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Hans Raj Hans

3042 Plays on Hummaa, 3 different languages
98 Tracks on Hummaa
Punjabi 86
Urdu 8
Hindi 4

Hans Raj Hans’s biography

Hans Raj Hans is a Punjabi singer born in a village called Shafipur near Jalandhar. He was born into a peasant family. He sings Punjabi Folk and Sufi music but has also sung in movies and released his own Indipop albums. He has worked alongside other renowned artists such as the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, as seen in the movie Kachhe Dhaage.

Early Childhood

Hans Raj Hans was born with singing talent. Though he was influenced by a street singer named Sitara Singh, who used to come near his house every day and sing Punjabi devotional songs. He would listen to him everyday. Hans was a devotee of Ustad Puran Shahkoti Sahib, from whom he had learned to sing since his teenager years. Ustad Puran Shahkoti Sahib is a sufi singer and it was because of him Hans learned to sing in Sufiana style. His guru gave him the surname 'Hans' probably due to his fair impressive look and his sweet singing voice like a 'Hans'.


Singing

While Hans was studying in Guru Nanak University Punjab; he won top University singing award continuously for three years, of course, in Punjabi Folk Singing. Hans was also awarded Punjab State Singer Award by former chief minister of Punjab Capt. Amrinder Singh. Recently, Hans received the fourth highest civilian award of India Padam Shree Award for arts.

Hans is famous for his long golden curly hair and his classical variations in singing. His popularity started touching the sky when he sang 'Ni Vanjaaran Kuriey'. It was a culturally rich classical item and basically gave the taste of real Punjabi music to all Punjabis around the globe. A song written by famous Punjabi writer Mr. Jasvir Cheema 'Mera Dil, Mera Dil...'was also a unique song and Hans refined it with his classical touch of ....'ray ray saa saa ray ray saa saa....' first time in Punjabi folk songs history. His first album was jogian de kanna vich kach diyan mundra.

Hans worked very hard to prove himself and raised himself to this level of a deserving singer. Nothing could divert his focus from singing even during tough times. He never gave up. There was no stopping for Hans after this and every single album was hit. He is a sufi singer of his times and has lived to his title by introducing his album 'Tera Ishq'.

The list goes on and on for his hit songs. His album 'Gham' on prominent Punjabi writer Shiv Kumar Batalvi's songs is also a greatest hit of its times.

Source: Wikipedia
Top tracks of Hans Raj Hans
 Nit Khair Manga from Album Sing With Sufis (Urdu)1273
 Khaali Dil Nahi Jaan Bhi from Album Kachche Dhaage (Hindi)1223
 Aaja Ve Mahi from Album The Best Of Hans Raj Hans (Punjabi)1059
 Mere Saheba from Album The Best Of Hans Raj Hans (Punjabi)761
 Jhanjar from Album Jhanjhar (Punjabi)747
 Nit Khair Manga from Album The Best Of Hans Raj Hans (Punjabi)726
 Allah Hoo from Album The Best Of Hans Raj Hans (Punjabi)644
 Nit Khair Manga from Album Tera Ishq (Punjabi)560
 Appa Dowey from Album Roothe To Manave Kaun (Punjabi)537
 Suno Maharaj from Album The Best Of Hans Raj Hans (Punjabi)413
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Jagannathan Sivaling.. on Hans Raj Hans:
06 Nov,2009 at 12:21 PM
this person is a gift of the universal mother...............

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