I will sing till my last breath - Udit Narayan
Bollywood Lead Playback Singer Mr.Udit Narayan visited Denver, for a concert organized by Gujarati Samaj of Colorado, on May 12th, 2008. This was a super hit show where there were more than 1200 audience from different parts of the state. DesiShades got an opportunity to get an exclusive interview with him during this visit. After about 4hours show, he was still very patiently answering the questions, giving autographs to the people and letting people to take photographs with them.
DesiShades: Hello and Welcome Udit ji! First of all, we are very fortunate for having you here in Denver.
Udit: Thank you!
DesiShades: This is your second visit to Denver. It was a great performance today. How do you feel about this?
Udit: Yes, this is my second visit to Denver. First time I visited in 1999. It was a great experience. I love the Rocky Mountain audience. I saw a great response from the audience.
DesiShades: How did you start this magical musical journey, and enter into Hindi Cinema Industry?
Udit: Its all godís blessings. It took a long time for me. I am gifted with the music and all your blessings and affection that made me stand in this position today.
DesiShades: Most of your songs are for Amir khan and Salman khan. What is the secret about it?
Udit: I am blessed. Its a godís gift.
DesiShades: You have a distinctive accent and signature while singing in other languages such as Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Marathi. Today you have some image in these languages. How do you feel about it?
Udit: I really enjoy singing in all kinds of languages. I like to sing in all kinds of languages. Today I sang some regional songs too.
DesiShades: Your son Aditya is into industry. Today we saw a great matured show from him. How did you train him?
Udit: It is all your blessings. He has good voice, and working hard to come up. I am very happy about this.
DesiShades: You once sung 'Papa Kehte Hai' for a movie. Do you think those words are true now?
Udit: Yes, this is true. Itís a coincidence that, Aditya was born in the same year in 1987. Its an ongoing process to work towards success. I mean continuous process.
DesiShades: How are your experiences with other singers?
Udit: Every one is doing good job. Now a days there are many other platforms like Sony Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa, Indian Idol.. if you go long way one has to struggle hard, do good things in your life, and be honest. One has to work hard to attain a position.
DesiShades: How do you feel about working for the TV shows such Sare-Re-Ga-Ma, Indian Idol etc.,?
Udit: Yes, I enjoy doing these programs. There are many talented singers who are working hard. Its nice to know them and work with with them.
DesiShades: What are your current and future projects?
Udit: I want to sing and sing till my last breath. I want blessings from my friends, relatives and fans to wish Udit Narayan to sing for many years and entertain his audiences.
DesiShades: Thank you Udit ji, for sparing some time in your busy schedule.
Udit: Thank you and thank you to DesiShades!
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