Punjabi singer and actor Hardy Sandhu took everyone by surprise when he revealed through Twitter that he has represented his home stated Punjab and also played for India U19. Not many, even the ardent of the singer's fans knew this.
Hardy Sandhu went on to Tweet – “Not a lot of you who know me, know that I have played First Class Cricket for Punjab and Under 19’s for India. I’ve played cricket for more than 10 years of my life and Cricket was always my first love. Always wanted to play for the country and wear the Indian Jersey.”
Singer also revealed that he couldn't continue playing due to injuries and cricket was always his first love.
Hardy Sandhu is a Punjabi singer and actor who has given hit songs like Backbone, Horn Blow, Naah Goriya, and Kya Baat Ay among many more. His real name is Hardavinder Singh Sandhu and he was born in Patiala.
Hardavinder Singh Sandhu a.k.a. Hardy Sandhu has played 3 first-class games for Punjab. He made his debut against Hyderabad in 2005. He has good numbers to show for his brief career as the cricketer-turned singer has picked up 12 wickets in 5 innings of 3 first-class games at an average of 26.
The Punjab-born singer is playing the character of former cricketer Madan Lal in the biopic of Legendary Kapil Dev – 83 which is an upcoming Bollywood movie starring Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev. The story narrates Kapil Dev's journey of life as well as how he became the captain of the India national cricket team and won the 1983 Cricket World Cup.