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Challenges posed by contemporary singers egg me: Shlajit

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

In a world where so many albums hit the store shelf every month, he is struck by the freshness and boldness of thoughts by many new gen singers, popular singer-actor-showman Shilajit says.

"A whole crop of new singers are now dominating the scene. It eggs me on to try new ideas and songs," he said here.

Pointing out only fresh and new concepts are here to stay, the Mahulbanir Sereng actor said audience are discerning enough to make out between the original and others.

Showmanship counts for a performer but the lyrics and music have to strike a chord, he said.

"The Hemlock Society tracks can be one instance," 'Ghoom Peyechhe Bari Jaa' chartbuster singer said affer a live show on the sixth anniversary of Mani square Mall, one of the biggest malls in south-east asia.

Young designer Amalin Dutta, son of ace fashionista Sarbari Dutta, flaunted his new range of fabrics as popular models blazed the ramp there.

First Published: Sun, June 22 2014. 22:40 IST