Babu Singh Maan | Entertainer Jatt
Babu Singh Maan is a Punjabi lyricist of Punjab. Maan was born on 10 October 1942, in the village of Maraarh of Faridkot district in Punjab. He got his primary education from the nearby village known as Jand Sahib and his poetry started publishing in children magazines while he was in just 6th standard. He passed his graduation from Barjindra College, Faridkot. His song, Duddh kahrh ke jaag na laavan and Terian udeekan haania was published in a magazine. His first book, Geetan Da Wanjaara, was published in 1963. His first recorded song was sung by singer Gurpal Singh Pal and later many famous singers like Harcharan Grewal, Surinder Kaur, Sukhwinder Singh, Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Harbhajan Maan. Most of his duets was sung by Muhammad Sadiq and Ranjit Kaur. He has also written songs for many films including Nasibo and Sassi Punnu. He is a versatile artist and touched many important topics in his songs. Most of his songs speaks about the village culture and relationships. He has also written songs about the famous love stories of Punjab like Heer Ranjha, Mirza Sahiban and Sohni Mahiwal. Maan has also served as Sarpanch of his village for 3 times.