Kuldip Rae Singh

Described as the "East Indian warbler" and the "crooner from Kashmir," Kuldip Rae Singh's life as an entertainer began in 1956 when he was a 21-year-old medical student at UCLA. Singh had called in to Groucho Marx’s You Bet Your Life, and landed a spot as a contestant on the famous quiz show.

Watch this video about Kuldip Rae Singh, created in partnership with Timeline:

Read more about Kuldip Rae Singh in Tides, SAADA's online magazine:

Listen to "Cool Dip," Rudresh Mahanthappa's artistic response to Kuldip Rae Singh's appearance on You Bet Your Life, created for SAADA's "Where We Belong" project:

Rudresh Mahanthappa is an award-winning saxophonist and composer who hybridizes progressive jazz and South Indian classical music in a fluid and forward-looking form reflecting his own experiences as a second-generation South Asian American. Learn more.