B Praak

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.[1] 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.

B Praak
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Born
Pratik Bachan
Occupation
  • Singer
  • music producer
  • composer
Years active(2009–present)
Spouse(s)Meera Bachan (2019)
Musical career
OriginPunjab, India
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • keyboards
Labels
Associated acts
WebsiteB 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.[citation needed]

He started his career as music director with name of "Prakky B".[citation needed] He produced music for a few songs but songs got no recognition.[citation needed] In 2012, he met lyricist Jaani and started collaborating with him under the name 'B Praak'.[citation needed] In 2013, they released their first song "Soch" sung by Harrdy Sandhu and composed by him.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

He later debuted as singer in 2018 with the single Mann Bharrya.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

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,[2] 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.[citation needed] 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.[3] 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,[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

In the same year he sang his first Telugu song Suryudivo Chandrudivo, for the film Sarileru Neekevvaru featuring Mahesh Babu.[4]

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.[citation needed]

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.[5]

In July 2021, he released the sequel of "Filhaal", "Filhaal 2 Mohabbat ".[citation needed]

In July 2021, he sang "Ranjha" for the film Shershaah that starred Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani.[citation needed]

SingleEdit

Year Song Singer(s) Music director Lyricist Language Record label
2013 Soch Harrdy Sandhu B Praak Jaani Punjabi T-Series
2014 Jokker
Saree Wali Girl Girik Aman Sony Music India
Ik Saal Jassi Gill
2015 Taara Ammy Virk
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
Bewafaai B Praak
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
Sooraj Gippy Grewal T-Series
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
Pinjraa Gurnazar Chattha Punjabi
I Need Yaa Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Sony Music India
2019 Ve Pathra Gursaaz T-Series
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)

Desi Melodies
Rona Sikhade Ve Miel B Praak Single Track Studio
Hawaa Grann Sidhu T-Series
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
Laare Maninder Buttar
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[6] 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

Chatha

Punjabi Pellet Drum Productions
Baarish Ki Jaaye B Praak Jaani Hindi Desi Melidies
Goriyaan Goriyaan Romanna Punjabi
Doob Gaye Guru Randhawa Hindi T-Series
Patthar Wargi Ranvir
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

Soundtrack albumsEdit

Year Movie /Album Song Singer(s) Music Lyricist Language Record label
2014 Shayar Shayar

(Intro)

Jaani B Praak Jaani Punjabi Sony Music India
Ikk Saal Jassie Gill
2015 Taara Ammy Virk
Na Ji Na Harrdy Sandhu
Saanwariya Amrinder
Supna G Preet
Naina Nu Armaan Kang
Mai Kehnda Nahi Shivam
Do Din Manraaj
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
Awaaz Kamal Khan
Fakira Gurnam Bhullar
Dholna B Praak
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[7] 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
Ammi Kamal Khan
Channa Ve B Praak
Jannat
Shukriya
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
Janam Romy
Teri Akheeyan Ammy Virk, Afsana Khan
Kis Mod Te B Praak, Jyoti Nooran
Mere Yaara Ve B Praak

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Song(s) Result Ref(s)
2020 Filmfare Awards Best Male Playback Singer Kesari "Teri Mitti" Nominated [8]
TBA IIFA Awards Best Male Playback Singer Pending [9]
2021 National Film Awards Best Male Playback Singer Won [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Speed Records (16 March 2017), Mann Bharrya (Full Song) | BPraak | Jaani | Himanshi Khurana | Arvindr Khaira | Punjabi Songs, retrieved 12 December 2019
  2. ^ "Kesari: 'Teri Mitti' Crosses 100 Million Views on YouTube, Singer B Praak Thanks Fans". india.com. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Good Newwz song Maana Dil: Akshay-Kareena, Diljit-Kiara's song is for ones with broken hearts. Watch". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Sarileru Neekevvaru: B Praak records Telugu song Suryodivo Chandrudivo for Mahesh Babu film". India Today. 9 December 2019. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  5. ^ "National Awards: B Praak Awarded Best Male Playback Singer for Teri Mitti Song". The Times of India. 22 March 2021.
  6. ^ "B Praak's 'Dil Tod Ke' trends at top spot on YouTube". DNA India. 16 July 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Besharam Bewaffa: Divya Khosla Kumar Stars In Jaani And B Praak's New Song". NDTV.com. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  8. ^ "Technical Nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020". filmfare.com.
  9. ^ "IIFA - International Indian Film Academy". IIFA - International Indian Film Academy.
  10. ^ 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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