Baba Sehgal AKA Harjit Singh Sehgal is an iconic Indian rapper who was
famous in the mid 90's. He is credited as the first Indian rapper to
jump on the indipop bandwagon, and released an album which got frequent
airplay on MTV India.
His famous hits include Thanda Thanda Paani (a
remake of Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice), Manjula and Dil Dhadke. He was
an engineer, but did not want to work as one and started doing what he
wanted to, i.e. singing. Dil Dhadke had the distinction of being the
first Indian music video ever to be shown on MTV Asia (which was
broadcasting out of Hong Kong at the time). He has released 22 albums
till now, though they haven't all met with the same level of commercial
success. He released 'Main bhi Madonna'.
He made a one time acting appearance as the main lead (hero) of the
Bollywood film 'Miss 420'. Before this he hosted the TV show 'superhit
muqabla' which was aired on DD2 at primetime. He has also worked as a
stage performer and a model. He was in New York for 4 to 5 years and
when he came home to Mumbai, he released his album 'Welcome to Mumbai',
which was his 22nd and latest music album. He recently directed the
music for the bollywood film 'bhoot uncle'. On Hindi T.V. Serial Bigg
Serial: Yeh Dil Chahe MoreAkshay Arora
: Eldest son of Jagmohan who helps in the family
business. He is an attention seeker. Very loud by nature but is neither
sharp nor intelligent. He is jealous of Rahul (his younger brother) who
gets all the love and affection of Jagmohan.
Serial: Big Boss Kadi Nazar...Solid AssarrBaba Sehgal
: He entered the Big Boss house with a wild card
entry. He was very confident in the beginning, he used to sing songs
for the other house members. But then he also could not make it till
Serial: Dhoom Macha DeBaba Sehgal
: He is one of the contestant.