Arjun Kanungo: ‘Not Sure if I’m Going to Survive in Music Industry for Next 3 Years’


Arjun Kanungo has been in the song business for over a decade, however it used to be the 2015 tune ‘Baaki baatein peene baad (Shots)’ that modified his fortunes. The tune become a birthday celebration very important. He adopted it up with many romantic numbers, peppy tracks and extra.

It wasn’t simple for him to smash into the business however he believes that it is not inconceivable for outsiders to make it giant.

“I came from outside, I made it on my own, I feel that you have to keep on trying, keep working, and you need to have a positive attitude about it. If you feel like you are not going to make it, you are not going to make it. You have to keep trying and one day somebody will give you a shot, and you have to be ready. So you have to keep working towards that and hope for the best because there is no plan B in this industry. For me, I wake up in the morning, I breathe music,” Arjun instructed IANS.

He stated he did not have anyone growing roadblocks in his occupation.

“I don’t have any enemies as such. I feel if you are nice to people, they are nice to you. As an outsider, yes it was hard, I worked very hard to be where I am right now. I have been in the music industry for a little more than 10 years. It took me about five or six years to just get noticed. That’s the kind of timeline that you have to come to the industry with, like you have to have that passion, ‘Okay I want to do this so badly that I am willing to work for five years or seven years to be there. There are no shortcuts,” he stated.

It took him a couple of years to get spotted however he says there is not any survival trick, and in spite of all of the luck he’s not sure if he’s going to continue to exist in the song business for the following 3 years.

“You have to be genuinely deserving to be here. You have to love what you do, you have to be passionate and humble. I am not sure if I am going to survive for the next three years, I don’t know if I am going to be an artiste who survives Bollywood or the non-film world for even three years. I don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow,” he stated.

As of now, his new tune ‘Fursat hai aaj bhi’ is speedy becoming more popular. The video of the tune options Arjun with actress Sonal Chauhan. The two had additionally featured in his 2016 video, “Fursat”.

“I have always had a special place in my heart for ‘Fursat’. As a music video, it was game-changing for me and my career. I have always wanted to work with Sonal again. When I wrote ‘Fursat hai aaj bhi’, with ‘fursat’ in the title, even though it had nothing to do with the previous song, I thought of Sonal and I felt we should work together again — especially since the chemistry in the first video was so good,” stated Arjun.

During the lockdown, many singers launched new song. Now that persons are adjusting to new customary and returning to paintings progressively, is he keen to hit the degree once more?

“I can’t imagine having a stage show at least till November. Our first enquiries are for November and December. Who knows when the government is going to allow it? I haven’t received any offer before November,” he stated.



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