In an industry increasingly dominated by many talented artists, Harjeet Mehndi continues to thrive his professional boundaries to create his own identity.
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 Mehndiji, this artist has created his fans in various communities throughout Canada and USA.
The journey of Harjeet Mehndi's life began on October 11th,1969 in West Andheri, Mumbai, India. Harjeet initiated in the world of music by his parents Ajmer Singh Chandanji 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 Takatshri Hamandar Patna Sahib Gurudawara in Patna. In 1986 he migrated to USA and started his career as a professional tabla and keyboard player. Inspired by his elder brother's style of singing, he developed primary passion to become a singer. His let his instincts lead the ways and with dedication, hard work and firm determination headed successful ways in future.
The turning point of his career 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. Also his brothers Ustad Shamsher Singh Mehndi, Amarjit Singh, Joginder Singh, Mikaji and Daler Mehndiji played a very important role in his life to build his career.
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 Mehndiji and younger brother Mikaji, 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, Mikaji and has given multiple concerts with Daler Mehndiji throughout India, Canada and USA.
During Harjeet's last tour with his brothers in 2002 , he at last found time to assess the past and plan for the future. Out of this reflection came the decision of introducing Harjeet's first solo album "Nach Punjaban Nach" which he dedicated to his Parents- Shri. Ajmer Singh Chandan and in loving memory of his mother Late Balbir Kaur.
The album was launched by DM Music on September 24th, 2003.
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