Chainis Gill

Born on 20 August 1989 in Nangal, Punjab, Shri Chainis Gill received rigorous training in music from Shri Ram Chander Upadiya of Lucknow gharana, Shri Pradeep Kumar of Patiala gharana and Shri Teji Gill. He has received extensive training in folklore genres like Heer, Charkha, Mirza and traditional music of Punjab. As a theatre artist, he has been associated with the Artists CEVA Drama Repertory Company, Chandigarh. Shri Chainis Gill is a composer, singer and teacher. He has worked in numerous plays as a singer-actor and has composed several songs. He has also lent his voice to films as a singer. Presently, he is working as the Joint Secretary, Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi. Shri Chainis Gill is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2016 for his notable talent in the field of folk music of Punjab.