Jaswinder Singh Dhami, popularly known as ‘Jaz Dhami,’ is a British-Indian playback singer and music producer who is known for his record-breaking tracks like ‘High Heels’ (2012), ‘Zulfa’ (2013), ‘Beparwayian’ (2015), ‘Kurti Mal Mal Di’ (2017), and ‘Bas’ (2022).
Jaz Dhami was born as Jaswinder Singh Dhami on Saturday, 1 March 1986 (age 37 years; as of 2023) in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. His zodiac sign is Pisces. After completing high school in the UK, he went to the famous Paul McCartney’s The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts to pursue a diploma in Popular music and sound technology for one year. Jaz Dhami later came to India to attain his degree in Shastriya Sangeet (Indian Classical Music) from Chandigarh University. Jaz Dhami returned to the UK again to pursue another degree in music and video production at the London College of Music. Apart from holding university/college degrees, Jaz Dhami has also learnt from various talented classical singers. Jaz Dhami is settled in the city of Birmingham, England.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Colour: Natural Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40″, Waist: 32″, Biceps: 18″
Parents & Siblings
Jaz Dhami’s parents were of Indian origin. His father, Bikramjit Dhami, was born in the village Sandhra Sodhian, District Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. He was a famous session musician and lead vocalist of the UK music band, ‘Sangam Group’ in the 1980s. Before becoming a musician, Bikramjit Dhami reportedly worked as a cab driver to make ends meet.
Jaz Dhami has 2 siblings. His elder brother, Harvey Dhami, is a famous DJ
Jaz Dhami has a sister.
Wife & Children
Jaz Dhami is married to his long-term girlfriend, Sukki Kaur Padda, who manages Jaz Dhami and is also a journalist at BBC Asian Network.
Together, Jaz Dhami and Sukki have a daughter, Akari, who was born in 2020.
Jaz Dhami started his music career in 2008 when he was encouraged by music producer Aman Hayer to sing ‘Tu Hi Sadi Jind Sadi Jaan’ in his album ‘Groundshaker 2.’ Jaz Dhami’s debut song was a hit and was loved by millions worldwide. In 2012, Jaz Dhami, in collaboration with Yo Yo Honey Singh, released the song ‘High Heels’ which gave Jaz Dhami international recognition. This song has more than 300 million views on YouTube.
In 2013, Jaz Dhami released another song, ‘Zulfa,’ which was produced by the famous music producer Dr. Zeus. After ‘High Heels,’ ‘Zulfa’ holds more than 40 million views on YouTube.
In 2015, Jaz Dhami released the song ‘Beparwaiyan,’ which was produced by Steel Banglez, which was very different for Jaz Dhami’s audience. The Indian fusion mixed with a little Jaz was widely appreciated by the listeners. The song was a huge hit.
In 2016, Jaz Dhami made his Bollywood playback singing debut with the song ‘Humne Pee Rakhi Hai’ in the movie ‘Sanam Re,’ starring Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam. Jaz Dhami collaborated with Neha Kakkar and Ikka Singh for this song.
In 2016, the reprised version of Jaz Dhami’s superhit song ‘High Heels’ was used as ‘High Heels Te Nache’ in the Bollywood film ‘Ki & Ka,’ starring Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. The song was a blockbuster hit.
- Jaz Dhami won the award for Best Newcomer at the UK Asian Music Awards in 2009.
- Jaz Dhami won the Best Male Act at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards in 2010.
- Jaz Dhami won the Best Desi Act at the UK Asian Music Awards in 2011.
- Jaz Dhami won the Best Song of 2012 for ‘High Heels’ at the PTC Awards.
- Jaz Dhami won Best Lyrics 2013 for ‘Meh Punjabi Boli Ah’ at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards.
- Jaz Dhami won the Best Male Act 2013 at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards.
- Jaz Dhami won the Best Song of 2014 for ‘Zulfa’ at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards.
- Jaz Dhami won the Best Bollywood Song of 2016 at the PTC Awards.
- Food: English Breakfast and Saag
- Actor(s): Sridevi and Sandra Bullock
- Sport: Football
- Instrument: Harmonium
- TV Show: EastEnders
- Football Team: Liverpool Football Club
- Song: ‘Nazran Toh Gir Gayi’ by Sardool Sikander
- Jaz Dhami started singing when he was 9 years old.
- Jaz Dhami loves watching TV and relaxing at home in his leisure time.
- Jaz Dhami wants to go on a date with Beyoncé.
- Jaz Dhami often provides coaching to budding footballers in Birmingham. He often participates in various campaigns related to football in Birmingham.
- Jaz Dhami’s first recording experience was when he was in the third year of pursuing his degree at London College.
- Jaz Dhami’s first music teacher was famous musician Ustad Ajit Singh Mutlashi in Birmingham who taught him for six years.
- Jaz Dhami moved to India at the age of 16 to learn music.
- Jaz Dhami learnt from the renowned classical singer Professor Hari Dev.
- Jaz Dhami learnt Bollywood singing styles from singer Jayshree Shivram in Mumbai.
- Jaz Dhami lived in Mumbai for 3 years to learn Bollywood singing.
- Jaz Dhami knows how to play the piano, harmonium, and tanpura (a plucked drone instrument).
- According to Jaz Dhami, had he not become a singer, he would be an Indian Classical music teacher.