Singer Aditya Narayan spoke about his first step in tv when he hosted the singing actuality present Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on the age of 18. He mentioned that he was paid ₹7,500 per episode then. He is presently internet hosting the fact present Indian Idol 12. He additionally mentioned that he would like to be often called ‘a struggling musician relatively than a profitable TV persona’.
Calling music his past love, he continued that he has sufficient sources and does not must depend on music labels, ‘or their garbage contracts’. He added that since he has ‘change into an enormous tv host now’, individuals have forgotten that he’s a singer additionally.
Speaking with Bollywood Life, Aditya Narayan mentioned, “When I first set my foot in the world of television by hosting Sa Re Ga Ma Pa at the age of 18, I was being paid ₹7,500 per episode. It used to be a huge amount for me at that time. So now when they come to me and offer in crores, it pains me to say no to them…You can say that I did TV for all these years so that I can launch my own music label, make my own music videos and sing them as well. I have reached a point in my life where I would love to be known as a struggling musician rather than a successful TV personality. Call me a struggler, a failure, work in progress or underrated, but I would love people to add the word singer or musician along with it.”
“The television industry has given me everything in terms of fame, home, farmhouse or car, but my first love will always be music…the problem is since I have become a big television host now, people have forgotten that I am a singer too. I hardly do 2-3 songs in a year while you will always see me on TV shows. So my body of work in TV industry outweighs my body of work in the music fraternity by a long shot. I was happy till date that people know me as a TV host. It isn’t a bad thing because I have been doing TV for the past 18 years. I am 33 years old now and by the grace of god now I have enough resources of my own that I don’t need to rely on music labels, or their rubbish contracts that will force me to become their slave for 8 years or so on,” he added.
Recently, he had revealed that he is not going to play host on tv after 2022 because it was ‘time to do larger issues’. He mentioned, “2022 will be my final year as a host on Indian television. I won’t host after that. It’s time to do bigger things. I am bound by prior commitments, which I will complete in the coming months…I will take a break from TV next year. I feel great about doing multiple things at a time, but it’s also exhausting.”
In 2007, he hosted Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge. On Indian Idol, he has been internet hosting for 2 seasons–Indian Idol 11 and Indian Idol 12.
Aditya tied the knot with Shweta Agarwal in December final yr. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the marriage was a low key affair at a temple. They have been in a relationship for 10 years earlier than they bought married. They had met after they have been taking pictures Shaapit, their debut Bollywood movie.