‘We’re only as good as the last song we have sung’

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Singer Akriti Kakar (above) may have many hits un­der her belt, but the Delhi girl con­fesses that the grow­ing com­pe­ti­tion in the mu­sic industry is prov­ing to be a cause of worry for most singers. “To­day, be­sides an abun­dance of tal­ent there are var­i­ous tech­nol­ogy avail­able. A badly sung line can be fixed within no time and so there is no cer­tainty in a singer’s life. We are as good as our last song which has re­leased,” says Kakar. In fact, singers now have to prove their met­tle in ev­ery per­for­mance. “I know that when I sing my next song, if my voice is not in sync with what the song re­quires it to be or what the mu­sic di­rec­tor wants, they will send me back home and not call me again,” adds Akriti.

Clearly, ev­ery­day can­not be a bril­liant day for ev­ery singer. “We all have our bad days when we are re­jected.

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