CHAT Akhil Raj Banga talks about his debut album Angrezi Desi
If you are resourceful and want to launch your very first music album, you don’t need to struggle. Find the right composer, record a few tracks and support them with videos . Ensure that it is marketed well. Akhil Raj Banga did just that and released the album Angrezi Desi .
“I made the music videos and the audio tracks; the rest was taken care of by T-series music company, which launched my album,” says the singer, who funded the project. Born in Karnal and brought up in Chandigarh, the singer says his songs received good feedback through social media platforms as well. Akhil does not have any formal training in music and gives all the credit to his mother, who is a classical singer, for training him at home.
He is an ardent fan of ghazal veterans such as Pankaj Udhas and Jagjit Singh, but decided to venture into the remix genre of bhangra and pop music. He claims his album has music for all. There are foot-tapping remix club tracks such as ‘Angrezi Desi’ and romantic and poignant numbers.
The 30-year-old says, “I see myself singing in the industry very soon.”