My voice suits every hero: Kailash Kher

My voice suits every hero: Kailash Kher

 Kailash Kher

"My voice suits every hero. Infact the voice itself becomes the hero," Kher said.
The 36-year-old singer famed for his soulful renditions with a folk touch decided to become a musician after setbacks in business and shot to fame with the song 'Allah ke Bande' from the movie 'Waisa Bhi Hota Hai 2'.

"I left home at an early age because I wanted to be a musician and had a vision in my mind. But I thought will my music sell because it was not filmy. But after 'Allah Ke Bande' things changed for me and I was even given the tag of a playback singer," said Kher who was in the city to promote the upcoming reality show 'IPL Rockstar'.

This year, he also got a taste of Hollywood when he recorded an internationally themed anthem for T-Mobile and Fender Guitars for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2010 in June alongside the likes of Algerian singer Cheb Khaled and Grammy-nominated Nigerian singer King Sunny Ade.

"I sang 'Citizens of the World' for  where I collaborated with music legends from four other countries and it was recorded in Hollywood's Capitol Tower. I visited it's roof where musicians like Frank Sinatra and The Beatles once came and it was a great feeling," Kher said.

Kher, who has judged reality shows like 'Indian Idol' and 'Rock On with MTV' in the past is also excited about his upcoming show 'IPL Rockstar' on the Tv channel Colors which he would be judging with singer Sukhwinder Singh.

"I don't find a difference between judging and performing as you need will power in both of them. To sing in front of more than 50,000 thousand people in the stadium will be a different experience," said Kher.

An avid sportslover, the singer thinks the show is the perfect way of combining India's two great passions, Cricket and Music."The good part is that the contestants are not new comers but well trained singers who will be performing in the stadiums in front of more than 50,000 people," said Kher about the new show.

On his future projects Kher said, "I am working on the fourth album in the 'Kailasa' series which is coming soon. You will also listen to my voice in 'Love Sex aur Dhokha', 'Paathshaala', 'Rang Rasiya and 'Khatti Meethi'".

Expressing his views on the ongoing tussle between artists and producers over royalty, he noted that, "There is nothing like being on the top.  What is good will happen. Neither the composers, nor the producers are starving but it coming generations will get secure

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