‘I think doing what you love is an achievement in itself’


SILINDER PARDESI ON SINGING, HIS AMAZING CAREER AND THE WEST END BHANGRA MUSICAL SHOW by ASJAD NAZIR Bhangra music played an important part in the evolution of British Asian culture and at the forefront were pioneering artists who bridged the divide with super songs. That big British bhangra revolution took place in the 1980s, with bands laying the foundation for cross-cultural commercial music in the UK. One of the key acts that pioneered the change was The Pardesi Music Machine. The heartbeat of the band was Midlands-based singer, songwriter and composer Silinder Pardesi, who went from singing devotional hymns in…

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