Diljit Dosanjh Birthday: 10 Songs and Movies Celebrating the Punjabi Rockstar!

Diljit Dosanjh goes beyond delivering chart-topping musical performances. He has showcased his versatile talent in both Hindi and the Punjabi film industry. Renowned for his exceptional vocal skills, Diljit made history as the first Punjabi artist to grace the Coachella stage. He is not just an entertainer – he is a singer, actor, comedian, and more. Whether it’s through his music, acting, or humour, Diljit effortlessly fulfills every role, leaving an indelible mark in the entertainment realm.

Diljit Dosanjh’s new album, Love Ya, featuring Mouni Roy, is set to release on singer’s birthday today on January 6, 2024. (Photo: Instagram)

In addition to conquering various entertainment domains, the all-rounder Diljit Dosanjh has left an imprint on the fashion world with his bold style statements, particularly his passion for sneakers. His Bollywood debut as a police officer in Udta Punjab marked the beginning of a remarkable journey. Diljit seamlessly blends his artistic talents with a distinctive fashion sense, making him a true trendsetter both on and off the screen.

No celebration is complete without the foot-tapping tunes of Diljit Dosanjh. Over the past few years, he has gifted us with chart-toppers such as Laembadgini, Do You Know, Proper Patola, Ikk Kuddi, Move Your Lakk, Sauda Khara Khara, and many others.

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Shifting gears to his cinematic journey, Diljit has showcased remarkable talent in movies like Jogi, Udta Punjab, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Good Newwz and several other hits. His multifaceted contributions continue to make him a favourite in both the music and film realms.

To mark his 40th birthday today, let’s take a look at his Hindi and Punjabi movies and infectious songs that can light up any party.

Diljit Dosanjh’s Dance-Worthy Track To Add To Your Playlist

Kinni Kinni

The track Kinni Kinni by Diljit Dosanjh has become a trend online as people love the catchy beats of the hit song. The song from the album Ghost was released this year, the song has become a trending sensation online.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/ejYe2GwBEJ0

Laembadgini

Another upbeat bhangra number with an electro-pop beat is a dance-worthy track and a perfect tune to add to your list. This song narrates a Punjabi singer’s minor argument with his wife.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/15Sjjl_24x0

Do You Know

Diljit crooned this perfect track for couples to dance at a beach party or nightclub. The catchy and romantic song kicks off conveying love for their female partners in the form of heartwarming questions that commence with the phrase ‘Do You Know.’ If you love listening to smooth pop tracks, then this is your go-to song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/P-DhwN87JDY

Sauda Khara Khara

Dubbed the ‘prince of Punjabi music,’ the entertainer besides playing a role in Good Newwz has also crooned this track that has been a perfect party anthem vibe since the beginning of its release. Add this track to your list and rock any party with its foot-tapping Bhangra rhythm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/LYEqeUr-158

Banda

The recent addition to Diljit Dosanjh’s chartbuster songs is Banda from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Dunki. This song is said to be a peppy track that introduces the fans and the audiences to SRK’s character Hardy in the film. With the new year, this infectious song is the dance anthem that will definitely leave you dancing your heart out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/wdwKfcf4TfU

Diljit Dosanjh’s Must-Watch Movies For Your Next Binge Session

Jogi

Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Diljit Dosanjh’s Jogi was based on the anti-Sikh violence in the aftermath of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination in 1984. The film was well-received by fans and critics and garnered positive reviews worldwide.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/X3VgZVsvt-U

Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari

Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari is a comedy-drama starring Diljit Dosanjh, Manoj Bajpayee, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and Annu Kapoor in key roles. Directed by Abhishek Sharma, the film revolves around a rich young lad, Suraj (played by Diljit Dosanjh), who is quite desperate to get married. Diljit’s comic dialogue deliveries in this movie is on point.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/hs2MPHRkP9A

Good Newwz

Undoubtedly, Diljit Dosanjh’s rib-tickling performance in Good Newwz is still considered one of his best acts. Though the film had a strong cast of actors like Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, and Kiara Advani, Diljit left a lasting impression on viewers with his comic and uproarious dialogues. This comedy-drama movie was released on December 27, 2019. Needless to say, it entertained the audience a lot and remained one of the biggest blockbuster films of the year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/r9VJpqoAr84

Udta Punjab

From serious roles to entertaining ones, Diljit aces all of them with perfection. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, Udta Punjab is a story that revolves around the rise of drug abuse among the youth of Punjab and how the youth there have succumbed to it en-masse resulting in a socio-economic decline. The film stars Diljit Dosanjh, Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Kareena Kapoor in lead roles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=/EJylz_9KYf8

Punjab 1984

Directed by Anurag Singh, this film featured an ensemble cast of Diljit Dosanjh, Kirron Kher, Pavan Malhotra, Sonam Bajwa, and Rana Ranbir. This Punjabi film showcased the story of a mother who goes on a journey in search of her missing son, who has been misjudged and labelled a terrorist during a time of political turmoil.

Which of these Diljit Dosanjh movies are you adding to your watchlist next?

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