The scene is straight out of a nightclub. Disco lights, loud music, dancing youngsters and to do the honors - DJ Suketu
who was the special judge of the week. K for Kishore takes on a new hip-hop look with remixes this weekend.
Kumar, son of the legendary singer, informed all that Kishore Kumar
never liked remixes and neither was he personally in favor of remixes.
"I think remixes have ruined some of the best melodies. In fact, they
should be relegated to the dust bin!", he said without mincing words
much to the chagrin of Babul Supriyo
who has many remix versions to his
credit. There were awkward moments for both Nagesh Kuknoor and special
judge DJ Suketu
seated beside him. Nagesh confessed he did not like
remixes at all while Suketu
took pains to explain that thanks to god
remixes vintage songs which would otherwise have been forgotten with
time have become popular with the younger generation and also provided
a platform for many singers. Once all parties agreed to disagree the
evening proceeded without a hitch!
All the contestants sang a remix version of a popular Kishore Kumar
number. K Shailendra
sang Rimjhim gire saawan…
while Arnab Chakraborty sang Waada karo
… Both performances had the judges warming up to the remix versions. Chintan Bakiwala's Aise na mujhe tum dekho…
and Chetan Rana's O saathi re
… further impressed the judges. Amanat Ali
's Tum bin…
and Nayan Kumar Rathod's version of Keh doon tumhe
had the judges enjoying the new versions. By the end of the evening
everyone who had reservations about remixes were ready to eat their
A fun filled episode that will have both the young and old tapping
their feet, this weekend. K for Kishore has not only revived the
nostalgia of Kishore Kumar
's hit songs but also brought him closer to
the hearts of all those young people who are now dancing to the beat of
his evergreen numbers. In fact, this special episode builds a bridge
Do not miss this episode aptly called "Guru ka naya andaz"
that makes a song and dance of Kishore Kumar
Catch it all on K for Kishore this Friday, March 28 at 9.00 pm on Sony Entertainment Television.