Personal Agenda: “Home for me is where my song and heart reside,” says Kailash Kher
Describe yourself in four lines.
Adiyal bairagi hun,
Ziddi anuraagi hun.
Hadd hun haan, anhad hun.
Chamak bedaagi hun.
What’s your biggest takeaway from the lockdown?
That no matter what happens in life, you should never give up hope and your passion.
Name your spirit animal.
One habit that you want to get rid of...?
Eating aloo for every meal.
What advice you will give your 14-year-old self?
That life will be as difficult as you think it is, but it is not impossible.
And the greatest life lesson you’ve learnt as a musician in Bollywood...?
Just go with the flow.
You have a soul of a traveller, what does ‘home’ mean to you?
Home is where my song and heart reside.
What’s your most memorable travel experience?
Travelling to Gangotri in the Himalayas.
A secret skill you have…?
I know how to cook aloo jeera, bhindi ki sabzi and mix dal very well!
What’s your favourite Sunday memory while growing up?
There were no Sundays! Every day was ‘survival of the fittest’ day, which in turn was full of fun and learning.
If you are home alone, what are you most likely to be caught doing?
Composing a song on my harmonium.
And the inspiration behind your new song is...?
The inspiration behind Ek Soch Hai Jaagi is the environment.
From HT Brunch, July 26, 2020
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