Arijit says he sang ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ to suit Ranbir’s mannerisms

Arijit Singh...This is the first time I have done a thing like this.

Arijit Singh…This is the first time I have done a thing like this.

Singer Arijit Singh says he sang the number Ae Dil Hai Mushkil  after observing the mannerisms of Ranbir Kapoor in the video already shot for the track.

The title song, composed by Pritam, forms the basis of the 1.33-min teaser of the Karan Johar-directed romantic drama. It opens with the “Tamasha” star lip-synching to the track, penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

The “Tum Hi Ho” hitmaker says since Ranbir had already shot the video of the song, he had to observe his body language to sing in that particular style.

“This is going to be really interesting because this was perhaps the first time where I had to sing while looking at the actor. He (Ranbir) had already performed on that song. So I had to call for the video, watch the reflexes and match him. That was a very good experience for me,” Arijit said.

This is the first time that Arijit has lent his voice to a Karan Johar-directed film. The 29-year-old singer is all praise for the song and feels Johar has a “terrific music sense” which is reflected in all his films.

Though he has sung several chartbusters for various Bollywood stars, Arijit says he never has the habit of asking for which film he is singing and for whom. – CINEWS

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