Gurlej Akhtar (born March 3, 1987) is an Indian Playback Singer, Music Artist, and Performer in the Punjabi Movies from Ludhiana, India. She started her singing career journey with duet songs Sukhwinder Sukhi. Some of the best songs voiced by her are Jattwaad, Tibbeyan Ala Jatt, and Life.
Furthermore, she worked with other Punjabi singers like Garry Sandhu, Babbal Rai, The Landers, R Nait, Harf Cheema, Geeta Zaildar. In the film industry, she named the duet queen. Ms. Akhtar successfully brings back the duet trend in the Punjabi cinema.
However, she struggled in her career initially due to her dad’s death. Gurlej took the responsibility of her mom and sister. She used to perform at weddings, colleges, and local events for the money.
Still, she faced extreme difficulties when the people did not support her as she wants. Her fans liked her newly released song “Chandigarh” Parmish Verma and Dilpreet Dhillion.
Before Fame, Parents, Siblings & Childhood
Punjabi Music Sensation, Gurlej Akhtar took birth on March 3, 1987 (age 33 years, as in 2020) in Ludhiana (Punjab, India). She brought up in the environment of the Punjabi singers.
However, her father died when she only 12 years old. Gurlej could not get any moral support from her mother, Rani Akhtar.
Her sister, named Jasmine Akhtar, is a singer and a well-known performer. Furthermore, the names of her three brothers are Shahnaz Akhtar, Sahil Akhtar, and Dilshaad Akhtar.
She passed out from the Government Higher Secondary School, Silattur. Then, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Punjabi University, Patiala.
Wedding, Spouse Kulwinder Kally & Children
She showed her fondness for Kulwinder Kally in the beginning. Both of them loved each other songs.
Eventually, they turned their friendship into a healthy lifelong relationship. Gurlej Akhtar embraces her motherhood with her son Daanveer Singh. She settled in Houston, Texas with spouse and child.
|Full Real Name||Gurlej Akhtar.|
|Famous for||Her new song Chandigarh released in 2020.|
|Age (As of 2020)||33 years old.|
|Birth Date||March 3, 1987.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Ludhiana (Punjab, India).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Pisces.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/gurlejakhtarmusic (436K followers).
|Residence Location||Houston (Texas, USA).|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 3".
Centimeters: 160 cm.
Meters: 1.6 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 64 Kg.
Pounds: 141 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-25-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Name Not Known (Singer).
Mother: Rani Akhtar.
|Siblings||Brother: Shahnaz Akhtar, Sahil Akhtar, and Dilshaad Akhtar.
Sister: Jasmine Akhtar.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||In relationship with Kulwinder.|
|Husband Name||Kulwinder Kally.|
|Highest Qualification||College Pass Out.|
|School||Government Higher Secondary School, Silattur.|
|College/University||Punjabi University, Patiala.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Singers: Gurdas Maan, Amar Singh and Kuldeep Manak.|
|Favorite Color||Yellow, Orange, White, and Black.|
|Dream Holiday Place||Canada & Australia.|
|Love to do||Cooking.|
|Favorite Food||Biryani and Fish.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Rs. 15 Crore Indian Rupees.|
|Yearly Income||Rs. 5 Crore-Rs. 7 Crore.|
Some Interesting Facts about Gurlej Akhtar
- She gained popularity with “Hasna tan Mera Ae Subha Mundea” first song.
- Moreover, she recorded around 600 songs.
- She loved her song selection and voice texture.
- Akhtar invited for the live stage performances in the United States, Australia, and Canada.
- She likes to cook the favorite dishes of her boy child.
- Gurlej achieved around 435K fans on her official handle Instagram.
- She belongs to the Muslim background.
- Punjabi Singer, Gurlej Akhtar has a decent height of 5 ft 3 in tall (160 cm) and her weight is 64 Kilograms.
- Sahil and Shehnaz Akhtar participated in Rising Star 2 and known as Akhtar Brothers.
- Furthermore, Akhtar’s favorite food items include Biryani and Fish.
- Her favorite colors include Yellow, Orange, White, and Black.
- Gurlej’s net worth acquired around Rs. 15 Crore Indian Rupees. She purchased her house in Houston. Furthermore, she gets around Rs. 5 Crore-Rs. 7 Crore for her music shows.
- Kally’s wife did Punjabi films like Ardaas, Hashar, Kaka Ji, and Pinky Moge Wali.