Hans Raj Hans is a Punjabi singer from Punjab, India and politician. He is famous for his long golden curly hair and his classical variations in singing. He has been singing folk songs for many years but recently sang a number of Gurbani shabads and dharmic geets (religious songs). He is a recipient of the civilian honour of Padma Shri.
Born into a Sikh family at a village called Shafipur near Jalandhar he sings Punjabi folk and Sufi music, has also sung in movies and has also released his own 'Indipop' albums. He has worked alongside other renowned artists such as the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, as seen in the movie Kachche Dhaage.
Hans Raj Hans sons Navraj Hans and Yuvraj Hans revealed on their Facebook pages the news/ rumour of their father converting to Islam in February 2014 is bogus, also humbly requested everyone to stop spreading such information