Jaani (songwriter)

Rajiv Kumar (born 25 May 1989), best known by his stage name Jaani, is an Indian songwriter and music composer associated with Punjabi and Hindi language songs.[3][4] His notable songs "Naah", "Kya Baat Ay", "Pachtaoge" , "Filhall", "Titliyaan", "Baarish Ki Jaaye" and "Filhaal2 Mohabbat".[2][5]

Jaani
Jaani
Background information
Birth nameRajiv Kumar[1]
Born (1989-05-25) 25 May 1989 (age 33)
OriginGidderbaha, Punjab, India[2]
Genres
  • Soulful music
  • Pop
  • Romantic
  • Sad
  • Bollywood
Occupation(s)
  • Lyricist
  • music composer
Years active2012–present
Labels
  • Desi Melodies
  • T-Series
  • Speed Records
  • Sony Music India
  • White Hill music

Personal lifeEdit

Jaani was born on 25 May 1988.[6][7] He is from Gidderbaha a town near Bhatinda in Punjab, India and holds a diploma in hotel management.[2][6] Jaani married Neha Chauhan on 25 November 2008.[8]

CareerEdit

Jaani started his career with a religious song, "Sant Sipahi", in 2012. However, he gained fame after song "Soch", sung by Hardy 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.[9]

Since "Soch", B Praak, Jaani, Arvindr Khaira, and Harrdy Sandhu have worked as a team, producing 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.

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.[10]

Singles/AlbumsEdit

Jaani discography
Studio albums2
Singles110

AlbumsEdit

Title Notes
Shayar
Jaani Ve

SinglesEdit

Year Song Singer Music Notes
2013 Soch[11] Hardy Sandhu B Praak Debut Track
2014 Joker Hardy Sandhu
Saree Wali Girl Girik Aman
Ik Saal[12] Jassi Gill From His Album "Shayar"
2015 Taara Ammy Virk
Naa Ji Naa Hardy Sandhu
Jaguar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz ft. Bohemia Sukhe Musical Doctorz Sukhe's Breakthrough song
Go Baby Go RONNIE ft.B Praak B Praak
Supna Amrinder Gill
Mere Kol Prabh Gill
O Kithe Kamal Khan
Yaar Matlabi Karan Benipal
Paani Yuvraj Hans Featuring Yuvika Chaudhary
All Black Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Feat Raftaar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
2016 Horn Blow Hardy Sandhu B Praak
Surma To Sandals Ammy Virk ft.B Praak
Do Din Manraaj
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 [[Jayy Randhawa Feat Sukh-E
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 Featuring Sargun Mehta
Gall Goriye Maninder Buttar Feat Raftaar Raftaar
Superstar Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz, Divya Bhatt Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
Violin Arshhh Feat Roach Killa B Praak
Bewafaai B Praak Featuring Gauhar Khan
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 Featuring Nora Fatehi
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 First Song as Producer from "Desi Melodies"
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
Fitoor Jayy Randhawa B Praak
Kya Baat Ay Hardy Sandhu B Praak
Hath Chumme (Cover) B Praak ft. Jaani
Teri Khamiyan Akhil Featuring Wamiqa Gabbi
Pinjraa Gurnazar Chattha
I Need Yaa Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz Featuring Krysle D'Souza
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 Composed by B Praak
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[13] 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 "

Also Featuring Himself in music video

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 From Album "Jaani Ve"
2021 Titliaan Warga[14] Harrdy Sandhu ft. Jaani Avvy Sra Sequel To "Titliaan"
Pagal Nahi Hona[15] Sunanda Sharma Featuring Sonu Sood
Mazaa[16] B Praak Featuring Gurmeet Chaudhary & Hansika Motwani
Barish Ki Jaaye[17] Featuring Nawazudin Siddiqui & Sunanda Sharma
Munda Like Karda[18] Gurj Sidhu Sukh-E-Muzical Doctorz
Goriyaan Goriyaan[19] Romanna B Praak Debut Track Of Romanna
Doob Gaye Guru Randhawa Featuring Urvashi Rautela
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 Featuring Priyank Sharma
Apsraa Jaani Ft. Asees Kaur Jaani Poetry Narrated by Jaani and vocals by Asses kaur
Bijlee Bijlee Harrdy Sandhu B Praak
Coco Sukh-E-Muzical Doctorz
2022 Ik Mil Mainu Apsraa B Praak With Asees Kaur
Kali Shirt Waleya Simran Raj Avvy Sra Debut song of Simran Raj
Saadi Yaad Sunanda Sharma Jaani
Ishq Nahi Karte B Praak Featuring Emraan Hashmi
Kudiyan Lahore diyan Hardy Sandhu, B Praak Featuring Aisha Sharma
Nikal Jaana Miel, Jaani Hunny, Bunny
Dhokebaaz Afsana Khan Jaani Featuring Vivek Oberoi
9-9 Mashukan Sunanda Sharma Jaani
Duniya B Praak Featuring Sunny Singh, Saiee Manjrekar
Nikaah Ipsitaa Avvy Sra Featuring Rohit Khandewal
Jaana Stebin Ben Hunny, Bunny
Peacock Avvy Sra, Sultaan Avvy Sra Co-lyricist Sultaan
O Sajna Neha Kakkar Tanishk Bagchi
Fantasy Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz, Aastha Gill Avvy Sra and Sukh-E Muzical Doctorz
More Saiyaan Ji Maninder Buttar B Praak
Kya Hota Romana Bunny


