The Shukar Karaan Guruji fame singer Sonia Arora, feels the recognition of devotional songs is rising amongst children, each as performers and listeners.

Devotion can contact individuals’ hearts, and singer Sonia Arora is an agency believer in this. Known for her rendition of Shukar Karaan Guruji, the Delhiite feels the recognition of devotional songs is rising amongst children, each as performers and listeners.

“Devotional songs function even in [Bollywood] films immediately, and children hearken to them. Devotion toh sabse bada zariya hai logon ke dilon ki teh tak pahuchne ka,” she shares.

Following in the footsteps of her late father — singer Baldev Raj Arora — she has a deep reference to the style. Sharing recommendations for budding singers, she says, “Devotional [music] karna chahte ho toh poore bhav ke saath gao. Apne ko pura daal do us gaane ke andar. Laga do poori taakat.”

Mention how the Hanuman Chalisa, which includes late singer Gulshan Kumar, turned the primary track from India to cross two billion views on YouTube, and Sonia says it was the pandemic that led to extra individuals getting in contact with their religious facet. “Woh waqt hello aisa tha, somebody or the opposite was in poor health and requested to hope for his or her well-being,” says the singer, whose observation Khushi Viaah Di is sort of successful at marriage ceremony festivities. In reality, she has her “palms full with marriage ceremony features throughout the globe”. “My fan following isn’t restricted to devotional [music] anymore. Teen mahine tak dates nahin hain for sufi, mehendi and haldi nights!”

Staying true to at least one’s guru, no matter the circumstances is a high quality very essential to the artiste. “Maine khudne likha Shukar Karaan Guruji. Little did I know one track would carry international fame… I’ve been singing since I used to be 5. Mujhe itne messages aate hain, saying, ‘Shukar Karaan sunke hello hum jude hain ishwar se’. Kuch sunne se aap seedha jud jaate ho, yehi toh ruhani cheezein hai,” says Sonia, who additionally aspires to sing in Bollywood.

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