Raftaar, what made you make this track together with Surbhi?
The track was already made; it was a banter between me and my supervisor, Ankit. So, Ankit stated to me that It has been some time since I made an entertaining pop track, I used to be like, ‘Effectively, it is not that tough’, and the track was made throughout that banter. After that, as soon as the video was considered, everybody’s plan was to make me the hero. And a hero wants a heroine too, that is when Surbhi got here in. I am so used to working with snakes that I needed to get a Naagin.
Surbhi, how was the swap from ‘Naagin’ to this track for you?
Sure, I have been doing movies however not with that a lot of Raftaar. As I stated earlier than, I am very choosy and picky. However really, when Raftaar’s title popped up, I used to be like, ‘OMG! I am his fan, let’s do it,’ however then I believed I ought to hearken to the track as soon as and after I did, I discovered that it was actually an excellent track and I instantly stated ‘sure’.
Had been you snug doing these scenes? It would not appear very straightforward. How was it for you?
For me it was a cakewalk; it was the simplest piece of labor I’ve ever accomplished and all credit score goes to the staff; the individuals over there have been actually good. I actually had enjoyable. It was like a picnic for us, not that we weren’t severe and have been simply having enjoyable. We have been having enjoyable however we have been working as effectively.
Raftaar the track is already a success on YouTube. It has garnered one crore views inside two days, which is a really massive quantity. How does that make you’re feeling?
Good, it looks like I am doing the fitting job, and it is rewarding. Only a whereas earlier than this interview YouTube solely shared it. It is their platform and so they’re solely sharing it, so it is a massive factor. The vibe is wonderful and I have been doing it for thus lengthy now that the thought that you’ve got to attain it constantly one after the opposite provides to the stress. It creates a way of enlargement in me. It makes me really feel like I ought to increase extra, I ought to break my obstacles and do one thing new each time. That is the novelty that makes us run from one venture to a different.
You at all times like to experiment. How does it really feel when an experiment goes mistaken?
Not unhealthy in any respect. I believe story is a group of loads of failures than victories. Folks at all times keep in mind individuals extra after they lose after which win. It is at all times ‘David vs Goliath’, it is at all times the Underdog vs the World. So, I by no means really feel like I am failing, I really feel like I am studying.
Surbhi, are you very selective in terms of selecting music movies?
I believe I am selective of all of my work. As artistes, we’re accountable in the direction of our followers with no matter we’re doing. All the pieces comes with a duty and a worth, and that is why I have been very selective of no matter I have been doing and I’ll comply with that sample sooner or later additionally. I am in no rush; I am in an excellent house and I actually need to do good work, with good individuals. That is my focus proper now.
You have got been additionally managing your TV profession and doing loads of OTT reveals. How do you handle your schedule?
That is what I am right here for and that is what I take pleasure in essentially the most. I do it with loads of ease as a result of that is what I need to do; it actually makes me blissful. I need to do it constantly.
You’re at all times lauded in your work. How does it really feel?
In fact, it feels good. It is like the way you prepare dinner for somebody such as you serve meals to your father. It is virtually the identical feeling as you have accomplished one thing in your family members, and now you are ready for the response and when additionally they find it irresistible, it turns into large, it turns into in style. And that’s what occurred with this track additionally. I and Raftaar have been speaking and I instructed him,’ Greater than you, it is my track now’.