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PRESS RELEASE: Bollywood Sufi Singer Harshdeep Kaur to perform solo for the first time in Leicester

Press Release

23 June 2014

Bollywood Sufi Singer Harshdeep Kaur to perform solo for the first time in Leicester

Press call on Thursday 3rd of July 2014 at the Ramada Encore Hotel Leicester

Bollywood Sufi Singer, Harshdeep Kaur. Credit. Harshdeep Kaur

Bollywood Sufi Singer, Harshdeep Kaur. Credit. Harshdeep Kaur

 

Rock on Music presents Indian playback singer, Harshdeep Kaur, performing live at the Demontfort Hall in Leicester, with a supporting performance by Nagesh Burbure, on Friday 4th of July 2014.

 

Harshdeep, who was born and raised in Delhi, India, started learning music at the young age of six. She learnt Indian Classical Music from Shri Tejpal Singh, popularly known as the Singh Brothers and Western Classical Music from George Pullinkala Delhi Music Theatre.

 

With a passion for music and love for singing Sufi genre songs, fame was achieved, when she won the singing competition Junoon – Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka on NDTV Imagine in 2008, with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan as her mentor. She was then declared the ‘Sufi Ki Sultana’ (the Queen of Sufi) by Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, who was the chief guest in the Grand Finale.

 

From reality show to Bollywood, the playback singer has come a long way, having sung many Bollywood hits including: “Ik Onkar” from Rang De Basanti, “Baari Barsi” from Band Baaja Baaraat and “Heer” from Jab Tak Hai Jaan and many more songs.

 

The Sufi singer has headlined many prestigious concerts including A R Rahman’s Journey Home World Tour and Live in Concert with Pritam at Wembley Arena, UK 2014.

 

Ahead of her performance in the city, Harshdeep Kaur shared: “Thank you to all my Leicester fans, it will be great to see them and I’m looking forward to singing my own favourite songs as well as some of the audiences favourite songs, I can guarantee it will be a very memorable concert”.

 

Vijay Bhola, Director of Rock on Music shared: “It’s great to bring such musical talent to Leicester; we aim to entertain our Leicester audience with a mix of music artists and performers”.

 

Harshdeep Kaur, will be performing solo for the first time in Leicester. A show not to be missed. For concert and ticket information, contact Demontfort Hall Box office on: 0116 233 3111

 

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A press conference will be held at 4pm on Thursday 3rd of July 2014 at the Ramada Encore Hotel Leicester, 86-90 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1GE.

 

The press conference is sponsored by Local Businessman Vic Sethi.

 

To arrange for a one to one interview, photo/filming opportunity with Harshdeep Kaur, please contact PR@pukaarnews.com, 0845 500 5052 or 07762 114 523

 

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Notes to Editors

 

•       Harshdeep Kaur will be performing solo for the first time in Leicester, on Friday 4th of July 2014 at Demontfort Hall. Tickets: £15, £20, £25, £30

 

•       The Sufi singer won the singing competition Junoon – Kuchh Kar Dikhaane Ka in 2008.

 

•       Harshdeep Kaur has headlined over eight prestigious concerts including A R Rahman’s Journey Home World Tour and Live in Concert with Pritam at Wembley Arena, UK 2014.

 

•       The Bollywood playback singers’ hit songs include “Ik Onkar” from Rang De Basanti, “Baari Barsi” from Band Baaja Baaraat and “Heer” from Jab Tak Hai Jaan and many more songs.

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