Tulsi Kumar Dua
Tulsi Kumar Dua
15 March 1986
|Organization(s)||T-Series (Music & Film production company)|
Kids Hut (YouTube channel)
Tulsi Kumar Dua popularly known as Tulsi Kumar is an Indian playback singer, radio jockey, musician, and actress in the Bollywood industry. She was born to businessman Gulshan Kumar who was the owner of T Series and a great singer and his wife Sudesh Kumari. She is the sister of film producer Bhushan Kumar & actress Khushali Kumar. She also owns Kids Hut, a YouTube channel owned by record label T-Series, featuring children's content including nursery rhymes and stories.
Kumar was born as Tulsi Kumar Dua in a Punjabi Hindu family to businessman and founder of T-Series Gulshan Kumar and his wife Sudesh Kumari. Divya Khosla Kumar is Tulsi's sister-in-law.
In 2015, she married businessperson Hitesh Ralhan in Nepal. The couple has a son, born in 2017.
In 2009, her debut album, Love ho Jaaye, was released. Along with the album, Kumar made a music video for the title track. She also sang "Mujhe Teri" from the movie Paathshaala and "Tum Jo Aaye" from Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai.
She sang the song "Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog" in 2015, through which her sister Khushali made her screen debut. It is a recreated version of the original song from the movie Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin.
Kumar sang "Soch Na Sake", "Sanam Re", "Nachange Sari Raat", "Ishq Di Latt", "Salamat", "Dekh Lena", "Wajah Tum Ho", "Dil Ke Pass", and "Dil Mein Chupa Lunga" in 2016 she also duoed with Guru Randhawa in Enni Soni in 2019.
In 2020, during the COVID-19 lockdown, she released several songs where she collaborated with Darshan Raval on Tere Naal, Millind Gaba on Naam. Her blockbuster single "Tanhaai" was released on T-Series official YouTube channel and has gained over 11 crore views on YouTube.
In 2021, Kumar released the single "Pehle Pyaar Ka Pehla Gham" sung along with Jubin Nautiyal. The music video features Parth Samthaan and her sister Khushali. In February 2021, she released a new song "Main Jis Din Bhula Doon" along with Nautiyal which featured Himansh Kohli and Sneha Namanandi.
She was seen hosting season 2 of Indie Hai Hum in February 2021.
Later on, she released her blockbuster romantic hit ''Is Qadar'' sung along with Darshan Raval and the music video features them both.
On 30 June 2021, Kumar and Nautiyal's Amazon Prime Mixtape season 3 was out. The songs in the mixtape were Tera Chehra and Jaan Meri
On 5 October 2021, Darshan Raval and Tulsi Kumar's #ShaadiWalaSong Tera Naam was released. This is the third Collaboration of this duo. The song hit 9 million+ views and was trending on #2 on YouTube Global Charts within 24 hours of release. Fans are giving immense love to this song.
Kumar has won several accolades including the International Indian Film Academy award for Best Female Playback Singer in 2017 for the song "Soch Na Sake", Mirchi Music Award – Listener's Choice Song of the Year in 2017 for "Soch Na Sake" from the film Airlift, and Mirchi Music Awards – Best Album in 2020 for the soundtrack to Kabir Singh. She has also been nominated for the IIFA Best Female Playback Singer in 2010 and 2019.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2006||Chup Chup Ke||"Mausam Hai Bada Qatil"||Himesh Reshammiya||Sonu Nigam|
