Bollywood Dreams: Bhangra (ARC Music)
This compilation features a high-profile line-up of bhangra stars: Daler Mehndi, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Jasbir Jassi, Rajinder Raina, Ashoo Punjabi, Sukhwinder Singh, Preet Brar and the Bindaas Boyz. It blends traditional and modern music with catchy melodies and danceable grooves – perfect for a bhangra party.
The 12 tracks include ‘In Ankhiyan Vich Tu’ by Rajeshwari Sachdev, ‘Ao Ni Saiyon’ by Jasbir Jassi, and ‘Dholna’ by Daler Mehndi. Other related compilations in this genre on the ARC label include ‘Bollywood Dance’ and ‘Bhangra.’ Also check out ‘Bhangra: the Best Asian Beats from the Streets’ and ‘The Rough Guide to Bhangra’ on other labels.
Author: Madanmohan Rao
Madanmohan Rao is an author and media consultant from Bangalore, and global correspondent for world music and jazz for World Music Central and Jazzuality. He has written over 15 books on media, management and culture, and is research director for YourStory Media. Madan was formerly World Music Editor at Rave magazine and RJ at WorldSpace, and can be followed on Twitter at @MadanRao.