'Tum Tak' can make people fall in love again: Javed Ali

Playback singer Javed Ali, who has given his voice to the song "Tum Tak" from upcoming film "Raanjhanaa", says the track about teenage love is full of fun, mischief and has the potential to make listeners fall in love again.

Sunday, May 26, 2013 | 5:38:03 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Playback singer Javed Ali, who has given his voice to the song "Tum Tak" from upcoming film "Raanjhanaa", says the track about teenage love is full of fun, mischief and has the potential to make listeners fall in love again.

Composed by A.R. Rahman, the song from Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor starrer was released May 6 as a promotional song.

"Rahman sir's music is like a slow poison. It just grows. The melody created by him is just amazing. We have played a lot with the words. You will also find a Banarasi touch in the song so the three things combined together is just amazing," Ali told IANS.

"'Tum Tak' is not like any other love song, it showcases the teenage love, full of fun, mischief, desperation and romance, and has the potential to make the audience fall in love again," he added.

Ali started his career in 2000 in the Hindi film industry, but it was only in 2007 when his song "Ek din teri raahon mein" from "Naqaab" became a hit, that people started recognising him.

His aspiration is to "do different things and explore more". "Whenever I sing a song, I just want it to reach out to the audience. I don't feel that I have achieved anything, I just want people to love my songs. There is still so much left to achieve," he added.

A few of his hit songs are "Jashn-e-bahaaran" from "Jodhaa Akbar", "Nagada" from "Jab We Met", "Guzaarish" from "Ghajini", "Arziyan" from "Delhi-6", "Kun faya kun" from "Rockstar" and "Ishaqzaade" title song.

Javed comes from a family of musicians and he was sure that whatever career he will pursue, it has to be related to music. Student of famous Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, he aspired to become a ghazal singer. But when he reached Mumbai, he diverted to playback singing.

"When I came to Mumbai, I realised an individual should be versatile, and in playback singing you have different genres where you can explore yourself. So, I diverted to playback singing," he explained.

But his devotion to his guru remained intact and as a tribute to his guru Javed even changed his name from Javed Hussain to Javed Ali.

The singer not only has a firm foothold in the Hindi film industry, he also excels in Bengali, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu playback singing. He calls it a "god's gift" that he can give his voice in different languages.

He said: "It was a challenge for me. But I enjoy taking up challenges. It was difficult initially and I took help from language supervisors. But then if one of your songs is appreciated, your other songs get appreciated too."

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Posted on: 27 May 2013 at 4:33pm
I'm so glad A.R. Rahman is back with something amazing! I was quite dissapointed with JTHJ so it's good to see him go back his roots! Can't wait to see Sonam Kapoor in this film!

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Posted on: 27 May 2013 at 12:10am
I really like this song. This plus the title track are both amazing. A.R. Rahman never disappoints! Can't wait to hear the other tracks! And excited about this movie! Also love Javed Alis voice :)

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