Lucknow, is a city of immense talent. From politicians to poets, administrators to actors Lucknow has always given fresh talent to the nation. From the long list of popular faces from Lucknow, we have brought for you famous celebrities from the city we are really proud of.
Remember those Indi pop songs from 90’s, well the man behind those iconic Indian raps was Baba Sehgal. Born and brought up in Lucknow, Baba is the world’s first professional Hindi rapper and first Indian rapper. MTV declared him as Indian rap god to jump on the Indipop bandwagon, and released an album which got frequent airplay on MTV India. Since then he dominated the Indian rap scene for long with hits such as ‘Thanda Thanda Paani’, ‘Manjula’ and ‘Dil Dhadke’.
|Real Name||Harjeet Singh Sehgal|
|Nickname||Baba, Power Singer|
|Profession||Rapper, Singer, Actor|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 84 kg|
in Pounds- 185 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 45 Inches|
– Waist: 35 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|Date of Birth||23 November 1964|
|Age (as in 2016)||52 Years|
|Birth Place||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India (His ancestral background is from Punjab, India)|
|College||Pantnagar University, Uttarakhand|
|Educational Qualifications||B.Tech (Electrical Engineer)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Baba Sehgal
- Does Baba Sehgal smoke?: Not Known
- Does Baba Sehgal drink alcohol?: Yes
- He came to Mumbai from Lucknow at the age of 18 to make his singing career.
- He is known as “First Indian Rapper”.
- Almost all the songs sung by him are also written and composed by him.
- He is very active in south Indian film industry, he has sung over 100 Telugu , 40 Tamil and 20 Kannada songs.
- He currently lives with his girlfriend Ashima Kalra who is around 15 years younger to him.
- He is very active on Twitter and is known for his funny tweets.