Babul Supriyo, (born 15 December 1970) is an Indian playback singer, actor and politician. Currently he is a Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, in the Government of India. He made a career as singer in Hindi cinema, and contributed to more than 70 films. He has also done playback singing in other Indian films including Bengali and Odia. He entered politics in 2014 and joined Narendra Modi's government.