What if you get to hear songs belonging to different languages in a single album? You might be wondering how songs of different languages could be included in a single album. Nihar Shembekar has made it with his audio-video album ‘Split Personality’. The dazzling launch of this music album was recently held at Sathe College in Vile Parle, Mumbai in presence of Suresh Wadkar, Jonny Lever, Kishori Godbole and Vijay Kadam.
Nihar’s training of music was started since his childhood from his family only. Nihar acquired the basic knowledge of music from his grandfather famous veteran musician Jawayant Kulkarni and his parents. He has earned several distinctions at the national as well as the international level. Apart from music, he also made his presence felt by playing a role in the Hollywood movie ‘The Jungle Boy’. When asked about the exclusive feature of this album, Nihar asserts, “The audiences shall get to hear songs of multi-genre in this album. A soft soothing song such as ‘Bavriya Dhun Me Magan Tere Savariya’ and a Gazal making a heart-throbbing appeal for love such as ‘Saanz’ apart from a Punjabi Hip-Hop song ‘Fant-Sit’ and a ‘Swayam’ song in captivating classical music are included in this album of a different kind. There are seven songs of various Indian languages like Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi in the album.
Nihar desires to preserve the music legacy of his family heritage with album ‘Split Personality’. Apart from the active support of his family members Nihar received a valuable contribution from rhythm programmer Anupam Ghatak in the creation. All said and done, one thing is definite that these multi-genre songs being presented by Nihar shall win the attention of the audiences at large for sure.