Kamal Heer was born in the village of Halluwal in Hoshiarpur Distt. of Punjab. His older brothers were into music so he got hooked on music at the early age of seven. Kamal's eldest brother Manmohan Waris is a well-known Punjabi singer. Middle brother Sangtar, is a music composer and composes for his both brothers as well as others.
Ustad Sh. Jaswant Singh Bhanwra trained Kamal in classical music. At the age of 16, he moved to Canada and there he started his music career. He soon became a great singer and musician and started to compose music along with his brother Sangtar. Together they created many hit albums for Manmohan Waris and Debi Makhsoospuri.
Kamal released his debut album Kamli, in 2000. The album was released by Magna Sound. Listeners and music critics equally welcomed the album as a new milestone in Punjabi music.
Two years later, in 2002 Kamal released his second release "Masti" on Plasma Records. The album's success was phenomenal and Kamal became a perfect star to fit in the Orion of Heer brothers. Music fans everywhere loved this album. The title song of this album "Bhajan Kuray" hit a note with the young generation. The first single ballad 'Yaad aaegi' made a deep impression on everybody who heard it. But it was the third single from this album, the song titled 'Kanthe Vala' that broke all the boundaries of time and rank and took Kamal to the very top of the spectrum of stardom. This song's video was welcomed by intellectual Punjabi community who has a growing fear of losing Punjabi culture in the MTV era of vulgarity. This song's melody along with its video portrayed the Punjabi culture in such a positive way that the young generation was forced to rethink their cultureless path into the oblivion. This song has become a must have for all the DJs' and 'the sound' of Punjabi parties.
Kamal’s third album “Masti-2” was released in 2003. All the songs from this album became instant hits and took Kamal to new heights of stardom.
Kamal has something special in his voice. He is a master of notes and has a great control over his unlimited improvisation power. This great combination of art and performance shined when he started to perform live last year. He performed many shows all over India last year and was praised for his new approach to the live stage. He has endless energy to make anybody energetic with his heart throbbing rhythms and heart-felt words.
Kamal is a good writer as well. He has written lyrics for his eldest brother Manmohan Waris. He is very creative and always has new ideas floating around in his head. There are great expectations from him in the future. He is sure to carve a place in the hearts of music lovers everywhere.
Kamal has 4 solo albums to his name & 2 with his brother Manmohan Waris
- Masti 2
- Panjabi Virsa
- Waris Punjab De
- Masti 3