[EXCLUSIVE] 'Hume brand ko jagana pad raha hai': Swanand Kirkire opens up on lyricists not getting credit score

by Jeremy Spirogis

[EXCL.] Swanand on lyricists not getting credit score for songs&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspInstagram

15 lyricists from Bollywood just lately got here collectively and penned a music named Credit De Do Yaar. They wrote the music to demand credit score for the songs they’ve labored on since a few years. The 3-minute video options lyricists like Neelesh Mishra, Kausar Munir, Varun Grover, Swanand Kirkire, and lots of others. While they had been selling their music, Zoom Digital had an unique dialog with Swanand Kirkire, Varun Grover, Neelesh Mishra, Anvita Dutt, and Priya Saraiya. In dialog with us, all of them make clear their battle to get credit score for his or her work, their private struggle towards this injustice, their music Credit De Do Yaar, and far more.

As seen of their music video, the lyricists used a light-hearted strategy to make individuals conscious of the issue that they’re dealing with. Highlighting this a part of the ‘writers’ anthem’, we requested the aforementioned lyricists if it was a aware effort on their half to create the music in a light-hearted method. 

In response to which, Swanand Kirkire, who gained National Award for 3 Idiots, mentioned, “It’s been many years since lyricists are there within the trade. And we’ve at all times instilled love in individuals’s hearts. What have lyricists given to individuals? Only love, sukh-dukh ke gaane. We are one group that thinks and does good. We usually are not making an attempt to remove something from anybody, We simply wish to make them conscious that there’s one factor which isn’t being executed, and they should give us that. We are preventing this battle because the time of Sahir Ludhianvi. Credits usually are not being to lyricists because the time radio was there.”

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The famend lyricist concluded by saying, ” Now with digital, the identical drawback is going on (lyricists usually are not getting credit score). And hume brand ko neend se jagana pad raha hai. Hum gaane se jaga raha hai, hum cheekh nahi rahe.

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