There has consistently been a separation among film and non-film music, and Altaf Raja who basically recognizes himself as an autonomous artist, says that he isn't a “regular playback singer”. Raja includes that he doesn't have faith in the separation. “Music is music. A good, melodious song will always be a hit and a chartbuster be it in any era. But because of the lack of creativity, people are now much more dependent on softwares. So, I just believe in good melody which lives on forever,” says Raja.
The vocalist, who as of late delivered a melody with author Payal Dev, says that it was a “great experience to work with such an enthusiastic female composer”. “It was a pleasure working with her. Aditya Dev, the music arranger of the song called me saying Payal had composed a song keeping me in her mind, and he also sent me the scratch of the song. I heard it to see if the song and my voice gelled together, and when it did, I agreed to do the song,” he says.
Raja delivered his presentation collection Tum Toh Thehre Pardesi in 1994 and it got him gigantic acknowledgment. Be that as it may, he likewise had something reasonable of battles. “I have been in this industry from the era of cassettes. Back in the day, I used to audition for the track songs. Initially, I got rejected but I kept trying, and never gave up. Finally, a label selected my voice for one track and that’s how it all started,” he news24nations off.