“That’s why am dedicating the evergreen music ‘Parda Hai Parda’ as my fond tribute to Rafi-Saab,” shares Amit Kumar
By Chaitanya Padukone
“Many retro-music followers might not be conscious that I (Amit Kumar) have sung and recorded some 11 to 12 songs with legendary Mohd. Rafi-Saab. On July thirty first which is Samaritan singer Rafi-Saab’s dying anniversary I’m dedicating this one evergreen qawwali music ‘Parda Hai Parda’ (Amar Akbar Anthony — the 12 months 1977) to his (Rafi-Saab’s) fond reminiscence, “revealed Amit Kumar. The ‘Teri Yaad Aa Rahi Hai’ singer (Amit-da) simply accomplished the recording of his tribute music known as ‘Kishore’ (he has sung final night with well-liked celeb-singer Jasveer Singh) which in flip is devoted to his personal iconic father — the multi-faceted genius singer-actor Kishore Kumar whose birth-anniversary falls on August 4th.
What was the reason-rationale behind unassuming Amit-da’s resolution of choosing this explicit ‘Parda..’ music? “That’s as a result of I would like my die-hard followers and retro-music lovers to know that with Rafi-Saab I’ve additionally sung in that music Parda Hai Parda, particularly the road ‘picturized on Amitabh Bachchan, which matches ‘toh toh toh toh Akbar Teraaa Naam Nahee’. Surprisingly, there isn’t any official title credit score given to me,” informs Amit-da. However then why did the producers not ask his super-talented father Kishore Kumar who has sung all the opposite songs picturized on the Huge B, to additionally sing this one line on this ‘Parda….’ music? Reacts Amit along with his jestful candid wit, “Apparently, they didn’t have a excessive price range to get Kishore-da for that music. So, composer Laxmikant-jee pulled me into his automotive and made me sing these traces. They paid me Rs 500/- charges with which I purchased ice cream, “, who has his personal YouTube channel with practically two lakhs real fan-following.
Coming again to the particular vocal tribute (“Gaurav-Gatha”) music titled ‘Kishore’ sung by Amit Kumar and Jasveer Singh which consists by multi-talented Sanjay Raj and lyrics by Dharmendra Ehsaas. Confided Amit-da, “it was a troublesome artistic problem for me to infuse a few of Kishore-da’s vocal signature parts into this music and but retain my identification. However I loved recording this music which I’m assured will emerge as a trending viral chartbuster,” enthuses affable Amit. The lyrics spotlight the gist of Kishore-da’s colourful natkhat persona and superb singing-acting profession. The foot-tapping music mukhda (chorus) goes “Saat suron ka alhadd sa, Jo safar tay kiya Aap ney—Sangeet-premiyon ka jeevan –sangeetmay kiya Aapne”.
What’s sentimental Amit Kumar’s tackle the enchantment made by lakhs of Kishore-da’s loyal followers who strongly really feel that he deserves the coveted nationwide civil awards like Bharat Ratna? “Whereas respecting the feelings of all his diehard followers, frankly talking, super-versatile Kishore-da himself is the supreme-award-ratna for all his world followers. Perhaps I must be given the awards, “quips Amit-Da whose well-liked music YouTube channel will quickly cross two lakhs, viewers, whereas on FB he has over 6,13,000 loyal Followers. As is already broadly identified and in addition reiterated by Amit-da final night that his father Kishore-da and Mohd. Rafi-Saab had this mutual admiration bonding-vibes between them and large respect for one another’s extraordinary expertise and caliber.
(The author Chaitanya Padukone is an eminent senior movie & music journalist-author of memoirs guide R D BurMania)