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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) City times catches up with abu dhabi-born musician benny dayal

bollywood vocalist benny dayal has been giving hits with unmatched regularity in recent years. the man behind chartbusters like badtameez dil besharmi ki height lat lag gayi and aadat se majboor last enthralled fans at the unwired in dubai concert recently. tonight he’s back for a new show.

city times spoke to the super successful singer.

is it true that you were born and brought up in the uae?

yes i was born in abu dhabi. i was here for 18 years. i left in 2002 after finishing grade 12. i have great memories. i was always competing in school cultural events. i started my musical journey in abu dhabi. i learned indian classical music here. we had great music teachers in abu dhabi.

apart from bollywood your fans also heard you in the popular mtv show coke studio. how was the experience?

coke studio has been a great experience. i have been a part of all three seasons. last year i was part of papon’s (assamese singer-composer and producer) episode. i loved working with him. he is such a vibrant human being.

what’s the secret to your success in bollywood?

actually i am thankful to the composers you know. they have given me the right songs. it feels nice that people are enjoying my songs.

during your show here in september last year you said ar rahman is your godfather…

yes rahman sir has been like a godfather for me. he is not just a great musician but a great person as well. there is so much to learn from him. he has got an incredible ability to remain grounded despite achieving so much success.

is there a chance of seeing you as a composer in the future?

i am just going with the flow now. i am not going to try something that i have never done. but in the future if i feel i can do it then maybe i can try.

which of your songs appeal to you the most?

it’s a very difficult question. all musicians love all their songs. but yes i like kaise mujhe tum mil gaye (ghajini) tarkeebein (band baaja baaraat) badtameez dil (yeh jawaani hai deewani) ek main aur ekk tu (ek main aur ekk tu) and disco deewane (student of the year).

who is your favourite musician?

i have always been a big big fan of kishore kumar. i grew up listening to his classics. he could tell a story though his songs his voice.


 






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