Baba SehgalPublished: January 30, 2015
Baba Sehgal is an Indian rapper, film composer, actor and playback singer, known for his works in Indipop, Telugu cinema, Bollywood and Tamil cinema. Brought up in Lucknow, he began his career in the mid-1990s. He is credited as the first Indian rapper to jump on the Indipop bandwagon, and released an album which got frequent airplay on MTV India. Since then he has dominated the Indian rap scene with hits such as ‘Thanda Thanda Paani’ , ‘Manjula’ and ‘Dil Dhadke’.
Baba Sehgal is an electrical engineer from G.B.Pant University of agriculture & technology, Pantnagar, Nainital. Sehgal’s first album was Dilruba (1990) followed by Alibaba (1991), Thanda Thanda Pani (1992), Main Bhi Madonna (1993), Double Gadbad (1999) and many more albums.
He almost always writes, composes and sings the songs in his albums himself. He was the music director of the movie Dance Party (1995) which had a popular song “kapurthala se aaya hoon, tere liye laaya hoon, Orange kurta peela pajama..”He has the distinction of having the first Indian music video ever to be shown on MTV Asia . He was also the television host of the TV show Superhit Muqabla which was aired on DD2 at primetime. He has also worked as a stage performer.
|Real Name||Harjit Singh Sehgal|
|Place of Birth||Lucknow, India|
|College||G.B.Pant University of agriculture & technology, Pantnagar, Nainital|
|Debut movie||Rikshavodu (Telugu)|
|Known For||Singam,Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal,Alex Pandian|
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