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Didar Sandhu

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Didar Sandhu was born to Sardarni Daan Kaur and Sardar Sumand Singh in Village of Chhak no. 133, District Sarghoda, Tehsil Silawali in Punjab before the partition of India and Pakistan. He was the youngest of five brothers Najjar Singh, Sawarn Singh, Com. Darshan Singh and Gurnam Singh.

Didar was very fond of poetry at early age and started to write poetry early in his school days. Didar’s first break came, when he met Mohd. Sadiq (Punjabi Singer) at a theatre company which did Punjabi dramas in early 1960’s and both became very good friends. Most of Didar’s early songs were recorded in the voice of Narinder Biba and Mohd.Sadiq. Didar’s popularity grew after Narinder Biba sung his song “Meri Aissi Jhanger Chanke, Chankata Painda Gali Gali” and gave him a very distinct identity in Punjabi Music. Didar Sandhu’s penned many songs for great Punjabi singers of like:

Mohd. Sadiq - Ranjit Kaur
Mohd. Sadiq - Sawarn Lata
Narinder Kaur - Beer Chand
Surinder Kaur - Ramesh Rangila
Surinder Kaur - Sabur Hussain
Sudesh Kapoor - Surinder Kaur
Promila Pummy - Ramesh Rangila
Sawarn Lata - Karnail Gill
Karnil Gill - Preeti Balla


During his singing career, Didar sung with many popular Punjabi female singers of his time. He recorded more than 40 songs with Senah Lata , 13 with Kuldeep Kaur , 4 with Parminder Sandhu and Baljit Balli respectively in the 1980’s.

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