Mika Singh was back in his “favourite city for live concerts” on Saturday evening at the Science City auditorium for Colours of Music, organised by the Youth Wing of Hindusthan Club in association with t2. Before ruling the stage, he let it rip in a rapid-fire round with t2!
Describe the following people in one sentence....
Anu Malik: Great composer and one of the most popular music directors in India.
Himesh Reshammiya: Popular composer and singer.
Shaan: Sweet singer.
Salman Khan: The only handsome hero.
Akshay Kumar: The only action hero.
Shahid Kapoor: Good dancer and actor.
Your competitor in Bollywood?
There’s nobody. I am the number one Bollywood singer and performer. Others are playback or pop singers. I am a celebrity singer.
Your favourite music director?
One music director you want to work with?
I don’t want to work with anybody, everybody wants to work with me!
Your top five songs?
Bas ek kinng (Singh is Kinng)
Subah hone na de (Desi Boyz)
Pungi (Agent Vinod )
Ganpat (Shootout at Lokhandwala)
Saawan mein lag gayi aag (album Saawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag)
Your best song?
Subah hone na de.
One song of yours which describes you the best?
Subah hone na de.
One song you wish you had sung?
Kishore Kumar’s Yeh shaam mastani.
Your favourite singers?
Rafi sahab, Kishoreda and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
One actor you want to sing for?
I wanted to sing for Mr Bachchan, which I already have (in Department). He was kind enough to mention it on his blog. So I feel happy that I am the first Indian singer of present times who he wrote for on his blog.
Would you take part in Bigg Boss?
Bigg Boss has a very good concept and high TRP. But it is not for me. It is for the people who have already flopped in their lives and jinke life mein kuch nahin hua.
Your favourite city for live concert?
These days it has to be Calcutta. In the past one year I have done more than 12 shows here.
One thing you like about Calcutta?
Calcuttans are all music lovers and like all kinds of music.
Your favourite Bengali food?
Shaan introduced me to Doi Maachh. It is very tasty.
Why are there so many controversies around you?
Mika speaks the truth. There should be somebody who speaks the truth. Ek Bhagat Singh tha, abhi Mika hai!
One thing nobody knows about you?
There’s no secret in my life.
One thing you would like to change about yourself?
I am both good and bad. There should be one thing, good or bad.