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Daler Mehndi

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Daler Mehndi
Daler Mehndi in live performance at Madrid, Spain
Background information
Birth nameDaler Singh
Born (1967-08-18) 18 August 1967 (age 56)[1]
Patna, Bihar, India
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active1995–present
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Daler Mehndi is an Indian singer. He was born on 18 Aug 1967, in Patna, Bihar. [2][3] He was born to Ajmer Singh Chandan and Balbir Kaur. He has a brother named Mika Singh the famous Bollywood playback singer.

Mehndi took lessons of classical music but diverted from classical music to pop music. He started his full-fledged music career in 1995 with his first album Bolo Ta Ra Ra. He composed this song with tunes based on those given to him by his mother. His song became so popular that within four months of its release, Five lakh copies were already sold and in all 2 crore copies, making him the best-selling non-soundtrack album in Indian music history.

References[change | change source]

  1. Nene, Chhaya (18 August 2016). "10 Facts You Didn't Know About Daler Mehndi". India.com. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  2. "I'm proud to be from Bihar: Daler Mehndi". Hindustan Times. Patna. 26 March 2013. Archived from the original on 21 September 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  3. "An Aureate Voice – Daler Mehndi". dalermehndi.com. Archived from the original on 17 June 2015. Retrieved 17 June 2015.