Jasleen Royal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Jasleen Royal
Jasleen Royal performing in Rajasthan.jpg
Jasleen Royal performing in Rajasthan
Background information
Birth nameJasleen Kaur Royal
Born (1991-07-08) 8 July 1991 (age 27)
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Occupation(s)Composer, singer, songwriter instrumentalist, lyricist ,Actor
WebsiteJasleen Royal Facebook
Jasleen Royal Instagram
Jasleen Royal Twitter

Jasleen Kaur Royal commonly known as Jasleen Royal) is an independent Indian singer, songwriter and a music composer who sings in Punjabi, Hindi and as well as in English.

She won an award for the Best Indie Song at the MTV Video Music Awards India 2013. She received this award for her debut song "Panchi Ho Jaava", composed and sung by Jasleen which is based on a poem by late Shiv Kumar Batalvi.

She won an award for the "Best Indie Artist" at "Free The Music" an initiative by Songdew [1] especially for Indie musicians. She was nominated alongside established and renowned singers like Kailash Kher, Rabbi Shergill and a Delhi-based band Indus Creed.

She entered Bollywood in September 2014 with Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan starrer film Khoobsurat with a song titled "Preet" which was composed by Sneha Khanwalkar and penned by Amitabh Verma.

Early life and background[edit]

Kaur completed her schooling from Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana and later moved to New Delhi for further studies. She completed her B. Com Honors from Hindu College, New Delhi.

With no formal training in music, majorly self-taught, Jasleen first gained popularity when she qualified as one of the semi finalists in the first season of India's Got Talent in 2009. She was all of 18 years of age at that time. She stood out because of her ability to play multiple instruments at the same time. She was amicably called as the 'one woman band' by the then judges Sonali Bendre, Kirron Kher and Shekhar Kapur for she can collectively play the guitar, mouth organ and a tambourine while singing. She can also play the keyboard, which also happens to be the first instrument she ever played. She currently resides in Mumbai and is working on multiple Bollywood projects.

Songs[edit]

List of songs by Jasleen Royal

Year Song Title Album/Film Notes
2013 Panchi Hojavan MTV Composer & Singer
Maye Ni featuring Swanand Kirkire
Din Shagna Da Single
2014 Preet Khoobsurat Singer
Door Ghar Mera hai Kitkat
2015 Badla Badla Badlapur
2016 Kho Gaye Hum Kahan Baar Baar Dekho Singer & Composer
Nachde Ne Saare
Raatein Shivaay
Raatein (Reprise)
Love You Zindagi Dear Zindagi Singer
Chotta Hoon Main Dear Dad
2017 Kidre Jawa Haramkhor Singer & Composer
Whats up Phillauri
Din Shagna Da
Peh Gaya Khalara Fukrey Returns
Amar Drawing Khata (Reprise) Chhaya O Chhobi (Bengali Film) Singer
2018 All songs Hichki Composer and also sang "Teri Dastaan"
Laaj Sharam Veere Di Wedding Singer
Man Melo Sharato Lagu
2019 Jahan Tu Chala Gully Boy singer and composer with Arjun Chandy
TBA Kesari

Special appearances[edit]

Jasleen has performed on NDTV Our Girls, Our Pride along with Swanand Kirkire hosted by Priyanka Chopra.

She had also appeared and performed at L'Oréal Paris Miss Femina (India) Awards, 2014.

Jasleen has also participated in a debate on NDTV India on 'How money is not the bigger factor while choosing an employment'.

Awards[edit]

Year Award Song Film Title Result Ref.
2016 Mirchi Music Awards "Raatein" Shivaay (film) Upcoming Music Composer of The Year Nominated [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Songdew - Free The Music
  2. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 2018-03-24.

External links[edit]