Kolkata: In a first-of-its-kind creative attempt to bridge that gap between Bollywood and popular music, Entertainment and Sports Guru, Shailendra Singh turns Music and Video Director of Dil Se Dil Tak – an independent Bollywood music album featuring ten songs of ten different genres, each with its own music video, says a press release.
Always one to use his experience and platform to include new, young artists alongside India’s best talents, Shailendra Singh features an unprecedented 200 different artists on the much-awaited album.
The first song, Ziya, was released on Friday, with a new song to be released every subsequent Friday. The proceeds generated from this unique album will be used to help Covid-19 pandemic affected children through the Magic Bus Foundation, the release added.
Dil Se Dil Tak is Bollywood’s first independent music album to bring so many artists together to create independent, stand-alone music, but with all the drama and storytelling of the nation’s beloved Bollywood.
Shailendra Singh said, “I consider myself an ‘expressionist’ and I just have to keep creating. I’m a lover of music and saw real gap between the storytelling songs that we love in films, and the unburdened creation of independent music. So I wanted to make it. I brought together so many talented artists to create this album with me, appreciated each and everyone’s contribution and really believe we made magic in Dil Se Dil Tak.”
Shailendra Singh is a master-storyteller, creating songs that blend the best of each music genre with an emotional and gripping story in the song and accompanying video. The music videos were shot at picturesque locations all over the country from Himachal Pradesh to Spiti Valley, to various untapped locations in Maharashtra. Filled with colorful characters and glamorous production values, Dil Se Dil Tak is all set to create sensation in the musical world.
One of India’s most public philanthropists, Shailendra Singh explained, “During the Covid-19 pandemic crisis we all were equally hit. But in every crisis there is an opportunity. Whenever there is darkness there will soon be the light. I wanted to engage both established and new artists in film and music to create something India has never seen before. No sponsors, no agenda….just a pure musical and video experience. And with a heart – to help those who are still suffering the most, the underprivileged children of India.”
Dil Se Dil Tak is produced by Boss Entertainment; Shailendra Singh is the Music and Video Director; Anjana Ankur Singh is the Music Composer; Arshad khan is Director of Photography and Dinesh Mali has edited the music videos.