Gurdas Maan speaks out against Music Piracy.

Legendary singer/actor Gurdas Maan and record label company UK Box Office, decided to take a proactive approach to the problem earlier this year, when Gurdas Maan’s latest album Boot Polishan was released.
Purchasers of the original copy of the Boot Polishan CD, had the opportunity to enter a competition where the 1st prize is a pair of tickets to see Gurdas Maan live in concert in California (USA) later this month, with compliments from UK Box Office.

The prize includes all flights and accommodation.   To coincide with Gurdas Maan’s visit to the UK on the 23rd of April where, he is being honoured for his work, and celebrating the success of his Boot Polishan album, Mr Maan will select the winner of the competition.  Prior to the event a press conference will be held where Mr Maan will talk about anti piracy and how he intends to continue fighting against it.  A gala evening celebration of Boot Polishan will take place at Paragon Hotel on 23rd April. Hosted by Neelu Kalsi (BBC Asian Network) and Tej (Asian Star FM),  the evening will include other leading artists like Heera, Silinder Pardesi , Sardara Gill and H Dhami.  If you would like to secure a place at the press conference, and/or attend the gala evening please contact:  Mr Ashok Suman – UK Box Office on 07973 104274 

 

 

  • In 2002 a Bhangra album had the potential of selling around 100, 000 copies.
  • In 2008 the figure has dropped by a third due to piracy and illegal downloads
  • Gurdas Maan has spent nearly 30 years promoting the Punjabi Music Scene and has hundreds of songs to his name.
  • He is recognized as one of the greatest Punjabi singers of all time world-wide.  In Canada his film Waris Shah was short-listed for the Toronto Film Festival.
 

    • Gurdas Maan is the only Punjabi singer who has achieved sell out audiences at the Wembley Arena (London) and the NEC (Birmingham).
    • A versatile singer, song writer and actor he has toured the globe, performing in the UK, USA, Middle East, Europe, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Canada and Australia
      • Having dominated the Punjabi music industry, Gurdas Maan has also starred in several blockbuster films and received numerous awards for his outstanding contributions.
      • Films include Shaheed E Mohabbat (1999), Zindagi Khoobsurat Hai (2002), Des Hoyaa Pardes (2004) and Waris Shah (2006).
    • Boot Polishan 
    • The album titled “Boot Polishan” concentrates on real life issues with which all can relate to, something which Gurdas Maan has a speciality for.  
      • The songs on the album appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.

       

      • The album contained an 18 page full colour inlay detailing English translations for each song. 

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      • The songs on the album appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.

       

      • The album contained an 18 page full colour inlay detailing English translations for each song. 

     

    • The songs on the album appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.

     

    • The album contained an 18 page full colour inlay detailing English translations for each song. 

 

  • The songs on the album appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.

 

  • The album contained an 18 page full colour inlay detailing English translations for each song.