Music composer Pranaay, identified for his foot-tapping tunes in Tiger Shroff’s ‘Baaghi’ and ‘Baaghi 2’, not too long ago showcased his Indian classical prowess in ‘OMG 2’. He crafted the enchanting observe ‘Ho Tayyar,’ that includes the mesmerising vocals of Kailash Kher. In an unique interview with ETimes, Pranaaydelved into his preparation for the tune, the recording expertise with the famend singer, and the reactions pouring in from his devoted fanbase.Excerpts…
‘OMG 2’ has acquired constructive critiques from all sides…
I really feel ecstatic to be part of ‘OMG 2’. I’ve been a part of profitable movies earlier than, however to be a part of a profitable movie that has such an necessary message for the youth of at present, for the residents of our nation, I feel could be very gratifying. So I’m simply very grateful and grateful for that.
Your tune, ‘Ho Tayyar’ has additionally been acquired effectively. How did the tune occur?
To begin with, it is a reduction that everybody has appreciated the tune as a result of it was one thing very new that I had tried from my earlier work. So I used to be very relieved and eventually grateful that individuals liked this tune a lot. The tune was chosen by the music supervisors Azeem Dayani and Megha Bali and these are the individuals who bought in contact with me saying that there’s a state of affairs and we have to simply redo the tune in such a means that it suits the movie. And that is how I met the director, Amit Rai. Lyricist Gini Diwan and I noticed the footage of the movie after which we selected what’s one of the simplest ways to strategy the tune in order that it suits seamlessly within the movie.
Inform us one thing about making the tune.
‘Ho Tayyar’ is a really raag primarily based melody with people overtones and as I stated that that is the primary time that I ventured into this house, so it was extraordinarily difficult to get out of my consolation zone. However that is additionally very important for an artist. So the tune has these highs and lows, which is such an necessary line however it’s sung in a decrease octave, as a result of that there’s a type of resolve that Pankaj Tripathi’s character has in that and we did not need it to be all excessive notes. It is only a lovely composition with superb highs and lows and crescendos.
How was it working with the legendary Kailash Kher? Did he give his inputs to the tune or did he observe your course of?
Kailash Kher is a dynamite when he takes over the microphone. He has such a robust voice and particularly for a tune like ‘Ho Tayyar’, which is an inspirational tune. I feel anyone who has heard his voice proper from ‘Allah ke bande’ will get impressed by his voice. He was extraordinarily gracious and humble. He adopted my instructions to the T and as soon as we recorded the tune the best way I needed to, he gave his inputs with a caveat that if you wish to use it, you need to use it and for those who do not wish to that is additionally okay.
The alaaps that he took and the variations that he did have been so contemporary and it simply lifted the whole tune from what it was. So he provides house to his composers and on the similar time, he’ll supply his artistic experience and it might be actually silly of me to not use his artistic inputs. He is such a tremendous singer and composer.
‘Ho Tayyar’ is sort of a distinct composition as in comparison with your earlier songs within the ‘Baaghi’ collection. How did you put together for it?
This can be very totally different from my ‘Baaghi’ songs. My Baaghi songs had a really hip-hop really feel to them and a really electrical really feel. Whereas, ‘Ho Tayyar’ is totally Indian, raag-based, folkish melody and instrumentation. I understood the state of affairs of the movie and the world that the movie is about in. We needed to be very cautious with what devices we’re utilizing and the way we’re arranging it. And since I’ve learnt Indian classical, I used to be simply ready to indicate this facet of me as a composer. And at last, I’m glad that the viewers can see that as a composer, I can do totally different genres, together with Indian very effectively.