Youth can connect to any good music: Jeet Ganguly
Aashique 2 and Raaz 3 music director Jeet Ganguly has said Bengali musicians can set new trends in Bollywood
Kolkata: Pointing out good, soulful music has acceptability across genres and languages, the Aashique 2 and Raaz 3 music director Jeet Ganguly has said Bengali musicians can set new trends in Bollywood.
Launching the ‘Gannguli’r Gaanguli çontest at a premier city college, the contemporary Bengali film music icon said “The youth can connect to any good music. Bengali, Hindi or whatever if the lyrics and soundscape is good, haunting.
“I myself heard a popular Bengali song of mine at a Mumbai mall. I asked the employees if they understood the lines, they said no but they liked the melody,” the superhit Paglu music man said.
Ganguly, who termed Arijit Singh as one of the young, upcoming musicians having great potential, said “He is a bit temperamental but he is one damn good young singer with a golden voice”.
“Heard his voice in Aashique 2? He will go a long way,”Ganguly, who will sing along with the winner of the contest among college students, said.
“Boss music clicked, Challenge worked. There had been so many. Upcoming Rangbaaz would also hopefully connect with the audience, but I would equally love to score music for other genre of cinema. Like the music scored by some of my contemporaries. Like the music in films like Ekla Akash,” he said.
“As per the ‘Gannguli’r Gaanguli Contest’, the Power FM Team will be visiting colleges of the city to select the best singers with all the participants supposed to croon a Jeet Gannguli song,” A Power FM spokesman said.