Sukhi Bart on ‘Munda Obsessed’ & Punjabi Culture

In an exclusive interview with DESIblitz, Sukhi Bart delved into his latest single ‘Munda Obsessed’ and the future of Punjabi folk music.

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"Punjabi folk is part of every Punjabi."

In the ever-evolving music and entertainment landscape, Sukhi Bart emerges as a beacon of versatility and passion.

With the release of his latest single, ‘Munda Obsessed,’ Bart not only showcases his musical prowess but also pays homage to the rich tapestry of Punjabi culture that has been a constant muse throughout his diverse career.

At the heart of ‘Munda Obsessed’ lies a deep reverence for Punjabi poetry, a sentiment Sukhi Bart holds dear.

Drawing inspiration from the legendary folk singer Didar Sandhu, Bart infuses his music with the essence of love and admiration, steering clear of the clichéd themes of self-aggrandisement.

“It’s a boy in love and how he describes his beloved to the moon, to the daylight, and the surrounding beauty,” Bart shares, inviting listeners to find the subtle nod to Sandhu within the song’s lyrics.

From Radio to Rhythms

Sukhi Bart talks 'Munda Obsessed' & Punjabi Culture - 4Bart’s transition from a radio presenter to a multifaceted entertainer has been nothing short of inspiring.

His experiences across various mediums—radio, TV, and live shows—have enriched his musical journey, culminating in the creation of ‘Munda Obsessed.’

“I’ve taken my experiences and learned from the music I’ve heard, the conversations I’ve had,” he reflects, emphasising the importance of evolution and self-challenge in his work.

Working with some of the biggest names in the Punjabi music industry has shaped Bart’s approach to music and lyricism.

He values every interaction as a learning experience, striving for perfection in his vocals and seeking approval from his peers.

“It’s great when you get a call from the legendary Channi Singh to say, well done Sukhi,” he recounts, highlighting the importance of practice and peer feedback in his creative process.

Balancing Tradition and Modernity

Sukhi Bart talks 'Munda Obsessed' & Punjabi Culture - 1-2In ‘Munda Obsessed,’ Bart aims to connect with his audience through simple yet effective words, catchy lyrics, and modern music.

He meticulously crafts his music to appeal to all ages, drawing inspiration from the tunes his children hum around the house.

“I have really concentrated on making my music rhythmically catchy,” Bart explains, underscoring his dedication to creating music that resonates with a wide audience.

Bart’s dedication to Punjabi culture shines through in ‘Munda Obsessed,’ where he skilfully balances traditional Punjabi folk elements with modern influences.

“Punjabi folk is part of every Punjabi, no matter how old or young it’s in our DNA,” he states, emphasising their importance in connecting listeners to their heritage.

Looking Ahead

Sukhi Bart talks 'Munda Obsessed' & Punjabi Culture - 3Bart’s career spans an impressive array of talents—acting, hosting, DJing, and now singing.

Each of these creative expressions converges in his music, enriching his latest project with depth and diversity that reflects his journey so far.

“All of that has shaped me into who I am, what I do, in my writing and presenting,” he says, acknowledging the influence of his varied experiences on his musical endeavours.

As Bart hints at future projects, including songs on themes ranging from heroism to social issues, fans can expect a year filled with music that not only entertains but also inspires.

“2024, the year of music,” Bart declares, promising a line-up of tracks that will continue to showcase his commitment to Punjabi culture and his talent as a musician.

Sukhi Bart also participated in the DESIblitz Literature Festival 2023, specifically focusing on Punjabi-oriented events.

Navigating the Digital Age

Sukhi Bart talks 'Munda Obsessed' & Punjabi Culture - 2In an industry increasingly dominated by digital platforms, Bart acknowledges the challenges of social media but remains confident in the power of his music to find its audience.

“I believe if the song has the ability, it will find its way,” he asserts, emphasising the living, breathing nature of a song once it’s released into the world.

To those looking up to his journey, Bart offers advice: stay true to who you are, work hard, and embrace challenges.

“Your day will come, if it’s meant to be yours, you will get there,” he encourages, highlighting the importance of loyalty, humility, and the willingness to evolve.

As ‘Munda Obsessed’ makes its mark on the world, Sukhi Bart stands as a testament to the power of passion, perseverance, and the enduring appeal of Punjabi culture.

With his sights set on the future, Bart continues to entertain, proving that his journey is one of constant evolution and boundless creativity.

Ravinder is a Content Editor with a strong passion for fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. When she's not writing, you'll find her scrolling through TikTok.

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