New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited internationally acclaimed musician Ricky Kej to privately honour him on his win during a 57th Grammy Awards progressing this year.
Kej had won a prestigious endowment for his 2014 manuscript “Winds of Samsara”, that bagged a Best New Age Album prize during Los Angeles in February.
“PM Narendra Modi’s bureau had invited me for a accommodate and greet. we came in currently morning. He was intensely friendly and inexhaustible with his time. We had a 45-minute-long, private assembly with a PM, my mother and me. He pronounced it is not only an endowment for me, though also for a whole country. We talked music, truth and it was a unequivocally good time,” Kej told IANS about his assembly with a primary apportion in a telephonic interview.
Kej, who also stoical a special chronicle of a inhabitant anthem for a PM, pronounced he felt good to accept approval for his work from a nation and from a conduct of government.
“(It’s wonderful) to get approval from your possess nation and from a conduct of a government, so what some-more can an artist ask for? It was a really romantic impulse for me,” he added.
Although “Winds of Samara” blends in a artistic influences of a cultures to beget a sound of patience and positivity, Kej pronounced his song is “primarily Indian”.
“My song is essentially Indian. we am beholden to a PM for giving me his time. It is extraordinary that he favourite my song and a philosophies behind it. He was so good informed, he knows everything, that’s a finish of it,” he added.
Met Grammy Award Winner Ricky Kej. pic.twitter.com/VyKwTGNWDR
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) Sep 7, 2015