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Daler Mehndi, who inherited a legacy of music from his family, is endowed with versatile power pitched vocals and a dynamic spirit. His innovative & inimitable style of music is responsible for the elevation of Pop Music to a degree of reverence that it commands today.
From his humble folkie yet celebrated debut with ‘Bolo TaRa Ra Ra’ to the glitter & glam of rocking ‘Balle Balle’, from Internet Phenomenon ‘Tunak Tunak’ to the elegance of ‘Ru-Ba-Ru’, from patriotic ‘Rang De Basanti’ to the mysticism of sufi ‘Bismillah’, his music exemplifies the aesthetics. Conferred as ‘Sultan of Swing’, ‘Pasha of Pop’, ‘Sardar of Swing’, ‘The King of Bhangra-Pop’, Mehndi’s route map to musical monarchy is well-trodden.
The ‘Powerhouse Performer’, Mehndi’s high voltage performances, packaged with exquisite choreography and famous hook dance steps, create an atmosphere that is highly contagious.
Always dressed in signature self-designed Maharaja robes, bejewelled turban and jewellery, his snappy fashion and eye-catching oufits have earned him Elle magazine’s “Most Stylish Person in Music” award.
Beyond the exuberant sense of style, the fiery passion for music, is a man who has an arduous zeal for environment, a philanthropist to the core, and deeply spiritual at heart.
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.