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Surjit Bindrakhia (April 15, 1962 – November 17, 2003) was blessed with a great voice. He was widely believed to be one of the best Punjabi/Bhangra singer in history.Read More...
His hits included:
- Dupatta Tera Satrang Da
- Bas Kar Bas Kar
- Hit Geetan Da Guldasta
- Tera Yaar Bolda
- Lak Tunoo Tunoo
- Jatt Di Pasand
and countless more!!
He was known for his Hekh(single note continuously sung in one breath). He held a Gunnies book of world record for singing a single note continuously in one breath. Bindrakhia was also known for his great boliyan(Punjabi song Medley).
A note must be made of the high tone Bindrakhia sometimes uses, which sounded like a screech. You can find others trying such vocal pryotechnics, but few can pulled it off as Bindrakhia did. His singing style worked with the beat, so you would find him pausing along with the dhol and raising and shifting into different keys as the dhol does. All of this gave Bindrakhia the air of a child gone a little mad with his voice. Stated to be one of the most popular singers in Punjab, Surjit Bindrakhia was considered to be the vital link between traditional Punjabi folk music and modern Punjabi pop
Surjit Bindrakhia was a professional Bhangra dancer before he entered the field commercial singing.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Meri Nath Dig Paye - 2,870 plays
- Boliyan - 2,109 plays
- Bas Kar Bas Kar - 1,781 plays
- Dupatta Tera Satrang Da - 1,597 plays
- Mausam Moha Baten Da - 984 plays
- Geetan Da Guldasta - 906 plays
- Satrangi Jugni - 926 plays
- Dhola Loongi - 742 plays
- Dupatta Tera Sat Rang Da - 1,015 plays
- Tera Yaar Bolda - 1,181 plays