Jasleen Kaur Royal, known professionally as Jasleen Royal, is an Indian singer, songwriter and composer who sings in Punjabi, Hindi, Gujarati as well as in English.
She won an award for the Best Indie Song at the MTV Video Music Awards India 2013. She received this award for her debut song “Panchi Ho Jaava”, composed and sung by Jasleen which is based on a poem by late Shiv Kumar Batalvi.
She won an award for the “Best Indie Artist” at “Free The Music” an initiative by Songdew especially for Indie musicians. She was nominated alongside established and renowned singers like Kailash Kher, Rabbi Shergill and a Delhi-based band Indus Creed.
Kaur completed her schooling from Sacred Heart Convent School, Ludhiana and later moved to New Delhi for further studies. She completed her B. Com Honors from Hindu College, New Delhi.
With no formal training in music, majorly self-taught, Jasleen first gained popularity when she qualified as one of the semi finalists in the first season of India’s Got Talent in 2009. She was all of 18 years of age at that time. She stood out because of her ability to play multiple instruments at the same time. She was amicably called as the ‘one woman band’ by the then judges Sonali Bendre, Kirron Kher and Shekhar Kapur for she can collectively play the guitar, mouth organ ,flute and a tambourine while singing. She can also play the keyboard, which also happens to be the first instrument she ever played. She currently resides in Mumbai and is working on multiple Bollywood projects.
She had also appeared and performed at L’Oréal Paris Miss Femina (India) Awards, 2014.
Jasleen has also participated in a debate on NDTV India on ‘How money is not the bigger factor while choosing an employment’.
Some songs by Jasleen Royal :-
1.) RAATEIN Video Song | SHIVAAY | Jasleen Royal | Ajay Devgn | T-Series
2.) Love You Zindagi Full Video – Dear Zindagi|Alia Bhatt|Shah Rukh Khan|Jasleen Royal|Amit T
3.) OFFICIAL: ‘Preet’ FULL VIDEO Song | Khoobsurat | Jasleen Royal, Sonam Kapoor
4.) Deh Shiva (Female Version) Kesari | Jasleen Royal
5.) Laaj Sharam – Full Video | Veere Di Wedding | Kareena, Sonam, Swara, Shikha | Divya, Jasleen, Enbee
In 2016 She was nominated In Mirchi Music Awards For The Song ” Raatein” From The Movie Shivaay.