Harshdeep Kaur is an Indian playback singer who has been singing for Bollywood movies since 2003 and also a well known name in Sufi genre of songs. She rose to fame by appearing in reality musical programmed and even bagged the title ‘Sufi Ki Sultana’ form legendary actor
Amitabh Bachchan for a program ‘ Lux Junoon – Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka’ that was aired on NDTV Imagine in September 2008. She has also participated in ‘Home World Tour’ program organized by music maestro A R Rahman in 2010 and had toured all over USA, Canada, UK, South Africa. In 2014, she accompanied the maestro Rahman again for ‘Infinite Love Concerts’ in Singapore and Malaysia.
Harshdeep Kaur entered movie playback singing with her first song ‘Sajna Main Haari’ for film ‘Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai’. Later, she became famous by singing ‘Ik Onkar’ for Aaamir Khan’s film ‘
Rang De Basanti’ followed by another hit song ‘Katiya Karoon’ for a
Ranbir Kapoor starrer movie ‘Rock Star’. Later, she gave equally popular and hit songs ‘
Jugni’ in a movie ‘
Cocktail’. Even she got a chance to sing for a
Yash Chopra film ‘Jab Tak Hai Jann’ which was a Shahrukh Khan movie.
Harshdeep Kaur was born in a Sikh family on December 16, 1986 in
New Delhi. She is known for wearing a turban on her hand while singing a Sufi song on stage. Her musical journey began at her home only. Her father owns a musical instruments factory in the capital (New Delhi). She became serious in learning music since age of six and later learnt Indian classical music from Singh Brothers and western music from George Pullinkala. She even joined Delhi School of Music to learn piano. In 2015, she got married to Mankeet Singh. She took part in Coke Studio (India) on MTV for all three seasons and even had hosted two musical shows so far. Now she has a handful of exquisite albums to her credit.