Description:"Daler Mehndi, as a musician, performer, and song-writer, continually re-invents himself and his art." The hallmark of the “Great musician’s” often lies in their ability to hone to perfection a strong and easily assimilated iconic, but singular image. Daler Mehndi, as a musician, performer and song - writer, defied this convention completely.Daler Mehndi born August 18, 1967, is an Indian Bhangra pop singer.'Daler Mehndi' was born in Mukandpur, Nawanshahr, Punjab and raised in Patna, Bihar to a Punjabi Sikh family. He began singing at age 6 and was taught the ragas and Shabads from the Guru Granth Sahib by his parents. At age fourteen he spent three years refining his voice and learning how to play the tabla, dholak/dhol, harmonium and tanpura from Late Ustad Raahat Ali Khan Saheb of Gorakhpur.
Description:Mehndi is the application of henna as a temporary form of skin decoration in the Indian Subcontinent, as well as by expatriate communities from these areas.Henna is typically applied during special occasions like weddings and festivals like Diwali, Bhaidooj, Teej and Eid. In some Hindu festivals, every woman tries to have Henna done on her hands and feet. It is usually drawn on the palms and feet.Henna was originally used as a form of decoration mainly for brides.Mehndi is a ceremonial art form which originated in ancient India. Intricate patterns of mehndi are typically applied to brides before wedding ceremonies. The bridegroom is also painted in some parts of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sudan. In Rajasthan (north-west India), the grooms are given designs that are often as elaborate as those for brides.