Devi Sri Prasad||Ramajogayya Sastry||Telugu||T-Series|
|Sufna||Qabool A||Hashmat Sultana||B Praak||Jaani||Punjabi||Speed Records|
|Jaan Deyan Ge||Ammy Virk|
|Channa Ve||B Praak|
|Ik Sandhu Hunda Si||Galib||Humble Music|
|Durgamati||Baras Baras||B Praak, Altamash Faridi||Tanishk Bagchi||Hindi||T-Series|
|2021||Koi Jaane Na||Jaane De||B Praak||Rochak Kohli||Manoj Muntashir|
|Shershaah||Ranjha||B Praak, Jasleen Royal, Romy||Jasleen Royal||Anvita Dutt||Sony Music India|
|Mann Bharya 2.0||B Praak||B Praak||Jaani|
|Ucha Pind||Maula||Punjabi||ND Music|
|Channa Ve||Kamal Khan|
|Qismat 2||Qismat 2 - Title Track||B Praak||Tips Punjabi|
|Teri Akheeyan||Ammy Virk, Afsana Khan|
|Kis Mod Te||B Praak, Jyoti Nooran|
|Mere Yaara Ve||B Praak|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2020||Filmfare Awards||Best Male Playback Singer||Kesari||"Teri Mitti"||Nominated|||
|TBA||IIFA Awards||Best Male Playback Singer||Pending|||
|2021||National Film Awards||Best Male Playback Singer||Won|||
- Speed Records (16 March 2017), Mann Bharrya (Full Song) | BPraak | Jaani | Himanshi Khurana | Arvindr Khaira | Punjabi Songs, retrieved 12 December 2019
- "Kesari: 'Teri Mitti' Crosses 100 Million Views on YouTube, Singer B Praak Thanks Fans". india.com. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
- "Good Newwz song Maana Dil: Akshay-Kareena, Diljit-Kiara's song is for ones with broken hearts. Watch". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
- "Sarileru Neekevvaru: B Praak records Telugu song Suryodivo Chandrudivo for Mahesh Babu film". India Today. 9 December 2019. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
- "National Awards: B Praak Awarded Best Male Playback Singer for Teri Mitti Song". The Times of India. 22 March 2021.
- "B Praak's 'Dil Tod Ke' trends at top spot on YouTube". DNA India. 16 July 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
- "Besharam Bewaffa: Divya Khosla Kumar Stars In Jaani And B Praak's New Song". NDTV.com. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
- "Technical Nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020". filmfare.com.
- "IIFA - International Indian Film Academy". IIFA - International Indian Film Academy.
- The Hindu Net Desk (22 March 2021). "67th National Film Awards: Complete list of winners". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
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