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Harbhajan Mann (born 30 December 1965) is a Punjabi singer, actor and film producer.[1][2] His movies include Jee Aayan Nu (2002), Asa Nu Mann Watnan Da (2002), Heer Ranjha (2009) and Jag Jeondeyan De Mele (2009).

Harbhajan Mann
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Background information
Born (1965-12-30) 30 December 1965 (age 53)[1]
GenresPunjabi folk
Bhangra
Occupation(s)Singer, Actor, Film Producer
Years active1987–present[1]
Websitewww.harbhajanmann.com

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CareerEdit

He was born in Khemuana village, Bathinda district of Punjab.[3] Mann began singing as an amateur in 1980 and performed in local shows for the South Asian community while attending high school in Canada.[citation needed] His beginnings as a professional artist can be traced to 1992, he was in Punjab. It was then that his recording of Chithiye Nee Chithiye was released and this track became a regional success.[citation needed] Mann realized that the market for Punjabi music in Canada was small and he returned to Punjab to record his albums. He had a breakthrough in 1999 when exposure provided by India MTV and T-Series assisted his Oye Hoye album to become a success.[citation needed] His Punjabi-pop style soon attracted audiences from all over India and he also undertook playback singing roles where his voice was dubbed on to those of movie actors.[citation needed]

The playback work led to acting roles and Mann has become a prominent figure in the revitalisation of Punjabi cinema. He has starred and produced in seven movies - Ji Aayan Nu, Asa Nu Mann Watna Da, Dil Apna Punjabi, Mitti Wajaan Mardi, Mera Pind-My home, Jag Jeondiyan De Mele and his most recent movie,[when?] Heer Ranjha.[4]

On 2 January 2013, he released Satrangi Peengh 2 along with his brother Gursewak Mann. Harbhajan Mann said that he wants to create music that will live for decades.[5] The music video of the song Chaun Ku Dina Da Mela by the debutante director Bobby Sandhu got a lot of critical acclaim and received praise for being culturally emphatic.

In 2013, Harbhajan Mann acted in Hanni which was directed by Amitoj Maan. The two have worked together again in Punjabi film Gaddar - The Traitor, which was released on 29 May 2015.[6][7]

At the moment Harbhajan Mann is working on his single "Delhi'84" for which the music has been given by Sukshinder Shinda. Hiteshwar Sidhu form dalutpura is his good friend. Hiteshwar is also a great singer. Harbhajan Mann is also a very good friend of Mandip Nijor (UK).

DiscographyEdit

Year2018 AlbumKangan (single) Record labelT-Series ComposedJatinder Shah/ Harbhajan Mann
2017 Satrangi Peengh 3 HM Records Gurmeet Singh/Tigerstyle
2012 Satrangi Peengh 2 T-Series Jaidev Kumar
2010 Vaari Vaari T-Series Jaidev Kumar
2008 Sohniye[8] T-Series Sukshinder Shinda
2008 Nazran Miliyan Think Big Entertainment Sukshinder Shinda
2007 Mauj Mastiyan Think Big Entertainment Surinder Bachan
2005 Dil Dol Gaya MovieBox Jaidev Kumar
2003 Satrangi Peengh (With Gursewak Mann) T-Series Jaidev Kumar
2001 Haaye Meri Billo T-Series Jaidev Kumar
2001 Nachlai T-Series Jaidev Kumar
2000 Lala Lala Lala T-Series Jaidev Kumar
1999 Oye-Hoye T-Series Jaidev Kumar
1996 Vadhaiyan Jee Vadhaiyan Tips Charanjit Ahuja
1994 Jag Jeondeyan De Mele Saga Charanjit Ahuja
1992 Chithiye Ne Chithiye Music Bank Charanjit Ahuja
1990 Gidha Punjabna Da T-Series Charanjit Ahuja
1988 Ishq De Mamle HMV Gopal Khanna

