Daler Mehndi - the pioneer of Indi-Pop is a prolific Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Composer, Performer, an Entertainer par excellence who continues to defy the standards & re invent his music. Mehndi, who inherited a legacy of music from his family, is endowed with versatile power pitched vocals and a dynamic spirit.Emerging in the mid-90s, Mehndi became the most popular pop sensation with his debut Bolo Ta Ra Ra. The spectacular album went double platinum and created a new genre that came to be labeled as Indipop.
His album TunakTunak - an Internet Phenomenon has made him the only Asian Artist to have had 80 million hits online (& still going stronger)! Amid multi-platinum album sales & an enviable plethora of prestigious accolades, the undisputed King of Bhangra persists to take music into realms previously unexplored.
Mehndi is regarded for the Intellectual depth of his work. The classically trained singer has given the music world a new genre that is called "RABBABI", from ghazals, to thumri, to pop, to sufi, from bhangra to fusing it with rock. "He is all that He is Bigger than the Beatles", "The Messiah of Masti", "The Badshah of Bhangra", "The Sultan of Swing" are just a few titles conferred on him.His trademark live performances marked with irrepressible crowd enthusiasm have made his shows musical landmarks in themselves. Dressed in signature self-designed regal robes, bejeweled turban and jewelry, his snappy fashion and eye-catching outfits have earned this musical genius Elle magazine's "Most Stylish Person in Music" award.
Mehndi's consummate success is just a pale reflection of his multi-faceted persona. Beyond the exuberant sense of style, the fiery passion for music, is a man who has an arduous zeal for environment, is a philanthropist to the core, and deeply spiritual at heart.
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