Time to do bhangra at Nehru Park
Those who turned up at Nehru Park for the music festival Raag Rang were found enjoying themselves to the hilt.
Punjabi pop singer Ashok Mastie performed on Saturday. There was Kabir Gayan, Punjabi pop music and Urdu mushaira as part of the festival in three different venues — Nehru Park, Dilli Haat, Pitampura and Uday Park, IP Extension.
Ashok Mastie is known for creating new beats in the Punjabi music world. He performed his famous numbers including Punjabiyan di ho gai wah bhai wah, Ye dil walo ki basti hai yahaan masti hi masti hai and Yaari jaan ton yaari khadke glassy tera naadi.
'Punjabi music is loved by one and all, irrespective of their mother tongue. It brings a fast and energetic vibe which makes your hand and feet move automatically. Today also, I witnessed the same energy and enthusiasm in my audience. They enjoyed the mix of modernised and traditional style,' said Ashok Mastie after the performance.
Mastie easily changed his musical appeal from traditional Punjabi fold music to Indi-pop to suit the mood.