Shamsher Mehndi elder brother of Daler Mehndi and Mika passed away

October 10, 2017 10:06 AM

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI: Shamsher Singh Mehndi, a Bhangra expert and elder brother of famous Punjabi Pop Singer Daler Mehndi and Hindi Music composer, singer and performer Mika Singh passed away here on Monday. Shamsher Mehndi helped shaping the career of his two brothers and had popularised Punjabi Bhangra around the world.

Mika announced demise of his elder brother on Twitter. "Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa and Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh. Very sad news for our family that our older brother Ustad Shamsher Singh ji has passed away", he posted.

Shamsher Mehndi was suffering from Jaundice and was admitted to hospital for the last one and half month.

Shamsher Singh was also a part of Daler Mehndi’s troupe and two brothers performed at many stage shows together. He is also a well known songwriter and record producer. Recently, he was seen as the jury member on the on-going kids singing reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs.

Many celeberities have condoled the sad demise of Shamsher Singh Mehndi. They included Harshdeep Kaur, Manish Paul, Gippy Grewal who posted condolence on Twitter.

The family of Mehndi belonged to Kurali in Ropar district of Punjab and later theor father shifted to Gurdawara Patna Sahib in Bihar where he was 'Ragi' in a Gurdawara.

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