Jaani (Punjabi Lyricist) Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Jaani (Punjabi Lyricist) Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

JAANI (born 25 May 1989), best known by his stage name Jaani, is an Indian songwriter and music composer associated with Punjabi and Hindi language songs.

Real Name Rajiv Kumar
Profession(s) Music Composer, Lyricist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Lyricist: Sant Sipahi (2012)
Singer: Jaani Ve Jaani (2019)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 25 May 1989
Age (as of 2022) 33 Years
Birthplace Gidderbaha, Muktsar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Gidderbaha, Muktsar, Punjab, India
School SSD Memorial School, Gidderbaha, Muktsar, Punjab, India
College/University Rayat Bahra University, Mohali, Punjab, India
Educational Qualification Graduate, Diploma in Hotel Management
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Reading Literature, Listening to Music, Travelling to Hill Stations
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 25 November 2008
Affairs/Girlfriends Neha Chauhan Arora (Interior Designer)


Wife Neha Chauhan


Children In May 2022, Jaani and Neha were blessed with their first child, a baby boy. [1]
Parents Father– Name not known
Mother– Name not known
Siblings Brother– None
Sister– 1 (Name not known)
Food Bhindi, Sarson Ka Saag, Makki Ki Roti
Actor Akshay Kumar
Actress Parineeti Chopra
Songs Parindey, Khawaja Ji
Singers A. R. Rahman, Arijit Singh, Neha Kakkar
Holiday Destination Paris
Colors White, Blue


Some Lesser Known Facts About Jaani

  • Does Jaani drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Jaani is a Punjabi lyricist and music composer from Gidderbaha in Punjab.
  • He hails from a non-musical family.
  • He was interested in writing since his childhood.
  • His first song as a lyricist was “Kaabil” which never got released.
  • In 2007, he moved to Chandigarh for further studies and to make his career in the Punjabi music industry.
  • In 2012, after completing graduation, he started writing songs professionally.
  • He got inspired to write the song “Soch” after getting inspired by one of his friend’s real-life stories.
  • Jaani wrote the lyrics for the superhit song “Soch” when he was in the last semester of his college.
  • He started his career in 2012.
  • He came into the limelight in 2013 with the song ‘Soch’ sung by Hardy Sandhu.

  • After the song ‘Soch’, he started teamwork along with Hardy Sandhu, B Praak, and Arvindr Khaira (music video director), and in collaboration with it he gave a number of hit Punjabi songs like “Joker,” “Backbone,” “Horn Blow.”
  • In 2016,  his Punjabi song ‘Soch’ (Hardy Sandhu) inspired the Bollywood blockbuster movie ‘Airlift’s’ song ‘Soch Na Sake’ (Arijit Singh). However, he was not happy with the Bollywood adoption of his song as he did not know of it until the song got released.

  • As a lyricist, he gave a number of huge Punjabi hits songs like ‘Saree Wali Girl’ (Girik Aman), ‘Taara’  (Ammy Virk), ‘Jaguar’ (Sukhe), ‘Oscar’ (Gippy Grewal), ‘Ik Vaari Hor Soch Le’ (Harish Verma), ‘Bacha’ (Prabh Gill), ‘Jaani Tera Naa’ (Sunanda Sharma) and many more.
  • He has won several awards in the field of music.
  • He prepares the whole song at the time of recording only.
  • He is inspired by Gulzar, a famous lyricist of Bollywood.
  • He works under his music label called “Desi Melodies.”
  • His song “Jaani Tera Naa” was the first song ever which was named after the name of its lyricist.
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