Born: January 1957
Gurdas Maan is an Punjabi singer, songwriter, choreographer, and actor. He is considered one of the most notable figures in the world of Punjabi music. He was born in Giddarbaha village of Indian Punjab and gained national attention in 1980 with the song "Dil Da Mamla Hai. " Since then, he has gone on to record over 27 albums and has written over 200 songs. Maan has starred in blockbuster Bollywood films and has received numerous awards, including the Jury’s Award. In 2009 he won "Best International Album" at the UK Asian Music Awards for Boot Polishan. In 2007 he won the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his song titled "Couplets of Heer" for the movie Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris. In 2011 PTC Punjabi Film Awards, He won Critics Award for Best Actor in a Movie - Sukhmani. Maan is married to Manjit and has one son.
2010 l U l 126 Mins l Rating:
Role Played: Actor, Lyricist
Chak Jawana highlights the problems faced by youth in a Punjabi village. The young men fall prey to drugs, become irresponsible and disturb the peace. The elders despair about the future of the community. Captain Gurjeet Singh (Gurdas Maan) arrives on a month's home leave from the Indian Navy. He pledges to reform the youth and helps them overcome their weakness. The film has a powerful message on... read more