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Posted at: Apr 16, 2018, 1:59 AM; last updated: Apr 16, 2018, 1:59 AM (IST)

For Gurpreet Mann, sky is the limit

For Gurpreet Mann, sky is the limit
Gurpreet Mann

Ajay Joshi

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar , April 15

Having hitherto acclaimed his name on international platforms, Gurpreet Mann has now become a leading name in the Punjabi film industry . Apparently, his song “Bada mann si yara nu sarkaran tere utte , sadde bhole pan de nazayaz fayde chukke” from the recently released Punjabi movie Golak Bugni Bnak Te Bataua has garnered lakhs of likes , hits and views on virtual media.

While conversing with “The Tribune” , Gurpreet said his since childhood, he had developed his forte in singing traditional songs and notably, he was also the two times state champion in folk singing during his school days and this victory road of winning awards continued till his college life .

He said, “ My commercial musical Voyage begun in 2014 when I released my solo album “Haye Ni Haye” and my song “Janja Jaliyan” from the movie ‘Lahoriye’ was the turning point of my life that got me a wide recognition in the industry. Apart from singing I have also appeared in movies like Angrej and Love Punjab.”

Gurpreet ( 28 ), basically hails from Lambra region of Nakodar. His artistic core sharpened when he joined Layalpur Khalsa College Jalndhar, where he pursued his graduation as well as the post-graduation .

For two years he was also assigned the post of college Bhangra and Boliyan team captain. Subsequently, in 2009 he along with his team participated in the International stages like UK World folk Dance Competition and Canada World Bhangra Competition where his voice was hugely appreciated for singing Boliyaan. Maan’s journey was not limited to this only.

He is also a member of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) that gives him the opportunity to represents Indian folk culture in various countries around the globe.

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