Legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander has lost his elder brother Ustad Bharpoor Ali yesterday. UK based Punjabi singer Ranbir Daskai announced the news on his social media account by sharing a video tribute to the departed soul.
Punjabi folk and pop singer Sardool Sikander's father late Sagar Mastana was a very famous tabla player, who had invented a special type of tabla that was played with a thin bamboo stick. Out of the three sons, late Gamdoor Aman, who was also a singer, Sardool Sikander, and Bharpoor Ali, it was Bharpoor who carried forward the legacy of their father's inventions.
Bharpoor Ali was a well-known tabla player who accompanied his brother in his band for worldwide tours.
Born in the Kheri Naudh Singh in district Fatehgarh Sahib, Bharpoor Ali is survived by his wife Rajeeya, his sons Babbal Khan and Navi Baksh, and his daughter.