This article is about the Indian rapper. For the title, see Padishah.
Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, better known by his stage name Badshah,   is an Indian rapper known for his  Hindi, Haryanvi, and Punjabi songs. 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 and  Sonam Kapoor starrer (2014). Khoobsurat He has also collaborated with artists such as  Gippy Grewal,  Diljeet Dosanjh, Manj Musik, Raftaar (singer), Navv Inder 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. In 2016, he collaborated with Inder on Wakhra Swag which won the 2016  Punjabi Music Awards for best duo/group and most popular song of the year award.  
Early life [edit ]
Badshah was born as Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia in Delhi. His father is from
Haryana and his mother is Punjabi. He did his schooling from  Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, Delhi where he used to perform on his school choir. 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".   
Discography [edit ]
Sony Music India
Reel -Purani Reejh
Film soundtracks [edit ]
Bikkar Bai Sentimental "Kar Fateh"
Jatt James Bond "Tu Meri Baby Doll"
Fugly "Dhup Chikk"
Raftaar, Aastha Gill Raftaar
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania "Saturday-Saturday"
Indeep Bakshi, Akriti Kakkar
Khoobsoorat "Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai"
ABCD 2 "Vande Mataram"
Daler Mehndi, Tanishka Sanghvi, Divya Kumar
Second Hand Husband "Bad Baby"
Gippy Grewal Badshah
Bajrangi Bhaijaan "Selfie Le Le Re"
Vishal Dadlani, Nakash Aziz, Pritam
All Is Well "Chaar Shanivaar"
Vishal Dadlani, Armaan Malik
Vedalam "Aaluma Doluma"
Jazbaa "Aaj Raat Ka Scene"
Sanam Re "Akkad Bakkad"
Teraa Surroor "Teri Yaad"
Kapoor & Sons "Kar Gai Chull"
Sukriti Kakkar, Neha Kakkar, Fazilpuria, Badshah
Badshah (Recreated By Amaal Mallik)
Sultan "Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai"
Vishal Dadlani, Shalmali Kholgade, Ishita
Baar Baar Dekho "Kala Chashma"
Neha Kakkar Badshah (Recreated)
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil "The Breakup Song"
Arijit Singh, Jonita Gandhi, Nakash Aziz Pritam
Gippy Grewal B.Praak
References [edit ]
^ Badshah Live Musical Concert – Ft. Aastha Gill & DJ Rebirth on 21st Feb. EdYouCatives (2016-02-19)
^ Packed in promise | chandigarh. Hindustan Times (2014-01-05). Retrieved on 2015-10-16.
^ I don’t want to compose Bollywood albums: Badshah. The Indian Express (14 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-08-10.
^ Gupta, Priya. "Badshah uses Honey Singh's fame by giving negative statements against him". Times of India . Retrieved . 10 February 2015
^ Maheshwri, Neha. "Saturday Saturday maker Badshah: I'm an artiste, not a preacher". Times of India . Retrieved . 10 February 2015
^ Bhasin, Shivani. "Music Review: Badshah replaces Honey Singh but Khoobsurat's soundtrack is a mess". First Post . Retrieved . 10 February 2015
^ "Gippy Grewal-Badshah collaboration 'Bad Baby' to be out soon". Times of India . Retrieved . 10 February 2015
^ Jalandhar (May 26, 2016). "Winners of PTC Punjabi Music Awards 2016 held at Jalandhar". Yes Punjab News . Retrieved . August 15, 2016
^ Amneet Kaur (May 27, 2016). "PTC Music Awards 2016- Here Is The Complete List Of Winners!". Punjabi Khurki . Retrieved . August 15, 2016
^ Whenever I need inspiration, I go to Delhi: Badshah – The Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (2014-07-11). Retrieved on 2015-10-16.
^ Whenever I need inspiration, I go to Delhi: Badshah – The Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (11 July 2014). Retrieved on 2015-08-10.
^ Hebbar, Prajakta. ". IBN Live 'If I wasn't a rapper, I'd have been an IAS officer': Everything you wanted to know about Badshah, who calls himself a 'prime-time' version of Honey Singh" . Retrieved . 10 February 2015
^ I don't want to compose Bollywood albums: Badshah – Full News. Kerala.indiaeveryday.in. Retrieved on 10 August 2015.
^ Packed in promise. hindustantimes.com (5 January 2014). Retrieved on 2015-08-10.