ਨਵਤੇਜ ਸਿੰਘ ਰੈਹਲ
Danish / Indian
Bombay Rockers (Since 2002)
Pop rock, Bhangra, Hip hop
Bombay Rockers, Dakssh Ajit Singh, Shiv Kumar Batalvi, Jyotsna Radhakrishnan, Bhagwant Mann
Bombay Rockers Live
Navtej Singh Rehal (IPA: ) popularly known as Naf is the lead singer of the Indo-Danish music band named Bombay Rockers. His co-partner is Thomas Sardorf. Rehal delivers the Punjabi vocals and plays guitar and keyboards in the band. His debut album Introducing has gone five times platinum with sales of over 100,000 albums. It was No.1 for 15 consecutive weeks on the Indian album charts.
Rehal was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Indian parents, and as such, he has his roots in India. He grew up in the multicultural suburb Nørrebro and went through the whole public school system - from nursery to high school in Denmark, except for two years, where he went to school in India and, as he states it: "experienced his own culture". At the age of 13, he began to dance hiphop, funk, breakdance and Indian bhangra.
In the year 2003 Rehal and Sardorf met each other through a mutual friend at a record label. After then, they collaborated for the first time for the song called Ari Ari.This first single became a rage in the Danish dance clubs and got a massive national airplay in Denmark.
In 2005, Rehal along with Sardorf performed at the major Indian metropolitan cities : Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi. They also performed at the International Club in Bangladesh. They also performed in the major cities in Germany. During his concert in Bangladesh, Rehal advised the audience not to buy unauthorized CDs.
Naf and Sardorf released the album Rock and Dhol in the year 2010. The duo worked out for two years for the album. It was an electro inspired album. The album consisted of 12 tracks and they also shot a video for one of the songs 'Let's dance'. Eleven songs from this album were brand new while the last one was an electro-mix version of Let's Dance. In this album, they also made the use of traditional Indian sounds like Sitar and Punjabi beats.