Part1 of the Interview
Part2 of the Interview
Deedar Singh Pardesi sang Dasmesh Da Deedar in 1973 in a Diwan at Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Nairobi, Kenya. This poem, written by Vidhata Singh Teer, depicts the greatness of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the remarkable Saint Soldier who blessed us with a unique identity and pride in the world. This is one of the items from Deedar Singh Pardesi's popular CD album, Dasmesh Da Deedar.
Lyrics, Composition, Music and Performance by Deedar Singh Pardesi, the song that captures the historic event of Vaisakhi.
Deedar Singh Pardesi, a Veteran Singer would like to express his sincere thanks to Door Darshan Jalandhar for honouring him, along with other Veteran Personalities, for his lifetime contributions to Punjabi Sahit in their special annual programme “Sunehri Shaam” which was televised live on 13th October 2014.
Deedar Singh Pardesi and his wife visited Amritsar in 2008. His close friend, S. Iqbal Singh (IPS) arranged a get together to honour Deedar Singh Pardesi and introduce him to his staff. Deedar Singh Pardesi feels indebted to S. Iqbal Singh Ji and his staff for arranging this wonderful welcome. The programme includes a live performance from Deedar Singh Pardesi including some of his great hits: 1. Raat Channani Maen Turan 2. Hunda See Aethe Shaks Ik 3. Chaudhvin Ka Chand 4. Heer 5. Salma.
Deedar Singh Pardesi was a Guest of Honour at the acclaimed Senior Secondary School at Anandpur Sahib on the 28th October 2014. The chairman S. Iqbal Singh Ji, the School Governors, the Principal and the Staff organised this “Rubru” (interactive discussion) with the students of the school. Mr Pardesi shared key moments of his Life and Teaching experience with the students. He gave his opinions and advice how to become good human beings and citizens. Additionally he rendered some of his nostalgic songs along with a religious song depicting the difficult life of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.Deedar Singh Pardesi would like to extend his gratitude to S. Iqbal Singh Ji Lal Pura (retired SSP) for arranging this wonderful and unforgettable event.
A wonderful poem written by great poet Vidhata Singh Teer, depicting prominent aspects of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji's life, performed by the one and only Deedar Singh Pardesi in his unique style. This performance took place at the acclaimed Senior Secondary School at Anandpur Sahib on 28th October 2014.
This short video gives a brief insight into some of the unforgettable lifetime events of the great Deedar Singh Pardesi. This unique artiste has created soulful music which is appreciated across the world. From his starting roots in Kenya, through to the magic of Bombay playback singing and his inspiration to the UK Bhangra scene, Deedar Singh Pardesi is a Gem to Indian music.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh (13th November 1780 to 27th June 1839) was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the north of Indian sub-continent in the early half of the 19th Century. In the memory of this great Maharaja, Deedar Singh Pardesi presents an exclusive recording, depicting the life story of "Sher-e-Punjab".
Watch this touching tribute for Mother’s Day - a special interview with Deedar Singh Pardesi and Chaman Lal Chaman on the Pal Jhalli Breakfast Show, Sikh Channel. Happy Mother’s Day!".
Watch Deedar Singh Pardesi and Chaman Lal Chaman rendering wonderful poetry with Pal Jhalli on the Sikh Channel Kavi Darbar Show. This was televised on 06 March 2016. Cameraman Harjit Nijjar.
Watch Deedar Singh Pardesi with Sathi Ludhianvi on MATV. Deedar Singh Pardesi presents some of his early gems sung on Cable and Wireless and Kenya Broadcasting Service.
Deedar Singh Pardesi was given a big reception by Punjabi Sahit Academy in Punjabi Bhavan Ludhiana in 1993 where Inderjit Hassanpuri and Ishar Singh Prasher presented him with the Academy Award in presence of other dignitaries from Ludhiana. This short video rekindles some of the fond memories of Deedar Singh Pardesi’s 65th Birthday where Inderjit Hassanpuri amongst other prominent poets rendered a special message for Deedar Singh Pardesi and recited poems including his famous geet “Tera Nahion Jag Te Jawab Ni Panjabane” Watch and enjoy.
