Malinder Tooray

Malinder Tooray, also known as MTooray, is a unique entertainer, composer, recording artist and musician. MTooray, has been dominating the Indian drumming scene for the past 17 years. Born into a Sikh family, and a native of Los Angeles, her artistry was heavily influenced by her lively Indian culture. Known as the first female dhol player in North America, MTooray, is a trailblazer in the music industry.

Malinder’s career began at the age of 16 with the first brother and sister group of dhol players called, Dholnation. Self taught percussionist, MTooray, has traveled around the US performing with a many artists. Such as Sukbhir, Mickey Singh, Jaz Dhami, Arjun, Sukshinda Shinda, RDB and many more.

MTooray, caught the attention of Walt Disney . She was brought in to Capitol Records to record her dhol beats for the broadway rendition of The Jungle Book (2016).

See them at

June 16, 2019
Surrey Arts Centre Studio Theatre

5X Creates


Sandy Lion

Raja Kumari

Malinder Tooray

Jessie Brar



Kiran Bhumber

June 15, 2019
Central City Plaza

5X Block Party


Jaz Dhami

Mickey Singh

Raja Kumari


DJ Apogee

DJ Impact

DJ Arsenal

Malinder Tooray

June 14, 2019
The Beaumont Studios

5X Womxn's Showcase


Cartel Madras


Lil India

Racquel Villagante

Kirti Arneja

Laydy Jams

Malinder Tooray