Anu Malik stole 5 rupees to watch his first shoot !
Mumbai is the city of opportunities and dreams! Millions come to the city to find their calling, find their fit, making it big and struggle earnestly to achieve success. The 10th season of Indian Idol has begun with a bang on Sony Entertainment Television. The terrific trio of musical prodigies – Anu Malik, Vishal Dadlani and Neha Kakkar were amazed by the phenomenal talent of the contestants who are auditioning to win the coveted title. Some of the inspiring stories narrated by the aspirants struck a chord with the three celebrities on the jury panel. The musical maestro, Anu Malik got nostalgic as he recollected his initial days in Mumbai.
Anu Malik, who has created a niche for himself in the Indian music industry fondly narrated the story of his struggling days. The man who has contributed to a lot of masterpieces to the industry exclaimed how his struggling period started. Similar to the talented youngsters who come to the city, the musical genius had ambitions of becoming famous and remembered shooting for his first music video – ‘Baarish Ka Mausam’ in Mumbai. His struggling days were such that he didn’t even have basic finances to get through the day and achieve his dream. His determination and attitude was so strong that he knew the struggle would eventually pay off. Unfortunately, Anu had once stolen Rs. 5 from his father’s pocket for conveyance so that he could watch the shoot.
A source from the set revealed, “Anu Ji had to struggle hard to reach where he is today. The music singer and music composer definitely didn’t have it easy but his grit and determination never stopped him from achieving his dreams. It was heart wrenching the way he described his struggling days as a musician. His intention was never to steal money but, it was an innocent move which has got him where he is today. He had once stolen 5 rupees from his father’s pocket to hail a taxi and watch a shoot. He is grateful for his experiences which was a learning curve at every step. It was inspiring to know how Anu ji who is truly a music maestro achieved success and is still setting benchmarks for others.”
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