Benny Dayal: Was always confident about becoming singer

Updated: 17 January, 2018 10:01 IST | IANS | Mumbai

Benny Dayal, known for hit tracks like Badtameez dil and Let's nacho, says he was confident about becoming a singer

Benny Dayal, known for hit tracks like "Badtameez dil" and "Let's nacho", says he was confident about becoming a singer. During his visit to the Hungama office here on Monday for a meet-and-greet session, he spoke about his latest single "Sunwai", his musical journey and more, read a statement.

"I was always confident about becoming a singer since right from my childhood, I could only think of music. That is how much I loved and continue to love music. I was only 22 years old when I got my break and I sang 'Kaise mujhe' from 'Ghajini'," he said. "To get the break and sing the song, it was definitely a dream come true, but I was completely unaware that I would reach where I am today," he added.

About "Sunwai", he said it is a ballet song. "I have always wanted to sing a ballet song," he added. On music maestro A.R. Rahman, Benny said: "I haven't conversed a lot with him but I can say with absolute certainty that it is because of him that a lot of aspiring singers get the opportunity to showcase their talent and become a part of the music industry."

While talking about the independent music scene in India, he said: "I think India is the only country where we differentiate between independent music and other commercial music. In other countries, people are doing much better in the independent space."

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First Published: 17 January, 2018 08:16 IST

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