Babul Supriya Baral, or Babul Supriyo, (born 15 December 1970) is an Indian playback singer, actor and politician. Currently he is a Minister of State for Urban Development, and for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, under 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 Oriya. He joined politics in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and joined the Narendra Modi's government as the youngest minister.