|Artist Birtday :||13/09/1962 (Age 61)|
|Born In :||Hussainpur, Punjab, India|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer, Songwriter|
|Genres :||Bhangra, Indi-pop|
Malkit Singh who was born on 13 September 1962 in Hussainpur, Punjab is an England-based Punjabi bhangra singer. He was brought up in Nakodar and moved to Birmingham in 1984. Malkit’s better half is Harbans Kaur Singh and they have a daughter.
Singh using his singing talent contributed to many Hindi films such as Home Run (2011) and Monsoon Wedding (2001). Singh became the first Punjabi singer who was conferred with an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II honor in 2008.
There are many popular tracks that belong to this Singer such as “Gur Nalo Ishq Mitha”, “Tootak Tootak Tootiyan”, “Kurri Garam Jayee”, “Dekh li vilyait”, “Chal Hun”, and “Jind Mahi”. He also sang for the movie Bend It Like Beckham.
Many talk Shows linked to Sikhism and Punjab on MTV Channel, Channel V, and all Indian channels have covered Malkit Singh. He also got the opportunity to perform with the world’s top musical legends including Pandit Ravi Shankar, Trilok Gurtu, and A R Rehman.
In 2000, the Guinness Book of Records listed him as the biggest-selling bhangra solo artist in the world.
One of his songs “Tutak Tutak Toothiyan” written by Veer Rahimpuri was the most successful Bhangra single of its time, breaking all the old records.
In 2002, He bagged the Best Bhangra Singer Award at the Bollywood Music Awards in New York.
In 1997, He was conferred with the Recognition of the City of Los Angeles for Services to the Indian Community.