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|Birth name||Satinder Pal Singh|
|Also known as||Satinder Sartaaj|
|Born||Bajrawar, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India|
|Instruments||Vocals, harmonium, chimta, Saaz-e-Sartaaj (his self-created musical instrument)|
Satinder Pal Singh, popularly known as Satinder Sartaaj, is an Indian singer, songwriter, actor and poet of Punjabi language films and songs. He gained fame with his song "Udaarian". Since then he has performed across the world. He made his film debut as Maharaja Duleep Singh in The Black Prince in 2017.
Sartaaj was born in the village of Bajrawar in Hoshiarpur, Punjab. He attended school at the government elementary school in his village. While in the third standard, he began performing in local Bal Sabhas.[better source needed]
Sartaaj obtained an honours degree in music from Government College, Hoshiarpur. He concentrated on his musical career while completing his MPhil in Sufi music singing and later a PhD in Sufi singing (gayan) from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He also taught music at Panjab University for six years. Sartaaj also completed a certificate course and Diploma in Persian language. He started writing poetry and adopted his Takhallus(Pen name), Sartaaj, while at college.
Sartaaj pursued a professional music career in his 20s. Prior to this, he has stated he was a farmer and had no interest in pursuing a career as a performer.
His big performance break was in 2008 when he got booked for a gig in Toronto, Ontario. The show's organizers had heard him singing on YouTube and wanted him to perform for the Punjabi-Canadian audience.
|Year||Album/ Single Tracks||Music||Record label|
|2009||Ibadat||Ranveer Sandhu||Finetone Cassette Industries|
|2011||Cheerey Wala Sartaaj||Moviebox Birmingham Limited|
|2012||Sartaaj Live||Speed Records|
|2012||Tere Qurbaan||Finetone Cassette Industries|
|2013||Afsaaney Sartaaj De||Jatinder Shah||Firdaus Production|
|2014||Rangrez-The Poet of Colors||Partners in Rhyme||Sony Music|
|2015||Hamza – A Sufiana Ecstasy||Firdaus Productions|
|2016||Hazaarey Wala Munda||Jatinder Shah||Shemaroo Entertainment Limited|
|2018||Seasons of Sartaaj||Jatinder Shah||Saga Music|
|2019||Seven Rivers||Beat Minister||Saga Music|
|2019||Shagufta Dili (Single Track Hindi)||Beat Minister||YRF|
|2020||Zafarnamah- Letter of Victory (By Guru Gobind Singh ji)- Single track||Beat Minister||Firdaus production|
|2020||Kuchh Badal Geya Ey (Single track)||Beat Minister||YRF Music|
|2020||Auzaar (single track)||Beat Minister||Saga Music|
|2021||Tehreek||Beat Minister||Saga Music|
|2021||Qanoon (single track)||Beat Minister||Saga Music|
|2017||The Black Prince||Maharaja Duleep Singh||American film|
|2020||Ikko Mikke (The Soulmates)||Nihaal (sculptor)|
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