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MEET THE PUNJABAN DHOL SENSATION: SHEENA BOLL

By Gurpreet Kaur . 24th June 2018 09:30am
MEET THE PUNJABAN DHOL SENSATION: SHEENA BOLL

Sheena Boll is a British female citizen who plays dhol like any other dholi and gained immesne fame and success within one year of playing the dhol. Recently she has been voted the best Punjabi Dholi in the entire nation of the United Kingdom. She has also won an award in Corporate Excellence this year. [caption id="attachment_40428" align="alignnone" width="545"]sheena boll Source[/caption] She is world famous because of her passion which she loves and would not give up at any cost. She was born to Punjabi parents Ajit Singh Boll and Gurbachan Kaur Boll, who shifted to United Kingdom in 1970 from Balachaur in Nawanshahar and was nurtured in completely Punjabi way. Despite being a British, she is very 'desi' at heart and loves Punjabi culture. Sheena, 'the famous dhol sensation' has balanced her professional and passionate life outstandingly. She is a Science teacher for special education. Despite being a teacher, she never turns down any opportunity she gets to play her dhol at and make people dance to the beats of her dhol. She is the literal meaning of "Beauty With Brains". [caption id="attachment_40432" align="alignnone" width="545"]sheena boll Source[/caption] She started playing some 17 years ago at events like the yearly Baisakhi Nagar Kirtan and also numerous cultural functions inclusive of an event at Millenium Dome. She became a Dhol Sensation soon after and started recieiving love and appreciation from people all across the globe. Being a girl, she has broken all stereotypes that only men can play a dhol and make people dance to their beats. Sheena's beats and sens eof music has been appreciated by everyone who hears her play. Regarding her passion she says,

"Dhol brings out the best in everyone and lets you forget all your troubles. It brings you into a dancing mood and the beat makes your body respond. I play dhol because I love the effect it has on people, making them joyous and happy."
In 2017, she recieved Best Punjaban Dhol Musician and Entertainment Excellence Award in Ethnic Percussion Music. She also recieved Best Punjabi Dhol Musician 2017 & Entertainment Excellence Awad in Ethnic Percussion Music. She is famous at playing at various social events and has a dream of playing at celebrity functions as well. [caption id="attachment_40435" align="alignnone" width="550"]sheena boll Source[/caption] Well, all we can say is wish her luck and hope to see her play at some grand international event so that the culture of Punjab is known to the people worldwide and in a much deeper sense.