Babbal Rai | Family, Wedding Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Scandal, Weight, Wife, Wiki & More
Born: March 3, 1985 (age 32), Samrala, India
Albums: Jump 2 Bhangraaa
Siblings: Honey Rai
Awards: Punjabi Music Best New Age Vocalist Award
Babbal Rai (born 3 March 1985) is an Indian Punjabi singer, songwriter and film actor. His real birth name is Simranjeet Singh Rai. Born in Samrala, a city in the Ludhiana district of Punjab, India, He belongs to a Jatt Sikh Family and he graduated from DAV College, has always enjoyed a passion towards cricket.
He was trained by Yograj Singh (father of Yuvraj Singh) and aspired to be a cricketer, later he moved to Melbourne where he uploaded a video called “Australian Challa” which made him a YouTube sensation. Later the adopted version of the song was released in the Bollywood movie Crook.
He rose to fame from the song Nikki Jehi Jind. He also starred in the film Mr & Mrs 420, along with Jassi Gill and Binnu Dhillon
Real Name Simranjeet Singh Rai
Nickname Babbal Rai
Profession Singer, Model, Actor, Writer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 30 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 3 March 1985
Age (as in 2016) 31 Years
Birth Place Samrala, District Ludhiana , Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Hometown Samrala, District Ludhiana, Punjab, India
School National Public Senior Secondary School Samrala, Punjab, India
College DAV College, Chandigarh, India
Educational Qualifications Graduate, Community Welfare Course
Debut Album Debut: Sau Putt (2010)
Acting Debut: Singh vs Kaur (2013, Guest Appearance)
Film Debut: Mr. and Mrs. 420 (2014)
Family Father- Late Sardar Manjit Singh Rai (Theatre Artist)Babbal Father
Mother- Sardarni Nirmal Kaur (Housewife)
Brother- Honey Rai
Address Melbourne, Australia
Hobbies Playing cricket, travelling
In 2015, a video of both Babbal Rai with Jassi Gill went viral on social networking sites where Babbal Rai can be heard saying that the current situation in Punjab is ‘some what’ bad. People were anguished over their comments of enjoying Diwali while most Punjabi’s were unhappy over recent sacrileges. They were also angry about the fact that the whole Punjab was boycotting and protesting Diwali, the two singers were concerned about the party.
Favourite Actor Jimmy shergill
Favourite Singer Honey Singh, Babbu Maan, Jazzy B, Manmohan Waris, Amrinder Gill, Gippy Grewal
Favourite Sport Cricket
Favourite Destination Beaches
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Babbal Rai
Babbal’s father passed away when he was in 10th standard.
He always enjoyed playing cricket, and once cricketer Yograj Singh saw him playing and asked him to come to Chandigarh. After which he admitted him in DAV College, Chandigarh, where he played as a left-hand batsman before moving to Australia in 2007. Babbal Rai playing cricket
Initially sung a song ‘Australian Challa’ for his friend on his birthday and made a video of it and posted it on YouTube, after which he became popular.
‘Challa‘ song from the Bollywood film Crook (2010) was inspired by his song ‘Australian Challa.’
When he was in Australia, he used to study in the morning and work as a cleaner at Coles Super Market at night. As he wasn’t able to get a bus from his residence to his workplace at night, he used to walk down, during which wrote the poem, Niki Jahi Jind, which was later converted into a song and uploaded on YouTube.
In Australia, he also worked as a cab driver of Sippy Grewal, elder brother of Gippy Grewal.
Unfortunately, his debut album Sau Putt (2010) didn’t click, mainly because he wasn’t able to come to India for the promotions due to some visa issues.
He played the double role of Pinki and Babbu in his debut film Mr. and Mrs. 420 (2014).
He is a good friend of Pollywood singers Jassi Gill and Prabh Gill.
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