Soni Pabla

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Soni Pabla
Also known as Soni
Born (1976-06-29)June 29, 1976
Bilaspur, Punjab
Died October 14, 2006(2006-10-14) (aged 30)
Brampton, Canada
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2002–2005

Soni Pabla (29 June 1976 – 14 October 2006) was an Indian-born musician who wrote and sang Punjabi songs. He died on October 14, 2006 at the age of 30.

Life[edit]

Soni Pabla (Tejpal Singh) was born and raised in a Saini family in Bilaspur village near Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India. Soni Pabla moved to Toronto, Canada in the mid 90s. He studied music under Rajinder Singh Raj and then Mahesh Malwani, which led him towards a recording contract with Planet Recordz, a record label in Canada. Soni released his debut album, entitled Heeray Heeray, in 2002. In 2004, Soni teamed up with Sukshinder Shinda to produce his second album, Gal Dil Di[1] by velocity records. He has also been featured on numerous albums with various producers. His album Eternity (Naseebo) was a tribute to Soni by his friends and Planet Recordz. This album features new songs which Soni had selected for his album. Some songs in this album feature other Punjabi singers.

Death[edit]

Soni Pabla was performing a show in Brampton in Canada. After singing a few songs, Soni went off the stage to get a glass of water, before collapsing as he drank it. Paramedics tried to revive him but he was pronounced dead while on the way to the hospital. He had suffered a heart attack.

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Bhangra Breakdown – June 2014 Edition". The Times of India. TNN. 9 July 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2016.