Gulab Kanal – Musician, Record Producer, and Songwriter
Gulab Kanal was given a saxophone by his father as encouragement to explore his creativity, eventually progressing onto bass guitar following seeing one of No Doubt’s early shows.
Over a long relationship with Gwen Stefani, he assisted her in writing several songs including “Don’t Speak”. Additionally, he co-wrote “Smart Girls”, featured on Kimberly Wyatt’s debut album as former Pussycat Doll.
Early Life and Education
Gulab Kanal was born in Kingsbury, a northwest district of London, England to parents of Indian descent. Gulab’s father Gulab and mother Lajwanti “Lajju” immigrated from India when he was still very young; then lived with his family in Toronto, Canada and Munster, Indiana before moving back to America at eleven.
Kanal’s parents opened Kanal’s Gift and Fashion in Anaheim, California near Disneyland. Contrary to stereotypical Indian fathers, his dad encouraged his son’s creative urges – by age fifteen Kanal was playing saxophone in his high school jazz ensemble before switching over to bass guitar after seeing one of No Doubt’s early shows.
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Professionally, he is a musician, record producer and songwriter with No Doubt as bassist and co-writer. Additionally, he is an animal rights activist; supporting organizations like Farm Sanctuary, LA Animal Save and the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation as a result. With his spouse Erin Lokitz from American home design company Erin Lokitz Interior Design Inc they keep multiple hens that provide eggs for their vegan family diet.
Since No Doubt’s break-up, Kanal has continued working behind the mixing console and collaborating with artists outside the band. For instance, in 2004 he produced and wrote three songs for 50 First Dates soundtrack; additionally he co-wrote and produced a song with Pink for her album Funhouse.
Achievement and Honors
Kanal has received many honors throughout his career. These include winning both the Santoshi Nagaram Award for Best Actor and South Filmfare Award for his performances in films like Rajyasam, Theeran, and Kanal. Furthermore, he received one of India’s highest civilian honours – Padma Shri.
Kanal is known for his acting, music composition and voice over work – his voice can be found in more than 150 television advertisements and commercials across India.
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Kanal Lokitz is an American home designer whom he married and shares two children with, being both vegan and supporting animal rights causes through sponsoring Farm Sanctuary. As an animal rights supporter and musician himself, he plays bass in No Doubt and Dreamcar bands respectively, using Yamaha basses that run through Gallien-Krueger heads into Ampeg cabinets endorsed by Yamaha bass manufacturers.
Kanal was raised in a home filled with Indian music, food, and culture; Gwen Stefani first gained her affinity for mehndi tattoos while living there; Gwen eventually went on to popularize them through her clothing line.
Born in Kingsbury, London to Gulab and Lajwanti Kanal. Later his family relocated to Toronto, Canada and Munster, Indiana before settling permanently in Anaheim, California where he attended South Junior High School and Anaheim High School.
Kanal is a successful musician, producer, and songwriter who has amassed a fortune through his work. Additionally, he is passionate about animal rights activism, supporting Ranch Safe-haven. Married to Erin Lokitz since 1991 and they share two daughters together.
He was born in Kingsbury, a northwest district of London, England to parents Gulab and Lajwanti “Lajju” Kanal and moved between Toronto Canada and Munster Indiana before settling permanently in Anaheim California where he attended South Junior High School before Anaheim High School where he learned how to play saxophone and bass guitar – two instruments which would later lead him into No Doubt before co-forming Dreamcar with fellow No Doubt bandmates Tom Dumont, Adrian Young, as well as AFI’s Davey Havok from AFI.