Manmohan Waris (born 3 August 1967) is an Indian Punjabi folk/pop singer. He is the elder brother of record producer Sangtar and singer Kamal Heer. Waris is considered one of the most gifted singers of Punjabi folk music.
|Birth name||Manmohan Singh Heer|
|Born||3 August 1967|
Halluwal, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
|Genres||Punjabi, Pop, Sad, Bhangra and Folk|
|Instruments||Vocals and Tumbi|
|Labels||Plasma Records (India)|
Kiss Records (UK)
|Associated acts||Sangtar, Kamal Heer|
Manmohan Waris was born in Halluwal, Punjab, India, the eldest son of Dilbag Singh. He started training in music aged 11, passing on what he learnt to his younger brothers. He moved to Canada in 1990, with Waris releasing his first album Gairan Naal Peenghan Jhootdeye in 1993.
He signed with Tips Music and released the album Husn Da Jadu with them in 2000, before starting his own record label, Plasma Records with his brothers, Kamal Heer and Sangtar. He has released the majority of his music on this label.
In 2004 Waris released Nachiye Majajne, the same year touring in the Punjabi Virsa 2004 tour. Following his studio album Dil Nachda in 2007, Waris's latest album, Dil Te Na Laeen was released in 2010. He then toured around the world with Punjabi Virsa 2010.
Waris is married to Pritpal Kaur Heer and they have two children.
|January 2002||Best of Manmohan Waris||T-Series||Music Videos of the best songs by Manmohan Waris|
|August 2003||Shounki Mela 2003||Plasma Records||Recorded Live in Surrey. Special Tribute Concert to Dhadi Amar Singh Shaunki .Along with Kamal Heer, Sangtar and Gurpreet Ghuggi|
|July 2004||Plasma Framed Vol. 1||Plasma Records||Videos Along with Kamal Heer|
|October 2004||Punjabi Virsa 2004||Plasma Records/Kiss Records||Recorded Live In Toronto Along with Kamal Heer and Sangtar|
|November 2005||Punjabi Virsa 2005-London Live||Plasma Records/Kiss Records||Recorded Live In London Along with Kamal Heer and Sangtar|
|2006||Tasveer-Live||Plasma Records/kiss records||Recorded Live in Raja Sahib,Jingra,Shahed Bhagat Singh Nagar|
|2006||Punjabi Virsa Behind The Scenes||Plasma Records||Making of Whole Punjabi Virsa Tour, Along with Kamal Heer and Sangtar|
|December 2006||Punjabi Virsa 2006||Plasma Records/Kiss Records||Recorded Live In Toronto Along with Kamal Heer and Sangtar|
|February 2009||Punjabi Virsa Vancouver Live||Plasma Records||Recorded Live in Vancouver Along with Kamal Heer and Sangtar|
|2002||Rang De Basanti Chola||Tips||Along With Sonu Nigam from Bollywood Movie, Legend of Bhagat Singh|
|December 2002||Lok Boliyan||Venus||Along with Jazzy B with Parmjeet Parmaar, from Get Back Jazzy B|
|2012||"The Folk King" (Tribute To Kuldip Manak)||MovieBox Record||Music By Aman Hayer Along with A.S. Kang, Jazzy B, Sukshinder Shinda, Malkit Singh, Manmohan Waris Balwinder Safri & Angrej Ali|
|2015||Pare Nu||Saga Hits||Music By Jatinder Singh-Shah From Faraar By Gippy Grewal|
- Mahiya (Unofficial studio album, released in 1992)
- Kalli Beh Ke Sochi Ni (Remix) (Single)
Concerts and toursEdit
In August 2003 he appeared at Shaunki Mela 2003, a Special Tribute Concert for Dhadi Amar Singh Shaunki, with his two brothers.
The three brothers tour every year
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- "Star of the Month: Waris Brothers". SBS. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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