Anu Malik talks about his inspirations and what is it that keeps him going!
Announcing his comeback into the industry, veteran musician and the rockstar of Indian Bollywood industry, Anu Malik talks about his inspirations and what keeps him going to pursue his passion for music.
Having completed four decades in the industry creating more than 350 songs starting from Tere Dar Par Sanam, Baazigar O Baazigar, Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhen to Gori Gori and Oonchi Hai Building and even to the latest Moh Moh Ke Dhaage and the latest songs for the 2018 movie Sui Dhaaga, Anu Malik has transcended a long journey as a musician. Born into a family of musicians and taking up music at a young age of 7, he not only picked up music as a passion but also mastered it as he started creating beats within seconds. He took his learnings from his father and legendary musician Sardar Malik and entered the industry at an age of 20 where he took up the project of “HunterWali” along with him.
Talking about his father he quotes “My father has been my first and last master of music, whatever I have learned has therefore been his teachings and values, he kind of predicted that I will never learn music, but there would definitely be one day when I will become a big music composer, and here I am.” During his growing up years, Anu Malik also attended recording sessions of great musicians of the times like Pancham Da and Laxmi Kant Pyarelalji where he learned by peeping into their rehearsals and watching them twist the tunes of music into soulful melodies.
Recently, after a short break, Anu Malik has stepped back into the industry with a single named “Monday” released on the official channel of Tips Music. His comeback has got us all anticipating his return onto the big screen as he smashes the internet with more than three million views in just a couple of days after launch proving his versatility and passion. His hat-ke style of fusing western inspired beats with the rhythms of classical Indian instruments has always stayed in Bollywood ever since his debut and has always been loved by audiences across generations. When asked on his inspiration, Anu Malik shares that he has never really considered one musician as his inspiration but has always tried to take inspirations from several talents and legendary artists in order to get the best for himself. He talks highly of the dynamic Shankar Jaikishan and looks up to Kishore Da and R. D. Burman for being the reason for driving his versatility and his passion.
As an artist, Anu Malik believes that a true artist is one whose learnings are never put to an end and thus by pursuing his love for music, he is on his way to realise the state of a true artist in the real sense. With such an inspired and determined dedication backed by his nifty talent, Anu Malik is sure to create history yet again in the Indian Bollywood Industry and having us all groove on his beats once again.