‘Sakht Jaan is a powerful rock song and I had to maintain the energy throughout the whole song. It's an inspirational anthem.” – Amit Mishra
STARDUST INDIA|January 2022
His recent release Sakth Jaan for the film 83 is a blockbuster hit. He’s one of Bollywood’s most talented and loved singers – popular with music directors and the audience. Meet the super talented Amit Mishra who talks to Sumita Chakraborty about Sakht Jaan, his musical journey and more.
Amit, you are a singer par excellence and you have sung so many fab songs, the latest being Sakht Jaan from 83, how did that happen?

I got a call from Pritam (Chakraborty) Da’s team for the voice test. I recorded the mukhda first and then after a week, I recorded the antara …and I recorded the full song in 3-4 sessions. Dada gave me a brief about the song that it’s a powerful rock song. I had to maintain the energy throughout the whole song and the pronunciation of each word needed to be correct. It’s an inspirational anthem. With his guidance, I did just that. I would like to thank the whole team. I would also like to congratulate Pritam Da and his team for this project. People have been appreciating the song and liking it as well.

You have worked with some of the biggest musical maestros in the industry, is there anybody else you really want to work with and why?

I’ve got the chance to work with the maestros of the industry. I’m lucky and blessed enough to work along with the greatest of all time musicians including Mr. Pritam Da and Sajid-Wajid Sir, Mr Rochak Kohli, Mr Tanishk Baagchi, DJ Chetas and so many more. I would really like to work with the greatest Mr Vishal & Shekhar, and Salim-Sulaiman Sahab. I hope my dream comes true and I’ll get the best songs to record for everyone including Himesh Reshammiya sahab. There’s an endless list of maestros in the music industry and I hope I get a chance to record for all of them very soon.

How did you come to Mumbai and kick-start your career here?

I came to Mumbai for the first time in 2011 for Idea Rocks India on Colors Channel, it was a band competition and I was amongst the top four along with my band-mates.

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