Welcome to home page of British Indian composer,  producer,  music arranger, mixing engineer, keyboard player, harmonium player & Bollywood pianist Kiran Thakrar.  His music combines Asian and other worldwide influences in his recording studio Globalrootz of London UK.



Production Music album for Universal Music 

Here is the detail of this 'Library album' (also known as 'Production music') - name BHANGRA - Which was commissioned  to Kiran by BMG ZOMBA (Now Universal Publishing Production Music). This diverse album contains pure folk music of Punjab to Urban Bhangra music. It has also got  Hindi Bollywood type songs and Nazam as well. This album has been remained ever popular in broadcast industry  and has been used in 100s of  broadcast through out the world.

On tour with Kiran Ahluwalia 

Sannata Album tour of Kiran Ahluwalia (Harmoium, Synth and Hammond Organ played by Kiran Thakrar and also co-arranged couple of tracks with incredible Rez Abbasi!)

Tour dates:-
Aug 29 - Edinburg, Scotland - Edinburg Mela
Aug 30 – Kettering, UK - Greenbelt Festival
Aug 30 - Northamptonshire, UK - Shambala Festival
Sept 3 - BBC London (afternoon) BBC Birmingham (eve)
Sept 4 - BBC Radio 3 World on 3 with Mary Ann Kennedy Show
Sept 5 - Swindon, UK - New College
Sept 6 - Bristol, UK - Bristol Folk House
Sept 8 –… Read more

Best Selling album of 2001 

Kiran has received an Award For Best Selling Album of 2001 from his record Company for album "Love 2 Love 2001", which is a remix album.


Best Production and Creativity Award 

Kiran composed, arranged and produced album name A voyage of peace and Joy, from this album one song has won second prize in international song contest by Tascam for best production and creativity.


Best world music album of the 2004 

In 2004, Kiran co-composed and performed in Canadian Album name "Beyond Boundaries" and it is been awarded as 'best world music album of the 2004' by Canada's highest JUNO Awards (Canadian Grammy)

Collaboration with Rnb superstar Ginuwine 

Kiran composed single name 'Baby' which features Anu Shukla (Kiran's partner) and American RnB star Ginuwine was no 2 on Indie Chart and no 7 on RNB chart on BBC. Watch this video here

Collaboration with Bill Bailey 

Kiran and his 11 peice band Bollywood Pandits performed with famous Comedian Bill Bailey at Wembley arena London.It was a fusion project with legendary Bill Bailey for which Kiran composed and arranged Indian music on Rock band Radiohead's popular song name Creep. DVD is released by Universal pictures. To watch this amazing performance please click here


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Trailer of film Diana- Original music score

Bollywood influenced Bangla track

Corporate Music Production


Piano playing

Kiran's Band in Oman

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