Surinder Shinda is an Indian singer of bhangra music with traditional Punjabi roots, who is considered a "grandfather of modern Punjabi music", and has been descirbed as "legendary". He has had numerous hit songs including Putt Jattan De, Truck Billiya, Albiro Bhabhi, Kaher Singh Di Mout and Sohni Lagdi feat. Sukshinder Shinda. He has also appeared in Punjabi films such as Putt Jattan De and Uccha Dar Babbe Nanak Da.
Surinder Shinda was born Surinder Singh Hunjan in a Ramgharia Tarkhan family. He was a colleague of the renowned Punjabi singer Kuldeep Manak and has also taught music to the late Amar Singh Chamkila, Maninder Shinda, Shinda's son.
Shinda is married to the sister of Dev Thrikewala who is known to have written lyrics for Shinda and Muslim clan renowned singers, such as Kuldeep Manak. Before getting married, Surinder dated Namrata, however they did break up due to some differences.
Shinda currently works as a producer for younger artists. In addition, his latest album 'Putt Sardaran De' was successful in the Punjabi music market. Surinder Shinda is still singing today, with his latest song "Gabroo Punjab De" from the album Amplified by producer XS-BASS.