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‘I think actors should stick to acting!’

DNMUM385176 | 3/20/2017 | Author : Prachita Pandey | WC :524

Asees Kaur doesn’t mince words, but adds a disclaimer... if they’re not autotuned, they’re welcome to sing. If they are, well... where’s the feel?
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Born in Panipat, Haryana, Asees Kaur won tremendous appreciation for having learnt and sung the Gurbani at the age of 5. A participant of music reality show Indian Idol 6, Kaur forayed into playback singing in Bollywood. Despite starting off in 2014 with Tamanchey, her claim to fame is the song Bolna from Kapoor & Sons which went on to top the charts in 2016. We caught up with the singer who’s done a lot of reprised versions. Excerpts:
You’ve done a lot of cover versions. Do you want to be known as a cover artist?
I’m a playback singer. The cover versions that you’ve seen, as you must have noticed, are by Zee Music Company. So they’re not released as ‘cover versions’, they’re released as ‘Asees Kaur Versions’. They w
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