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A Jolly Bolly Christmas CD

The world's first Bollywood comedy Christmas CD features vibrant, heart-warming Bollywood and Bhangra versions of Christmas classics that will make you smile and dance. It includes original songs in Hindi and Punjabi, together with short comedy sketches - a fun Christmas tale!

Track Listing

1. Deck the Halls (instrumental)
2. We Wish you a Merry Christmas (instrumental)
3. Introduction Frank Warren
4. Bhangra Santa looks for a wrapping service
5. Patel Wrap (recorded message by Kuljit Bhamra)
6. Randhir the red-nosed Rudolph is too ill to work
7. Christmas hai Pyara - Shahid & chorus
8. Bhangra Santa hires a self-drive sleigh
9. Jingle Bell - Preet Nihal & chorus
10. Sat Navinder takes control
11. A Jolly Bolly Christmas (theme tune)
12. Larry Smith arrives at the Sidhu home
13. Eat Eat Eat Eat! - Chandy Nath
14. Sat Navinder begins to lose focus
15. Ding Dong Merrily on High - Shahid & chorus
16. Larry helps Harbans write a song
17. Sat Navinder needs to take a break
18. The Smiths & Hari arrive
19. Merry Christmas Everyone! - Premi Johal & chorus
20. A Multicultural Christmas!
21. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (instrumental)
22. One big mixed-up family!
23. Silent Night - Shahid
24. Christmas Traditions
25. We Wish you a Merry Christmas - Punjabi chorus
26. Sat Navinder & Bhangra Santa, lost in space
27. And so... Frank Warren
28. Meri Kismat (a festive poem Chaman Lal Chaman)
29. Auld Lang Syne (instrumental)

Cast and Crew

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Kuljit Bhamra

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Kara Dee

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Shahid

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Preemi Johal

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Brij Mohan

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Keith Errington

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Preet Nihal

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Chandy Nath

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Asha Kingsley

Music
All new music and arrangements by Kuljit Bhamra, except A Jolly Bolly Christmas! theme tune by Kuljit Bhamra / Mangesh Gajjar

Chorus
Mindu Aragon, Nirmal Chadha, Kawsar Habib, Praful Ladwa, Amarjit Lall, Rita Morar, Dalbir Nandra, Isha Nandra, Sonia Panesar, Nimrita Kaur Rasiya, Meera Kaur Rasiya

Musicians
Hanif & Aslam – Mumbai dhols
Kamalbir Nandra – Indian violin
Jonathan Mayer - sitar
Dilraj Bhamra - dhol
Robin Christian - flute
Kuljit Bhamra - tabla, percussion, keyboards, toombi
Mumbai String Orchestra fixed by Amin Akhtar

Recording
Red Fort Studios, Southall:
Narration recorded by Caroline Gannon
Recording assistants Radhika Gajjar, Rupinder Bhamra, Karan Rai
Sound of Music, Mumbai:
Sound engineering: Shakeel Ahmed
Recorded and mixed through PMC TB2SA mk2 loudspeakers: pmc-speakers.com
Kuljit Bhamra plays Korg Wavedrum & Keyboards
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Comedy Actors
Narration: Frank Warren
Bhangra Santa, Hari Sidhu: Shahid
Harbans Sidhu: Brij Mohan
Preeti Sidhu: Chandy Nath
Larry Smith, Peter Smith: Keith Errington
Stephanie Smith : Kara Dee
Laura Smith: Asha Kingsley
Patel Wrapper: Kuljit Bhamra
Randhir the red-nosed Rudolph: Kuljit Bhamra
Sat Nav voices: Keith Errington, Chandy Nath, Asha Ramaswamy, Rie Yuh & Kuljit Bhamra
Sat Navinder: Chandy Nath

Comedy Sketches
Scripts: Kuljit Bhamra, Keith Errington, Chandy Nath
Bhangra Santa, Smiths and Sidhu stories by Kuljit Bhamra
Assistants: Jerri Daboo & Ammy Phull
Sound effects: Karan Rai, Mandy Bhamra, Dilraj Bhamra, Mark Dhanda

Concept
All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

Cracker jokes written by Kuljit Bhamra
Illustrations by Lise Taylor-Vebel
CD Design by Satpaul Bhamra
Animations by Radhika Gajjar
Website by Keith Errington
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