Mumbai: He may have crooned several hit songs for himself, but actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana says if given a chance he would love to do playback singing for superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
Ayushmann, 31, who has sung many popular tracks like ‘Paani Da Rang’ and ‘Saadi Galli Aaja’, feels his voice will match with that of the Chennai Express actor, as he imitates him well. “I don’t know, I would probably love to do playback for Shah Rukh. The voice will match because I mimic him pretty well, so I can sing like him. It will be quite credible,” Ayushmann said.
The Dum Laga Ke Haisha actor is currently riding high on the success of his latest song ‘Yahin Hoon Main’ and with many Bollywood actors like Hrithik Roshan, Sonam Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi featuring in singles, Ayushmann believes the trend will boost up independent music. “More than anything else, it gives a boost to singers, to music. Because, of course in other singles there are actors who are acting, lip syncing, but with me, I am singing…,” he said.
“I think they are launching Sonakshi (Sinha) as well, which is amazing. So I guess it is a big boost for independent music if not anything else,” Ayushmann said.
The Vicky Donor star shot to fame with the hit number ‘Pani Da Rang’ and since then has lent his voice to songs like ‘Mitti Di Khushboo’ and ‘O Herriye’. The actor feels he is lucky to get good songs, but credits his team of lyricist and co-composer Rochak Kohli for the success of all his tracks. “Of course I am lucky that way. More than that I am lucky to get the brilliant team. There is no wall, no professional barrier… Lyricists are my juniors from college, Rochak and I did theatre together and have been composing since childhood,” he said.
“Our first composition was in eighth standard when we used to play with the geometry box and compose music. So, we go back a long way,” he added.