Why Mustafa Zahid sing only Bollywood songs?
Mustafa Zahid, is the renowned musician of Pakistan. He has made a good name not only in his country but also worldwide with his wonderful singing. However, he did most of the singing only in India. Before being banned by Pakistani artists in Bollywood, Mustafa Zahid was one of the leading singers in the Hindi film industry.
In this regard, Mustafa Zahid openly spoke for the first time on Samina Pirzada’s show ‘Rewind With Samina’.
On the question of singing only for Bollywood films during the interview. Mustafa Zahid said, “This is a question that my mother also asks me. But you can ask anyone in the industry that it has never happened that someone has called me out and I have refused. ‘
The singer said that people understand this because they have done singing in India, they will ask for more compensation and perhaps this is why they do not offer them a song.
Mustafa Zahid revealed that Noman Ejaz first offered him a song in a Pakistan project, while he has also sung for Humayun Saeed.
However, the singer says that one of the habits that has not changed since the beginning is that they sing only the songs they like.
Some of his amazing songs
It should be noted that Mustafa Zahid has sung in many famous Bollywood films. His songs are still counted among the most successful Bollywood songs.
He has sung two songs ‘Toh phir aao’ and ‘Tera mera rishta’ of the 2007 film ‘Awara Pan’. Both of which proved successful. He also sang ‘Bhulla Dena’ for the 2013 film ‘Ashiqui’. Mustafa Zahid also sang the song ‘Tere Bina’ of the film ‘Hirupanti’. He also sang the song ‘Zarurat’ of the movie ‘Ek Villian’.
All of these songs are counted as successful Bollywood songs.
The singer revealed in his interview that he had never thought of singing, while for the first time during a university show he was singing on stage while he was hosting the show. Mustafa Zahid said that he had a deep friendship with Atif Aslam as he, Atif Aslam and Gohar were all at the university together.
According to the singer, he also composed a song called ‘Yaadein’. It was hugely successful on music websites and later together formed a band ‘Roxen’.
While preparing for the singing, he produced his first song, ‘Tou phir aao’. He was influenced by Adnan Sami’s song, “Bheegi bheegi raaton”.
According to Mustafa Zahid, the song that changed his life was initially rejected by his band. Then he himself recorded the song in a studio and put it on the Internet.
According to the singer, a few days after doing this. He got a call from Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt and took this song for his film ‘Awaara Pan’.
You can also watch the whole interview below