Neha’s newest observe ‘Dil Mein Baje’ will likely be launched on 9XM in India
Neha Pandey, a family title within the UAE music scene, is about to shock her followers along with her latest single titled Dil Mein Baje, releasing on 9XM in India. And this one’s particular as a result of Neha marks her first-ever collaboration with famend Bollywood lyricist Shabbir Ahmed, after making her Bollywood singing debut in 2017 with Humdard from the movie Dobaara.
Dil Mein Baje, which is in strategy of being launched, is a foot-tapping track with a inventive pop-retro artwork look that’s complemented by experimental visible treats. The track is a lightweight hearted melody by Shabbir, and sells a calming vibe to the young-at-heart audiences with its peppy, upbeat, and retro-yet-modern feels.
Neha got here into the highlight practically 20 years in the past after successful Zee TV’s nationwide contest within the indie pop class. Through the years, Neha launched extra singles, together with Busy Busy, collaborated with artists from completely different components of the world. She resides within the UAE, a rustic which holds a “particular place” in her coronary heart. The nation has additionally impressed one among her songs, which is but to be launched.
We caught up with Neha to know extra about her new Bollywood collaboration with Shabbir, and upcoming initiatives.
You have to be excited to your upcoming launch. Are you able to inform us extra about it?
This track was one of many many initiatives of mine that have been completed a lot earlier, even earlier than Covid struck. And I needed to wait for a very long time to launch this one. It’s a fully completely different flavour; youth focused, together with those younger at coronary heart. Among the many varied components – it has a retro pop artwork really feel.
You are collaborating with Indian lyricist Shabbir Ahmed. Your first response while you bagged this?
I’ve been lucky and blessed by the Almighty to have had the chance to work together and work with a number of the most proficient and revered Bollywood artists, musicians and actors and past. I’m grateful is all I can say.
You latterly ventured into Arabic music, how was that have for you? Can we anticipate extra Arabic songs from you sooner or later?
Being the primary Indian feminine to give you her personal Arabic track signifies my ardour for Arabic arts and tradition, being a non-Arabic talking particular person. It was additionally a danger to enterprise right into a language as tough as Arabic and create originals. Subsequently, the expertise has been ecstatic, fulfilling and inspiring for me, particularly getting a lot assist from my native Arabic talking pals, listeners and followers.
I’ve completed just a few compositions that are unreleased, together with an Arabic track (once more one of many initiatives since Covid occasions).
Inform us about your upcoming initiatives and performances?
The longer term is within the Almighty’s fingers. There are few lovely surprises forward.
What’s your dream collaboration in Bollywood and internationally?
My dream collaborations have been many. And as beforehand talked about too; many legendary names like Amr Diab, A.R. Rehman and the likes. I can’t simply title one.
What evokes you? What retains you going?
This very miracle referred to as “life” and it’s many faces encourage me. I’ve derived inspiration from loads of issues alongside this journey of life.
Resilience, perseverance, power, and being a mom to my son Aren stored me going. My a number of private losses pushed me forward to combat on and hold going with my perception in Almighty that something is feasible if we now have religion. It’s the power to carry on to our human values that helped me via.
The place do you see your self within the subsequent few years?
I see myself utilizing my skills and rising in the direction of good causes, being empowered sufficient to the touch lives in a constructive approach. I want to deliver humanity collectively past any faith, caste, and creed.
How has UAE helped you develop into the musician you might be in the present day?
I owe lots to the UAE for my achievements, and as I’ve talked about earlier, this most unusual and tolerant nation holds a particular place in my coronary heart. It’s a nation which has actually taught us tolerance in a divided world and has impressed one among my unreleased songs.