Union Minister and ace bollywood singer Babul Supriyo who is best known for his magical voice in films like Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2000), Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2000), Kasautii Zindagi Kay (Star Plus, 2001 – 2008), Bombay Vikings Zara Nazro Se Kehdo (2006, Remix Album), Sarphira (Laila Majnu, 2018) and so on. He is making a comeback to singing and its a really happy news as Babul Supriyo’s new single Shayera is creating waves.
The singer who is now also the Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change which requires his sole attention and focus as well, is also juggling this role along with his love for singing and music where Babul Supriyo’s new single Shayera is creating waves.
In his recent interview when he was asked that does he misses doing riyaaz, he said, “People ask me whether I still do riyaaz. I can only answer them by singing a line or two. Music recharges me”.
He is finally back to the music circuit with his new track “Shayera”, which marks his collaboration with composer friend Pritam. The music has been scored by Kaushik-Guddu and Akash of Jam8 Studio under Pritam’s supervision and watchful eyes.
When asked about how this track came about, Babul told, “It took us three years to join forces because we were busy with our commitments”.
Even though, now the singer turned politician is occupied with his role of MP in his constituency Asansol, West Bengal, Babul keeps himself up-to-date and abreast with latest Bollywood music.
When asked about the same, Babul said, “I play the piano in the middle of the night. My elder daughter Sharmilee, who is also musically inclined, keeps sending me songs of Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes and Ed Sheeran. I am often asked to sing impromptu at political events.” He had sung the theme song at the United Nations Convention on Migratory Species earlier this year.
The singer turned to politics in 2014 after he found himself on board a flight with Baba Ramdev. “He asked me if I would be interested in contesting elections on a BJP ticket. I got off the flight and forgot about it. After 12 days, I got a call from him,” recounts Babul Supriyo, who is working on archiving music with support from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.
The song is creating waves and is appreciated a lot. Babul Supriyo is remembered for many hit songs like Dil Ne Dil Ko Pukara from Kaho Na Pyar Hai and the title song of Hum Tum.