Bappida’s cup of joy runneth over with yet another triumph, this one straight from Bollywood to Hollywood.
Says Bappida proudly, “You will be happy to know that the unit of Shoojit Sircar’s Runningsha
The song will be filmed on Bappida who says proudly, “I’ve faced the camera a number of times. It feels good to be performing my own song for a film. The Runningshaadi.com director Amit Roy insisted I compose the song and perform it in the film myself.Since this is a Shoojit Sircar production and I like his cinema, I couldn’t say no.”
Bappida is sobered and saddened by presentday musical trends. “I belong to the golden era of Hindi film music when Kishore Kumar, Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Lata Mangeshkar and
Times, sighs Bappida, are changing. “Nowadays film music has no longevity. We hear a song for maybe two weeks.And we don’t know who has sung or composed it.Earlier music composers and singers were brand names.An R D Burman song was an R D Burman sog and a Kishore Kumar number was a Kishore Kumarnumber. It’s sad that we no longer respect our musical heritage, because music binds India and Indians with the rest of the world.”
Before signing off Bappida says he wants to go on exploring new musical avenues. “I want to make India proud with my music. I want my sound of music to be heard and hummed in the remotest corners of the world. I want the world to acknowledge Indian music as the best sound on the planet.”