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Indipop Gupshup: 1990s Coolest Indian Singer - Baba Sehgal

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1990s in India is known for bringing Indipop and creating an alternate music industry to Bollywood film music and songs. This was the time when India heard for the first time its most loved and coolest indipop rapper Baba Sehgal. Listen to Amit Sarwal's Indipop Gupshup (conversation) with Melbourne-based singer and musician Mohit Pandit on Baba Sehgal's impact on Indian music industry.

1990s in India is known for bringing Indipop and creating an alternate music industry to Bollywood film music and songs.

This was the time when India heard for the first time its most loved and coolest singer Baba Sehgal.

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Baba Sehgal is credited to be India’s first professional Hindi rapper outside Bollywood.

He shot to fame with his 1992 album ‘Thanda Thanda Pani’.

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He is also the first Hindi/indian artist who won the MTV and Channel V award.

In 1998, Baba Sehgal made his acting debut in Bollywood film ‘Miss 420’.

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Baba Sehgal is quite active in South Indian films as well.

His song 'Rukmini Rukmini' for 1992 film Roja is still unbeatable in sensous category.

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Today, Baba Sehgal is using social media (Facebook and Twitter) to reach out to his dedicated fan base and a whole new generation.

His 2016 single ‘Trump ka Mania’, gathered more than 3 lakh views.

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Listen to Amit Sarwal’s Indipop Gupshup (conversation) with Melbourne-based singer and musician Mohit Pandit on Baba Sehgal’s impact on Indian music industry.

Mohit Pandit
Mohit Pandit
Mohit Pandit