Group: Champe Khan and Group
Isak khan is Dholak & Khartaal Player, who found inspiration within his family to learn various musical instruments. He is just 23 years old and plays Dhol, Harmonium as well and can sing too. At a very young age of 8 years, he started playing dholak and has been learning and performing ever since then. He is the younger brother of Folk Musician Rasool Khan. Isak khan is a multi-instrumentalist & has performed with various bands, and with time has become very comfortable in performing with new artists. He recently got associated with Champe Khan’s group and has been quite satisfied as he is getting to learn a lot from the master himself. He considers his Brother Rasool Khan as his Idol because of whom he learned this art and tries to imitate his style. He is a close relative of famous Bollywood singer Swaroop Khan & dreams of achieving fame just like him, who went on to achieve fame in Bollywood , thus giving recognition to Manganiyar community and their art form globally.
Isak Khan has attended & performed several times at Rajasthan international Folk Festival which gave him a good exposure. He has played in various parts of the country and wishes to perform in abroad as well and wants to experience showcasing his skills to foreign audience. Isak has a very distinctive vision as far as folk music is concerned. He wishes for Dhol Playing competitions to happen just like singing competitions take place in large numbers throughout India, which he thinks will give a platform to young and talented Dhol Players and will encourage them to do better. He wants his children to learn traditional folk music as well as Classical Music so as to come up with an innovative style of music.