We all know that Jalandhar is famous for its sports industry that has been used in several international sporting games, including:
- Commonwealth Games,
- Asian Games, etc.
But did you know that there are many celebs, including singers, actors, dancers, who were born in Jalandhar and make this city proud with their outstanding talent?
Yes, you read it right….
It clearly indicates that this famous city of Punjab is not only popular for sporting goods only, but also for the emerging talent that makes their name in various fields inside and outside of Punjab as well as in the country.
If you are also curious about the celebrities born in Jalandhar, don’t miss this Jalandhar latest news on famous personalities.
Have a look!
- Surbhi Jyoti
Who remembers the Zee TV serial Qubool Hai???
The lead actress of this daily soap Surbhi Jyoti was born on 29 May 1988, Jalandhar. She received her entire education from her hometown. She took her early education from Shiv Jyoti Public School and then graduated from H.M.V (Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya) – Renowned girls college of this amazing city of Punjab. She has done M.A. English from Apeejay College of Fine Arts.
2. Varun Sharma
When it comes to comedy, a new rising star Varun Sharma is the hot-favorite choice of film producers and directors.
His outstanding performance in many movies like Fukery, Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, Dilwale, Fukrey Returns, and Chhichhore is appreciated by audiences. This emerging Bollywood star was also born on 4 February 1990, Jalandhar.
He took his early education at The Lawrence School in Sanawar, later transferring to Apeejay School in Jalandhar to complete Class +1 and +2. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Media, Entertainment, and Film Technology from ITFT Chd.
3. Diljit Dosanjh
The next on the line is Diljit Dosanjh. This singer-turned-actor celebrity doesn’t need any introduction.
All you need to know is Diljit is also born in the Jalandhar district, Punjab. He made Jalandhar proud with his melodious singing and amazing acting. He also worked as a film producer and television presenter in Punjabi and Hindi cinema. Some of his super-duper movies are Jatt & Juliet, Jatt & Juliet 2, Ambarsariya, Sardaar Ji 2, Punjab 1984, Sardaar Ji, Super Singh, Sajjan Singh Rangroot, Shadaa, and Honsla Rakh.
4. Hans Raj Hans
Nachi Jo Saade Naal -Punjabi song that plays on almost every marriage is sung by the famous Punjabi singer Hans Raj Hans. He was born on 9th April 1962 in Jalandhar, Punjab. He is also a member of the BJP and a recipient of the civilian honor of Padma Shri.
If you love Sufi and folk music, you must have heard this Punjabi singer. He sings in movies and has worked with other famous singers like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He also released his own ‘Punjabi-pop’ albums.
5. Ginni Chatrath
Kapil Sharma’s wife, Ginni Chatrath doesn’t require any formal introduction.
She is also a comedian, just like her husband. Her real name is Bhavneet Chatrath. She was born on 18 November 1989, Jalandhar. She completed her education in her hometown. She has done her schooling at MGN Public School and MBA from DAVIET (DAV Institute Of Engineering and Technology).
6. Harbhajan Singh
Well, when it comes to Cricket, Jalandhar’s folk took us pride at the national level also.
Harbhajan Singh – an Indian former cricketer and commentator born on 3rd July 1980, Jalandhar. He played for the Indian national cricket team. He was also a captain of the Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians and captained Punjab for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season. Under his captaincy, Mumbai won the 2011 Champions League 20-20.
I hope you find this article interesting, and to keep yourself updated with Jalandhar’s latest news, stay tuned!