Songs in filmsEdit

Jaani discography
Punjabi Film Songs25
Hindi Film Songs5
Year Film Song Singer Composer Language
2016 Sarabjit Dard Sonu Nigam Jeet Ganguli Hindi
Kaptaan Oscar Gippy Grewal,Badshah B Praak Punjabi
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 Hindi
2020 Jai Mummy Di Mummy Nu Pasand Sunanda Sharma Tanishk Bagchi
Sufna Jaan Deyan Ge Ammy Virk B Praak Punjabi
Ammi Kamal Khan
Qubool Ae Hashmat Sultana
Jannat B Praak
Chaana Ve
Shukriya
Ik Sandhu Hunda Si Galib
2021 Shershaah Mann Bharrya 2.0 Hindi
Ucha Pind Maula Punjabi
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
Mere Yaara Ve B Praak
Paagla B Praak, Asees Kaur
2022 Bachchhan Paandey Meri Jaan Meri Jaan B Praak Hindi
Saare Bolo Bewafa Jaani
Lekh Udd Gya B Praak Punjabi
Bewafai Kar Gaya
Mera Yaar Gurnam Bhullar
Beliya
Zarori Nai Afsana Khan
Liger Coka 2.0 Sukh-E, Lisa Mishra Jaani, DJ Chetas-Lijo George Hindi
Ram Miriyala, Geetha Madhuri Telugu
Liger (D) Tamil
Moh Sab Kuch B Praak B Praak Punjabi
Salooq
Meri Zuban Kamal Khan
Mere Kol Afsana Khan
Aulaad Jaani
Honeymoon Jhaanjar B Praak
Aa Chaliye
Hypnotize Guppy Grewal, Shipra Goyal
Naa Main Bewafa Tanvir Hussain
Honeymoon Title Track Gippy Grewal, Simar Kaur

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "(A.K.A. Jaani) - Top Songs - Listen on JioSaavn". JioSaavn. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Happy Birthday Jaani! Here are some lesser known facts about this amazing lyricist". The Times of India. 25 May 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Wishing Jaani on his birthday, B Praak writes: Do Jisam Ek Jaan". The Times of India. 25 May 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2021.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ a b "Jaani's first song never got released". The Times of India. 25 May 2020. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Birthday Special! Jaani: Top seven songs by the lyricist that touched hearts". The Times of India. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Valentines Special: Here's a clip from Jaani and Neha Chauhan's wedding". The Times of India. 14 February 2022. Retrieved 9 March 2022.
  9. ^ "Without You (Soch) Song Teaser Vaibhav Saxena Ft. Hardy Sandhu". YouTube. T-Series. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  10. ^ "Jaani makes his acting debut with 'Qismat 2'". Times of India. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "Punjabi Song Ik Saal Sung By Jassie Gill". The Times of India. 4 August 2018. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Sunanda Sharma and Jaani to come together for an album". The Times of India. 8 June 2020. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  14. ^ "Sargun Mehta Stars in Music Video For Titliaan With Harrdy Sandhu, Shares Glimpse on Social Media". News18. 10 November 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ "Check Out New Hindi Trending Song Music Video - 'Mazaa' Sung By B Praak". The Times of India. 23 February 2021. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  17. ^ 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.
  18. ^ "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.
  19. ^ "Goriyaan Goriyaan | Romaana ft Jasmin bajwa | Jaani | Bpraak | Arvindr Khaira | Latest Punjabi Song". YouTube. Desi Melodies. Retrieved 21 April 2021.

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