Celebrating 50 years of the legendary and evergreen Bollywood icon Zeenat Aman is Sony Entertainment Television’s Indian Idol Season 12. Honoring Zeenat Aman, all the contestants of the show will be seen making the star feel special by singing some of her famous songs making her nostalgic in the upcoming weekend episode. Contestant Pawandeep Rajan will be seen singing Hum Tumhe Chahate Hain Aise and Ek Ajnabee Hasina Se. But, before starting the second song, he walks up to Zeenat Ji and with utmost style, removes a rose from his jacket, presents to it her and proceeds to sing the song. Zeenat Ji on the other hand was in awe of this gesture as it made her feel very special. Apart from this, she also compliments Pawan on playing a number of instruments.
Zeenat Aman says, “I am aware that you play a lot of instruments. You’re such a genius because. I tried learning the piano once but got of the habit and now, because of you, I feel encouraged to start learning again.” She further adds, “After my song Chura Liya Hai Tumne came out, I was known as, ‘The Girl with the Guitar’ and soon, people will know you as, ‘The Pahadi boy with the Guitar.’ All my blessings are with you.”
Talking about the compliments received, Pawandeep Rajan shares, “Being appreciated and acknowledged by such a huge icon is beyond words. I am so honored that Zeenat Ji loved my performance and gave me the title ‘Pahadi boy with the guitar’. He kind words have further motivated me to do better with every performance. It was a great feeling being in the same room and Zeenat Ji. Am eternally grateful for this occurrence.”
Tune in to watch Indian Idol Season 12, every Saturday and Sunday and 9:30 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television