Ginni Mahi (conceived 1998) is an Indian Punjabi society, rap and hip-bounce vocalist hailing from Jalandhar, Punjab, India. She became renowned with her melodies Fan Baba Sahib Di and Danger Chamar that turned into a web sensation via virtual entertainment. She went to the Global Media Forum (GMF 2018) in Germany, where she was named as a Young Voice in Equality and Freedom, for opposing flagellating.
Ginni venerates Lata Mangeshkar and Shreya Ghoshal in her singing while at the same time attempting to pass on the messages of B. R. Ambedkar in her verses. Mahi has performed beyond India, in Canada, Greece, Italy, Germany, and the United Kingdom. She held her most memorable Interview in 2016 on NDTV with Burkha Dutt in Delhi. Therefore, in 2018 she went to ‘Sahitya’ Live discussion show coordinated by AajTak TV channel at New Delhi. She made that big appearance to support equity of ladies in the Indian culture.
Ginni Mahi was brought into the world to Rakesh Chander Mahi and Parmjit Kaur Mahi in Abadpura, in Jalandhar, Punjab. Her unique name is Gurkanwal Bharti. Mahi’s family has a place with the Ravidassia confidence, that has faith in the unity of God. The family has a place with the Dalit people group. She started singing melodies to her dad at the young age of seven. While her stage name is Ginni Mahi, her unique name is Gurkanwal Bharti. Her folks changed the last name of every one of their kids to Bharti to advise them that they are Indian, most importantly. Her dad additionally quit his place of employment in an air-tagging office to deal with Mahi’s profession. She is concentrating on a degree in music at Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya College.
Mahi was only eight when the family observed her melodic ability and selected her to Kala Jagat Narayan School in Jalandhar. She consequently started singing strict tunes with a sponsorship of Amarjeet Singh of Amar Audio, who created both her reflection collections. She did her most memorable live show when she was only 12 years of age. She wishes to seek after a PhD in music to connect the “Specialist” title to her name. She in the long run needs to turn into a Bollywood playback vocalist in Mumbai.
Social justice and her music
Mahi began singing reflection tunes having a place with the Ravidassia people group. Her initial two collections, Guraan di Diwani and Gurupurab hai Kanshi Wale Da were reflection songs. Notwithstanding, it was a tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar that got her distinction. One of her most memorable tunes was ‘Fan Baba Saheb di’, which was a recognition for Ambedkar, the designer of Indian constitution. This tune circulated around the web on YouTube. Mahi calls Babasaheb Ambedkar her motivation and frequently composes tunes about friendly persecution that individuals face attributable to station. To ensure her melodies don’t insult anybody, the verses of her tunes are broke down by a group comprising of her folks, the music chief Amarjit Singh, and the video chief Raman Rajat.
At the point when she was in school, she was requested from her position. At the point when she answered that she has a place with the SC classification (Scheduled Castes), her cohort persevered on the subtleties. Mahi at long last yielded and said that she has a place with a local area that is previously known as Chamar however not prior to demanding that she doesn’t put stock in position. Accordingly, her schoolmate said, “Arre Chamar bade risk hote hain, panga nahin lena chahiye (Chamars should be perilous, You ought to be cautious).” Upon getting back home, Mahi imparted this occurrence to her relatives and this story spread among their companions. On one occasion her dad got a call from a composed a lyricist enabling melody around ‘Risk Chamar’. That is the way the melody was conceived. The tune took a gander at destroying the disagreeableness related with her standing name, Chamar and transform it into something seriously enabling and an issue of dignity. She has sung tunes on female foeticide and the issue of medications in Punjab.
In a short span of time, Mahi has performed in many concerts. In India, she has performed for popular events including Udaipur World Music Festival, ‘We the Women’ a congregation of women speakers in Mumbai and also globally including Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum among others. In 2020, post her Europe music tour, she was stuck in Italy owing to the lockdown imposed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. She returned back to India by boarding the first of Vande Bharat, India’s repatriation flights.
She chose to sing devotional songs first to gain some recognition among the Punjabi population, before shifting to the political and anti-casteism theme that sings in now.
- Guraan di Diwani (2015)
- Gurupurab hai Kanshi Wale Da (2016)
- Dhol Wajde Sangtan De Vehre (2017)
- Folk Fusion (2019)
- Danger Chamar (2016)
- Haq (2016)
- Fan Baba Sahib Di (2016)
- 1932 (Haq 2) (2017)
- Suit Patiala (2017)
- Salaaman (2018)
- Raaj Baba Sahib Da (2018)
- Mard Daler (2019)
- Dhee Haan (Ki Hoya J IK Dhee Haan)
- Suit Patiala
- Holidays (Cover Song)
- Down to Earth
- Tere Piche (ft. Har Saab, 2022)
- Bolo Jai Bhim (2020)