Jaani (songwriter)

Jaani is an Indian composer and lyricist. He has known for his work in Punjabi music and has written numerous Punjabi songs like Qismat, Mann Bharrya, Hath Chumme, Naah, Kaun Hoyega, Mann Bharrya 2.0, Awaaz, Do you Know, Qismat 2, Soch, Jaguar, Kya Baat Ay, Pachtaoge, Taaron Ke Sheher, Filhall, Titliyaan, Baarish Ki Jaaye , Filhaal2 Mohabbat.[1][2]

Jaani
Jaani
Jaani
Background information
Born (1989-05-25) 25 May 1989 (age 32)
Giderbaha, Punjab , India
OriginGidderbaha, Punjab, India[1]
Genres
  • Soulful music
  • Pop
  • Romantic
  • Sad
  • Bollywood
Occupation(s)
  • lyricist
  • music composer
Years active2012–present
Labels
  • Speed Records
  • Desi Melodies
  • T-Series
  • Mad 4 Music
  • Sony Music India
  • White Hill music
Associated acts

Early lifeEdit

Jaani was born as Jaani Johan on 25 May 1989.[3][4] He is from Gidderbaha a town near Bathinda in Punjab, India and holds a diploma in hotel management.[1][3]

CareerEdit

He started his career with a religious song, "Sant Sipahi", in 2012. However, he gained fame after song "Soch", sung by Harrdy Sandhu and composed by B Praak. The music video of this song was directed by Arvindr Khaira. A Hindi version of "Soch" was released as well as an English recreation of soch with the name 'Without You (Soch)' was produced by T-Series which featured English vocals as well as music and English lyrics by Vaibhav Saxena.[5]

Since "Soch", B Praak, Jaani, Arvindr Khaira, and Harrdy Sandhu have worked as a team, producing blockbuster Punjabi songs, such as "Joker", "Backbone", "HornBlow", "Naah", "Yaar Ni Mileya" and "Kya Baat Ayy". His album Shayar with composer B Praak released in 2015, which includes tracks like "Taara" by Ammy Virk, "Ik Saal" by Jassie Gill and "Naa Ji Naa" by Hardy Sandhu, was a huge hit. He has collaborated with singers like Gippy Grewal, Sukh-E, Jassie Gill, Ammy Virk, Diljit Dosanjh, Harrdy Sandhu, Rapper Badshah, Prabh Gill, Amrinder Gill, Kamal Khan, Gurnam Bhullar, Sunanda Sharma, Guri, Avvy Sra, Gurnazar Chattha, Arshhh and many more.[citation needed] His some of biggest written singles are "Naah", "Filhaal", "Pachtaoge", "Titlian","Baarish Ki Jaaye", "Mann Bharya", "Qismat", "Duji Vaar Pyar ", "Kya Baat Aa" ,"Nikle Current", "Guitar Sikhda", "Hath Chumne" , "Coka", "Do You Know" and many more.

He is one of the highest paid lyricist in Indian Music Industry .

He has started his own music label known as Desi Melodies with filmmaker Arvindr Khaira and musician B Praak.[citation needed]

In 2021, he made his screen debut as an actor in Jagdeep Sidhu's Punjabi film Qismat 2, with Ammy Virk and Sargun Mehta in lead roles.[6]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Song Singer Music Notes
2013 Soch[7][8] Hardy Sandhu B Praak Debut Track
2014 Joker[8] Hardy Sandhu
Saree Wali Girl[9] Girik Aman
Ik Saal[10] Jassi Gill From His Album

"Shayar"

2015 Taara Ammy Virk
Naa Ji Naa Hardy Sandhu
Jaguar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Feat Bohemia Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Go Baby Go RONNIE,

B Praak

B Praak
Supna Amrinder Gill
Mere Kol Prabh Gill
O Kithe Kamal Khan
Yaar Matlabi Karan Benipal
Paani Yuvraj Hans
All Black Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Feat Raftaar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
2016 Horn Blow Hardy Sandhu B Praak
Surma To Sandals Ammy Virk,

