Shaan Recalls Hosting ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’, Says ‘There was No Teleprompters Back Then’

Shaan shared the challenges he confronted throughout internet hosting of the present Sa Re Ga Ma prior to now. The singer will now be internet hosting a 25-hour digital music marathon Ek Desh, Ek Raag to commemorate 25 years of the present.

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  • Final Up to date: Might 20, 2020, 6:14 PM IST

Singer-anchor Shaan is making ready to host the grand fundraising live performance Ek Desh, Ek Raag, which is able to rejoice 25 years of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Trying again, he has shared some attention-grabbing anecdotes from his internet hosting days in 2002.

“I might get up from sleep at instances and say, ‘welcome everyone to Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’, and my spouse used to suppose that I had gone mad! However these had been the times. I do not know if I used to be finest host or not, however again within the day, issues weren’t as straightforward and I put in a substantial quantity of effort to make sure I did my finest. I used to be someone who did not have a powerful command over spoken Hindi and neither did now we have teleprompters to assist us with our cues. So we needed to stand beside the contributors even whereas they had been performing solely to spice up their morale and needed to bear in mind each line and each cue by coronary heart. There was no scope for errors and every little thing was handbook. However I assume that is what made it pure,” Shaan revealed.

He is able to take up internet hosting duties once more for the particular present.

Ek Desh, Ek Raag is a 25-hour digital music marathon that begins on Might 23. The 25-year milestone gala will culminate in an Ek Desh, Ek Raag live performance on Might 24 throughout 19 ZEE channels with a few of the standard faces of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa singing from the confines of their houses.

Artistes like Himesh Reshammiya, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Richa Sharma, Javed Ali, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Kamal Khan will come collectively to sing for this initiative.

Shaan confided it has grow to be troublesome for him to host reveals lately.

“To be sincere, I shall be turning 50 in three years and since my eyes have lesser optical energy now, I put on glasses. So the teleprompter is a giant problem for me whereas internet hosting lately. However, I really feel honoured to be the ‘sutradhaar’ of this business’s first live performance the place the most well-liked faces of the franchise chopping throughout regional boundaries carry out for India throughout such a testing time from the confines of their houses,” he mentioned.

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