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Channi Singh Net Worth

Channi Singh Net Worth is
$800,000

Channi Singh Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Harcharanjit Singh Rupal OBE, known professionally as Channi Singh, is a British-Indian bhangra musician, known as the "godfather" of bhangra in the West. Channi is the founder, lead singer, producer, and director of Alaap. He came from Malerkotla, Punjab to the UK in 1975 and gradually started the popularity of Punjabi music among the Punjabi youth in the UK, forming the Alaap group in 1977 with other talented musicians. By using both Western and Punjabi folk instruments, the group produced a new and more modern style in Punjabi music, later known as UK Bhangra.Alaap has performed with Jimmy Savile, UB40 and performed at Madison Square Garden in USA, Al Nasr Indoor Stadium in Dubai, and Royal Albert Hall in London. The band was described as ‘Simply the Best’ by the Gurkhas in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has also performed in Canada, Australia and other countries. In 1992, Alaap became the first British Asian band to perform in Pakistan.Amongst the many awards Channi Singh has received is the Lifetime Achievement for Punjabi music from the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Mary Draycott, at the 13th anniversary celebrations of BBC Radio's Punjabi Programme. He was the first singer ever to be given the lifetime achievement award by BBC.Channi Singh was the first British Asian to be appointed as an honorary Senior Lecturer of Music at Liverpool University. He has composed music for Feroz Khan's films and Bollywood films such as Yalgaar, Shaktimaan, Janasheen and Top less.his daughter, Mona Singh, has followed in his footsteps and also performed at the Royal Albert Hall. He lives with his wife Dhan in Southall.Singh was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2012 Birthday Honours for services to bhangra music, charity and the community in Hounslow.In mid 2012 Channi signed a worldwide publishing deal with independent music publishers Fairwood Music (UK) Ltd.
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IMDB Wikipedia

ProfessionComposer, Music Department, Soundtrack
#Fact
1Often confused with musician Charanjit Singh of the famous album "Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat". This is due to them both being settled in England and having similar names.
2Father of UK pop singer Mona Singh (not the actress). Mona was to be launched as a singer in Bollywood by Feroz Khan. Feroz heard her album "Stronger " and wanted her to sing for his next film Kurbani.

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nabar: A Rebel with a Cause2013music director
Mr Bhatti on Chutti2012
Dream Girl2008/IIShort
A Distant Mirage2008
Topless2005
Janasheen2003
Teri Mohabbat Ke Naam1999
Shaktiman1993
Yalgaar1992
Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta1992

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Topless2005musical director
Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta1992playback singer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shaktiman1993music: "Jee Na Lageh Bin Tere Yaara, Main Kya Karun"
Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta1992writer: "Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta", "Main Mahemaan Toheda Pinda Da", "Main Aurat Jag Di Jannani"

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pagadi Sambhaal Jatta1992lyrics

Known for movies


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