Dominating the Punjabi music industry for just under two decades , Babbu Maan appeals to the youth of Punjab in particular . An actor , producer , singer , music director , lyricist and a writer , Maan was born on march 29 , 1975 in village Khant Maanpur in the Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab, India .He is the youngest of his three siblings . Babbu maan made his debut in Punjabi music industry with the release of his album , ‘Sajjan Rumal de Gaya’ in 1998 . The album was a super-hit and Babbu Maan rose to fame . The following year he published the album , ‘Tu Meri Miss India’ , which was again a massive hit . Some of his popular tracks of the album were ‘Neendran’ , ‘Miss India’ , ‘Tupka Tupka’ and ‘Pind Pehra Lagda’ . Babbu maan released the albums ‘Saun di Jhadi’ , ‘Oh Chann Ohi Rattan’ and ‘Pyaas: in search of destiny’ in 2001 , 2004 , and 2005 respectively under the record label of T-series . ‘Pyaas’ was one of his best selling albums which also had the famous song ‘Mittran di Chatri’ . In 2003 he worked alongside the likes of playback singers Sukhwinder Singh and Jaspinder Narula for the film ‘Hawayein’. Babbu Maan made his debut in Hindi films with a supporting role in Hawayein . The film was banned in India but was a huge success in the overseas market . In 2007 Maan released his first hindi album titled ‘Mera Gham’ and two years later in 2009 he released his first religious album titled ‘Singh better than King’ . The religious album ‘Singh better than King’ got him surrounded with controversy . In one of the tracks title ‘Ek Baba Nanak Si’ , Babbu Maan goes on to say that Baba Nanak was one of his kind and nowdays there are babas/saints all over Punjab who on the name of seva and religion earn bags of They have luxurious cars at their convenience and on the other hand mighty Guru Nanak Dev ji walked on foot all over the globe to spread his message . This message in the song got a strong reaction from the babas of Punjab . They strongly protested this song and the artist as well . The song caused debates in Punjab across various levels . Babbu maan’s recent released album goes by the name of ‘Talaash: in search of soul’ . The album is his first Punjabi commercial album after 8 years . The album established itself at the top of the iTunes World Albums charts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA.Babbu Maan is the first indian artist ever to enter Billboard charts for his album Talaash . He has also lent his voice for Punjabi films such as ‘Waagah’ and ‘Dil Tainu Karda Ae Pyar’ and in Hindi films as well such as ‘Vaada Raha’, ‘Crook’ and ‘Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster’ . In 2010, Babbu Maan recieved PTC music award for the song ‘Challa’ from ‘Crook’ . As Maan was not present for the show , legendary singer Gurdas Maan accepted the award on Babbu Maan’s behalf, and referred to him as “Kalakaran da Mirza” . Babbu Maan owns the music label ‘Swag Music’ and is keen to promote new talent. Maan is the ambassador for the newly set-up NGO in Punjab: One Hope, One Chance. Babbu Maan made his debut in Punjabi film industry with ‘Rabb Ne Banaiyan Jodiean’ in 2006 and worked alongside Gurpreet Guggi , Puneet Issar , Swathi Varma and Rana Ranbir among many others . Babbu maan continued his acting career in Punjabi film with ‘Hashar : A Love Story’ and ‘Ekam – Son of Soil’ . His recent films include ‘Hero Hitler in Love’ , ‘Desi Romeos’ and ‘Dil Tainu Karda Hai Pyar’ . His future project ‘Prince Of Patiala’ is set to be released in 2014 which has not only been produced under Babbu Maan’s production label but also written by him . Babbu Maan is the actor , music director , singer and lyricist of the film as well .