Punjabi Thumakda 2023 will take place on Sunday 13th August 2023 at OVO Arena, Wembley, London. The event will showcase three prominent celebrities hailing from India and Pakistan, who are among the most renowned figures in the music industry: Arif Lohar, Jasmine Sandlas and Kaka Singh.

Arif Lohar

Arif Lohar is a renowned Pakistani folk singer and musician hailing from the province of Punjab. Born in Lala Musa, Punjab, Arif Lohar comes from a family deeply rooted in the musical tradition. He is the son of legendary folk singer Alam Lohar, who was a prominent figure in Punjabi folk music.

Arif Lohar started his musical journey at a young age, following in his father’s footsteps. He was exposed to traditional folk music and instruments from an early age, learning to play the chimta (a traditional Punjabi musical instrument) and mastering the art of singing.

In the early 1990s, Arif Lohar gained widespread recognition and popularity with his iconic rendition of the folk song “Jugni.” The song became a massive hit and propelled him to national and international fame. Arif’s powerful and soulful voice, combined with his energetic performances, captivated audiences around the world.

Known for his unique blend of traditional Punjabi folk music and contemporary elements, Arif Lohar has been instrumental in revitalizing and promoting folk music in Pakistan. He has collaborated with various artists and musicians, experimenting with different genres and fusing traditional sounds with modern instrumentation.

Arif Lohar’s contributions to music have been widely recognized, and he has received numerous awards and accolades for his outstanding performances and cultural preservation efforts. His music embodies the essence of Punjab and showcases the rich heritage and traditions of the region.

Beyond his musical career, Arif Lohar has also ventured into acting and appeared in Pakistani films. He has lent his voice to several film soundtracks, adding his distinct touch to the cinematic landscape.

With his powerful vocals, infectious energy, and commitment to preserving and promoting Punjabi folk music, Arif Lohar has become an iconic figure in the music industry. His live performances continue to enthral audiences, and his songs have become timeless classics that resonate with people of all ages.

Jasmine Sandlas 

Jasmine Sandlas is a Punjabi-American singer, songwriter, and performer known for her soulful voice and captivating stage presence. Born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India, Jasmine later moved to California, United States, with her family at a young age.

Growing up, Jasmine developed a deep love for music and began singing and writing songs. She was inspired by a fusion of Punjabi folk music, hip-hop, and R&B, which shaped her unique musical style. Jasmine’s talent and passion for music led her to pursue a career in the industry.

In 2008, Jasmine Sandlas made her debut in the Punjabi music scene with the album “The Diamond,” which featured the hit song “Muskan.” The album garnered attention and established her as a rising star in the Punjabi music industry. She continued to release successful albums and singles, collaborating with renowned artists and producers.

Jasmine’s breakthrough came with the release of the chart-topping track “Yaar Naa Miley” from the Bollywood film “Kick” in 2014. The song became a massive hit, reaching a wide audience and earning her widespread recognition. Following this success, she gained popularity both in India and the Punjabi music industry.

Known for her bold and empowering lyrics, Jasmine Sandlas has become a voice for female empowerment in the Punjabi music industry. She has consistently released music that resonates with her fans, addressing various social issues and promoting self-confidence.

Jasmine’s versatile voice has allowed her to explore different musical genres, including traditional Punjabi folk, pop, and fusion. Her songs often blend modern beats and production with traditional elements, creating a distinct sound that appeals to a broad audience.

Throughout her career, Jasmine Sandlas has received several awards and nominations for her contributions to music. Her powerful stage performances and dynamic energy have made her a sought-after live performer, captivating audiences around the world.

Jasmine Sandlas continues to evolve as an artist, pushing boundaries and experimenting with new sounds. With her soulful voice and artistic vision, she has carved a unique place for herself in the music industry, leaving a lasting impact on Punjabi music and inspiring generations to come.

Kaka Singh

Ravinder Singh, professionally known as Kaka Singh, is an Indian singer, songwriter, composer, and music director who has made a significant mark in the realm of Punjabi Music. His exceptional talent and distinct style have earned him recognition, with some of his popular tracks including “Libaas,” “Temporary Pyar,” “Teeji Seat,” “Mere Warga,” and “Keh Len De,” Mitti De Tibbe” among many others.

Born in Chandumajra, Rajpura, Punjab, Kaka Singh embarked on his musical journey after completing his schooling at Ashoka Public School. He went on to pursue a B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering, and even worked as an architect at the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority following his graduation.

Kaka Singh’s foray into the music industry began with the release of the single “Surma” in collaboration with Adaab Kharud in November 2019. He gained further prominence in October 2020 with the release of his track “Keh Len De” under the Haani Records label. Another notable milestone in his career came in December 2020 when he released the song “Libaas,” which went on to feature on YouTube’s weekly Global Music Chart.

Kaka Singh’s music has garnered immense popularity, with his track “Teeji Seat” securing the number one position on Gaana’s Top 50 Punjabi chart. His distinctive sound and captivating compositions have captivated audiences and established him as a rising star in the Punjabi music industry.

This event is managed by Samara Events UK –

Date & Venue:

Sun Aug 13, 2023 – OVO Arena Wembley

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