Hirdesh Singh, popularly known as Honey Singh or Yo Yo Honey Singh is the current trending star in India in the musical genres of Hip Hip, Rap and Bhangra. He is the highest paid artist ever in Bollywood who is topping the charts with his each and every music release.
Honey Singh completed his schooling from the Guru Nanak Public School of Punjabi Bagh at New Delhi. He received his education in music from the Trinity School of United Kingdom.
He made his debut in Bollywood through the the movie 'Shakal Pe Mat Jaa'. His song 'Angreji Beat' is also been recently featured in Saif Ali Khan's 'Cocktail'. He went on to give successful hits through 'Son Of Sardar', 'Khiladi 786', 'Race 2', 'Mere Dad Ki Maruti', 'Chennai Express' and Akshay Kumar's 'Boss'. His 'Lungi Dance' from 'Chennai Express' and 'Party All Night' from 'Boss' are the chartbuster hits of 2013.
Honey Singh's album 'International Villager' was released on 11th of November 2011. The tracks from the album include 'Brown Rang', 'Goliyan Feat', 'Angreji Beat', 'Gabru', 'Dope Shope' etc. The track 'Gabru' went on to top the BBC Asian Charts and also the iTunes Chart in 2012. Also the music video of 'Brown Rang' was one of the most trending videos of 2012 on Youtube.
By the end of December 2012, he released his first solo single 'Satan', which premiered on MTV and was presented by Producer and Director Anurag Kashyap.
Honey Singh recently became the highest paid musician and singer of Bollywood. He has received Rupees 70 Lakhs for one song in Naseeruddin Shah starring 'Mastaan'.
His upcoming and most awaited venture includes the track 'Horn Okay Please' from Vishal Bharadwaj's 'Dedh Ishqiya', the lyrics of which is penned by veteran lyricist Gulzar.
Recently, a few petitions were filed against Honey Singh's songs on the grounds of vulgar lyrics. The court earlier rejected the petitions and cleared all the allegations. The film 'Boss' was also at the centre stage with regards to the controversy. However, Akshay Kumar denied any such allegation and the film released on stipulated time.
As an actor he was seen in two Punjabi movies; 'Mirza' and 'Tu Mera 22 Main Tera 22'.
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