Prior to becoming a full-time musician, Badshah or Aditya Sisodia was a student of civil engineering enrolled at the prestigious Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi. He pursued his hobby of poetry and further took up rap with his initial name ‘Cool Equal’. This amazing singer and rapper took off to make it big in Bollywood and has been killing it since then.
On his birthday today, let’s take a look at some of his hit Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs.
1. DJ Waley Babu
His debut single, "DJ Waley Babu" crossed a million views on YouTube within 30 hours and was ranked number one on the Indian iTunes charts within 24 hours of its release. The quirky tunes and catchy lyrics of the song will make anyone groove to this song.
2. Wakhra Swag
Badshah collaborated with Navv Inder on this song and won millions of hearts. The song won the 2016 Punjabi Music Awards for best musician duo and most popular song of the year award. The song is undoubtedly on everyone’s lips and the only thing we have to say is, “Whatte unique swag” or should we say ‘Oh wakhra swag ni’?
If you haven’t heard this, you must be living under a rock. The 2019 smash hit song "Paagal" reached 74.8 million views on YouTube within 24 hours, setting the record for the most-viewed video in 24 hours on YouTube. Crazy, right? Ye ladka paagal hai paagal hai….
4. Saturday Saturday
This is perhaps the best Bollywood party song we could ever get. This along with Varun and Alia’s stunning footwork, is just a delight to everyone’s eyes. The audience loves the song so much that it’s a ‘Saturday Saturday’ even on weekdays.
5. Proper Patola
Badshah collaborated with the Punjabi pop sensation Diljit Dosanjh for recreating this classic Punjabi song. It created a lot of buzz amongst his fans and also earned him a great following of the elderly who enjoyed the blasting remake.
Also known as ‘Turiya turiya jaanda’, Bandook is Badshah’s most inspiring piece of work presented by MTV Spoken Word. Fans claim that this is the best song by Badshah and also the most underrated work of his. Undoubtedly, Badshah deserves more tareefein.
Veere Di Wedding’s most popular number, Tareefan, brings us a bubbly song that none of us can get it out of our heads. Hot and sizzling dance by Kareena Kapoor Khan & Sonam Kapoor brings more life to the song.