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Why name it ‘Masakali’ when it doesn’t even sound like authentic: Mohit Chauhan

mohit chauhan on masakali Mohit Chauhan stated “Masakali” is an iconic tune and its recreation will naturally have an effect on the inventive staff. (Photo: Mohit Chauhan/Instagram)

Singer Mohit Chauhan says there was no level for the recreated model of “Masakali” to be named after the unique because it doesn’t even sound just like the observe he sang for Delhi 6.

The authentic observe was penned by Prasoon Joshi and scored by AR Rahman for the 2009 movie, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor.

“I heard the song. But it doesn’t sound like Masakali. So they could’ve called it something else. But to say it’s Masakali and then ride on the name of the song to make something else… If you make a new Sholay and then add anything to it, it ruins the experience of the original,” Mohit advised PTI.

On Wednesday, Bhushan Kumar’s T-series launched the remix of the tune, dubbed “Masakali 2.0”, from composer Tanishq Bagchi and singers Tulsi Kumar and Sachet Tandon.

The remix has not gone down effectively with followers and the unique inventive staff behind the tune with each Rahman and Joshi expressing their disappointment.

The singer stated “Masakali” is an iconic tune and its recreation will naturally have an effect on the inventive staff.

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“It got instant recognition. So it feels bad. Rahman sir is a quiet person, he doesn’t say much but he’s been also showing his disapproval, even Prasoon has been talking about it. And from what I came across on social media, even people aren’t really liking it.”

The singer stated too many remixes have been being performed in the present day, with folks piggy-backing on the recognition of originals.

“It (recreations) has been taking place for too lengthy and it’s an excessive amount of now. Initially, it wasn’t as a lot, then some labored and also you felt, okay, good, these clicked however now it has change into a herd mentality. There are remixes of remixes now.

“I don’t know if there’s a dearth of creativity which is why people are piggy backing on songs, or if there’s a business angle for the labels. But I feel ultimately the creator should have control over where the song is going. Because it’s in public and everyone can hear it. If you want to do something with it, contact the original people and see if you can get it.”

The “Tum Se Hi” crooner stated if folks stopped liking remixes, the pattern will finish.

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“Everyone must pitch in, inform the inventive those who this isn’t good… If the viewers begins rejecting, then you definitely’ll need to cease doing it. Otherwise, you’ll be simply losing money and time.

“Music comes from the heart, creativity should be retained. It’s my request to music companies to promote originality. We have a lot of talented composers here. That sentiment needs to be built up, to work on more original music and stories,” he added.

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