Punjabi music has progressed a lot over the last few years and enjoys a huge fan following at present. Well, many people think that an album or a song becomes a hit due to a singer, but this is not true. It would be wrong to give all the credit to singer and music director as behind every good song there is an imagination of a lyricist. Here we have listed top Punjabi lyricist who has made a remarkable contribution to the Punjabi industry.
Almost every Punjabi music listener knows about Happy Raikoti. He is the youngest and talented Punjabi lyricist in today’s time. He started writing and singing songs during his school time. Happy has written high-quality songs for many singers and is the reason behind the success of famous Punjabi albums and films. Although he began his career as a writer, he tried his voice in the singing also and recorded many hit songs. Some of his famous numbers are “Main Taanh Vi Pyaar Karda,” “Peg Sheg,” “Mutiyaar” etc.
Ever wondered who wrote the hit song “Soch.” The name of the writer is Jaani. Apart from “Soch,” he has also penned many famous songs namely Joker, Backbone, Taara, Mann Bhareya. Jaani is known for romantic songs, but he started his writing career with a religious song “Sant Sipani” in the year 2012. His latest song “Guitar Sikhda,” which is sung by Jassi Gill received a positive response from the audience and crossed 22 million views on youtube. Recently he wrote a new album named “Shayar” in which Ammy Virk, Hardy Sandhu, Maninder Butter worked together.
Babbu Mann is entertaining the audience for the last two decades. He is not only a good singer but also an excellent lyricist. Babbu Mann has written many of his songs, poetries, and albums, which people enjoy in today’s time. Mann’s passion for writing sprouted during his college times, and he wrote many hit songs. All his songs are penned with unique lyrics and attract listeners from India and all over the world. Some of his famous written albums are “Tu Meri Miss India,” “Saun Di Jhadi,” and “Pyaar.”
Satinder Sartaj is known for writing devotional Punjabi language songs. He came to notice with his hit song “Sai.” The lyrics of this songs introduced his talent to his listeners. Later he wrote and sung many hit songs namely Cheerey Waleyan, Dil Pehlan Jeha Ni Reha, and many more. His latest song “Sajjan Raazi” also received laurels from the audience. Among all Punjabi lyricist, he has established himself with his unique devotional writings.
Gurdas Mann is one of the most renowned artists in the Punjabi industry. In his lifetime, he has made an immense contribution to the singing field. Among all the famous songs he has written, the popular ones are Dil Da Mamla, Challa, and Ki Banu Duniya Da. His written songs reflect his love for humanity and social values. Gurdas Mann is an inspiration for every Punjabi artist in today’s time.
Sharry Mann is the next man to join the list of famous Punjabi lyricist. He writes songs for himself as well as for many other singers. All his songs are so easy to understand and also tuned in with good music. Although he has penned down many hit songs, some of the prominent ones are “Atte di Chidi,” Cute Munda, Sohne Mukhde Da, to name a few.
Narinder made his debut with the song “Prem Kahani” but got recognition with the hit song “Lancer.” Batth gathered lots of appreciation for the lyrics of his song “Lancer.” He is known for writing songs for many singers and hence has given a pump to his career through his words. Some of his famous songs are Gulaab, Yaar Jatt De, Honsla and many more.
Also famous as “Goniana Wala,” he began his career as a lyricist at a young age. Famous for his songs “Jatt Fire Karda,” “Muchh Te Mashook,” “Peg Di Waashna.” He used to write, sing and perform on his songs. The meaningful and high-quality words give weight to his songs. His latest song “Peg Di Waashna” received a substantial response and crossed 43 million views on youtube making it a hit.
We hope you liked the list of famous Punjabi lyricists. This collection will be updated with the introduction of new faces in the Punjabi music industry. For all the interesting posts and box office collection details, keep reading BOTY.