A Tibetan youth along with his band has been selected for the second edition Indian Music Reality TV show called Dil Hai Hindustani and awed the judges and audience alike. The band called as ‘The Mountain Souls ft. Gaurdeep’ played an outstanding medley performance during their first episode among the top 13 contestants of the reality show.
Tenzin Dhonyoe, a talented Tibetan professionally a music teacher from Kalimpong along his five man band gave a wonderful performance that received a standing ovation from the judges and the audience screaming out ‘once again’ during their first performance at the Dil Hai Hindustani 2 which is being aired on national television channel Star Plus during weekends.
Tashi Phuntsok, a Tibetan mathematics teacher from Shigatse, Tibet wins Sing! China, a music reality show in Beijing after a rigorous competition for more than four months last year. Interestingly, Tashi had mostly sung Tibetan songs and judges and audiences highly appreciated his pure Tibetan behavior alike.
Here Tenzin Dhonyoe was featured in a traditional Tibetan attire during the first performance of their band on the music reality show on the national television. Besides, the Tibetan youth gave a touch of traditional music in every bit of his part during the set of performances given by the band in the show.
Dhonyoe studied at Central School for Tibetans in Kalimpong and he was into the music since he was in school and was ranked one of the best singers in the inter-university singing competition when he studied psychology at Sikkim university. Besides singing, he plays drums, guitar, keyboard, harmonica, flute and dranyen, Tibetan guitar.
Apart from being a music teacher, the singing sensation is a senior artist at both the Kalimpong opera troupe and Ganj Jong Doekar; the Himalayan Tibetan Performing Arts, Kalimpong. The show is hosted by Mukti Mohan and Raghav Juyal. Sunidhi Chauhan, Badshah and Pritam are judges in the show. The show is produced by Ranjeet Thakur and Hemant Ruprell under Frames Production.