Sukhvinder laments lack of work despite Jai Ho
Playback singer Sukhvinder Singh who lent his voice to the Oscar winning song Jai Ho in Slumdog Millionaire says that despite the international recognition gained by the song, he does not get enough work.entertainment Updated: Mar 08, 2010 15:31 IST
Playback singer Sukhvinder Singh who lent his voice to the Oscar winning song
in Slumdog Millionaire says that despite the international recognition gained by the song, he does not get enough work.
"In the last five years, I have had only 17 songs and it is not a proud thing to say that I get very few projects, " Sukhvinder told PTI.
The singer who made a mark in Bollywood with
in Mani Ratnam's
, says he likes to work with people who appreciate music rather than just concentrating on delivering a "hit number".
"I don't work with people who tell me that they want me to sing and ask me my price. I am happy if people come up to me and convince me of the wonderful song that has been composed," he said.
Sukhvinder, whose last successful numbers were
Dhan de dhan
) apart from
, said before recording of any song, he likes to understand the poetry and composition of the song which he will sing.
Sukhvinder said after the success of
, he was quietly working on
Dhan de dhan
in Kaminey. "I don't sing with any expectations. I had not done
with any expectation. If the song is good, I believe I need to give my heart and time to it," he said.
First Published: Mar 08, 2010 15:23 IST