Dr Zeus

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Dr. Zeus
Birth nameBaljit Singh Padam
Years active1992–present
LabelsEnvy Entertainment, Deezee Music

Baljit Singh Padam (Punjabi: ਬਲਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਪਦਮ), better known by his stage name Dr. Zeus, is a Punjabi music composer, singer and music producer.[1] He rose to fame in 2003 with his song "Kangna", which was voted the best song on BBC Asian Network in the same year.[2][3] His other hits are "Don't Be Shy" and "Jugni Ji", which won the best single award in 2012.[4] He has worked with singer Kanika Kapoor for the song "Jugni Ji" and with musician Jaz Dhami for the song "Zulfa".[5] His song "Aag Ka Dariya" features on the Four Lions film soundtrack. A music video was also produced featuring Czech model Yana Gupta and singers Ravindra & DJ Shortie.[6]


Dr. Zeus began his career in 1999 where he was signed to the Envy music label based in Birmingham where he produced Pure Garage – Sue My Ass by the Punjabi singer Balwinder Singh Safri, from the band Safri Boyz. He had two songs in this album, which were "Sahiba Bani Prawa Di" and "Par Langa De Veh". A year later, he went on to produce his second complete album Deathjamm 4.5.[7]

Dr. Zeus released his debut solo album "The High Life" in 2001, on the Envy music label. This album featured the vocals of Amar Arshi singing "Gwandian Da Dhol". Dr. Zeus then released Unda Da Influence in 2003. Dr. Zeus released his third album, The Original Edit in 2005 with Lehmber Hussainpuri singing vocals. In 2006, Dr. Zeus released his remix album of greatest hits entitled The Street Remixes. In 2008, Dr. Zeus released an album titled Back Unda Da Influence. The song named "Sat Sri Akaal" hit No.1 on the BBC Asian Network Charts. Dr. Zeus stated on a BBC Asian Network interview that Back Unda Da Influence was recorded exclusively at his own studio (BFK Studio). In January 2011, Manpreet Sandhu's album The Spirit was released with music by Dr. Zeus. In April 2012, he released album Immortal: Nusrat at Kava with songs of Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in a hip hop style.[8] He has given music for the Punjabi films Daddy Cool Munde Fool and Jatt Boys Putt Jatta De and Hindi film Chaar Din Ki Chandni.[9][10][11]

In the 2012 Brit Asia TV Music Awards (BAMA) Dr. Zeus was awarded "Best Asian Music Producer" and "Best Single" for "Jugni Ji", with Kanika Kapoor.[12] In the 2015 BAMA, Dr. Zeus was awarded "Best Producer" and "Bollywood Record of the Year" for "Lovely", again with Kapoor.[13]


Studio albums[edit]

Album Release Artist Record Label
Death Jamm 4.5 1999 Various Envy/DeeZee Music
High Life 2001 Various Envy/DeeZee Music
Unda Da Influence 2003 Various Envy/DeeZee Music/Hom Records
The Original Edit 2005 Lehmber Hussainpuri Envy/DeeZee Music/B Line Records
The Street Remixes 2006 Various Envy/DeeZee Music
Back Unda Da Influence 2008 Various Envy/DeeZee Music/Big Music
Global Injection 2018 Snoop Dogg BeingU Studios / Sony Music


Year Film Release Artist(s)
2014 Happy New Year "Lovely", "Kamlee" Sung by Kanika Kapoor, Fateh, Ravindra Upadhyay, Miraya Varma, Dr. Zeus
2015 Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend "Tipsy Hogai" Sung by Miss Pooja, Rajveer Singh
2015 Ek Paheli Leela "Desi Look" Sung by Kanika Kapoor, Dr. Zeus
Second Hand Husband "Title Track" Sung by Gippy Grewal
Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon "Bam Bam", "Billi Kat Gayee", "Hum Toh" Sung by Kaur B, Simran Ram, Kapil Sharma, Dr. Zeus; Sung by Ikka Singh, Rajveer Singh, Dr. Zeus; Sung by Kapil Sharma, Kundan Pandey
2017 Machine "Break Fail" Sung by Jasmine Sandlas, Rajveer Singh, Ikka
2022 Cuttputlli "Rabba", "Tu Dis De", Sung by Sukhwinder Singh; Sung by Hameed Ali Naqeebi
Ram Setu "Om" Sung by Krishna Das
2023 Ganapath TBA TBA

Production discography[edit]

Album Release Artist(s)
Judaa 3 Chapter 2 2024 Amrinder Gill
Judaa 3 Chapter 1 2021 Amrinder Gill
Global Injection 2018 Various
Judaa 2 2014 Amrinder Gill
Rabb Sajna Aman Sarang
Duniya 2013 Sarbjit Cheema
Twelve 2012 Bilal Saeed
Yaarian Manpreet Sandhu
Immortal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Judaa 2011 Amrinder Gill
12 Saal Remixes Bilal Saeed
The Spirit Manpreet Sandhu
Zindabaad G.Sharmilla
The Original Edit 2005 Lehmber Hussainpuri
Death Jamm 4.5 1999 Various Artists
Pure Garage Balwinder Safri

Films produced[edit]


  1. ^ Back Unda Da Influence Review by Jaspreet Pandohar. BBC Music, 17 January 2008. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  2. ^ "BBC Asian Network Best 100 of 2003". BBC. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Nusrat in nightclubs, courtesy Dr Zeus". Hindustan Times. 6 April 2012. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Brit Asia TV Music Awards 2012: The Winners". Archived from the original on 26 November 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Jaz-ing up bhangra with videsi tadka". The Asian Age. 19 January 2014. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Sonu Nigam Back Unda Da Influence - Google Search". www.google.com. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  7. ^ "DeathJam 4.5". Discogs.
  8. ^ "Hip Hop Tunes for Sufi Legend". The Indian Express. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Daddy Cool Munde Fool". Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  10. ^ "Jatt Boys Putt Jatta De". Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  11. ^ "Chaar Din Ki Chandni's songs are peppy: Tushar Kapoor". The Times of India. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
  12. ^ Baddhan, Raj (7 October 2012). "Brit Asia TV Music Awards 2012: The Winners". BizAsia. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  13. ^ Bhogal, Harvey. "Brit Asia Music Awards 2015 Winners". desiblitz.com. Retrieved 20 August 2020.