INDIA POST NEWS BUREAU
11th and 12th August, 2001 in Fremont, CA

Like big brother...like younger brother the story of Harjeet Mehndi.

After Daler Mehndi and Mika it's now Harjeet's turn to woo the crowds. To the people of the Bay Area, he is only too well know. He doesn't live in anyone's shadow and has created his own identity through his music in Canada, the US and India.

Harjeet began singing at the age of 8. Initiated into music by his father, he received tabla training from Professor Ranjit Singh and learnt classical music under the patronage of Ustad Rahat Ali. To Harjeet, his greatest influence and inspiration has been his elder brother Daler Mehndi. Harjeet has had the oppoutunity of performing with many a great singers like Anup Jalota, Mehndi Hassan, Ghulam Ali and of course with his famous brothers. Harjeet's debut album titled 'PARO' is already under production and will hit music lovers in 2002. But if you are in the Bay Area, you don't have to wait till next year to see this dynamic performer take the stag, you can watch him and sing to his tunes at the Festival of India and Parade on 11th and 12th August, 2001 in Fremont, CA.


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