Harrdy Sandhu: Journey from Cricket Pitch to Center Stage

Hardy Sandhu, who turned 33 in 2019, was born in Patiala, Punjab, on September 6, 1986. His zodiac sign is Virgo. His hometown is Chandigarh. He was passionate about cricket from a young age and wanted to play professionally. Harrdy Sandhu also demonstrated a deep love of music at a young age, beginning to sing as a hobby at the age of 4. He had his stage debut at his uncle’s wedding.

Real NameHardavinder Singh Sandhu
Born06 September 1986
BirthplacePatiala, Punjab, India
Height5′ 7” or 170cm
Father NameUnknown
Mother NameUnknown
SpouseZenith Sandhu
Year Active2010 – Present

Cricket Career

Being a versatile player, Hardy Sandhu rose to prominence in the community. Having attended the cricket academy as a young child, Hardy Sandhu’s growth as a person continued throughout time. He entered the Punjab team as a result of his consistent and potent work. Harrdy Sandhu was subsequently chosen for the Indian Under-19 team as well. He participated in a few games for Punjab and the India Under-19 squad. Hardy Sandhu claims that he has played in matches with Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and Ishant Sharma

The other roommate was Shikhar Dhawan. From his vantage point, cricket was going great; his dreams of playing for the national team and in the Indian Premier League were beginning to materialize.  However, nothing occurs to anyone by accident or in advance. 

In 2007, he had to take an extended hiatus from cricket due to an elbow injury. Harrdy Sandhu’s younger players were being selected for the IPL while he was healing from an elbow ailment. It was decided by Hardy Sandhu to have his elbow rehabilitation in Australia. Harrdy Sandhu went to Australia and underwent extensive medical care, which put him in a difficult financial situation. Desperate, Harrdy Sandhu started driving a cab there. He was still driving taxis, but a lot of time had passed and he had accepted that his cricket career had ended.

Singing/Film Career

Sandhu made her singing debut in 2012 with the song “Tequila Shot.” But it wasn’t until his Punjabi song “Soch” became a huge smash that he rose to fame. He released “Joker” to much applause from the audience the same year. Later on, he recorded other hit songs, including “Backbone,” “Yaar Ni Milyaa,” “Naah,” “Naa Ji Naa,” “Saah,” “Hornn Blow,” and “Kya Baat Ay.” Hardy made his feature film debut in 2014 with the Punjabi film “Yaaran Da Katchup.” He also appeared in the film “Mera Mahi NRI.” In the 2019 Bollywood film “83,” Sandhu was paired as “Madan Lal.”


  • The song “Soch” won the 2014 PTC Punjabi Music Award for Most Romantic Ballad of the Year.
  • Best Music Video PTC Punjabi Music Award for the song “Soch” (2014)
  • The song “Horn Blow” won the 2017 PTC Punjabi Music Award for Most Popular Song of the Year.

More About Harrdy Sandhu

  • Hardy Sandhu played cricket as a fast bowler for more than a decade. He even played for the Punjab Ranji Team and the Under-19 Indian team, but an elbow injury caused him to retire from cricket.
  • He participated in the 2004 Under-19 Cricket World Cup as a member of the Indian team.
  • After that, he went to Australia, where he worked as a taxi driver. Eventually, Hardy Sandhu returned to India to concentrate on enhancing both his vocal and physical abilities.
  • After giving up on sports to focus on his vocals for eighteen months, he dropped his first song, Tequila Shot, composed by V. Grooves.
  • In 2012, Sandhu debuted as a singer with the song “Tequila Shot.”
  • But it wasn’t until his Punjabi song “Soch,” which became a massive hit and was recreated for Akshay Kumar‘s 2016 Bollywood film Airlift, that he became well-known.
  • In 2014, Hardy made his screen debut in the Punjabi movie “Yaaran Da Katchup.” He then starred in Mera Mahi NRI.
  • He was the 2017 PTC Punjabi Music Award winner for “Most Popular Song of the Year” with the song Horn Blow.
  • In the Bollywood film “83,” which may be released in 2021, Sandhu and Ammy Virk have been cast as “Madan Lal.”

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