B Praak

Do Din Manraaj
Dard Sonu Nigam T-Series, Jeet Ganguli
Marijuana Hardik Trehan B Praak
Ik Vaari Hor Soch Le Harish Verma Debut track of Harish Verma
Hauli Hauli BIG Dhillon
Gabroo Jassi Gill Preet Hundal
Suicide Sukhe Musical Doctorz B Praak
Bacha Prabh Gill
Backbone Hardy Sandhu
Pucheya Na Karo Sammy Singh
Ghat Boldi Gippy Grewal
Subha Subha Ranvir
Do You Know Diljit Dosanjh
2017 Kudiye Snapchat Waliye Ranvir Feat Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Star B Jay Randhawa Feat Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Mann Bharya B Praak B Praak Debut Track Of B Praak
Yaar Ve Harish Verma
Oye Hoye Oye Hoye Jaz Dhami
Car Nachdi Gippy Grewal Feat Bohemia
Qismat Ammy Virk
Gall Goriye Maninder Buttar Feat Raftaar Raftaar
Superstar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Violin Arshhh Feat Roach Killa B Praak
Bewafaai B Praak
Jimmy Choo Choo Guri Feat Ikka
Yaar Ni Milya Hardy Sandhu
Jaani Tera Naa Sunanda Sharma Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Guitar Sikhda Jassi Gill B Praak
Naah Hardy Sandhu
Nai Shad Da Gippy Grewal Jay K (Jassi Katyal)
Mill Lo Na Guri Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Insane Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
2018 Dil Ton Black Jassi Gill feat Badshah B Praak
Hath Chumme Ammy Virk
Bamb Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Feat Badshah Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Sooraj Gippy Grewal B Praak
Mastaani B Praak
Morni Sunanda Sharma Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Mai Terra Akshay Babbal Rai ft Bohemia B Praak
Nikle Currant Jassi Gill and Neha Kakkar Sukhe Muzical Doctorz
Kya Baat Ay Hardy Sandhu B Praak
Hath Chumme (Cover) B Praak ft. Jaani
Teri Khamiyan Akhil
Pinjraa Gurnazar Chattha
I Need Yaa Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
2019 Coka Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Ve Pathra Gursaaz B Praak
Gali Da Gunda Sahiba
Sandal Sunanda Sharma Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Jaani Ve Jaani Jaani ft. Afsana Khan
Nain Tere B Praak
Rona Sikhade Ve Miel B Praak
Hawaa Grann Sidhu
Pachtaoge Arijit Singh • Featuring Vicky Kaushal And Nora Fatehi

• From His Album "Jaani Ve"

Wah Wai Wahh Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz & Neha Kakkar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Dil Mangdi Jazzy B
Laare Maninder Buttar B Praak Featuring Sargun Mehta
Kalla Changa Ninja
Filhall B Praak •Featuring Akshay Kumar and Nupur Sanon

• 1 Billion+ views on Youtube.

Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi Neha Kakkar Tanishk Bagchi Featuring Divya Khosla Kumar
Dance Like Harrdy Sandhu B Praak Featuring Lauren Gottlieb
Duji Vaar Pyar[11] Sunanda Sharma Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
2020 Where Baby Where Gippy Grewal Featuring Amanda Cerny
Jinke Liye Neha Kakkar ft. Jaani B Praak From His Album "Jaani Ve "
Kuch Bhi Ho Jaye B Praak
Video Bana De Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz ft.Aastha Gill Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Naam Tulsi Kumar ft.Millind Gaba Millind Gaba
Bandeya Gurjot Singh Kaler B Praak
Taaron Ke Shehar Jubin Nautiyal and Neha Kakkar Jaani First song as Music Composer
Lala Lala Lori Fazilpuria and Afsana Khan Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz First Haryanvi Song
Banglow Avvy Sra and Afsana Khan Avvy Sra and Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Debut Track Of "Avvy Sra"
Titliaan Afsana Khan Avvy Sra Featuring Harrdy Sandhu And Sargun Mehta
Besharam Bewaffa B Praak B Praak From Album "Jaani Ve"
2021 Titliaan Warga[12] Harrdy Sandhu ft. Jaani Avvy Sra Sequel To "Titliaan"
Pagal Nahi Hona[13] Sunanda Sharma Featuring Sonu Sood
Mazaa[14] B Praak B Praak
Barish Ki Jaaye[15] Featuring Nawazudin Siddiqui
Munda Like Karda[16] Gurj Sidhu Sukh-E-Muzical Doctorz
Goriyaan Goriyaan[17] Romanna B Praak Debut Track Of "Romanna"
Doob Gaye Guru Randhawa
Patthar Wargi Ranvir
Filhaal2 Mohabbat B Praak Sequel to "Filhaal" featuring Akshay Kumar, Nupur Sanon.
Khair Allah Khair Romanna Jaani Lyrics and Composition by Romanna
Chorri Chorri Sunanda Sharma Avvy Sra

Songs in filmsEdit

Year Film Song Singer Music
2016 Sarabjit Dard Sonu Nigam Jeet Ganguli
Kaptaan Oscar Gippy Grewal

