Hard Kaur is a British Indian rapper and hip hop singer; as well as playback singer and actress in Bollywood. From Birmingham to Bombay, she actively launched a colossal scale hip-hop attack on Asian and introduced to the continent a new concept.
Born in 1979, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh is known for her hip-hop songs by the name Hard Kaur but her born name was Taran Kaur Dhillon. She lost her father when she was young and she and her mother moved to her maternal grandparent’s house. Then her mother married a British guy and moved to Birmingham, England in 1991. By that time being she did her schooling and feel the interest in music, especially hip-hop music.
In 2007, she sang Move Your Body in Johnny Gaddaar movie. After that, she sang in many movies like Singh Is Kinng, Kismat Konnection, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani. Live Earth India, 2008, she also sung on that event. Her first album was released in 2007 named Supawoman.
In October 2012, Hard Kaur released her second music album titled Party Loud All Year: P.L.A.Y. The album, produced in collaboration with Sony music, featured ten songs, all of which were written and composed by her. The most successful song of the album was Mujhe peeney do.
In 2013 – she collaborated with composer Ram Sampath and Rajasthani folk singer Bhanvari Devi for Coke Studio India. In the song Katey or Kathe – Bhanvari Devi’s part is a Rajasthani folk song which is dedicated to Lord Krishna (Saanwariyo) and Rap by Hard Kaur – written by herself in which she expresses her personal life journey.At the time of elections, she composed a song “Karle Tu Voting” to spread awareness about voting.Recently, Hard Kaur composes a song for FIFA World Cup named “Goal Mar Goal Mar”. The song aptly describes fan frenzy and is sung in Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali & South language too. Also, she herself has written the lyrics of the song.
- Full Name: Taran Kaur Dhillon
- Born: July 29, 1979
- Birth Place: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Height: 1.52 m
- Genres: Rapping, Hip hop music, Music of Bollywood
- Laung Da Lashkara (2011)
- Lucky Boy (2008)
- Talli (2008)
- Aise Karte Hai Party (2016)
- Sexy Boy (2007)
- Move Your Body (2007)