This article is about the Indian rapper. For the title, see Padishah.

Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, better known by his stage name Badshah,[2][3][4] is an Indian rapper known for his Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs.[5] He started his career in 2006 alongside Yo Yo Honey Singh in his group Mafia Mundeer and gained spontaneous popularity among youth. He stopped working with Honey in 2012. His music has been featured in Bollywood soundtracks for films such as the 2014 film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.[6] and Sonam Kapoor starrer Khoobsurat (2014).[7] He has also collaborated with artists such as Gippy Grewal,[8] Diljeet Dosanjh, Manj Musik, Raftaar (singer) and Aastha Gill among others. His song, "DJ Waley Babu" was ranked number three within 24 hours of the release on the platform. The song also crossed a million views on Youtube within 30 hours.[9]

Early life

Badshah was born as Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia in Delhi. His father is from Haryana and his mother is Punjabi.[10] He did his schooling from Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, Delhi where he used to perform on his school choir.[2] Prior to becoming a full-time musician he received education to become a civil engineer from PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh during which he was exposed to new Punjabi music which promoted him to take on rap writing. He has stated that if he had not become a rapper, he would "have been an IAS officer".[2][2][2]


YearAlbumArtistMusic DirectorLabel
2012, OctBorn StarDeep MoneyBadshah, SachhT-Series
2013, SeptemberTerminatorVariousBadshahSony Music India
2014, JanuaryReel -Purani ReejhVeet BaljitBadshahSpeed Records
2014, OctoberBand BotalInder NagraBadshahSpeed Records

Film soundtracks

YearMovieSong(s)Co-Singer(s)Music Director
2013Bikkar Bai Sentimental"Kar Fateh"JSL SinghJSL Singh
2014Jatt James Bond"Tu Meri Baby Doll"Gippy GrewalSurinder Rattan
Fugly"Dhup Chikk"Raftaar, Aastha GillRaftaar
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania"Saturday-Saturday"Indeep Bakshi, Akriti KakkarThe Titans
Khoobsoorat"Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai"Aastha GillBadshah
2015ABCD 2"Vande Mataram"Daler Mehndi, Tanishka Sanghvi, Divya KumarSachin-Jigar
Second Hand Husband"Bad Baby"Gippy GrewalBadshah
Bajrangi Bhaijaan"Selfie Le Le Re"Vishal Dadlani, Nakash Aziz, PritamPritam
All Is Well"Chaar Shanivaar"Vishal Dadlani, Armaan MalikAmaal Mallik
Vedalam"Aaluma Doluma"Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander
Jazbaa"Aaj Raat Ka Scene"Shraddha PanditBadshah
2016Sanam Re"Akkad Bakkad"Neha KakkarBadshah
Teraa Surroor"Teri Yaad"Himesh ReshammiyaHimesh Reshammiya
Kapoor & Sons"Kar Gai Chull"Sukriti Kakkar, Neha Kakkar, Fazilpuria, BadshahBadshah (Recreated By Amaal Mallik)
Sultan"Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai"Vishal Dadlani, Shalmali Kholgade, IshitaVishal-Shekhar
Baar Baar Dekho"Kala Chashma"Amar Arshi, Neha KakkarBadshah (Recreated)