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Talab Khan is a soulful singer. He is 38 years old and has been singing since he was just 7 years of age. He belongs from the Manganiyar community of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. He has learned singing just by hearing his father and elder brother. He is fondly known in his region for singing authentic folk songs which is not known to many, even amongst his own community. For the first time he performed in the 1990 and ever since he has been glued to various stages on both national and international grounds. His performances are so amazing that year after he has been called by various foundations in places like Paris, London, Portugal, the USA, etc. to give performances. Even after being on called for so many international performances, Talab never stops to being humble. He is a modest person who strongly believes in hard work, sincerity and discipline in his field. For him his music is the source of life to him and also a source of living for his family. Music is the only way through which he has being able to raise a family of 7 and believes that it is an utmost blessing of God. Talab wants to make his children imbibe everything he knows about his, everything he learnt from his forefathers. He strongly believes that unless the children are not going to learn this tradition, we are going to lose the essence of the folk cultural heritage. He has already started the teaching with children around his house in his village.

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