ARJUN SAYS A MUSICIAN IS NOTHING WITHOUT AUDIENCE INTERACTION AND FEEDBACK
Arjun Kanungo says a musician is nothing without audience interaction and feedback
Singer Arjun Kanungo (left) has over 2.3 lakh followers on Facebook and a history of crazy female fan following, with some even etching his name on their arms. But the Mumbai-born hitmaker doesn’t get carried away by the adulation.
“The kind of love I have been receiving from across the country has been unreal. I just want to keep working hard and entertain them with my music. But their love has also made me more responsible, both professionally and personally. I get to know about a lot of issues through my social media pages. I try to bring that in my music, and try to be sensitive to that,” says the 29-year-old, who debuted with the song, Baaki Baatein Peene Baad, last year.
Staying humble instead of patting himself on the back for his achievements, he adds: “I truly believe that no matter how much you work, you always need a bit of luck on your side to become successful in this industry. I have worked hard, but I have also been lucky in many ways, and the audience reaction to every song has been a testament to that. That has made me a more down to earth individual.”
Kanungo also credits audience feedback for his growth as a musician. “We (musicians) are at a fragile position. If we stop interacting with the audiences and stop taking feedback from them, it (stardom) can go away instantly. It’s like walking on glass,” he says.
In a way, fans have made me more responsible, both professionally and personally. I get to know about issues through social media
ARJUN KANUNGO, SINGER