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Daler Mehndi Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in India
Birth NameDaler Singh
Nicknames Sardar of swing
King of Bhangra
Indian king of pop

Mini Bio (1)

Daler Singh Mehndi was born in Patna, Bihar on August 18, 1967. Bought up in a family of musicians, he has been practicing the various iterations of Indian classical music such as Ragas and Shabads from the holy book of the Sikhs 'Guru Granth Sahib Ji.'

Highly influenced from the Patiala Gharana style of music, Daler ran away from home at the age of 11 to be trained by the renowned Late Ustad Raahat Ali Khan and gave his first stage performance at the age of 13 where his parents found him onstage amidst his fans who were showering flowers and currency notes upon him.

Ever since then Daler Singh Mehndi has been a renowned performer, entertainer and a Industry renowned musician. He has given several hits to the music industry including the world famous Internet phenomenon Tunak Tunak Tun (1998) which is a rage on YouTube and Bolo Ta Ra Ra (1995)

In The year 1997, Daler Mehndi ventured into playback singing and made his first appearance on the large screen with the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan in his comeback movie Mrityudaata (1997). He has made cameo appearances in many Bollywood movies as well lent his voice for songs such as Arjun Pandit (1999) and Khauff (2000).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: RT

Spouse (1)

Taranpreet Mehndi (? - present) ( 4 children)

Trade Mark (3)

Wears a bejeweled Turban at every performance
Wears Self Designed Maharaja styled robes for every performance and music video
Is known to wear heavy amounts of jewelry

Trivia (14)

Daler Mehndi's real name is Daler Singh. He was named Daler by his parents who saw a movie and got inspired from a dacoit named Daku Daler Singh.
Daler Mehndi's real name is Daler Singh. The surname Mehndi comes from renowned singer Pervez Mehndi. Since Daler was a huge fan of his work and used to cover his songs, his brother decided to give him the name 'Daler Mehndi'.
Wife Taranpreet Mehndi is also a singer and architect. Taranpreet Mehndi is also the CEO of Daler Mehndi's maiden record label DRecords. She is also a singer and actress and also known as Nikki Mehndi.
Brother of singer Harjeet Mehndi.
Brother of singer Mika Singh and Music director Shamsher Mehndi.
Father of actor Gurdeep Mehndi.
Daughter Ajit Kaur Mehndi married singer Hans Raj Hans eldest son Navraj.
Daughter Ajit Mehndi is also a singer.
First marriage to Amarjeet Mehndi (He had his children with her).
He was to debut as a hero in the film" Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi" opposite Kajol. When the deal did not work out, they scrapped his role from the film.
D Hitman & Blazer song "Bhangra Party" was sampled from a song of Daler Mehndi.
Bunji Garlin & Shami song "Soca Bhangra" was a cover version of his song" Bolo Tara Ra".
Daughter in law is NRI model/actress Jessica Singh. She is married to son Gurdeep.
Elder brother named Amarjeet Singh.

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