Mumbai: Singer Shadab Faridi, who rendered the title track of Salman Khan-starrer “Sultan”, has now crossed borders with his talent by crooning a song in a Pakistani film titled “Janaan”. This is the first time that Faridi has crooned a number for a Pakistani film.
The track has the lyrics “Kar lo sab mil ke shor sharaba”. “I am very excited to be part of this film tilted ‘Janaan’. I got to know about this from composer Shamir Tandon who recommended my name for the song. So, I am very thankful to him,” Faridi said in a statement.
“Though people of Pakistan have heard me before in TV shows like ‘Junoon’ and ‘Music Ka Maha Muqabala’, but singing in a film over there is special. I have immense respect for singers like Mehdi Hassan, Ghulam Ali, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan … They are all legends. “I also like Rahat Fateh Ali Khan a lot. He has a soulful voice.” Talking about the difference between the two countries, Faridi said: “There should not be any barrier when it comes to art and culture.” Faridi is also happy with the positive response to his song in “Sultan”. He says: “When your song is liked by the audience, that’s the best gift a singer can get.” –IANS
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