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Sheykhar Ravjiani Releases His First Non-Film Hindi Love Song, RANG

RANG is the first non-film Hindi popular love song from one of India's most loved singers, lead film score composers and vocal mentors, Sheykhar Ravjiani, performing as SHEYKHAR. Literally translating as 'Colour' this is a beautiful Indian love song written in Brij Bhasha, composed with flavours of European music and performed on acoustic guitar, accordion and mandolin. After the first few bars of his new non-film pop song RANG, it is easy to see why success follows SHEYKHAR.

Classically trained vocalist and accomplished playback singer, SHEYKHAR has lent his voice to highly popular tracks that have won him the love and adulation of fans all over the world.

RANG is a very special song for SHEYKHAR as he relates in his own words -

"In the past couple of years during the lockdown, when everything felt dark, the one thing that brought light

and colour into my life as always, was music. While I composed a number of songs during this time, RANG

was a song that resonated the most as it has the essence of a classic, it was a song that took me back to who

I was before the world told me who I should be. I remember playing Rang for my mother who listened to it

repeatedly with so much happiness in her eyes, that's when I knew that the world needs to hear this track too."

RANG is written by the popular lyricist Priya Saraiya and is written from the woman's perspective in the West Hindi language of Brij Bhasha.

SHEYKHAR's compelling vocal treatment complements the lyrics perfectly,

"I have surrendered my mind, body and soul to your love

What are these colours your love has brought into my life"

It is fitting that SHEYKHAR has chosen Sufiscore as the label to release RANG. Sufiscore is not just a traditional

label but a YouTube channel amassing millions of views of songs from the Asian and South Asian markets. By

celebrating new creative processes with leading musicians adapting to adversity as they continue to explore

global fusion, Sufiscore is opening doors to international collaborations wherever musicians are in the world.

Through live-syncing, remote recording and other practices, Sufiscore seeks to usher in new ways of making

and consuming music online.

SHEYKHAR is a much loved and popular personality on television as a reality show judge and mentor for shows

such as Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star, Saregamapa, Indian Idol, Dil hai Hindustani and 'The Voice' India.

Having mentored over 300 contestants across 15 music reality shows, SHEYKHAR has recently extended his

passion for nurturing young talent by launching the GIIS-Shekhar Ravjiani School of Music accessible to over

15, 000 students across 21 GIIS Schools where SHEYKHAR designs his own curriculum and unique style of

teaching a generation what it means to be a musician today while staying true to one's roots.

While he is a true artiste at heart, SHEYKHAR also enjoys teaching and imparting his musical knowledge to the

next generation. An effort that has found a voice in his "Masterclass" Sessions that he conducts in schools and

colleges.

Sheykhar Ravjiani's phenomenally successful music-writing partnership with Vishal has led to over 65 Indian

film scores including 'Jhankaar Beats', 'Om Shanti Om', 'Bachna Ae Haseeno', 'Anjaana Anjaani', 'Dostana',

'Chennai Express', 'Tiger Zinda Hai' and 'War' among others.

SHEYKHAR's forthcoming films are 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar', 'Pathaan', 'VikramVeda' and the Aditya Chopra directed

Broadway Musical 'Come, fall in love'.

RANG will release through Sufiscore on the 29th November, 2021.

MUSICIANS ON RANG:

Singer & Composer: SHEYKHAR

Lyrics: Priya Saraiya

Mandolin: Tapas Roy

Accordion: Jackie Vanjari

Guitars: Shomu Seal

Arranged, Produced & Mixed by Sheykhar Ravjiani

Recorded at Ggaruda studios

Mastered by Christian Wright at Abbey Road Studios London UK Mix Assisted by Hanish Taneja

Poetry Tracks mixed by Hanish Taneja

LYRICS OF RANG BY PRIYA SARAIYA:

My heart is set on you

What are these colours your love has brought into my life

I spend night after night counting the stars

And now even my friends are talking about it

What is this spell you have cast on me,

That has led me to fall so deeply in love with you

Yesterday when you gently embraced her

The sparks of jealousy softly ignited in my heart

I cannot bear the thought of anyone else being close to you

All my heart wants, is for you to have your eyes only for me

I have surrendered my mind, body and soul to your love

What are these colours your love has brought into my life



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