HARD KAUR honoured at the Maharashtra Ratna Awards
Bollywood’s most prominent first female rapper-music composer Hard Kaur was honoured Maharashtra Ratna Awards for her contribution in the music industry and making the country proud at the international level.
The awards which aim to honour actors, producers, scriptwriters, media persons, and college and school students for exemplary performances is held every year.
Hard Kaur commented, “I have been living in Mumbai for almost 8 years now and the love that I have received from my fans and well-wishers has been amazing. I feel very blessed to have received such an honour like the Maharashtra Ratna Award and to be able to perform for the people of Maharashtra and an average human being who may not be able to afford to buy tickets to watch people like myself perform, so I am very pleased to be able to give this performance as a gratitude of my love and respect for the people of Maharashtra.”
Hard Kaur is one of India’s leading musicians and celebrity with fans across the nation. The face of Hip Hop in India, Hard Kaur has introduced the musical genre and taken it to greater heights by giving it a pop sensibility. The genre has quickly been absorbed by India and given its own unique twist is being used in the biggest Bollywood blockbusters. Her success story in India began as she co-wrote a hit single for the Indian gangster underworld flick ‘Johnny Gadar’ alongside the Indian equivalent of triple Grammy award winners Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy. The record was the most downloaded musical single that year and it propelled her into the limelight. With continued hits including India’s top selling singles from her debut album ‘Supawoman’, ‘Glassy’, Look 4 Me’ and’ Bombay Deewana’, she went on to become one of the most sought after performers for music in Bollywood blockbusters. Today her discography over the last 2 years includes over 20 smash hit records as part of movies including ‘Singh Is King’ to ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’, Laung da laskara- Patiala House, ‘Chaar baj gaye’- Faltu, Sada dil vi tu- ABCD, she turned music composer with her track ‘Aashiq Mizaaj’ ‘The Shaukeens’.