Amit Bhalla, popularly known as ‘Ninja’ is a famous Punjabi singer. Born in a middle-class family, he had never thought of becoming a singer. He instead wanted to be an MBA with a good paying job. He was quite good at studies. He completed his 12th grade in Commerce and then continued with Bachelors of Commerce. But he had to left B.Com due to his economical situation at that time. He had seen difficult time during his initial life. He began his Bachelor of Arts as his friends helped him to get into it.
He has a background in music as his family had its own music café. But nobody wanted him to go for music as an option.But it was destined. He once participated in Bhangra competition where he sang Punjabi boliyan. He was applauded by the audience. This incidence made him give a shot in the field. He participated in many such competitions at both school and university level and also won those competitions. He was the leader of the school team helping the team for dance competitions.He learned different musical instruments from his guru ‘Harwinder bittu’. A Bhangra ustad Pappi Gill taught him Punjabi boliya.He started performing at jagrans.
His life took a turn when he first time met a popular music director from Punjabi music industry, Umesh Yadav KARMA wala. Umesh acted as a guide to him. His debut song ‘Annd Mannd Ka Tola’ was directed by Umesh. It didn’t work well, since his budget was low, he himself released his song ‘Thokda Reha’. He practiced a lot during first 8 years. After the hard work, he got success.His song’ Pindaan Wale Jatt’made him famous among the youth.
He admired Gurdas Mann, especially his politeness. He can play traditional musical instruments like Algoze, Dhadd, Dilruba, Dhol, Gharha, Gagar, Bugchu etc. He has changed his look gradually. He loves to wear earrings and used to put sunglasses back on the head. Challa, Jattan Da Putt Mada Ho Gaya, Black Money, Oh Kyu Ni Jaan Ske, RoyalSwag Anthem, Viah, Naam Tere, Zamaana, Flying Cars, Evergreen, Gal Jatan Wali etc are few of his popular songs.