Remember the mesmerizing voice behind the song Pyar to Hona hi Tha? That was Jaspinder Narula for you. This song raised the bars high and she received the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer in 1999. Some of the other films in which she lent her voice are Mohabbatein,
Bunty Aur Babli
and Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani.
Anu Malik gave her a chance in his film Virasat, and this was a turning point in Jaspinder’s career. Other than Bollywood, Jaspinder is also involved in Punjabi songs. Jaspinder gave live performance in the singing reality show aired by NDTV Imagine, during the year 2008, and she turned out to be winner. The name of the show is
Dhoom Macha De
. Kesar Singh Narula, Jaspinder’s father, worked as a music director during the 50s. At the outset, Jaspinder didn’t take up singing for movies but was expert in singing devotional songs like bhajans. She also sang Sufiana songs.
After shifting to Mumbai, she got a break through music composer
. She sang for movies including Aar Ya Paar, Master, and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. Jaspinder is specialized in singing folk songs other than devotional songs. She had sung religious songs for the Sikh community and is also specialized in Gurbani. Jaspinder is staying in Mumbai and is wedded to a businessman. After completing her Honors in music she specialized in Hindustani classical music by doing a PhD in it.
As far as politics is concerned she made her entry into Aam Aadmi Party during the year 2014. Jaspinder worked with the top music composers of Bollywood. Whether is pop, classical, devotional or western songs, she sings with equal panache. Once, Jaspinder confessed that though her voice is apt for soft songs she had been given only loud ones.