|"Shabe Firaaq"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Humko Deewana Kar Gaye||"Humko Deewana Kar Gaye"||Anu Malik||Sonu Nigam|
|"Humko Deewana Kar Gaye – Sad II"||Solo|
|"Tum Sansoon Main"||Himesh Reshammiya||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Tom, Dick, and Harry||"Tere Sang Ishq"|
|Phir Hera Pheri||"Dil Naiyyo Maane Re"|
|Dil Diya Hai||"Afsana"|
|"Mile Ho Tum"|
|Rocky: The Rebel||"Teri Yaad Bichake Sota Hoon"|
|Zindaggi Rocks||"Meri Dhoop Hai Tu"||Anu Malik||Javed Ali|
|"Tadap Tadap"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Raqeeb||"Tum Ho"||Zubeen Garg|
|Nehlle Pe Dehlla||"Parvar Digara"||KK|
|"Dil Naaiyo Mane Re"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|Bhool Bhulaiyaa||"Let's Rock Soniye"||Shaan|
|"Sakiya Re Sakiya"||Solo|
|2008||Karzzzz||"Tere Bin Chain Na Aave"||Himesh Reshammiya|
|"Soniye Je Tere"|
|2009||Billu||"Love Mera Hit Hit"||Pritam||Neeraj Shridhar|
|Jai Veeru||"Sufi"||Bappi Lahiri||Saim Bhatt|
|8 X 10 Tasveer||"Hafiz Khuda"||Salim–Sulaiman||Mohit Chauhan|
|"Kuch Is Tarah"|
|"Aaja Maahi"||Neeraj Shridhar|
|2010||Dulha Mil Gaya||"Shiri Farhad"||Pritam||Neeraj Shridhar|
|Chance Pe Dance||"Rishta Hai Mera"||Adnan Sami||Shaan|
|"Pe... Pe... Pepein...." (Duet)||Pritam||Neeraj Shridhar, Master Saleem, Hard Kaur|
|Paathshala||"Mujhe Teri"||Hanif Sheikh||Hanif Sheikh, Akansha Lama|
|Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai||"Tum Jo Aaye Zindagi Mein"||Pritam||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan|
|"Pee Loon" (Female)||Solo|
|Aashayein||"Dilkash Dildaar Duniya"||Shaan|
|Aaj Ki Sham Ishq Ke Naam Album|
|Action Replayy||"Luk Chup Jaana"||Pritam||KK|
|A Flat||"Dil Kashi"||Bappi Lahiri||Sonu Nigam, Raja Hasan, Aditi Singh Sharma|
|2011||Ready||"Humko Pyar Hua"||Pritam||KK, Pritam|
|"Meri Ada Bhi (Ishq Ne Mere)"||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan|
|Yaara o Dildaara||"Balle Balle Shawa Shawa"||Nitin Kumar Gupta/Jaidev Kumar|
|2012||Bittoo Boss||"Kick Lag Gayi"||Raghav Sachar|
|Dangerous Ishq||"Tu Hi Rab Tu Hi Dua"||Himesh Reshammiya||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan|
|Dabangg 2||"Saanson Ne "||Sajid–Wajid||Sonu Nigam|
|Dil Tainu Karda Ae Pyar||"Thodi Der Pehlan "||Javinder Kumar||Arvinder Kumar|
|2013||Aashiqui 2||"Hum Mar Jayenge"||Jeet Gannguli||Arijit Singh|
|"Piya Aaye Na"||KK|
|Nautanki Saala||"Mera Mann Kehne Laga" (Female)||Falak Shabir||Solo|
|Zilla Ghaziabad||"Tu Hai Rab Mera"||Amjad Nadeem||Mohit Chauhan|
|Dubai||"Mere Yaara"||Arijit Singh|
|Canada Nights||"Sab Vaade"||KK|
|I Love New Year||"Aao Na"||Pritam||Sonu Nigam|
|2014||Yaariyan||"Mujhe Ishq Se"||Mithoon||Gajendra Verma|
|Bindaas||"Tomake Chere Ami"||Habib Wahid|
|You Are My Shining Star||"Tera Mera Pyar Sanam" (Reprise)||Neeraj Shridhar|
|"Judaiyaan" (Reprise)||Taimur Shahid|
|"Humein Tumse Pyar Kitna" (Female)|
|Singham Returns||"Kuch Toh Hua Hai"||Ankit Tiwari|
|Creature 3D||"Naam-E-Wafa"||Mithoon||Farhan Saeed|
|2015||Roy||"Tu Hai Ki Nahi" (Unplugged)||Ankit Tiwari||Solo|
|Ek Paheli Leela||"Tere Bin Nahi Laage" (Female Version)||Uzair Jaswal
(Recreated by Amaal Mallik)
|Aishwarya Majmudar, Alamgir Khan|
|"Saiyaan Superstar"||Amaal Mallik||Solo|
