Hans Raj Hans is a hugely popular Punjabi singer whose charismatic performances have established him as a national treasure in his home country of India and endeared him to millions of fans throughout the world.
One of the finest modern-day performers of Sufi songs, he is renowned as folk-revivalist and passionate ambassador for Sufi music.
An exceptionally versatile and soulful vocalist, Hans Raj also possesses a fluent ability to span a wealth of musical styles, including popular Punjabi songs as well as folk, devotional, gurbani, ghazals, Bollywood and classical.
He has collaborated with musical legends such as Lata Mangeshkar and the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, as well as distinguished composer A.R. Rahman.
In 2008, he was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri Award, one of India’s highest civilian honours, for his outstanding contribution to the arts.
Join Hans Raj Hans and his gifted line-up of musicians for a joyful and uplifting evening of live song and music that marks the finale of the Birmingham Weekender 2017 Festival.