Thanu Khan resides from a small village Barna in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. He belongs from the Managaniyar community of the Rajasthan and tells that the new born in their community cries in raag and walks in rhythm as they are God gifted with the understanding of music. At the age of 8 he started learning Morchang. He has performed at various venues on both national and international grounds. He started performing at Gajendra Singh’s The Mama’s Resort and rising from there he has travelled half the world to perform. He is getting various shows currently through various event companies but feel that they are exploited. He feels proud when people take selfies with him and like their traditional wears, as it feels them like stars. Thanu is very fond of technology, one can find him on platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, etc. He actively uses these platforms to connect the wider world. Upon asking, he told us that he wishes to record his song but in a very proper manner unlike on a mobile phone. During the entire documentation process, Thanu was very keen at the recording procedure. He was amazed to see a portable studio which can produce songs just the studios which are at one place. He has shown his interest in learning how to operate a studio and record a song. Thanu wishes to be taught about it and thus he wants to contribute his share to his community by recording songs of his fellow artists there. He wants that every artist should once in a lifetime get the feel of recording at a studio, as for him its inexpressible!

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