|All of Me – Baarish||"All of Me – Baarish" (Single)||Arjun|
|Binary Domain||"Mere Khuda"|
|Bloodstorm||"Jaage Ab Raat Bhar"|
|All Is Well||"Mere Humsafar"||Mithoon|
|Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog||"Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog" (Single)||Arko||Solo|
|2016||Game Over||"Tumhein Hum Pyar"|
|Mill Gaye Heer Ranjha||"Dil Yeh Mera"|
|"Ishq Ho Jaaye"||Pranav Vatsa|
|Airlift||"Soch Na Sake"||Amaal Mallik||Amaal Mallik, Arijit Singh|
|Sanam Re||"Sanam Re (Lounge Mix)"||Mithoon|
|Sarbjit||"Salamat"||Amaal Mallik||Arijit Singh|
|Isteqamat (Pakistani Movie)||"Radhe Shyam"||Shani Arshad, Neeraj Shridhar|
|Junooniyat||"Nachenge Saari Raat"||Meet Bros||Neeraj Shridhar|
|"Ishqe Di Lat Tadpave"||Ankit Tiwari|
|Wajah Tum Ho||"Dil Ke Paas"||Kalyanji-Anandji
(Recreated by Abhijit Vaghani)
|Arijit Singh, Neuman Pinto|
|"Dil Ke Pass" (Reprise)||Armaan Malik|
|"Dil Ke Pass" (Indian Version)||Arijit Singh|
|"Dil Mein Chupa Lunga"||Meet Bros||Meet Bros, Armaan Malik|
|"Wajah Tum Ho"||Mithoon||Mithoon, Altamash Faridi|
|"Wajah Tum Ho" (Long Version)|
|Tum Bin II||"Dekh Lena"||Ankit Tiwari||Arijit Singh|
|"Dekh Lena" (Unplugged)||Solo|
|Team (Pakistani Movie)||"Tum Ho"||Altamash Faridi, Shiraz Uppal|
|2017||Mera Highway Star||"Mera Highway Star" (Single)||Sanjay Rajee||Raftaar|
|Noor||"Gulabi Aankhe 2.0"||Amaal Mallik||Yash Narvekar, Amaal Mallik|
|Ik Yaad Purani||"A Single"||Jashan Singh|
|Mubarakan||"The Goggle Song"||Amaal Mallik||Armaan Malik, Sonu Nigam|
|Baadshaho||"Mere Rashke Qamar" (Version 2)||Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Tanishk Bagchi||Solo|
|2018||Raat Kamal Hai||"Raat Kamal Hai" (Single)||Guru Randhawa|
|Satyamev Jayate||"Paaniyon Sa"||Rochak Kohli||Atif Aslam|
|Meet-Tera Yaar Hoon Main (cover)||"Meet-Tera Yaar Hoon Main" Single||Solo|
|Paniyo Sa Chill Mix||"Paniyo Sa Chill Mix"||Sourav Roy, Rochak Kohli|
|2019||Why Cheat India||"Dil Mein Ho Tum"||Rochak Kohli||Solo|
|Luka Chuppi||"Tu Laung Main Elaachi"||Tanishk Bagchi|
|Kabir Singh||"Tera Ban Jaunga"||Akhil Sachdeva||Akhil Sachdeva|
|"Tera Ban Jaungi"|
|Khandaani Shafakhana||"Sheher Ki Ladki"||Anand–Milind
(Recreated by Tanishk Bagchi)
|"Dil Jaaniye"||Payal Dev||Jubin Nautiyal|
|Batla House||"O Saki Saki"||Vishal–Shekhar
(Recreated by Tanishk Bagchi)
|Neha Kakkar, B Praak|
|Saaho||"Enni Soni"||Guru Randhawa||Guru Randhawa|
|"Ye Chota Nuvvunna"||Haricharan|
|Marjaavaan||"Haiya Ho"||Tanishk Bagchi||Jubin Nautiyal|
|"Thodi Jagah (Female)"|
|The Body||"Aaina"||Arko Pravo Mukherjee||Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Neha Kakkar|
|Pati Patni Aur Woh||"Aakhiyon Se Goli Maare"||Tanishk Bagchi||Mika Singh|
|2020||Street Dancer 3D||"Lagdi Lahore"||Sachin–Jigar, Guru Randhawa||Guru Randhawa|
|Baaghi 3||"Dus Bahane 2.0"||Vishal–Shekhar||KK, Shaan, Vishal–Shekhar|
|2021||Koi Jaane Na||''Koi Jaane Na'' (Title Track)||Amaal Malik||Armaan Malik, Amaal Malik|
|2022||Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2||"Hum Nashe Mein Toh Nahin"||Pritam||Arijit Singh|
|"Hum Nashe Mein Toh Nahin - Lofi Revibed"|
|Dhokha: Round D Corner||"Mahi Mera Dil"||Tanishk Bagchi||Arijit Singh|
|Nazar Andaaz||"Sukoon"(Female Version)||Vishal Mishra|
Albums / Singles
|2009||Love Ho Jaye||"Radhe Shyam"||Neeraj Shridhar||Monty Sharma||Sameer||Debut Album|
