AP Dhillon


AP Dhillon Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

AP Dhillon is a Canadian singer, record producer, songwriter, and rapper who mainly works in Punjabi films and music videos. He hails from Punjab, India.


Amritpal Singh Dhillon was born on Sunday, 10 January 1993 (age 28 years; as of 2021) in Mullianwal, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India. Later, he shifted to Canada. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. AP Dhillon did his schooling at Little Flower Convent Sr. Sec School, Gurdaspur, Punjab. He pursued civil engineering from Punjab Technical University (now known as I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University) in Kapurthala, Punjab, from 2011 to 2013. He then did a post-graduate degree in business administration and management from Camosun College, British Columbia, Canada, from 2015 to 2017.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

AP Dhillon


There is not much information available about his family.


In 2023, rumours about a relationship between AP Dhillon and Banita Sandhu, a British actress, began emerging after Banita’s appearance in Dhillon’s music video for the track “With You.” In August 2023, Banita confirmed the relationship by sharing a post on Instagram.

Banita with AP Dhillon

Banita with AP Dhillon


In 2016, he started working as a sales associate at Esso, Victoria Downtown, BC, Canada. After working there for a year, he joined the consumer electronic company ‘Best Buy’ as a sales associate in Victoria, Canada. He then shifted his focus to pursue his career as a singer. In 2019, he released his first Punjabi single “Fake” followed by singles “Faraar” and “Top Boy.”

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'Fake' song poster

‘Fake’ song poster

In 2020, he released a few more Punjabi singles like “Most Wanted,” “Droptop,” “Excuses,” and “Free Smoke.” He gained immense popularity with his Punjabi song “Brown Munde” along with the singers Gurinder Gill & Shinda Kahlon.

AP Dhillon in Brown Munde

AP Dhillon in Brown Munde

On 23 December 2020, he released his first music album “Not By Chance” under the music label ‘Run-Up.’ Some of the songs released under the album “Not By Chance” are “Saada Pyaar,” “Fate,” “Takeover,” and “Goat.” His Punjabi single “Ma Belle” gained immense popularity in 2021.


On 21 November 2021, he released the Punjabi music album “Hidden Gems” including songs like “Majhe Alle,” “Spaceship,” “Tere Te,” and “War.” Most of the songs which he has released are made in the collaboration with the Punjabi singer Gurinder Gill.

AP Dhillon and Gurinder Gill

AP Dhillon and Gurinder Gill

In November 2021, he visited India for his first live concert ‘AP Dhillon: The Takeover Tour’ across the six cities in India. The India based consumer electronics brand ‘boAt’ collaborated with AP Dhillon for his live tour. During an interview, while talking about his live tour, he said,

I am excited to be performing live for the first time at The Takeover Tour. Indian fans across the country and the world over have been my loudest supporters and have helped our music find its rightful place on a global stage. It is now time for the fans to finally experience the music live and I can’t wait to get there.”


Tricolour-Resembling Shoes

On 16 August 2023, Dhillon sparked controversy after sharing a promotional picture for his song ‘With You’ on social media. In the photo, Dhillon was seen wearing multicoloured shoes which some users felt resembled the Indian tricolour flag. As the post came just after Independence Day, some wondered if it was a deliberate act of disrespect, while another user openly expressed their disdain for his actions.

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A picture of AP Dhillon, along with Banita Sandhu, wearing multicoloured shoes

A picture of AP Dhillon, along with Banita Sandhu, wearing multicoloured shoes


  • He is well versed in playing the guitar and piano.
    AP Dhillon playing the guitar with an African band

    AP Dhillon playing the guitar with an African band

  • His song “Deadly” was listed on no. 11 in the UK Asian chart in 2020. In the same year, his song “Majhail” was on no. 1 in the UK Asian Chart and Punjabi chart. In July 2020, his other song “Excuses” was ranked no. 3 on the UK Asian Charts and was on no. 1 on the UK Punjabi chart. AP Dhillon’s popular song “Brown Munde” entered the Apple Music chart in Canada and no. 1 on the UK Asian Chart in 2020. In the same year, his seven songs from the music album “Not By Chance” were charted on the New Zealand Charts and was among the top five in the Official Punjabi Music chart in the UK.
  • AP Dhillon is often spotted drinking alcohol.
    AP Dhillon holding a glass of alcohol

    AP Dhillon holding a glass of alcohol

  • In 2023, he appeared in a docu-series titled ‘AP Dhillon: First of a Kind’ was released. The series, which premiered on Amazon Prime Video, revealed Dhillon’s life story and the people behind his success. It also offered unseen footage and unique behind-the-scenes to the viewers.
    A poster of the docu-series 'AP Dhillon: First of a Kind' (2023)

    A poster of the docu-series ‘AP Dhillon: First of a Kind’ (2023)

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