Miss Pooja

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Miss Pooja @ Canada's Wonderland (2009-08-29).jpg
Miss Pooja performing in August 2009
Background information
Birth name Gurinder Kaur Kainth
Born (1980-12-04) 4 December 1980 (age 37)[1]
Rajpura, Punjab, India
Genres Bhangra, Pop, Folk
Religious, Hip Hop, Dance
Occupation(s) Singer, Actress
Years active 2006–present
Website TheMissPooja.com <no longer available>

Miss Pooja (born 4 December 1980) Gurinder Kaur Kainth is an Indian singer. She has become the largest-selling female bhangra artist in India and overseas. A partial reason for her success is the rapid increase in the number of songs that she continues to record. She has released duets with more than 100 singers.[2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Miss Pooja at Canada's Wonderland

In 2006, Miss Pooja debuted with her first duet song "Jaan Ton Piyari". In 2009, her debut solo album was "Romantic Jatt" and the music video of her song "Do Nain" from that album was shot in Toronto, Canada. In 2010, her first two films were "Panjaban" and "Channa Sachi Muchi". In 2012, the music video of her song "Shona Shona" from her third solo album "Jattitude" was shot in Hong Kong and she also made a debut in the Bollywood Industry with the song "Second Hand Jawani" from the film "Cocktail". In 2013, her third film was "Pooja Kiven Aa" and the fourth film was "Ishq Garaari". As of 2013, she has recorded over 3000 songs, released over 300 music albums (including religious music albums), shot over 800 music videos and acted in five Punjabi films.

Discography[edit]

Year Singles/Albums Record Label
2018 Butterfly T-Series
2018 Parde Mein Rehne Do Saregama
2017 Jeeeju Speed Records
2017 Baari Baari Barsi Speed Records
2017 Sohnea Speed Records
2017 Pasand Saga Music
2016 Hoor Tahliwood Records
2016 Dimaag Khraab Tahliwood Records
2015 Date on Ford Tahliwood Records
2015 Paani Tahliwood Records
2014 Painkiller [5] Speed Records
2013 The Miss Pooja Project: Volume 3 ParasiteDARK
2013 Bathinda Beats Amar Studio
2012 Jattitude Speed Records, Moviebox Records
2011 Jugni (Miss Pooja: Live in Concert 2) Speed Records
2011 Breathless Moviebox Records
2011 The Miss Pooja Project: Volume 2 ParasiteDARK
2010 The Miss Pooja Project: Volume 1 ParasiteDARK
2009 Romantic Jatt Speed Records, Planet Recordz, Moviebox Records
2008 Miss Pooja: Live in Concert Speed Records
2007 Queen of Duets Lucky Star
2006 Jaan Ton Piyari Simran Music Industries

Duo collaboration[edit]

Year Info
2013 "Surprise" with Deep Mahala & Preet Lali
"Go Crazy" with Punjabi By Nature

Choice with Manjit Rupowalia

2012 "Jugni Chandigarh Di" with Deep Mahala
Aetbaar with Dark MC
Jatt Tinka with APS Tinka Gill
Gabroo with Apache Indian
2011 "Pajero" with Veer Sukhwant
Pind Wal Gera with K. Kashmir
"Jeep" with Harry Mirza
"Dafa Hoja" with Foji
"Ruttan" with Bai Amarjit
2009 "Kothe te Speaker" with Mintu Dhuri
"Mitran Di Vaari" with Pulla Labhna
"Prince N Pooja" with Roshan Prince
"Oh Kudi" with Juglee J
"Saadgi" with Rai Jujhar
"Doriya" with Kuldeep Rasila
"Wrong Number" with Gurvinder Brar
"Homegrown" with Punjabi by Nature
"Pub Te Club" with Preet Brar
2008 "Poodna Returns" with Deep Mahala
"Jhona 3" with Shinda Shonki
2007 "Hero" with Bai Amarjit
"Patrol 2" with Preet Brar
"Jhona 2" with Shinda Shonki

Baazi with Manjit Rupowalia Chah Da Cup 2 with Babu Chandigarhia

2006 "Ek Tere Karke" with Preet Brar
"Safari" with Kuldeep Rasila
"Tere Jaan Banke" with Darshan Khella
"Pind da Shingar" with Shinda Shonki

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Name Label Notes
2016 Housefull 3 T-Series "Malamaal" (playback singer)
2015 Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend T-Series "Tipsy Hogai" (playback singer)
2013 Best of Luck Speed Records Special Appearance
2013 Ishq Garaari Cosmic Studios Actress
2013 Heer and Hero Shemaroo "Lakk Tunoo" (playback singer)
2013 Pooja Kiven AA Saga Hits Actress
2012 Cocktail T-Series "Second Hand Jawani" (playback singer)
2012 Kabaddi Once Again T-Series "Galvakri" (playback singer)
2010 Channa Sachi Muchi T-Series Actress
2010 Panjabian: Love Rules Hearts Eros Actress

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2009 Miss Pooja won Best International Act at the UK Asian Music Awards.[6]

In 2010 she won Best International Album for her album Romantic Jatt.[7]

In 2011 she was nominated for Shri Tanveer Singh Dhami ji International Act and Best International Album (for Panjaban)[8] and ended up winning Best International Act.

In 2011 she won PTC Punjabi Film Award Best Duet Female Film: Punjaban.

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