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TARANPREET KAUR MEHNDI
CEO, D-Records |
M: +91-98110 68030 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org
An epitome of ceaseless energy and inspiration is how one can sense Taranpreet Kaur Mehndi. Her ‘anything is possible’ attitude and ‘out of the box’ thinking brings dreams to reality.
She is a qualified architect, author, sound designer, a mother and the wife of the celebrated pop-singer of India, Daler Mehndi. She is the CEO of D-Records, spearheading India’s First Artist Management Company – a journey that was far from easy, facing equality issues in a highly male dominated industry turning every roadblock into an opportunity. After veteran singer Shubha Mudgal, Taranpreet is the only other Indian woman
to have owned and run a music label in the late 90’s. In leading D-Records, an independent record label based in New Delhi, Kaur produced music albums across genres recording and working with some of the iconic artists like Late Bhai Kishanpal ji, Late Principal Baldev Singh and many legendary Ragis, legendary artists Imtiaz Ali Riyaz Ali, Ustad Hussain Bukhsh Gullu to name a few. Her passion for music has won her deep appreciation from icons like GhulamAli Khan Sahab to the Late Jagjit Singh ji. Taranpreet has co-produced India’s epic concert where the late Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh was seen in a different avatar, dancing in the traditional dress kurta lacha of Punjab. She also gave her first performance with the maestro at that memorable event. She brought in London-based Bhangra pop icon Safri boys to India and derived the brand image “Bad boy of Bhangra” for the iconic singer Mika Singh.
She carries a diploma in filmmaking from the Chanda Narang Institute of Film, New Delhi and has worked as the production manager and script writer for the Hindi Dubbed version of Walt Disney cartoons Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck for Doordarshan. She has produced a video on Girl Child “Gudiya Rani”, Directed a short video – Var by Bhai Gurdas Ji.
From a stylist to an environmentalist, Kaur easily dons her creative cap and adds her zest, leaving a mark in any project she undertakes. Her designed and styled costume for her celebrated husband Daler Mehndi is exhibited at the Prestigious Indian Music Experience Museum in Bangalore. And her hand planted trees 900,000 along with her visionary husband can be seen across North India.
Taran Mehndi is a woman who knows her mind, strong yet mindful, empathetic and bold but centered, highly motivating, her energy is impelling. A vibrant forerunner with more than two decades of experience in artist management, music production, event management, and campaigns for social causes and public relations. Her strong leadership qualities along with on-par people skills allow her to instill in any person the infectious zeal she carries.
Kaur is currently authoring a book on Higher Consciousness due to release by May 2021. Fuelled by the wisdom of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Kaur has embarked on a journey of 1-Ness, curating, facilitating 1-Ness Celebration workshops across age groups, across the country and Oneness podcasts in collaboration with VOYCE.
In her own words, “My go to for every problem is Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji. My take-away from my life’s journey and suggestion to all those who want to make a difference is to always approach each day with a Wow, stay mindful and in the yes mode. Cultivate Oneness in everything you do and remember, should the world go against you, you hold on to your inner voice that constantly guides you and shukar or gratitude is the only, key to physical, mental, social, emotional, professional, spiritual and financial success.”