August 30th, 2018 | Updated on February 17th, 2020
Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, better known by his stage name Badshah, is an Indian rapper and music composer known for his Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs. He started his career in 2006 alongside Yo Yo Honey Singh in his Group Band Mafia Mundeer and gained spontaneous popularity among youth.
He split from Honey in 2012 and gained fame with his independent Haryanvi song Kar Gayi Chull, which was later adopted into Bollywood movie. His music has been featured in Bollywood soundtracks for films such as 2014 films Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Khoobsurat (2014).
He has also collaborated with artists such as Gippy Grewal,Diljit Dosanjh, Manj Musik, Raftaar, Navv Inder and Aastha Gill among others. His debut single, “DJ Waley Babu” featuring Aastha Gill, was ranked number one on Indian i-tunes charts within 24 hours of the release.
The song also crossed a million views on YouTube within 30 hours. In 2016, he collaborated with Navv Inder on Wakhra Swag which won the 2016 Punjabi Music Awards for best duo/group and most popular song of the year award.
Badshah was born as Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia in Delhi, to a father from Haryana and mother from Punjab. He is married to Jasmine.
He completed his schooling from Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, Delhi where he used to perform on his school choir.Prior to becoming a full-time musician he received education to become a civil engineer from PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh during which he was exposed to new Punjabi music which promoted him to take on rap writing. He has stated that if he had not become a rapper, he may “have been an IAS officer”.
|Born||19 November 1985 (age 32) New Delhi, India|
|Genres||Bhangra, Desi, hip hop, world Bollywood|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, music producer, music composer, lyricist|
|Associated actsReligion||Yo Yo Honey Singh, Raftaar, Diljit Dosanjh, Gippy Grewal, Arjun Kanungo, Sean Paul, Tanishk BagchiChristian|
|Net Worth||$4 million USD(2018)|
Badshah Net Worth 2018 (House Cars Income Properties) Badshah Net Worth is $4 million USD (Rs.27 Crores) and earns an annual income of $1 million dollars (Rs.5 Crores). Badshah is an Indian rapper known for his Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs. Badshah started his career in 2006 alongside Yo Yo Honey Singh.
Facts About Rapper Badshah
- His Real Name Is Not Badshah – Well, you must be dying to know what his real name is! Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia is what he was named by his parents.
- He Is Of Punjabi (Haryanvi Descent) – He is also of Haryanvi descent because his father is from Haryana and that’s where he got his Haryanvi accent from.
- He Studied In Chandigarh – He went to Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh to receive a degree in Civil Engineering.
- He would have been an IAS officer if not a rapper.
- Undoubtedly everything the rapper sings is a hit but the biggest hit of his career till now is Dj Waley Babu.
|2012||“Saturday Saturday” (Indeep Bakshi featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Hindi|
|2013||Proper Patola (Diljit Dosanjh featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Punjabi|
|2014||“Chull” (Fazilpuria featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Punjabi|
|2014||“Bandook” (with Raxstar)||MTV India||Punjabi|
|2015||“Desi Hiphop” (Manj Musik featuring Roach Killer, Raxstar, Humble the Poet, Big Dhillon, Badshah, Sarb Smooth, Raftaar)||MTV India||Punjabi|
|2015||“DJ Waley Babu” (featuring Aastha Gill)||Sony Music Entertainment||Punjabi|
|2015||“Wakhra Swag” (with Navv Inder)||Times Music||Punjabi|
|2015||“Baaki Baatein Peene Baad” (Arjun Kanungo featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Hindi|
|2015||“Vroom Vroom” (Simranjeet Singh featuring Badshah)||MTV India||Hindi|
|2016||“Saturday Saturday” (Indeep Bakshi featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Punjabi|
|2016||“Lover Boy” (Shrey Singhal featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Hindi|
|2016||“RayZR Mera Swag” (featuring Aastha Gill)||Sony Music Entertainment||Punjabi|
|2016||“Garrari Pitbull Te” (Gurinder Rai featuring Badshah)||Sony Music Entertainment||Punjabi|
|2016||“Driving Slow”||MTV India||Hindi|
|2016||“Move Your Body” (with Sean Paul)||Zee Music Company||Hindi|
|2017||“Move Your Lakk” (with Diljit Dosanjh & Sonakshi Sinha)||T-Series||Hindi|
|2017||“Pop the Bottle” (with Vishal–Shekhar and Akasa Singh)||Sony Music Entertainment||Hindi|
|2017||“Mercy”||Sony Music Entertainment||Hindi|
|2018||“KareJa” (featuring Aastha Gill)||Sony Music India||Hindi|
|2018||“Buzz” (featuring Aastha Gill)||Sony Music India||Hindi|
|2018||“Heartless” (featuring Aastha Gill)||Sony Music India||Hindi|
|2018||“Nain” (featuring Aastha Gill)||Sony Music India||Hindi|
|2018||“Aashiq Awaara” (featuring Sunidhi Chauhan)||Sony Music India||Hindi|
Awards & Nominations
|Award ceremony||Category||Nominated Work||Result|
|10th Mirchi Music Awards||Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing)||Dev.D||Nominated|
Badshah’s Most Popular Videos
1. Badshah – DJ Waley Babu
2. Chull – Badshah & Fazilpuria
3. Heartless – Badshah ft. Aastha Gill
4. Diljit Dosanjh Proper Patola feat. Badshah