“After the show, my focus is on playback singing. Yes, Sufi is close to my heart, however, before getting into the show, I sang around 280 songs that included dubstep, romantic and hard rock. Therefore I’m able to try various things,” Rituraj told reporters.
Aspiration of Rituraj Mohanty –
When you are young, you aspire to become somebody who is popular, and encouraging. And that I was no totally different. Whereas several wanted to make a headline by being a cricketer, or an engineer, I wished to carve a niche for myself within the domain of singing. However, it wasn’t simple. It’s a fact that several attempts their luck as singers in the film industry, however solely a few like Sonu Nigam, Arijit Singh (from this generation) have managed to sustain their fan following. Even I need to create it huge. Mai Bhi Chahta hoon ki Kisi din Amitabh our Shah Rukh Khan Jaise bade logon ke liye ganaa gaun. I strive for perfection as a singer and follow my parents’ recommendation ‘Ya tum hit ho ya flop. In dono ke beech kuch bhi nahi hota hai’.
RituRaj Mohtany on his Stardom and its Impact
Even supposing people have started recognizing my works, I have not changed much. Mai jasia tha waisa hi hoon. And that is how I want to be for the rest of my life too. Besides training me to ensure I do well as a singer, my parents made me understand the importance of staying rooted in life. Meri inspiration aur pehle guru mere dada hain. Unhone hi mujhe musically chalna sikhaya hai. And all that he created me learn has well-tried helpful in my career further. The response that I got whereas performing live at ‘Indian of the Year’ awards perform explains it. Kitne saarey bade log aye they. I felt great once I was appreciated by the guests for my performance and had fans speak to Maine and take selfies
Rituraj’s Wish List –
Meanwhile, Rituraj has a listing. “I need to work with many people like A.R. Rahman and Ram Sampath, who is my godfather. I also need to touch Lataji’s feet (Mangeshkar),” he said.
He admits his stint in actor Aamir Khan‘s show “Satyamev Jayate” with a catchy song “Aam ke aam honge guthliyon ke daam honge” opened doors for him. “After singing for the show, I got a call from Saibaba Productions. The entire journey was superb,” he said.
He is “happy” after the win, however, says that he still has “a lot of things to achieve.” “I will be happier once I will be awarded IIFA and Film fare trophy,” he said regarding his ambition.
Rituraj’s Most Memorable Moment
Ask him about the foremost memorable moment throughout the journey, and the 26-year-old says the appreciation he got after his first performance holds a special place in his heart.
“Every moment was special, but the positive comments I got after my performance on ‘Galiyan‘ is that the most unforgettable. In fact, even after the performance, guests used to request me to sing that song again,” Rituraj said.