At an event organized by Royal Stag Music and lyrics engaged Shankar Mahadevan and Javed Akhtar in a conversation on Saturday in Bengaluru.
The two greats – one a lyricist, another a musician – interacted with reporters before engaging in a conversation on how to create the perfect cinematic experience.
“When you are in the mainstream film industry, you have to deal with producers, directors and so many others. In all this, Akhtar sir has always stood by me,” Mahadevan said about his mentor and guide.
On whom he considers the best music director, Akhtar said, “If you had asked me in the past, I would have said R D Burman. In today’s time, I think Shankar is the best. They both have a certain class about them.”
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