Jatinder Shah is one of the living legends of Punjab. He is a music composer and singer who has composed music and background scores for almost every hit Punjabi movie. Some of the movies he gave music to are Punjab 1984, Love Punjab, Angrej, Bambukat, Firangi and many more. His work is not only known in Pollywood but has reached the heights of Bollywood. This legendary music composer celebrates his birthday today and Gabruu.com presents some lesser known facts about him.
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Jatinder Shah was born in Amritsar but was brought up in Chandigarh. He also received his education in the city beautiful. He attended SD College in Chandigarh where he graduated with a degree in Sitar (Musical Instrument).
2. First recording
Jatinder Shah used to compose music for palys which led him to compose music for telefilms. He did his first recording in the year 1999, that's when the legendary journey started.
3. First Break
Before entering the Punjabi Industry he had already worked with legends like Asha Bhosle and Udit Narayan. Even in Punjab, he had worked with some of the biggest names. He got his big break as a music composer in 2011 with Jihne Mera Dil Luteya
. The movie starred Gippy Grewal, Diljit Dosanjh and Neeru Bajwa, both the movie and it's music was a huge hit.
4. Satinder Sartaaj - Jatinder Shah
Jantinder Shah also played an important role in the musical career of Sufi King Satinder Sartaaj. He composed the music for Satinder Sartaaj's debut album 'Sartaaj' in 2010. After the success of the album, he then went on to compose music for other Satinder Sartaaj albums in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
While the Music Composer himself is idolised by many and is an inspiration to all, he also has an idol. Well, Jatinder Shah idolizes another living legend, Gurdas Maan. He lovingly and respectfully calls him Babaji, in an interview with a web portal in 2016 he said,
Every time that I meet him, I feel like I’m meeting him for the first time. I have a very different bond with him that I can’t really explain. As an artist, the amount of respect and love that he has gained from the whole of Punjab is endless. I consider him my God.