Never Requested Producers To Give Me A Song, Says Farhan Akhtar

14/12/2015 1:47 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
NEW! HIGHLIGHT AND SHARE
Highlight text to share via Facebook and Twitter
Soumyadeep Paul/Flickr

MUMBAI -- Farhan Akhtar has lent his voice to many songs but the filmaker-actor says he has never requested the producer of his movies to let him croon.

Farhan, who has sung songs like Rock On, Senorita and the latest Gallan Goodiyaan from Dil Dhadkne Do says he will request to sing a track only if he feels he can add an emotional depth to it.

When asked if he requests producers to give him a song, Farhan said, "No I never do that. I seriously don't. In Bhaag Milkha Bhaag(2013) I didn't sing any song, in Shaadi Ke Side Effects(2014) I had just one song which was there in the background, even in Luck By Chance(2009) I didn't sing any," the actor told reporters.

"It depends on the genre of the song and if I think I can emotionally contribute to it through my character, then I do request otherwise no," he added.

Farhan has recorded a song, Atrangi Yaari, with megastar Amitabh Bachchan for their upcoming film Wazir.

The 41-year-old Dil Dhadakne Do star said it was a wonderful experience singing with Bachchan.

"It was a very beautiful experience. We have heard his songs which he has sung in many movies, even an album of his was released... It's a wonderful song, so it was fun performing it together."

The 73-year-old Piku star, who has crooned hit numbers like Mere Angne Mei and Mai Yahan Tu Wahan, does not consider himself as a singer.

"I am not a singer, nor do I know how to sing. But a lot of things happen in a film where people say if the actor sings the song then it'll be better... So it fits the scene and I sing," Bachchan said.

Wazir is slated to release on January 8.

Like Us On Facebook |
Follow Us On Twitter |
Contact HuffPost India

Also see on HuffPost:

Chiranjeevi's Hit Songs From His Best Movies


More On This Topic