Veteran singer Deedar Singh Pardesi being interviewed by Jalandhar Door Darshan on recent visit to India. This programme was televised live on Monday 23rd May 2016 all over northern India up to Delhi. (Note: This is not a studio recording, quality of picture and sound is regretted).
Watch this interesting interview conducted by Swaran Singh Tehna looking into the colorful life of Deedar Singh Pardesi.
Deedar Singh Pardesi presented this song at UK BBC studios in 1983. His evergreen voice and energy filled delivery make this performance unforgettable - enjoy.
Deedar Singh Pardesi presented this Ghazal written by “Nuh Narvi”, at UK BBC studios in 1983. Musicians: Bachu Patel (Mandolin), Ismail Sheikh (Tabla), Natu Mistry (Dholak), Deepak Khazanchi (Guitar), Mohd. Kassim (Violin) and Shailesh Pujara (Accordian).
Deedar Singh Pardesi in a concert at the Open Air Theatre, Punjabi Bhavan, Ludhiana in 1993. The Audience were able to enjoy the soulful voice of Deedar Singh Pardesi under a moon lit sky. Accompanied by Surinder on Tabla and Sarabjit on Guitar. This clip includes the Ghazal, "Ishq Ki Chingarion Ko Phir Hawa Dene Lage" written by Shakeel Badayuni. At the end, the clip includes a personal & loving speech from renowned poet Surjit Patar (cousin brother of Deedar Pardesi) and very encouraging comments from Dr. Sardara Singh Johal, past Chancellor of University.
Deedar Singh Pardesi presents “Awwal Allah Noor Upaya, Kudrat Ke Sub Bande” a Shabad by Bhagat Kabir Ji with his son Raju on Tabla and Grandson Jasvir on Tambourine.
Commemoration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Prakash Divas by Deedar Singh Pardesi. Congratulations to worldwide Nanak Naam Leva community.
A wonderful cuplet of beautiful Ghazal “Hoant Sade Tarsde, Jal Nu Vichare Reh Gaye” written by Gurdas Parmar and sung by Deedar Singh Pardesi on his CD Album “Nangiyan Shakhan”
A wonderful couplet from the Ghazal “Hasde Hasde Ek Din Dundiyon Tutt Jan Ge" written by Sathi Ludhianvi and sung by Deedar Singh Pardesi.
Deedar Singh Pardesi performed a concert in Toronto, Canada on 21st Sep 2002 where he presented his famous, "Ek Buta Ambi Da" written by Prof. Mohan Singh. Even though there was no extra musical accompaniment, it was received with utmost admiration from the audience.
Remembering the unforgettable Martyrdom of Chaar Sahibzaade, Four Heroic Sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. This recording is available on “Dasmesh Da Deedar”, a CD Album by Deedar Singh Pardesi in praise of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/dasmesh-da-deedar/id1072959289
In commemoration of 350th Prakash Divas of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, Pardesi Arts presents a Geet written by Diwan Singh which Deedar Singh Pardesi presented in his Golden voice at a Diwan Keertan in Nairobi. This Geet is also available on Album “Dasmesh Da Deedar” which can be availed on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/dasmesh-da-deedar/id1072959289).
Deedar Singh Pardesi’s hit album “Salma Ki Yaad Mein” is another milestone in the musical part of his life. A powerful ghazal album leaving the listener mesmerised by the meaningful lyrics, professional orchestra and unique, ever green voice of the one and only Deedar Singh Pardesi. A musical experience to be treasured. In this Album Deedar Singh Pardesi has sung two versions of his classic “Salma”. Watch this clip of the 2nd version of “Salma” – “Basti Ki Ladkion Mein” (Lyrics: Akhtar Sheerani, Composition: Deedar Singh Pardesi and Musical Arrangement: Amar Haldipur & Bachu Patel) A prominent journalist in Pakistan, Iqbal Feroze wrote in Urdu script, a detailed article about Deedar Singh Pardesi and Akhtar Sheerani’s “Salma” - you can read the full article at: http://www.humsub.com.pk/21948/iqbal-feroze/ The full song and album is available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/…/…/salma-ki-yaad-mein/id1072952587
Listen to this rare recording of Deedar Singh Pardesi interviewing the "Koels of Punjab", Prakash Kaur and Surinder Kaur, on their first visit to Kenya in 1965.