Singer-songwriter Raghu Dixit has his baggage packed, along with his music set checklist prepared and in tune so as to add ‘desi’ musical contact to the upcoming version of Cannes Movie Competition.
“I didn’t need to announce it myself till we received our visa in hand. I’ve despatched my utility, however haven’t heard again on the date for the interview or something. That’s why I didn’t need to say something, however sure, if my visa comes, I’m going to the pageant for a particular efficiency,” says Dixit.
The lead vocalist of well-liked band The Raghu Dixit Mission quips, “My life has taught me classes that we don’t have fun earlier than, and that we shouldn’t depend the chickens earlier than the eggs hatch, so I’m ready for the eggs to hatch.”
Nonetheless, all of the prep for the efficiency, scheduled for Could 21, is in place. “We’re ready as a result of we’re performing nearly day-after-day. However sadly, we aren’t going with the total band. It’s going to be a 5 piece band this time, proper now, my band is 9 piece,” says the singer, who has made the noble “lungi” a mode assertion by means of his performances.
Over time, Dixit has looped in direction of fame by presenting a mix of Indian ethnic music with a contact of humour, happening to make a reputation for himself throughout the globe. He carried out on the British Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations along with his band in 2012, and broke into an impromptu gig with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in Delhi in 2015. This time, he intends to inform tales rooted in India along with his efficiency on the Cannes movie fest. .
“The thought is to inform tales of India, which our songs carry naturally. Our Kannada are all very philosophy loaded. And on the subject of India, we’re the primary vacation spot for spirituality and stuff. And our songs have that. So, I need to give them an excellent time and make them dance,” Dixit tells us.
Throughout his one hour efficiency, he desires the group to have a good time, and overlook all their worries. “After which when they’re going again residence, I’ll give them their worries again,” he jokes.
“On a critical notice, I would like everybody to have an excellent time and make them sing alongside. Perhaps we’ll make the French sing in Kannada with us,” he says whereas concluding.