ReligiousEdit

Year Album[9] Record label Notes Composed
1999 Amrit Da Batta T-Series With Gursewak Mann Jaidev Kumar
1997 Raj Karega Khalsa Sur sangam With Gursewak Mann Charanjit Ahuja
1995 Panth Tere Diyan Goojan Saga With Gursewak Mann Charanjit Ahuja

Guest appearancesEdit

Release Album Record label
2016 Sher - Single (Music: Tigerstyle) T-Series
2016 Ikk Ikk Saah - Single (Music: Tigerstyle) Saga Hits
2015 Sardari - Single (Music: Desi Crew) MovieBox/Bunty Bains Productions
2015 Husn : The Kali - Single (Music: Tigerstyle) Amar Audio
2014 Full Charchey (PTC Star Night) (Music: Desi Crew) PTC Motion Pictures
2014 Gurbani - Single (Music: Gurmeet Singh) Dharam Seva Records
2014 Rumaal (Duo Collaboration/Aah Chak 2014) Swag Music
2013 Wajjde Wajje - Single (Music: Sukhpal Sukh) Saga Hits
2013 Wall Of Sirhind - Single (Music: Sukhpal Sukh) Dharam Seva Records
2012 Hik Naal (With Late Surjit Bindrakhia, Avtar Maniac, Varinder Brar & Geeta Zaildar) Think Big Entertainment/Goyal Music
2009 Bas Kar Bas Kar (With Aman Hayer , Labh Janjua and Gurdas Mann) Think Big Entertainment
2006 Nerre Nerre (With Meshi Eshara) Tips
2004 Ik Kudi Punjab Di (With Rahat Fateh Ali Khan) Kamlee Records
2002 Ho Janna (With Diljit Dosanjh and Gippy Grewal) Tips
1997 Maar Sutya (With Sardool Sikander and Hans Raj Hans) Saga
1991 Jatt UK (With Manjit Pappu) T-Series/Music Bank
1988 Satguru Parsad (Duo Collaboration with Malkit Singh) HMV
1987 Jogi Tera Majboori (With Gurdas Mann) T-Series

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Singer Actor Producer Notes
2002 Jee Aayan Nu Yes Yes Debut as an Actor
2004 Asa Nu Maan Watna Da Yes Yes
2006 Dil Apna Punjabi Yes Yes
2007 Mitti Wajaan Maardi Yes Yes
2008 Mera Pind-My home Yes Yes
2009 Jag Jeondeyan De Mele Yes Yes Yes Debut as a Producer
2009 Heer Ranjha Yes Yes Yes Music: Gurmeet Singh
2011 Yaara o Dildaara Yes Yes T-Series Film
2013 Haani Yes Yes Yes
2015 Gaddar : The Traitor Yes Yes
2016 Saadey CM Saab Yes Yes
2019 PR Yes Yes Yes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Harbhajan Mann". DesiBlitz.com. Retrieved 18 November 2012. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ Amrita Chaudhry (1 October 2009). "Harbhajan Mann to perform at Winter Olympiad". The Indian Express. Retrieved 11 September 2010.
  3. ^ Ballewood. "Facts about Harbhajan Mann". Ballewood.in. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Punjabi actor Harbhajan Mann auctions 'Heer Ranjha' costumes". Sify. 12 November 2009. Retrieved 11 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Harbhajan Mann and Gursewak Mann performed Satrangi Peengh 2 for Press". Punjabiportal.com. 5 January 2012.
  6. ^ http://www.punjabupfilms.in/gadaar-the-traitor-trailer-released-full-movie-releasing-on-29th-may/
  7. ^ "Gaddar – Harbhajan Mann & Amitoj Maan". Punjabiportal.com. Punjabiportal.com. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Harbhajan Mann". desiblitz.com. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  9. ^ "Harbhajan Mann Official website - discography". harbhajanmann.com. Retrieved 7 December 2010.

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