Ranjit Bawa

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Ranjit Bawa
Native name ਰਣਜੀਤ ਬਾਵਾ
Birth name Ranjit Singh Bajwa
Born (1989-03-14) 14 March 1989 (age 29)
Gurdaspur, Punjab
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Actor
  • singer
  • dancer
Years active 2012–Present
Labels
  • T-Series
  • Speed Records JRS MUsic Behal Music

Ranjit Singh Bajwa (Punjabi: ਰਣਜੀਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਬਾਜਵਾ; born 14 March 1989) commonly known as Ranjit Bawa is a Punjabi Sikh singer. He was born in Wadala Granthian village near Gurdaspur. He rose to fame from his single "Jatt Di Akal" which broke many Punjabi records. He made his debut in the 2015 Album, Mitti Da Bawa which was award 'Best World Album' award in the 2015 Brit Asia Awards.[1] He has also received "PTC Best Folk oriented Song Award" in 2013 for his Song in 2013, Jatt Di Akal.[2] He will make his film debut in playing the title role in Toofan Singh, a semi-biographical film about the 1980s Punjabi activist Shaheed Bhai Jugraj Singh Toofan.[3]

Early life[edit]

He was connected with the music since his childhood. He is used to sing songs in his school days too. In Class 6, he sang a song at his school for which he was praised by his teachers and others. Then his music teacher Master Mangal trained him and he motivated him to participate in music competitions. While, Ranjit Bawa was doing his graduation from Guru Nanak College, Batala, and post-graduation at Khalsa College,Amritsar, Ranjit Bawa participated in many singing competitions came first each competition for six years in series. In an interview Ranjit Bawa says "For those six years, I sang a Pakistani song, Bol Miti Deya Baweya, which made me popular as ‘Bawa’. That is why, he is also known as Bawa.[2][4]

Recordings[edit]

Album[edit]

  • Mitti Da Bawa. Track list:
  1. Mitti Da Bawa
  2. Boti Boti
  3. Dollar Vs Roti
  4. Bandook
  5. Sardar
  6. Jatt Da Dar
  7. Yaari Chandigarh Waliye.[5]

Singles[edit]

  • Jatt Di Akal
  • Jean
  • Sadi Wari Aun De
  • Shadi Dot Com
  • Kankan
  • Miti Da Bawa
  • Sher Marna
  • Google
  • Yaari Chadigarh Waliye
  • Chandigarh Returns (3 Lakh)
  • Jinda Sukha Anthem (with Lehmber Hussainpuri)
  • Naal Naal
  • Munda Sadara Da
  • Azaadi
  • Jinde
  • Lahore[5]
  • Yaari Chandigarh waliye
  • Mitti da bawa
  • Botti Botti
  • Sardar
  • Dollar Vs Roti
  • Bandook
  • Jatt Da Dar
  • Swag jatt da
  • Punjabio Jaagde Ke Sutte
  • Jinda Sukha
  • Girls Hostel
  • Narrow Salwar
  • Dc Jatt
  • Tankha Ft JRS
  • Qurbani
  • Chandigarh Returns
  • Sher Marna
  • 300 Sala Yaad Shaheedi (with Veer Rahimpuri, Tigerstyle & Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee)
  • Skoda
  • Meri Sardarniye
  • Chat Purani
  • Chad Khera Baniye Da (With Harshdeep Kaur)
  • Ja Ve Mundiya
  • Hik Vich Zor (With Dr Zeus & Fateh Doe)
  • Sarvann Putt
  • Ja Ve Mundeya
  • Thar
  • Heavyweight Bhangra
  • Diljaniya
  • Parahune

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harvey Bhogal (4 October 2015). "Brit Asia Music Awards 2015 Winners". DESIblitz
  2. ^ a b "Ranjit Bawa". tantusinfo.com. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Amarjot Kaur (25 August 2015) "He's not history". The Tribune.
  4. ^ Navleen Kaur Lakhi (26 December 2013). "Voices to Reckon With". Hindustan Times
  5. ^ a b "Ranjit Bawa". risepunjab.net. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 

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