- Harjeet Mehndi
- February18, 2015
- Pellentesque tincidunt vestibu
- 07:00PM - 11:00PM
Harjeet Mehndi is a very well established versatile artist who is currently based in United States. In spite, of being younger brother of world famous bhangra pop star Daler Mehndi, this artist has created his fans in various communities throughout Canada and USA.
Harjeet initiated in the world of music by his parents Amjer Singh Chandan and Late Balbir Kuar and began to learn tabla at the age of 8. Later, he took advance training from his uncle Late Professor Ranjit Singh. By the time he was 12, he started performing with his father and brothers at Hamandar Sahib Temple in Patna. In 1986 he migrated to USA and started his carrier as professional tabla and keyboard player. Inspired by his elder brother’s style of singing, he developed primary passion to become a singer. He let his instincts lead the ways and with dedication, hard work and firm determination headed successful ways in future.
The turning Point of his carrier began during one of his performance in 1989 when Mr. Sayad Sarwat, a well known businessman of Fremont, California, spotted him. Mr. Sarwat had seen potential talent and motivated Harjeet to take a new step in his career. In fact, Sarwat Bhai and his family supported his music and introduced him as a singer. Harjeet created his niche as a talented Ghazal singer. He is the favorite of the Afghani Community, the Gujaratis and the Punjabis.
Harjeet not only became famous for his ghazal performances but also as Music Director. He has to his credit 5 Arabic Music Albums of which 2 have been Super Duper Hits.
Also he has been teaching kids to play “Tabla”.
Then came the final decision of singing POP, when elder brother Daler Mehndi during all his U.S.A and Canada tours motivated him to perform by giving him an opportunity to perform alongside him during these tours.
Harjeet has worked very hard to mold and train his voice, music and performance and build a strong image over the past 10 years. His biggest influence and inspiration came from his elder brother Daler Mehndi, which turned him into an energetic and dynamic performer today. He has worked with many – respected artist from the music industry such as Anup Jalota, Mehdi Hassan, Ghulam Ali, and elder brother Daler Mehndi’s multiple concerts in USA, Canada and even India.
During Harjeet’s last tour with his Mr. Daler Mehndi in 2002, he finally assessed the past and planned for the future. Out of this reflection came the decision of releasing his first solo. The Album was then put together by Mr. Daler Mehndi and is being launched by DRecords.