Badshah

B Praak
2017 Sargi Fer Ohi Hoyea Jassie Gill
2018 Qismat Kaun Hoyega B Praak

Divya Bhatt

Dholna B Praak
Awaaz Kamal Khan
Fakira Gurnam Bhullar
Gallan Teriyan Ammy Virk, Neetu Bhalla Sukhe Musical

Doctorz

Pasand Jatt Di Ammy Virk
Carry On Jatta 2 DJ Wala Gippy Grewal
2019 High End Yaariyaan Rabba Ve B Praak B Praak
Bala Naah Goriye Harrdy Sandhu
Jai Mummy Di Mummy Nu Pasand Sunanda Sharma Tanishk Bagchi
2020 Sufna Jaan Deyan Ge Ammy Virk B Praak
Ammi Kamal Khan
Qubool Ae Hashmat Sultana
Jannat B Praak
Chaana Ve
Shukriya
Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Galib
2021 Shershaah Mann Bharrya 2.0
Ucha Pind Maula
Channa Ve Kamal Khan
Qismat 2 Qismat 2 - Title Track B Praak
Janam Romy
Teri Akheeyan Ammy Virk, Afsana Khan
Kis Mod Te B Praak, Jyoti Nooran

BollywoodEdit

  • 2016 Airlift[2] Soch Na Sake – inspired by Jaani's Soch and is sung by Arijit Singh and Tulsi Kumar
  • 2016 "Dard" – Sung By Sonu Nigam and written by Jaani and Rashmi Virag
  • 2019, his song "Naah" was recreated by him and B Praak for the film Bala, it was titled "Naah Goriye" and was sung by Harrdy Sandhu and Swasti Mehul Jain.[18]
  • 2019, his song "Jaani Tera Naa" was recreated as "Mummy Nu Pasand" for the film Jai Mummy Di by Tanishk Bagchi.
  • 2021, his song " Mann Bharrya " sung by B Praak was recreated as "Mann Bharrya 2.0 " for film Shershaah by B Praak .

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Punjabi singer Hardy Sandhu's track Soch became a rage when it hit the market in 2014". Tribune India. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "The original version was sung by Hardy Sandhu, with composition by B Praak and lyrics by Jaani". The Times of India. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Jaani's first song never got released". The Times of India. 25 May 2020. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Birthday Special! Jaani: Top seven songs by the lyricist that touched hearts". The Times of India. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Without You (Soch) Song Teaser Vaibhav Saxena Ft. Hardy Sandhu". YouTube. T-Series. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Jaani makes his acting debut with 'Qismat 2'". Times of India. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  7. ^ Khuranaa, Amann (13 January 2017). "B Praak: Our 'Soch' could have done better than Airlift's 'Soch na sake'". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  8. ^ a b Pathania, Anushka (14 March 2021). "Harrdy Sandhu's songs with Jaani, from 'Soch' to 'Titliaan'; see list". Republic World. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  9. ^ Adsul, Riddhi (8 November 2020). "'Loca Loca' to 'Saree Wali Girl', Sunny Leone's best music videos to add to watchlist". Republic World. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Punjabi Song Ik Saal Sung By Jassie Gill". The Times of India. 4 August 2018. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Sunanda Sharma and Jaani to come together for an album – Times of India". The Times of India. 8 June 2020. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Sargun Mehta Stars in Music Video For Titliaan With Harrdy Sandhu, Shares Glimpse on Social Media". News18. 10 November 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  13. ^ Kanyal, Jyoti (15 January 2021). "Sonu Sood makes his music video debut with Punjabi song Pagal Nahi Hona. Watch". India Today. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  14. ^ "Check Out New Hindi Trending Song Music Video - 'Mazaa' Sung By B Praak". The Times of India. 23 February 2021. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  15. ^ Bhasin, Shriya (25 March 2021). "Baarish Ki Jaaye: Director Arvindr Khaira shares BTS video of Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Jaani and Sunanda Sharma". India TV News. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  16. ^ "Check Out New Punjabi Trending Song Music Video - 'Munda Like Karda' Sung By Gurj Sidhu". The Times of India. 14 April 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  17. ^ "Goriyaan Goriyaan | Romaana ft Jasmin bajwa | Jaani | Bpraak | Arvindr Khaira | Latest Punjabi Song". YouTube. Desi Melodies. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  18. ^ "'Bala' song 'Naah Goriye': Ayushmann Khurrana flaunts his sexy side with Punjabi superstar Sonam Bajwa – Times of India". The Times of India. 25 October 2019. Retrieved 13 November 2019.

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