Hans Raj Hans Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

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Wife: Resham Kaur
Age: 57 Years
Net Worth: Rs. 13 Crore

Bio/Wiki
Nickname Zorawar
Profession(s) Singer, Politician
Famous For Singing Punjabi Folklore and Sufi Songs
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms-75 kg
in pounds-165 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black (dyed Golden Brown)
Politics
Political Party Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD); January 2009-December 2014
Shiromani Akali Dal
Indian National Congress (INC); February 2016
Indian National Congress (INC)

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP); December 2016
BJP

Political Journey 2009: Joined the Shiromani Akali Dal and contested the Lok Sabha Elections from Jalandhar
2014: Left the Shiromani Akali Dal
2016: Joined the Indian National Congress (INC) in February and the BJP in December
2019: Defeated Aam Aadmi Party’s Gugan Singh by over six lakh votes from the North West Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Padma Shri
Hans Raj Hans receiving the Padma Shri
• Punjab State Singer Award (Raj Gayak) by the Government of Punjab
• Lifetime Fellowship by Punjabi University, Patiala
• Ambassador of Peace by the Universal Peace Foundation.
• Sangeet Natak Academy Award by the then President of India, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Personal Life
Date of Birth 9 April 1962
Age (as in 2019) 57 Years
Birthplace Shafipur, Jalandhar, Punjab
Zodiac sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Shafipur, Jalandhar, Punjab
School Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Gakhal Dhaliwal Jalandhar
College/University DAV College, Jalandhar
Educational Qualification 10th from Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Gakhal Dhaliwal Jalandhar, Punjab School Education Board Mohali in 1977-78
Religion Sikhism
Caste Not Known
Food Habit Vegetarian
Hobbies Reading, Listening to Classical Music
Controversies • In 2002, Hans Raj Hans accused T-Series Cassettes owner, Bhushan Kumar, of threatening him through the underworld. He also said that Kumar is trying to finish his career as a singer.
• In 2014, the news of him converting to Islam was doing rounds over the Internet. However, later his son, Navraj Hans rubbished all the news.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Family
Wife/Spouse Resham Kaur Hans
Hans Raj Hans' wife and son
Children Son– Navraj Hans, Yuvraj Hans
Hans Raj Hans with his sons
Parents Father– Sardar Arjan Singh
Mother– Name not known
Hans Raj Hans mother and son
Siblings Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician Narendra Modi
Favourite Food Makki Di Roti & Saron Da Saag
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Actress Hema Malini
Favourite Singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Gurdas Maan
Favourite Musical Instruments Harmonium, Surmandal, Ik Tara
Style Quotient
Car(s) Collection • Camry car
• Corolla Car
• Innova
• Gypsy
Assets/Properties Moveable

Gold Ornaments– worth ₹13 lakh
Bonds and Debentures– worth ₹82 thousand
Bank Balance– ₹1 lakh
Cash in Hand– ₹9.5 lakh

Immovable (worth ₹7.9 crore)

House on Link Road– worth ₹3.05 crore
House in Rajinder Nagar– worth ₹4.5 crore

Money Factor
Salary (as a Member of Parliament) Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances
Net Worth (approx.) Rs. 13 Crore (as in 2019)

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Some Lesser Known Facts about Hans Raj Hans

  • Does Hans Raj Hans Smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Hans Raj Hans Drink Alcohol?: Not Known
  • He belongs to a family of peasants.
  • He was inspired for singing after seeing the street singer who visited their village early morning chanting devotional songs.
  • Hans has taken his initial training in music from Ustad Puran Shahkoti Sahib.
  • He started his career in singing with the album “Jogian Da Kanna Vich” (1983).
  • In 1999, he has worked with the famous singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in the film Kachche Dhaage.

    Hans Raj Hans with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

    Hans Raj Hans with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

  • Some of his popular albums include Chorni, Jhanjhar, Mohabbat, and Ishqe Di Barsaat.
  • He has sung various blockbuster songs like “Dil Tote Tote Ho Gaya,” “Nachi Jo Sade Naal,” “Dil Chori Sada Ho Gaya,” “Sili Sili Hawa,” and “Nit Khair Manga.”
  • Hans has made a small stint in acting with the Punjabi film “MEHANDI SHAGNA DI.”
  • He is appointed as the honorary music professor at the Washington DC University and the San Jose State University.
  • Hans joined the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) party in 2009 and contested the General elections from the Jalandhar Constituency.
  • He gave his resignation from Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in December 2014.
  • In February 2016, he joined the Indian National Congress.

    Hans Raj Hans as a member of Indian National Congress

    Hans Raj Hans as a member of Indian National Congress

  • Hans became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party on 10 December 2016.

    Hans Raj Hans as a member of BJP

    Hans Raj Hans as a member of BJP

  • Hans performs at the Wagha Border annually on 14th August in order to spread peace and the feeling of brotherhood between India and Pakistan.
  • He got his surname from his music guru, who attached “Hans” after his name as he sings like a swan.
  • Hans is the spiritual head of Punjab’s Sufi Darbar.
  • He has performed for raising funds for the Indian American Society along with Bill Clinton for the victims of the Gujarat earthquake. Together they raised a fun of 1.5 million USD.
  • He has spread the message of “Na Nasha Karo Na Vaar Karo, Je Karna Hai Ta Pyaar Karo” through his singing.
  • In order to master the art of singing, Hans has deeply researched various Sufi Saints like Baba Farid, Waris Shah, Baba Bulle Shah and Shah Hussain.
  • He was appointed as a member of Jury at the Asia Song Contest in the U.K for 3 consecutive years. He is the only singer to do so.
  • In 2019, he replaced Udit Raj and represented the Bharatiya Janata Party in Lok Sabha elections from the North West Delhi Constituency.
  • His elder son, Navraj Hans, is married to Daler Mehandi‘s daughter, Ajit Kaur.

    Hans Raj Hans' elder son and daughter in law

    Hans Raj Hans’ elder son, Navraj Hans and daughter-in-law, Ajit Kaur

  • His younger son, Yuvraj Hans, is married to television actress Mansi Sharma.

    Hans Raj Hans' younger son and daughter in law

    Hans Raj Hans’ younger son, Yuvraj Hans and daughter-in-law, Mansi Sharma

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