Ik Tara

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For the one-stringed instrument, see Ektara.
Ik Tara
Iktara
Studio album by Kuldeep Manak
Released 1976 (1976)
Recorded 1975
Genre Punjabi folk
Label HMV

Ik Tara (Punjabi: ਇਕ ਤਾਰਾ), also spelled as Iktara or sometimes Ektara', was the first LP record of Kuldeep Manak released by HMV in 1976.[1][2] It was released after about one year of recording as the record manager of HMV, Zaheer Ahmad, delayed[3] its release as he was frightened the record would not do well in the market.

Music[edit]

Kesar Singh Narula composed the music and the lyricists mainly includes Dev Tharike Wala (also known as Hardev Dilgir).[3][4]

Track list[edit]

The songs are:

  • Tere Tille Ton (Kali)
  • Chheti Kar Sarwan Bachcha
  • Chithian Sahiban Jatti Ne
  • Mere Yaar Nu Manda Na Bolin
  • Kaulan
  • Garh Mughlane Dian Naaran

Response[edit]

The record was a huge success[3] specially the kali, Tere Tille Ton, established Manak as Kalian Da Badshah[1][5] (English: King of Kalis) although he sang only about 13 kalis in his career.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rajpura, Ali (2008). Eh Hai Kuldeep Manak. Ludhiana: Unistar Books Pvt. Ltd. ISBN 978-81-7142-528-0. 
  2. ^ "ਕਲੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਬਾਦਸ਼ਾਹ ਕੁਲਦੀਪ ਮਾਣਕ ਨਹੀਂ ਰਹੇ". Article in Punjabi. Chandigarh. DailySuraj. December 1, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "ਮਾਣਕ ਹੱਦ ਮੁਕਾ ਗਿਆ, ਨਵੀਆਂ ਕਲੀਆਂ ਦੀ…". Article in Punjabi. AmritsarTimes. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ "ਗਾਇਕੀ ਦੇ ਇੱਕ ਯੁੱਗ ਦਾ ਹੋਇਆ ਦੁਖਿਦ ਅੰਤ". Article in Punjabi. PunjabInfoline. December 1, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "RIP: Kaliyan da Badshah". Amritsar. The Tribune. December 2, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2012.