"I Cried At The "Bharat" Pre-Climax", Says Legendary Singer Sukhwinder Singh

Vaishnavi Gavankar |Jun 19, 2019

"Music is like the gift of god for me. I liked Bharat movie and I cried at the pre-climax", said the popular singer Sukhwinder Singh.

The legend of Bollywood Music industry and internationally acclaimed playback singer Sukhwinder Singh shared his inspirational journey with the media. The singer who grabbed the headlines with one of his superhits songs Jai Ho and Chaiya Chaiya. 

The legendary singer Sukhwinder Singh spent three years of his life in Chennai and collaborated with iconic and inspirational composer-singer A. R. Rehman. He recently sang two hit numbers like Turpeya and Thap Thap from Salman Khan starrer film Bharat and his drive to excel keeps proliferating with every song he sings.

"Before working with any musician I only have one question for them and that is whether they have sufficient time to give justice to the song and if they reply positively then I am willing to work with them. The word career according to me is materialistic. I have respect for yesterday, I have trust in God and I believe in living for the present”.

The most down to earth singer of Indian film industry says that he is comfortable working with the every fresh and newcomer composers equally as the established and experienced composers. He shared, "In the movie Sanju, I worked with beginners. In my childhood, I was performing in an event, singers came from all over the country. When I went to the stage to collect the trophy I rejected it and took a toffee instead. Music is like the gift of god for me. I liked Bharat movie and I cried at the pre-climax".

The singer also shared his interesting bond with iconic composer Ilaiyaraaja. "He is just like a saint. I remember once I was supposed to have lunch with him. I was on the way and he said that let Sukhi come then only we will open the tiffin box. These were just like words of God. He is very disciplined in his work. Chennai is like a holy place for me. My first song with A.R Rahman was in Tamil Lucky Lucky from the movie Ratchagan. It was to be done by S.P Balasubrahmanyam and I was fortunate enough to record for that song”.

Sukhwinder Singh is famous internationally for singing Jai Ho from the film Slumdog Millionaire which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

Sukhwinder Singh won the Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for songs Chaiyya Chaiyya from the movie Dil Se and for the song Haule Haule from the movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. His rendition for the 2014 released film Haider fetched him the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer.

He has always been the best voice for the Bollywood King Khan Shahrukh Khan. Sukhwinder sang total 7 songs for Shahrukh Khan's playbacks. Sukhwinder Singh currently working for the film Housefull 4, Shamshera.


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