Born on 18th July 1974 in Amritsar, India Sukhwinder Singh is an Indian playback singer, composer, actor and lyricist. Sukhwinder Singh made his debut as playback singer in 1986's movie Karma though he sang a few lines in it but it didn't went unnoticed. In 2007, with the Sunny Deol starrer movie Kaafila, Sukhwinder Singh made his debut as music director. Sukhwinder Singh got more limelight for his song Chaiyya Chaiyya from the 1998 Hindi film Dil Se, which was composed by A.R. Rahman, written by Gulzar and he even won the Best Male Playback Award at Filmfare Awards for this song. In the year 2014, for the song Bismil from Haider, Sukhwinder Singh was awarded with the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer.