Monday, 20 January 2014

Gurdas Maan: Icon That Generates Definition of Punjabi Music!

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Gurdas Maan: Icon That Generates Definition of Punjabi Music!

Punjabian Da Maan, Gurdas Maan has made a very special place in the heart of music lovers through his singing. He is considered as one of the most notable figures in the world of music. How can one forget the song ‘Dil Da Mamla Hai’! The song released in 1980 is still the leading song in the world of Punjabi music, which also enabled him to gain national attention.

His style and flow of singing has been copied by countless Punjabi Singers. This is the reason why he the most consistent artists in the past two decades. His singing reflects his love for Punjabi culture and traditions. A number of his songs ‘Apna Punjab Hove’ and many others are based on culture of Punjab. His presence on the mike is still unmatched.

Punjabis are fun, open-hearted, and without regrets. So is their food. If you are visiting India for the first time, and have a bucket list of things to do here, the Taj Mahal should be number one and Punjabi food second. Dal Makhani, paneer tikka, sarson da saag makki ki roti, aloo ke parathe – the food is iconic. It is full of life, butter, ghee, and love.

In his life, the living legend went through several difficult situations, but still he never gave up. ‘Baithi sade naal savari utter gayi’ is the song, he performed and dedicated to his driver, who was died in a car accident. This talks about his kind nature.

Apart from songs, Maan has also worked in several Punjabi movies. As an actor he has performed in Punjabi, Hindi and Tamil movies. His debut movie "Saheed E Mohabbat Boota Singh" was a huge international hit and "Waris Shah : Ishq Da Waaris" is considered a classic. Aside from singing in Punjabi, he is fluent in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Haryanvi and Rajasthani.

Gurdas Maan is truly the heart of Punjabi Music. We pray that he will continuously entertain us with his voice.


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