Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Veteran Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan, who joined the music industry over three decades ago, says back then there was not much scope for solo vocalists.
“I remember the time when I started out. The industry seemed to have been dominated by duets. There was not much scope for solo vocalists. However, convinced with the idea of performing solo, I was hopeful that there was a future for me and solo artistes,” said Gurdas.
“Today, when I look back, I thank God for letting me reach my goal and paving the way for other solo artistes,” added the singer, who will be seen as a guest in the upcoming episode of the reality TV show “Rising Star”.
Hailing the show, he said: “Along with entertaining the viewers, the show shares a valuable message of #UthaoSochKiDeewar which will help our nation progress.”
The episode will air on Colors channel this weekend, read a statement.
It is co-judged by singers Diljit Dosanjh, Monali Thakur and Shankar Mahadevan.