Popular TV star Hina Khan surprised us by singing the cover of Vande Mataram on India’s 70th Independence Day. Hina Khan played the leading lady role in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. She was loved as Akshara in that serial. On Tuesday, she spoke to the press about her Vande Mataram cover with a group of musicians. She also explains why this moment is special in her life.
In her words to the press, Hina Khan says, “I loved singing Vande Mataram on this glorious day, that is our Independence Day. It was a privilege. Generally, we get a lot of opportunities to sing other songs but I couldn’t miss the chance of singing Vande Mataram. I didn’t practice at all. I just went for the recording yesterday. It was the first time that I sang with live musicians. I had no clue how it works but it felt nice to sing. It was a fabulous experience.”
She excitedly said that she feels a rush of patriotism when she sings ‘Vande Mataram’. She told The Indian Express, “When we were singing especially the signature phrase, it felt a wave of patriotism ran in the studio. Our blood was rushing, we felt so proud of our country. I could feel that we all were thumping on the floor.”
Hina Khan also revealed her interest to focus on music from now on and get trained professionally in the stream. The actress is now seen on Khatron Ke Khiladi season eight, hosted by filmmaker Rohit Shetty. She may even feature in new fiction shows in future. As an actress, she has many fan followers through the famous serial in Star Plus TV channel. Now, as she inclines her career to music, we are sure her fan base would rise.