|Real Name||Diljit Dosanjh|
|Profession(s)||Actor, Singer and Writer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 39 inches
- Waist: 31 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
|Date of Birth||6 January 1984|
|Age (as in 2018)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|School||Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Ludhiana|
|College/University||Al Manar Public School, Ludhiana|
|Educational Qualification||A Diploma Holder|
|Debut||Film (Punjabi): The Lion of Punjab (2011)
Film (Hindi): Udta Punjab (2016)
Album: Ishq Da Uda Ada (2000)
|Address||A house in Mumbai|
|Awards, Honours||2010: PTC Punjabi Music Awards for Best Folk Pop Album for The Next Level
2012: Punjabi International Film Academy Awards for Best Actor for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya, PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actor for Jihne Mera Dil Luteya
2013: PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actor for Jatt & Juliet
2014: PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actor for Jatt & Juliet 2
2015: PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Best Actor for Punjab 1984
2016: PTC Punjabi Film Awards for Most Popular Song of the Year for Veervaar, PTC Punjabi Music Awards for Most Popular Song of the Year and Best Bhangra Song of the Year for 5 Taara.
2017: Filmfare Awards for Best Male Debut for Udta Punjab, Filmfare Awards Punjabi for Best Actor for Ambarsariya
Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name.
|Controversy||He attracted a controversy when some Punjabi women raised their voice against the songs of Diljit, Jazzy B, and Yo Yo Honey Singh; as they considered it vulgar and anti-cultural.|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||According to some sources- Sandeep Kaur|
|Children||1 (Name Not Known)|
|Parents||Father- Balbir Singh Dosanjh (Bus Driver)
Mother- Sukhwinder Kaur
|Siblings||Brother- Manjeet Singh
Sister- 1 (Name Not Known)
|Favourite Food||Punjabi Food|
|Favourite Actresses||Kareena Kapoor, Kylie Jenner|
|Cars Collection||Porsche Panamera, Mitsubishi Pajero, Audi Q7, BMW 5 Series, Mercedes Benz G63|
|Jet Collection||Cessna 340A|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹170 Crore ($25 Million)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Diljit Dosanjh
- Does Diljit Dosanjh smoke?: No
- Does Diljit Dosanjh drink alcohol?: Not Known
- He was named “Daljit” originally.
- He had no connections with anyone in the music industry, but his zeal towards singing helped him in establishing his niche in it.
- In 2000, he made his debut with the album “Ishq Da Uda Ada.”
- His song “Lak 28 Kudi Da” was a mega-hit in which Yo Yo Honey Singh was also featured.
- Diljit’s rocking performance in the movie “Jatt and Juliet” became a turning point in his career and the movie’s sequel was also a record breaker. Here’s a video of his acting in the first part:
- His song “Proper Patola” became the first Punjabi song to get featured on Vevo and grossed over million views.
- Apart from singing and acting, he is also a philanthropist; as he founded a foundation named Saanjh Foundation on his 30th birthday, which helps underprivileged children and senior citizens.
- He has a good sense of humour and holds a witty personality.
- His Bollywood debut “Udta Punjab” was a big hit, and made him earn his first Filmfare award.
- Diljit is not very much comfortable with English and mostly prefers Punjabi over it. He also shared that he needs someone by his side when he interacts with someone who speaks English.
- Apart from gaining such name and fame, he personally dislikes explicit lyrics in songs.
- He is a huge fan of American TV personality Kylie Jenner and is often seen commenting on her posts on various social media handles.
- In 2018, he portrayed the role of the famous International hockey player- Sandeep Singh in his biopic Soorma.
- Diljit initially refused to do Soorma; as he was never interested in doing a sports film, but Sandeep Singh’s inspiring story prompted him to take the role. Moreover, Sandeep Singh taught him how to play hockey.