Now that you have won the Channel V award, you must be on top of the world?
Oh yes. I am satisfied that my work has been appreciated. It is a stepping stone for me.
Was the award-winning track Miss India your brainchild?
It wasn't. In fact, it was singer and friend Asif Ali Beg who came up with the concept. He found me ideally suited for it.
Indipop—aren't we getting to hear truckloads of trash?
Lots of it is bad, but talent is what matters in the long run.
Some good-looking bad singers are making it big. Comment.
Although there are some singers who have come up because of sound musical backing, it isn't entirely true. Just look at the winners of the Channel V awards. Colonial Cousins, Lucky Ali and I have been the winners this year. It just goes to show that it takes a lot more than mere good looks to take you far.
But doesn't a pretty face get you far in this industry?
Looks do matter in some cases, but at the end of the day it is quality that matters.
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