Punjabi singer bags lifetime award in UK

London, UK: Punjabi singer and actor Sukshinder Shinda has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Punjabi Circle International during a cultural event here.

Britain’s Attorney General Dominic Grieve and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Seema Malhotra presented the award to Shinda at the inaugural Punjabi Cultural Awards 2014 at Riverside Venue yesterday night.

“Shinda is an Indian singer of Bhangra music with Punjabi roots and is considered a grandfather of modern Punjabi music. He has numerous hit songs to his credit such as “Putt Jattan De”, “Balbiro Bhabhi”, and “Kaher Singh De Mout”, the citation said.

British-Indian Channi Singh, a bhangra musician; Sathi Ludhianvi, a multi-lingual socio-political radio broadcaster; and Chaman Lal Chaman, a London-based Punjabi poet, lyricist and radio broadcaster were also awarded.

Source: The Tribune

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