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About Alka Yagnik

Being in the industry for more than three decades, renowned singer Alka Yagnik is a record seven-time winner of the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, as well as a two-time recipient of the National Film Award.

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  • Back in the ’90s, music making was a more mechanical process compared to today’s digitisation. Do you think technology has made singing easier?
  • Do you feel singers are also actors?
  • You said you would record five songs daily. How did you take care of your voice?
  • Do you remember recording a song with a bad voice?
  • Have you ever thought of teaching music?
  • Who was your biggest competitor in your musical career?
  • Did you face rivalries or manipulations in your singing career?
  • What do you enjoy about performing at concerts?
  • How do you spend your time nowadays?
  • How has Lata Mangeshkar influenced you as a singer?
  • Why haven’t you done classical music concerts like your contemporaries such as Kavita Krishnamurthy did?
  • Over the past 30 years you’ve sung under composers with varied styles. Whose compositions have challenged you the most?
  • Which are some of the voices around that you like?
  • Why don’t we hear you sing as much as we used to in Bollywood?
  • It’s been ten years since you sang Ringa Ringa for the internationally-acclaimed Slumdog Millionnaire, collaborating with the Mozart of Madras. What was it like singing for him for an international project?
  • What do you miss about your earlier days as a singer in films?
  • You have been Bollywood playback for three decades now. Over the last 30 years, what are the challenges you have seen in Bollywood music?
  • You’ve judged various TV shows; are you open to acting in one?
  • Were you always determined to be a playback singer?
  • Which composers have inspired you to do quality work?
  • Share your experience with reality shows. Have they really unified the industry or distorted it further?
  • What are your views on the remixes and remakes of old Bollywood songs that are used quite a lot today?
  • You redefined how singers carry themselves. Before you, few female singers would pay attention to dressing. What’s your take on this?
  • You’re known to be ruthlessly ambitious. What’s your take on this?
  • Were you embarrassed about your early songs?
  • You used to be the only choice for the heroine’s voice. How does it feel?
  • Whose lyrics you have enjoyed the most during singing in your career?
  • What is view on actors turning to singers?
  • What do you like more, singing or judging reality shows?
  • Which heroine do you think best fits your voice?
  • Nowadays we are getting too many new voices, but not a ‘name’ like Lata, Asha or Alka. Why is that?

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