Avtar Singh Kang
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Avtar Singh Kang
Avtar Singh Kang
A.S. Kang
Born (1949-06-26) 26 June 1949 (age 69)
Kultham, Nawashehar, India
OriginBirmingham, United Kingdomi
singer-songwriter, player(Kabaddi)
InstrumentsVocals, tumbi, drums, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, organ
LabelsMovie box, HMV Records

Avtar Singh Kang is a Punjabi singer and Punjabi Folk contributor. He is also known as 'A.S.' Kang.

Born to a Sikh family in Kultham village of Nawashehar district of Punjab now called SBS Nagar in Indian Punjab, Kang was educated in the Govt. School for 14 years and then moved to U.K. there he played Kabaddi for some time then recorded his first EP- Lut Ke Lehgai in 1978 in the UK which become a super hit. This was the start of a new Phenomena, Kang was the first UK solo Punjabi artist to release an album. He was also the first Uk artist to become international and get a record contract with HMV India. He was also the first UK Punjabi artist to do a recording in India. This recording was of the Giddian Di Rani Album with music produced by K.S.Narula ( father of Jaspinder Narula). Gidhian di rani has gone on to become one of the biggest hit songs in the history of Punjabi music and made Kang a household name amongst Punjabi people. Kang also became the first Punjabi artist to tour North America and many other countries. He then went on to record many other hits songs including: Ashiq Tera, Lambharan Di Nau, Desi boliyan, Valeti Boliyan and Aish Karo.


He recorded Gidhiyan di raniya in HMV New Delhi with Mr. Narula.which was distributed and produced by HMV.


Year Album Music Label
1976 Jawani Youth Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
1977 Dharmik Geet Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
1978 Gidheyan di raniye HMV
1979 Sunne Rehange Chubare Tere LP records, Publisher: HMV
1980 Duniya Matlab Di Charanjit Ahuja Publisher: EMI[1]
1980 Pure Gold
1986 Munda Te Kudi[1]
1996 Kang Fu Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
1997 Boliyan[2]
1998 Untouchable Boliyan
1999 Greatest Hits Vol-I
1999 Eternity
2000 Valeti boliyan
2000 Gani Sukshinder Shinda Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
2001 Aish Karo Sukshinder Shinda Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.[3]
2001 Roop De Lashkare
2002 Dil De De Sukshinder Shinda Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
2004 Greatest Hits Vol-II
2004 Pyar Sukshinder Shinda Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
2010 Flashback Boliyan
2013 Nachna Punjab Da[2]
2013 The Maestro Sukshinder Shinda Moviebox Birmingham, Ltd.
Tear Husn



  1. ^ a b "A S Kang (official)". twitter.com. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Bolliyan - A S Kang Punjabi Songs-Bolliyan 1,Bolliyan 2,Valeti Bolliyan Raag.fm". raag.fm. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "A.S. Kang". Last.fm. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "BBC Music - A S Kang". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2014.

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