Gurdas Maan is a Punjabi singer, songwriter, choreographer, and actor. He is considered one of the most notable figures in the world of Punjabi music. Bes in Punjab India he gained national attention in 1980 with the song “Dil Da Mamla Hai.” Since then, he has gone on to record over 34 albums and has written over 305 songs. In 2013 he announced the launch of his YouTube channel to stay connected with his fans via video blogs and old as well as new music videos. In 2015 he performed on the song “Ki Banu Dunia Da” with Diljit Dosanjh in MTV Coke studio India that was aired in season 4 episode 5 (16 August 2015) on MTV India. He is known as the most successful and respected performance artist in Punjabi music industry worldwide.
Gurdas maan is the only Punjabi singer to bag national award for Best Male Playback Singer at 54th National Film Awards for building the entire narrative through his singing of Heer in Waris Shah: Ishq Daa Waaris.
Gurdas Maan shot to fame with his hit song “Dil Da Mamla Hai.” Soon after that came “Mamla Gadbad Hai” and “Chhalla”, the latter being the hit film song from the Punjabi film ‘Long Da Lishkara’ (1986), which Maan recorded under the music direction of legendary Jagjit Singh.
On other fronts, Maan has starred in blockbuster Bollywood films and has received numerous awards, including the Jury’s Award, presented to him by the president of India in 2005. He also sang popular track, Ki Banu Duniya Da on Coke Studio MTV Season 4 with singer Diljit Dosanjh. The song released on 15 August 2015 and hit more than 3 million views on YouTube in 1 week.
In 2009 he won “Best International Album” at the UK Asian Music Awards for Boot Polishan. He has been awarded with the doctorate degree from Wolverhampton University.
This Legends artist has performed in famous musical venues around the world such Royal Albert Hall London, Wembley Arena London, Maddison Square Garden New York and many more.
Gurdas Mann and his band tour various Canadian cities every two years. This year the tour will kick off at Hershey Center Mississauga on September 23. Its named after his recent successful music album Punjab.
The Punjab Tour of Canada starts 23rd sept in Toronto (Mississauga).
Hershey Centre, Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Sat, 23 September, 2017, 7:00 pm