Shankar Mahadevan: Musicians Should Not Try to Predict Song’s Outcome

While a number of individuals have a look at songs’ success by the prism of views and likes, famend singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan doesn’t appear to be affected by the quantity recreation. In an interview with ANI, Mahadevan opened up concerning the components that make a music hit and why is it necessary for a musician to preserve experimenting. “We can never predict which song will be successful and if I had that magic I would instantly be rich and famous.. I think ours is a creative job and we are creating something out of nothing. Indian Matchmaking 2: Netflix Renews Emmy-Nominated Series For the Second Season.

Also, our creative product is very abstract which means that what I like someone else may not like and so on. It is all subjective and depends on individuals’ choices, upbringing, and taste of music, what one listens to when since birth, when young and so on. A musician has to just do his/her job and not wait or try to predict the outcome. But in the long run honesty, sincerity and music naturally following from you is what works,” he stated. Bad Monkey: Vince Vaughn to Star in Apple TV Series From Ted Lasso Creator Bill Lawrence.

In a profession spanning nearly 25 years, Mahadevan has lent his voice to a number of languages, together with Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Kannada amongst others. With tracks like ‘Breathless’, ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, ‘Kajra Re’, and ‘Mitwa’, Mahadevan alongside together with his companions Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa carved a distinct segment for himself within the Indian music trade. On being requested if there’s any music that he thought wasn’t his finest however truly turned out to be an enormous hit, the musician responded, “We don’t leave any stone unturned before we bring the music out.

On the other hand, there were instances when we thought some songs that we released will work very well but they just didn’t do well because of lack of marketing and various other parameters. Having said that, I don’t think there was any song that wasn’t our best because we have put our heart and soul in every piece of music that we have done.” More than his personal songs, Mahadevan now enjoys listening to his sons, Siddharth and Shivam’s tracks. “I am lucky to not have one but two sons who sing and they are doing extremely well, in fact, the title song of ‘Toofaan’ has been sung by my son Siddharth and also ‘Star Hai Tu’, a part of the song has also been sung by Siddharth.

He has already had his quota of hits in the film industry but my younger son, Shivam is also singing very well and if you see his Instagram following and he has sung in ‘Bandish Bandits’ (‘Chedkhaniya’, ‘Sajan Bin’), he has sung in ‘Katyar Kaljat Ghusali’ (‘Man Mandira’) and they have become massive hits. I am really blessed and the greatest feeling for a father is to have children who sing, I myself get an opportunity to perform with my children,” he beamed with delight. The younger sons are undoubtedly persevering with their father’s musical legacy.

“I can actually go on stage and sing my kids’ song, that’s truly a blessing. The bond we share is like- we are buddies. We discuss things openly; I end up learning a lot from them as they are totally glued into the current musical trends, the current songs, what is happening in the world, various genres of music. I learn a lot from learning what they hear, their advice and their inputs into the songs matter a lot to me because they are both aesthetically very good musicians,” Mahadevan added.

Speaking about Mahadevan’s latest slate of labor, he carried out on the Times Mic Drop live performance that streamed dwell on the Gaana app final month. He is now gearing up for a number of Bollywood movies, together with Kangana Ranaut-starrer ‘Dhaakad’ and Sooraj Barjatya’s yet-untitled movie. “There are lots of films coming out, there is a film with Rajshri Productions that we are doing and it’s an untitled film which is first time directed by Sooraj Barjatya’s son, Avinash Barjatya. Then there is Prithviraj, Yash Raj Productions; ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’, Yash Raj Productions. We are doing a film called ‘Dhaakad’; we are doing a film by Meghna Gulzar called ‘Sam Manekshaw’ and a few others are coming up in the pipeline,” he shared.

Mahadevan additionally spoke concerning the social work that he has been doing by his academy. “The Shankar Mahadevan Academy is running 24×7 with students from all over the world learning our music and our culture so that is growing really big. A lot of associations with many schools and organizations, basically doing a lot of social work through the academy, performing for terminally ill patients, performing for SMA Nirvana, SMA Muskuraahat is raising funds for needy musicians.

We have Joyful Choir which is for autistic children whom we train. We have Inspire India, where we teach music to extremely economically backward children and people who want to learn music. There is also SME Samaj, a social awareness program where we convey various social messages through music. We are using music as a tool, to better humanity,” Mahadevan concluded.

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