Surinder Shinda Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Children, & more

Surinder Pal Dhammi, widely recognized by his stage name Surinder Shinda, was a prominent Indian singer known for his remarkable contributions to Punjabi music. Throughout his illustrious career, he gained fame and acclaim for several noteworthy projects, including ‘Jeona Morh’ (1981), ‘Putt Jattan De’ (1982), ‘Kithe Mera Punjab (1993), and numerous others, which solidified his position as a prominent figure in the Punjabi music industry.

Surinder Shinda Biography

Throughout his illustrious years in the industry, Surinder Shinda earned widespread fame and a revered name, solidifying his status as a legendary singer in the realm of Punjabi music. Fondly known as the “grandfather of moc,” he became a celebrated figure, leaving an indelible mark on the Punjabi music landscape. His contributions to the industry were nothing short of extraordinary, and his influence on the genre was profound.

Surinder Shinda Picture
Surinder Shinda Picture

Personal Information

Full Name Surinder Pal Dhammi, Surinder Hunjan
Nickname AKA Surinder Shinda
DOB (Date of Birth) May 20, 1953
Age 70 years
Birthplace Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Religion Ramgharia Sikh


School Not Known
College/ University Not Known
Qualification Not Known

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 9”
Meter 1.75 m
Centimeters 175 cm
Weight  85 kg, 187 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 36 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches

Family Information

Father Name Ustaad Mistari Bachan Ram
Mother Name Videavati
Siblings N/A
Marital Status Married
Wife Surinder Shinda
Children Son- Maninder Shinda


Girlfriend Namrata


Profession Singer, Actor, Music Composer
Net Worth $2 million


Color Black
Food Saag, Makki Di Rotti
Actor/Actress Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan
Sport Kabaddi
Movie Paan Singh Tomar
Hobbies Playing Musical Instruments, Listening Folk Music
Destination N/A
Surinder Shinda Young Age Picture
Surinder Shinda Young Age Picture
Surinder Shinda with his Son (Maninder Shinda)
Surinder Shinda Son (Maninder Shinda)


He, originally named Surinder Pal Dhammi, was born into a Ramgharia Sikh family on 20th May 1953 in Choti Ayali village, Ludhiana district, Punjab. At the time of his passing, he was 70 years old.


His father, Mistri Bachan Ram, was a carpenter and a classical singer and his mother, Videavati was a housewife.


He pursued his early education at Government Multipurpose Senior Secondary School in Ludhiana. After completing his schooling, he went on to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering, further enhancing his academic qualifications.

Wife & Children

Surinder Shinda’s personal life was intricately connected to the world of Punjabi music through his marriage. He was married to the cousin of Dev Tharikewala’s wife, a talented lyricist known for penning lyrics for both Surinder Shinda and Kuldeep Manak. This familial bond further strengthened his association with the music industry and contributed to his artistic journey.


His illustrious journey in the world of Punjabi music came to a close on Wednesday, 26th July 2023. After battling an infection that arose from an undisclosed surgery, he passed away at Dayanand Medical College & Hospital in Ludhiana, succumbing to kidney failure. The news of his passing sent shockwaves through the music industry and beyond, leaving a void that will be deeply felt by fans and fellow artists alike.

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Surinder Shinda’s remarkable musical journey began in 1959, and over the years, he left an indelible mark on the Punjabi music industry, releasing an impressive total of close to 165 music albums. His passion for singing was evident from a young age, and after receiving formal training, he ventured into his singing career during the early 1970s. Some of his classic creations, like the iconic ‘Ucha Burj Lahore da,’ endeared him to music enthusiasts and earned him a special place in the hearts of his listeners.

Awards, Honours, Achievements List

  • Surinder Shinda received numerous regional accolades and was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards in 2013.

Net Worth

With a net worth of $2 million, Surinder Shinda earns predominantly from his successful career in music and songwriting.

Filmography List

Here is a complete filmography list by actor Surinder Shinda.

Year Film Character
1983 Putt Jattan De Shinda
1985 Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da Faqeer Singer
1986 Kee Banu Duniyan Daa Shinda
1986 Gabhroo Punjab Da Live performance- Akhara
1988 Patola Dharma
1989 Tunka Pyar Da
1990 Anakh Jattan Dee Shinda
1991 Dil Da Mamla Live performance- Akhara
1991 Jatt Jeona Mour inspector Gajjan Singh
1991 Badla Jatti Da Shinda
1992 Jatt Walaity Shinda
1993 Ankhila Soorma Live performance- Akhara
1995 Bagawat Harnek
1996 Tabaahi Thanedar Harnek Singh
1996 Charda Suraj Sukha- Suraj’s father
1997 Truck Driver Bachan Singh
2001 Sikandera
2006 Ek Jind Ek Jaan
2012 Rehmataan Baba
2012 Just Punjabi Mohammed Singh
2013 Punjab Bolda Faqeer
2014 Kaim Sardari Sardara
2015 Gun & Goal Inspector Didar Singh

Song List

A complete song list singer by Surinder Shinda is given below the table.

Album Year
Bol Punjab De 2000
Chori Chori (Music: Sukshinder Shinda) 2017
Dhol 1989
Dhulla Bhatti 2012
Gabru Punjab De (Music: Tru Skool and Kaos Productions) 2017
Gaddi 6 Cilander Di 2002
Haani 1987
Hakk (Music: Lali Dhaliwal, Lyrics: Karamjit Puri) 2022
Jaan Amlee Di 1988
Jad Miyan Biwi Raji 1990
Jatt Mirza Kharlan Da 1997
Jeona Maurh 1985
Kurhian Vajaon Tarhian 1997
Lock Down 2003
Main Diggi Tilak Ke 1989
Nintendo Star (Music: Ravi Bal) 2013
Oh Tera Kee Lagda 1999
Put Jattan De OST 1981
Put Sardaran De (with Skillz Inc. Productions) 1997
Rakh Ley Clinder Yaara 1979
Shinde Diyan Kaliyan 1998
Surinder Shinda Live 1982
Teeyan Longowal Diyan 1999
Teri Fiat Te Jeth Nazare Lainda 1991
Ucha Burj Lahore Da (Kalian) 1997
Vella – The Time (Music: B Praak, Lyrics: Jaani) 2017
Yenki Love You Karde 1990

Duo Collaboration List

Record label Track Year
Kamlee Records Glassy Nachdi with Bhinda Jatt and DJ Vix 2011
MovieBox Jeonde Rehn Truckan Wale with Sukshinder Shinda 2014
Saregama Yaari Hove with Surinder Laddi 2011
Speed Records Majajne with JSL Singh 2016
The Sound Pipe Records Sweetnezz with Maninder Shinda and DJ Outlaw 2011
The Sound Pipe Records The Shinda Duet with Highflyers and Maninder Shinda 2010
Trendz Music Nakhro with Rupin Kahlon 2017
T-Series Dil Nachde with HMC & Dr. Zeus 2013

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