Gurmeet Bawa (18 February 1944 – 21 November 2021) was an Indian Punjabi language folk singer. She was known as Lambi hek di malika (transl. Queen of singing in an extended breath) for her long hek (transl. holding breath during a song) that she could hold for about 45 seconds. She was the first Punjabi female singer to sing on Indian public service broadcaster, Doordarshan.
|Born||18 February 1944|
Kothe, Punjab, British India
|Died||21 November 2021 77) (aged|
Amritsar, Punjab, India
|Associated acts||Kirpal Bawa|
Bawa was a recipient of the Rashtrapati Puraskar from the Sangeet Natak Akademi.