|Date of Birth
||16 December 1986
|Place of Birth
Harshdeep Kaur is an Indian playback singer known for her Sufi songs. Harshdeep Kaur was born on 16 December 1986 in a Sikh family in Delhi and inherited music from her father, Savinder Singh, who owns a factory of musical instruments. Apart from studying, she started learning music at the tender age of six. She learnt Indian Classical Music from Mr. Tejpal Singh, popularly known as the Singh Brothers, and Western Classical Music from George Pullinkala, Delhi Music Theatre. Later, at the age of twelve, in order to explore the world of music, she joined the Delhi School of Music to learn piano. She is famous for her Sufi genre songs.
Kaur is the first female to win two reality show titles. Kaur (see also: Kaur) won the singing competition Junoon - Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka on NDTV Imagine in September 2008. She competed from the Sufi Ke Sultan genre with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan as her mentor. She was declared the Sufi Ki Sultana by Amitabh Bachchan who was the chief guest in the Grand Finale.
The show was a competition between three genres - Sufi, Folk and Bollywood. Singers from India and Pakistan participated in the show. Kaur wore Sufi attire, especially while performing Sufi songs. Kaur also won the MTV Video Gaga Contest in 2001.