Wife of Malaysian PM launches bhangra album
A new music album by a two-member ethnic Indian Sikh Bhangra band was launched by Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysian Prime.
Kuala Lumpur: A new music album by a
two-member ethnic Indian Sikh Bhangra band was launched by
Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri
Najib Tun Razak here, as the album saw a simultaneous release
in several other countries including India.
Karaatz was released by Goldkartz, a local Malaysian
Bhangra band which consists of brothers Manjit Singh and
The two Malaysian Indians made their debut in the Urban
Bhangra music scene in 2008 with their first album "Loaded".
Goldkartz released their sophomore album simultaneously
in Malaysia, India, Britain, Europe, Canada and the United
In her speech, Rosmah said she was pleased with the
efforts put in by Goldkartz to further popularise bhangra
music at both local and international scenes.
She said it would pave the way for other Malaysian
artistes to strive harder to make it big in the international
"Goldkartz`s effort truly manifested the spirit of
Malaysia Boleh (Malaysia can), where everyone can succeed
provided they work hard and are committed to achieving
success," she said.
Rosmah added that music transcends barriers, skin colour
and creed and connects all of us.