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Welcome to home page of British Indian composer,  producer,  music arranger, mixing engineer, keyboard player, harmonium player & Bollywood pianist Kiran Thakrar.  His music combines Asian and other worldwide influences in his recording studio Globalrootz of London UK.

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Eurovision 2016

Kiran Thakrar has been asked to be a judge at Eurovision 2016 for United Kingdom

Eurovision today announced the members of the professional juries for Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm. 

For the UK, they are: 

Seamus Haji, 47, DJ, producer, remixer, record label owner 
Sean McGhee, 40, singer/songwriter 
Bea Munro, 23, singer/songwriter 
CeCeSammy, 38, a vocal coach, judge, vocalist and artist 
Kiran Thakrar, 53, producer and composer 

Of particular note here is DJ Seamus Haji, who has been behind a number of dance hits over the past 15 years. He has also remixed hits by some of the world’s…

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Production Music album for Universal Music

Here is the detail of this 'Library album' (also known as 'Production music') - name BHANGRA - Which was commissioned  to Kiran by BMG ZOMBA (Now Universal Publishing Production Music). This diverse album contains pure folk music of Punjab to Urban Bhangra music. It has also got  Hindi Bollywood type songs and Nazam as well. This album has been remained ever popular in broadcast industry  and has been used in 100s of  broadcast through out the world.
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On tour with Kiran Ahluwalia

Sannata Album tour of Kiran Ahluwalia (Harmoium, Synth and Hammond Organ played by Kiran Thakrar and also co-arranged couple of tracks with incredible Rez Abbasi!)

Tour dates:-
Aug 29 - Edinburg, Scotland - Edinburg Mela
Aug 30 – Kettering, UK - Greenbelt Festival
Aug 30 - Northamptonshire, UK - Shambala Festival
Sept 3 - BBC London (afternoon) BBC Birmingham (eve)
Sept 4 - BBC Radio 3 World on 3 with Mary Ann Kennedy Show
Sept 5 - Swindon, UK - New College
Sept 6 - Bristol, UK - Bristol Folk House
Sept 8 –…

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Best Selling album of 2001

Kiran has received an Award For Best Selling Album of 2001 from his record Company for album "Love 2 Love 2001", which is a remix album.

A voyage of peace and joy

Best Production and Creativity Award

Kiran composed, arranged and produced album name A voyage of peace and Joy, from this album one song has won second prize in international song contest by Tascam for best production and creativity.

Beyond boundries

Best world music album of the 2004

In 2004, Kiran co-composed and performed in Canadian Album name "Beyond Boundaries" and it is been awarded as 'best world music album of the 2004' by Canada's highest JUNO Awards (Canadian Grammy)

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Collaboration with Ginuwine

Trailer of film Diana- Original music score

Manisha Sharma produced by Kiran Thakrar

Corporate Music Production

Piano playing

Kiran's Band in Oman

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