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Sukhwinder Singh

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Sukhwinder Singh is an Indian singer, composer, and lyricist, but is most popular for being a playback singer in the Indian film industry. He his voice has reached high demand from composers as it has helped launch numerous film soundtracks into “Super Hit” status in India as well as abroad. Many of his most popular hits have been under such popular and critically acclaimed composers as A.R. Rahman and Sandeep Chowta. His most known work is the song “Chaiyya Chaiyya” for Mani Ratnam’s 1998 film Dil Se, composed by A. R. Rahman, which gained him the award for Best Male Playback at the 1999 Filmfare Awards in India. A remix of this song was also used in Spike Lee’s film “Inside Man”. Besides his playback work he has also released 2 albums where he composes as well as sings, “Nasha Hi Nasha” and “Is Dil Se”. Another major hit to his kitty is the Oscar-winning track “Jai Ho” from the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire.

Sukhwinder Singh

Sukhwinder Singh is an Indian singer, most famous as a Bollywood playback singer. His greatest success is arguably the song Chaiyya Chaiyya for Mani Ratnam’s 1998 film Dil Se, composed by A. R. Rahman, for which he won the ‘Best Male Playback’ award at the 1999 Filmfare Awards in India (the same song was used in Spike Lee’s film Inside Man). His popularity increased after he sung Chak De India-an Indian patriotic song in the Hindi film “Chak De India”. Recently he also performed in the Indian Idol Grand Finale.

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