Balkar Sidhu

Balkar Sidhu (born 10 October 1973) is a Punjabi singer as well as actor from Punjab, India.[3]

Balkar Sidhu
Birth name balkar
Born 10 October 1973 (age 43)
Poohla village, Bathinda district, East Punjab, India
Genres Punjabi folk, bhangra, pop
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor

Early life and career

Balkar Sidhu was born on 10 October 1973, to father S. Roop Singh Sidhu and mother Charanjeet Kaur, in the village of Poohla of Bathinda district in Punjab. He is married to Daljinder Kaur and has two daughters and one son.He is the three-times university gold medalist in singing and learned music from the famous Dhadi singer Gurbakhsh Singh Albela (his uncle) as professional.


His first Punjabi music album was Karna Chhad De Pyar, released during his graduation’s first year.Later he released Din Pepran De and other albums. He has a role in the Punjabi] film, Desi Munde, which as of February 2012 is incomplete. Some of his albums are:

  • Din Pepran/Paperan De
  • Hasdian De Ghar Vasde
  • Gall Taan Bandee
  • Aaja Ganne Chupiye
  • Tu Meri Khand Mishri
  • Do Gallan
  • Charkhe
  • Laung Taviteriaan
  • Mehndi
  • Phulkari
  • Chubare Wali Baari


In May 2014, he joined Aam Aadmi Party.He was nominated AAP candidate from Talwandi Sabo in 2014 Punjab bye-elections. Later he was replaced with another candidate Baljinder Kaur. Sidhu decided to content elections as independent candidate and was expelled from AAP.