Singer Amit Trivedi on Padman, Indian music and SulaFest 2018
Could you tell us what made you associate with this year’s SulaFest?
To begin with, this is my first performance at SulaFest. I am looking forward to the association because it is a great combination of music, wine and food. And of course, it has a great line up of talented artistes.
Give us a sneak peek into your set at SulaFest.
I’ve divided my set into two parts. The first part is only for the ears and the second is for the legs. It’s a mix of film songs and originals from Coke Studio.
Tell us about working on Padman.
This is my first film with Balki sir as a director. He is a pleasure to work with. He believes in
giving creative freedom and is open to ideas and suggestions. My favourite track from the film is Aaj Se Teri.
Performing in a studio or live. Which one do you prefer?
I actually love both. Studio work is creatively exciting. Whereas, performing live is more fun since I’m dancing, singing and interacting with the audience.
Tell us about your next project, Bhavesh Joshi.
For Bhavesh Joshi, Vikram, Amitabh and I have come together again. And we hope to create the magic we did with Udaan and Lootera.
What needs to change in the Indian music industry?
I would like to see more experimentation, and less of people playing it safe. It’s okay to fail once in a while.
At Nashik. February 3 & 4. Details: sulafest.com