Babu Maan (born jaspreet singh bawa on March 28, 1992) is a Punjabi singer widely famous for his distinctive music and lyrics born into a jatt family, at present he is one of the great Punjabi singers who has given a new trend to Bhangra Music. His sad songs are incredibly touching and urbane with the synchronized Punjabi music, as that no one else could create. Now he is entrenched Punjabi pop singer, composer, lyricist, playback singer and actor as well.
Babu was born in the village of Khant Maanpur in the Fatehgarh Sahib District of Punjab, India Babbu Mann has been very fond of playing music since his childhood, singing on stage for the first time during a school function in his village school at the age of seven. He would see everything through the eyes of a musician, even turning cooking pans into musical instruments as he created rhythmic sounds. He learned how to write lyrics, while at school, he is an alumnus of Panjab University, Chandigarh. When he was about 16. After college, he started singing and composing music. He is one of the few singers who writes his own lyrics for all of his songs. He sang for Mavi music recording studio and recorded his first album when he was only 23.
Babbu Maan debuted in 1998 with his album Sajjan Rumal De Giya. Unhappy with the album he went back to the drawing board and re-wrote many of the songs, many of which were re-released in his following albums. Tu Meri Miss India, his second album was released in 1999 was a run away hit.
His third album Saaun Di Jhadi released in 2001 was a highly successful album; It sold over ten million copies in India alone and many more overseas. In 2003 Maan was selected as actor and Music Director for the movie Hawayein in which he worked alongside his favourite singer, Sukhwinder Singh. The movie was highly successful. It was followed by his album, Ohi Chann Ohi Rataan. This album also fared well, in both critical acclaim and sales. Pyaas was he’s next album which also did a very good business.
In 2006 Maan started on his first playback movie called Rabb Ne Banayien Jodeian, with its songs scoring another success for Maan. Mera Gham was a highly successful Hindi album. It focused more on slow romantic and sad songs with a few up-beat songs. The song “Ek Raat/One Night Stand” shocked many listeners, but nevertheless, the song has a very catchy beat.
Maan starred in a New Year’s special called Aao Saare Nachiye which was also highly successful. Part 1 was released in 2008 and Part 2 in 2009. Maan’s Film Hashar… A love Story, was the biggest film success yet in his career; the songs were also a hit. Recently Babbu released a religious album, Singh Better Than King. A song from this album “Ik Baba Nanak Si” was banned by the government. This was followed by a TV survey in which 80% of people supported Babu Maan, 6% people supported the censorship of the song and 14% people did not participate. Nevertheless, it was successful album and it sold more than 25 million copies in (INDIA). On March 25, 2010, Mann came out with his new film Ekam – Son of Soil. The film faired well at the box office. Maan is coming with his brand new song “milge pind de morh te” in aao sare nachiye 4 ,which seems to be another hit in his career.
Year Album Record label 1998 Sajjan Rumal De Giya Catrack 1999 Tu Meri Miss India Catrack 2001 Saun Di Jhadi 2003 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawayein (Sundtrack) 2004 Ohi Chann Ohi Rataan 2005 Pyass 2006 Rabb Ne Banaiyan Jodiean (Soundtrack) 2007 Mera Gham Point Zero 2008 Aao Saare Nachiye (Track: ‘Sardar’) Point Zero 2008 (Soundtrack) Eros 2009 Aao Saare Nachiye 2 (Tracks: ‘Uchhian Imaartaan’ & ‘Aashquan Di Line’) Point Zero 2009 Singh Better Than King (Religious) Point Zero 2010 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ekam_%E2%80%93_Son_of_Soil (Soundtrack) Point Zero 2011 (Coming Soon) Point Zero
Year Film Character 2003 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawayein Kanpuria 2006 Rabb Ne Banaiyan Jodiean Jelly 2008 HASHAR.. A Love Story Maninder 2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaada_Raha Playback Singer 2010 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ekam_%E2%80%93_Son_of_Soil Ekam 2010 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crook:_It%27s_Good_To_Be_Bad Playback Singer 2011 Jazba 2011 From the Ground Up (With Sarbjit Cheema) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassettes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_Waves