By Jasbir Jassi
Jasbir Jassi is a well-known Punjabi singer when it comes to name some of the respected popular ones in Punjabi music industry who have given their lives to make music unbeatably awesome. Jassi, like several of his counterparts is a first generation musician. As a kid, young Jassi played the harmonium and was a trained classical musician under the auspices of gurus VS Jolly and Puran Shah Koti of the Sufiana fame. Classical guru Ustad Shaukat Ali Khan heavily influences this Punjab da munda,
Jassi is a natural philanthropist at his thinking is a true believer that "Music is a Religion of Togetherness!" and adds, this is the time to overcome our religious difference and save humanity, which reflects his holdings towards contributions on his way for music lovers. A poet with theatric background, Saturday the 7th February born Jasbir Jassi learnt encyclopaedia called love and relationship in his early age and practices his learning at every given time.
Jassi’s childhood was very adventurous one as he was born and brought up in a typical town in Punjab. He was the most dotted-upon member of his family. However his home environment was hardly conductive to the promotion of music and creative arts, Jassi like several of his counterparts became a first generation musician by having an in-born dedication towards music and singing and his early morning practices bore fruit and he mastered the art which turned into his fame and glory.
The musical journey called life started more than 2 decades back. He sang a song 'Channa Ve Teri Channani' 1993, which was followed up with many hit albums:
‘Subhan Allah’ with Ehsaan & Loy for Coke studio @ MTV Season 2 was superb that showcased
Jassi’s sufi side.
‘Teri Yaad’ with Ehsaan & Loy for Channel V Jammin was loved by music lovers all over the world.
His soulful singing when joined with Bollywood was no less. He created his Bollywood history with chartbusters like
‘Ek Onkar’ for Kesari (won ‘MIRCHI MUSIC AWARDS 2020’ for Best Album. Also it was nominated as best album for ‘FILMFARE AWARDS 2020’ and Jury’s Choice award for best music at ’ZEE CINE AWARDS 2020’ )
His playback singing in punjabi film industry is beautiful tribute to his mother tongue.
His audience was introduced to his theatrical background with his Punjabi film ‘Khushiyan’ costarred with Tiska Chopra and veteran actors Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Rama Vij. His guest appearance in Punjabi film ‘Heer Ranjha’ and ‘Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar’ was well appreciated.
Jasbir Jassi was featured on small screen on NDTV Imagine’s ‘Dhoom Macha De’ and he was crowned as “The Show Stopper” who created history on television for his dynamic performances.
His role as a judge in singing reality shows was very well accepted and appreciated.
Jassi is a deadly contrast of performance and heartthrob musical extravaganza, when complimented on his hi-energy stage performance he replies “Music is like a pearl buried deep inside my heart and soul, just waiting to be brought out!” Jassi has done thousands of record breaking performances for corporate giants, concerts, public and private shows in many countries all across the world. One of the performances he cherishes the most was at ‘Cannes Film Festival’ in 2012 where he performed for the audience from all over the world. Jasbir Jassi is still waiting to give his best performance though he goes on and on with oodles of energy and make everyone dance to his beats and steals the show one after one.
Jassi is registered member of IPRS (The Indian performing Right Society) and PRS for Music, UK.
The election commission of India has appointed Jassi as a National Icon along with popular personalities like M.S. Dhoni and Aamir Khan. His role as an icon is to create awareness and motivate people of India to participate in the electoral process.
This down to earth, simple, humble, God fearing guy is very aggressive to serve nation may be missing from page3 parties for a laymen he is always available to an extend that he forgets that he is a celebrity.