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|Birth name||Jasbir Singh Bains|
7 February 1970 |
Dalia Mirjanpur village, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Actor, Lyricist|
|Years active||1993 - present|
Jasbir Singh Bains, better known by his stage name Jasbir Jassi (Punjabi: ਜਸਬੀਰ ਜੱਸੀ), is a Punjabi singer, lyricist, performer and actor. As of 2016[update] he has released thirteen albums, his first pop album being Dil Le Gayee, released in 1998 with Times Music.
Bains, was born in Dalia Mirjanpur village, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India, to Sikh parents Ajit Singh and mother Prakash Kaur and brought up along with his two elder sisters. A first generation musician, he participated in musical plays such "Sadha Bugdu Bulo", and gave performances at the North Zone Cultural Centre.
He started recording for Punjabi films including Passport and Zakhmi in the late 1980s.[when?] He also sang for remix albums such as Balle Balbiro Balle. His first album release was the 1993 low-profile Channa Ve Teri Channani. He appeared along with Charanjit Ahuja in the music video of "Channa ve Teri Channi". This was followed-up with a string of hit albums – 'Dil Le Gayee'(1998), 'Kudi Kudi'(1999), 'Nishani Pyar Di'(2001), 'Just Jassi'(2002), 'Mukhda Chann Varga'(2004) and 'Akh Mastani'(2007). Jassi - Back with a Bang is his latest album, featuring the songs "Mehndi" and title song "Bang". It was released on 16 July 2010 worldwide.
Inspiration for Dil Le Gayee
In 1989 at a National Integration Camp in Himachal Pradesh for youth from border areas Jassi met his Gujarati kudi. The girl was from Bhuj in the Kutch area of Gujarat. She later married someone else, but Jassi traced her in 1998. In the same year, on way to Gwalior with Sham Bhuteja of Rohtak, when Jassi was feeling upset and depressed during the journey, and in a fit of emotion told Bhuteja, "dil le gayee kudi Gujarat di". He was inspired to compose the song after this line. 
The latest soundtrack in which Jassi performed is Patiala House (2011), in which he performed " Laungda Lashkara" with Mahalakshmi Iyer and Hard Kaur. Other soundtrack in which he performed include Dobara (2004) in which he performed "Pyar Mere", Hope and a Little Sugar (2006) in which he performed "Mahiya" and Mel Karade Rabba (2010) in which he performed the titular song. In 2015, Jassi released a song Ranjha giving the song Sufi and pahari touch. In 2016, He released the new Sufi trance song ‘'O Laal Ni’' written by Baba Bulle Shah.
According to Jassi's official website, he released thirteen albums:
|1993||Channa Ve Teri Channani|
|1998||Dil Le Gayee|
|2001||Nishani Pyar Di|
|2004||Mukhda Chann Warga|
|2010||Jassi - Back with a Bang|
|2011||Bhangra (with Ashok Masti and Jawad Ahmad)|
|2014||Shaheed Bhagat Singh|
In 2011, His first film in a lead role, 'Khushiyaan', was released. He was trained by N.K. Sharma and a few others. He has also appeared in some Punjabi films including Heer Ranjha.
|2011||Khushiyaan||main lead||Debut Actor|
|2014||Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar||Govt. officer|
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