“I am humbled by Superstar Amitabh Bachchan when he agreed to sing the song after the love he felt. His sense of music and rhythm, as well as his involvement in small nuances and chorus lines, in Hanuman’s song, was amazing,” said Rahul Sharma.
Santoor Maestro Rahul Sharma, son of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, has hosted amazing high-end music for the MX Player web series Ramyug. Directed by Kunal Kohli, the series features a number one titled Hanuman, sung by Amitabh Bachchan who has performed in many of the devotional songs in the past.
The music of the series features some of the most famous and well-known artists from the music industry including Flutist Padmavibhushan Pt Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Santoor maestro Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma, singer Ustad Rashid Khan, Sonu Nigam, and Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain.
In an interview with India.com, he explains all that was behind compiling all the myths, the nature of his music, and how he plans to take his father’s legacy forward. Rahul also talks about Bollywood using old ragas and respecting classical music.
1. How far do you think ancient Indian music came from in the days when access was limited and was considered special for a few galaxies?
Today, ancient Indian music enjoys an n international presence. This was a good move for the Bollywood project artists to try and get Amitabhji to sing a contemporary Hanuman power theme song. I am open to trying and I was doing that in my partnership.
2. What was it like working with Amitabh Bachchan on a song? He has given his voice to many numbers of devotion in the past. What was different about this time and how did you react to your work?
Yes, I was humbled by Superstar Amitabh Bachchan when he agreed to sing this song after the love he felt. His sense of music and rhythm, as well as his involvement in small nuances and chorus lines, made Hanuman’s song awe-inspiring. The fact that he knew that unique maestros were part of this, and it made him even more interested in the work.
I have always been his follower, and I am truly humbled by his blessings in my creation.my musician Jackie V in such a way that whether it is songs or just instrumental there should be songs. As I hear the hymn is the soul of any song.