Actor Lisa Ray says she desires to be freed from her “affiliation” with iconic Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan track Afreen Afreen. A combination between indie pop and fusion music, the 1996 ghazal monitor was sung and composed by Khan with lyrics by Javed Akhtar. Lisa Ray, who was a mannequin when she featured within the music video, stated she “inwardly” cringes at any time when the track is performed as a part of her introduction at public occasions.
“I’ve to admit I’ve felt uncomfortable sharing or celebrating the Afreen Afreen breakthrough video of the 90s and iconic track by maestro #nusratfatehalikhan as a result of I used to be so strongly recognized with it,” the 51-year-old stated in an Instagram.
“Today, as nice troubadours I listened to in my youth are passing into the sunshine, I recognise the ability of a track to evoke an emotional response within the viewers that’s tied to who you as soon as had been – to a second in time that’s typically outlined by hope, surprise and the optimism of youth,” she added.
Hearing Afreen Afreen at the moment is now not a couple of private affiliation however represents a common ceremony of passage, Lisa Ray stated.
“… In the identical timbre of falling in love for the primary time, writing your first poem, reflexively planning your future- a pitch, a word, a video that reminds us of a world of magnificence and risk and innocence that when was. “But actually, what could be a revelation at the moment is others additionally comprehending this fact and releasing me from an affiliation with the track, for the explanations and extra above (I’m simply strolling round within the desert in any case),” she added.
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