|"Jis Dil Ko Ishq Ho Jaye"|
|"Jaage Ab Raat Bhar"|
|"Tumhe Hum Pyaar Na Karte To"|
|"Aaja Mahi"||Neeraj Shridhar|
|"Jis Dil Ko Ishq Ho Jaye (Remix)"|
|"Radhe Shyam (Remix by DJ A-Myth)"|
|"Raba Maula (Remix)"|
|"Aaja Mahi (Remix)"||Neeraj Shridhar|
|"Aaj Ki Sham (Lounge Mix)"|
|2015||Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog||"Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog"||Arko|
|All of Me (Baarish)||"All of Me (Baarish)"||Arjun||Mithoon, Arjun|
|2016||Mere Papa||"Mere Papa"||Jeet Gannguli||Manoj Muntashir|
|2017||Ik Yaad Purani||"Ik Yaad Purani"||Jashan Singh||Shaarib-Toshi||Kumaar|
|Mera Highway Star||"Mera Highway Star"||Raftaar||Sanjay Rajee||Raftaar, Khushali Kumar, Mohan Singh|
|2018||Raat Kamal Hai||"Raat Kamal Hai"||Guru Randhawa|
|2019||Nai Jaana||"Nai Jaana"||Sachet Tandon||Tanishk Bagchi||Nirmaan|
|2020||Masakali 2.0||"Masakali 2.0"||Tanishk Bagchi
(Original by A.R. Rahman)
(Additional Lyrics by Tanishk Bagchi
|Tere Naal||"Tere Naal"||Darshan Raval||Darshan Raval||Gautam Sharma and Gurpreet Saini|
|Zara Thehro||"Zara Thehro"||Armaan Malik||Amaal Malik||Rashmi Virag|
|Naam||"Naam"||Millind Gaba||Millind Gaba||Jaani|
|T-Series Acoustics||"Phir Na Milen Kabhi" (Reprise)||Ankit Tiwari||Prince Dubey||from Malang|
|2021||Pehle Pyaar Ka Pehla Gham||''Pehle Pyaar Ka Pehla Gham''||Jubin Nautiyal||Manan Bharadwaj||Javed Akhtar
[Additional Lyrics: Rashmi Virag]
|Main Jis Din Bhulaa Du||''Main Jis Din Bhulaa Du''||Rochak Kohli||Manoj Muntashir|
|Is Qadar||''Is Qadar''||Darshan Raval||Sachet–Parampara||Sayeed Quadri|
|Tera Naam||"Tera Naam"||Manan Bhardwaj|
|2022||Tumse Pyaar Karke||"Tumse Pyaar Karke"||Jubin Nautiyal||Payal Dev||Kunaal Vermaa|
|Jo Mujhe Deewana Kar de||"Jo Mujhe Deewana Kar de"||Manan Bhardwaj|
|2010||Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Love Ho Jaaye||Best music debut non-film album|
|2011||Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Tum Jo Aaye||MTV Hotpick, most requested and played song on MTV|
|Global Indian Film & TV Honor||Upcoming music talent|
|2014||Mirchi Music Awards||Aashiqui 2||Best Album of the Year|
|Listeners Choice Album of the Year|
|2016||Global Indian Music Academy Awards||Soch Na Sake||Award for Best Duet|
|2017||Mirchi Music Awards||Listener's choice Song of the Year|
|IIFA Awards||Playback singer female|
|2020||Mirchi Music Awards||Tera Ban Jaaunga||Best Album to name a few|
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- ^ "Lohri reloaded". The Asian Age. 13 January 2016.
- ^ Bollywood singer Tulsi Kumar's sangeet ceremony – Times of India. The Times of India. (20 February 2015). Retrieved 30 December 2015.
- ^ "Famous Bollywood Singer Becomes Mother, Shares First Pic And Name of the Baby". Yahoo Lifestyle. 26 December 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
- ^ "Watch: Gulshan Kumar's daughter Khushali makes screen debut with revived 'Mainu Ishq Da Lagya Rog'". DNA India. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
- ^ "Watch New Hindi Trending Song Music Video – 'Pehle Pyaar Ka Pehla Gham' Sung By Tulsi Kumar, Jubin Nautiyal Featuring Khushali Kumar, Parth Samthaan | Hindi Video Songs – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
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- Tulsi Kumar at IMDb