|Yamla Jatt ( March 28, 1914 – December 20, 1991 )|
Yamla jatt Biography:-
He was born to Khera Ram and Harnam Kaur in a chamar family. His birthplace was Chakk no. 384 in Lyallpur district in Pakistan and after the partition of India in 1947 he relocated to Ludhiana in India.
|Yamla Jatt Statue In Ludhiana|
He was trained in vocal singing by Pandit Dyall Ji and Chaudhry Majid and his writing skills were honed by Sundar Das Aasi. He got married to Ram Rakhi in 1930, with whom he had two daughters and five sons. His eldest son is Kartar Chand and the younger one is Jasdev Chand.
His most famous songs were “Das Mein ki Pyar wichon Khatya” and “Satgur Nanak Teri Leela Nyaari Ae”. He recorded duet songs with Mohinderjit Kaur Sekhon, who was a recording artist with AIR, Jalandhar.
He also popularized singing of Dulla Bhatti, Shahni Kaulan and Puran Bhagat. His first recording was with HMV in 1952 and till last he remained with HMV.
He performed all over the world and many times performed with the late great Alam Lohar, they were also good friends. He also popularized Tumbi, a traditional north Indian instrument. Much of his music has been sampled by Punjabi Mc.
|Yamla Jatt with Alam Lohar|
He was awarded Gold medal By Indian Prime minister pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. in 1956. He was awarded a lifetime contribution award in 1989 by the National Academy of Dance, Drama and Music, Delhi, India.
He slipped on the floor of his home resulting in a hip fracture and which also resulted in gangrene formation in his hurt foot (owing to his diabetic condition)- further deteriorating his health. The day he died, his leg was to be amputated in Mohan Devi Oswal Hospital, Ludhiana.
- Khedan De Din Chaar
- Jawani Meri Rangli
- Das Main Ki Pyar Wichon Khatya
- Satguru Nanak Teri Leela Neyaari
- Mein teri tu mera
- Das Main Ki Pyar Wichon
- Charka Rondan Vekhe
- Nion Ke Phadin Jawanan
- Mai teri tu mera
- Whiskey Di Botal Wargi
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- Karan Aujla
- Guru Randhawa
- Shahnaz Kaur Gill
- Himanshi Khurana
- Sargun Mehta
- Kuldeep Manak
- Sidhu Moose Wala
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