Byline: Manya Grover
Today is the birthday of the popular Punjabi musician Guru Randhawa! On August 30, this musical icon turns 32.
Guru Randhawa, a native of Gurdaspur, Punjab, began his musical career by posting his songs online. Imagine sharing your music online and finding everyone dancing to it right away! “Patola,” one of his early songs, set the tone for his subsequent string of hits for us. Our favourite Punjabi songs are mixed with the sounds of contemporary music in his tracks. You’ve undoubtedly moved to the music of “High Rated Gabru,” “Lahore,” and “Suit Suit” at gatherings. Not only do these songs play on the radio, but they also play in our hearts. And what’s this? He even collaborated with vocalists from many nations to make his music available everywhere!
The nice thing about Guru Randhawa’s music is that it communicates relatable stories in addition to being catchy. His songs discuss emotions we have felt and encounters we have encountered. He modernises traditional Punjabi music, making it incredibly relatable. What will this musical prodigy do next? He’s certainly not slowing down! Guru Randhawa is all about taking risks and producing fantastic music. We can anticipate more heartfelt songs and foot-tapping beats thanks to his talent and dedication.
Let’s recall the amazing music Guru Randhawa has given us as we celebrate his birthday. His melodies have ingrained themselves in our lives, enlivening celebrations and bringing a smile to our faces. Cheers to Guru Randhawa and his enchanted tunes; long live the music.