In a chat, Harshdeep tells us about her musical favourites.
Harshdeep Kaur rose to fame with the much acclaimed Heer from Jab Tak Hai Jaan. She recently lent her voice to Raees’ Zaalima and is gearing up for her next song titled Mahi from the film Irada, which stars Arshad Warsi and Sagarika Ghatge in lead roles. In a chat, Harshdeep tells us about her musical favourites:
One song that you listen to on repeat mode on your iPod these days:
If you had to put together a soundtrack for your life, which five songs best describe your life:
Rehna Tu — for me it is the perfect love song, Ik Onkar — the prayer always connects me to God and gives me a sense of gratitude, Heer and Kabira, which are soulful songs have connected my audience to me every time I sing them live on stage. Zindagi ik safar hai suhana is also another song that changed my outlook towards life.
Is there a song you love to listen to when:
You’re happy and upbeat?
Nachde ne saare
You’re really low? Kun Faya Kun
You’re working out? Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
How would you describe your taste in music:
I love music that can bring a smile on my face. I like listening to Bollywood music, folk music, soft rock and Sufi music.
Your favourite time/way to listen to music during the day:
In my car
Is there any music you used to love as a kid or a teenager that you’re now embarrassed by?
Thanda Thana Pani, but I’m not embarassed!
One band/musician you want a private concert from:
Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Saab
One live act you would love to see at least once in your life:
I wish I could see Michael Jackson perform live!
As told to Aarti Bhanushali