Farhan Akhtar directed movies all the time have one factor as fixed – good music. The broad vary of the songs from earworms, pacy tracks, romantic numbers, the melancholy, the inspirational tracks or the dance numbers, his movies all the time have all the things by way of a consolidated soundtrack.
How does he handle to include such brilliance in his soundtracks? Properly to say that the musical crew of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy are one of many strongest pillars of Akhtar’s movie, received’t be flawed.
Be it the brand new age ‘Koi Kahe’ from ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ that exploded on the golf equipment in 2001, the Sonu Nigam crooned ‘Tanhayee’, the phrases of which (written by Farhan Akhtar’s father, the legendary Javed Akhtar) may ship a shiver down your lonesome backbone, ‘Kandhon Se Milte Hain Kandhe’ from ‘Lakshya’ that fills you with pleasure for our nationwide heroes or ‘Zara Dil Ko Thaam Lo’ from ‘Don 2’ which oozes flamboyance completely in sync with Shah Rukh Khan’s allure, the soundtracks of his movies have one thing for everybody.
When Farhan Akhtar directed the video of Shankar Mahadevan’s ‘Breathless’ alongside along with his sister, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, he didn’t know that he was about to strike a friendship with Mahadevan that will change the face of Hindi movie music.
Farhan Akhtar advised IANS, “Shankar and I first met when Zoya and I directed the music video of ‘Breathless’, this was someplace round 1998 and that’s when a friendship that will go on for many years shaped”.
Farhan Akhtar teamed up with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for the music of his directorial debut ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, a movie that modified the panorama of Hindi cinema within the early 2000s with its city storytelling, styling and naturally the music which has stood the take a look at of time even after 22 years now.
The director-musician-actor additional talked about, “Shankar and I’ve been working collectively for 23 years now and I have to say that I consider him and his household as an extension of my very own. I’ve a lot respect for him as an individual and as a musical genius that he’s”.
“And with him, it by no means seems like working, it’s enjoyable to jam with him as a result of he brings a lot to the desk”, he added.
Farhan Akhtar, who is understood for lending his voice to tracks equivalent to ‘Tum Ho Tum’, ‘Picchle Saat Dinon Mein’ and lots of others, might be acting at this yr’s VH1 SuperSonic music competition.
When requested about what’s the perfect factor about performing in entrance of a stay viewers, he stated, “There’s nothing higher for an artist than participating with a stay viewers and performing in entrance of them. There may be a lot lively give and take between the performer and the viewers in that second that it could hardly be put into phrases.”
He added, “It’s an expertise that solely the stage can deliver. I like to see the expression of pleasure and happiness on the faces of my viewers at one thing that I stay to see as an artist. Once I’m on stage I don’t put extreme ideas into my efficiency. I simply glide, I mould my efficiency in keeping with the temper of the viewers and that’s what appeals to me as I stated, to gauge the temper of the viewers, their feelings and the house that they’re in.”
Sharing with IANS the set checklist for his gig, he stated, “We might be taking part in songs from ‘Echoes’ the album that I launched three years in the past. There will even be new tracks as properly there might be different additions to the checklist which might be extra spontaneous going by the temper of the gang.”
The director-musician-actor additionally feels that the Web has largely helped the artiste group although there’s much more that may be achieved.
“The Web has helped the music group to bypass the battle of going by music labels. You log into any audio streaming platform and you can be stunned to discover such a big pool of expertise who should not related to any label however their music has the ability to maneuver the viewers throughout bodily borders. So the Web has actually empowered the artwork and the artistes, extra so the impartial artistes although we nonetheless have an extended solution to go”, he signed off.
Farhan Akhtar might be performing stay on the VH1 SuperSonic music competition together with different abilities equivalent to Anne-Marie, CKay, Prateek Kuhad and others. Vh1 Supersonic 2023 might be held at Mahalakshmi Lawns, Pune from February 24 by February 26. Followers in Bengaluru can watch two of the headliners from the principle competition on February 24.
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