Hridoy Khan's romantic numbers have made him a hit among the younger generation while he is also popular as a composer and music director. The Daily Star recently interviewed the noted singer.
You receive much adulation from your fans. What is that like?
Hridoy: People's love is like divine grace for me. I see it positively and enjoy it at the same time.
How do you stay connected with them?
Hridoy: I operate my Facebook page myself. Like, right now I am browsing it as we speak. I love managing my fan page; it helps me build up a connection with my audiences directly.
What's the motivation behind directing your own music videos?
Hridoy: During my childhood, photography was a hobby, which helps me to lead direction these days. I love directing my own music video because there is a story in the video what others may not treat the way I would.
Do you believe in astrology?
Hridoy: I'm a firm believer. About 80 percent of the time, it works for me.
You are also a radio jockey these days, with ABC Radio. What is that experience like?
Hridoy: It's wonderful, but it's not my first time as an RJ. Before joining ABC Radio, I worked at another radio as RJ at the beginning of my career. I emceed “The HK Show” for two years there, and won an international award for the programme. I'm now hosting at ABC Radio. It's a great way to connect to my audience.
Have you started any new project this New Year?
Hridoy: I will work on “Hridoy Mix Char”, featuring some different songs. I will be very busy with this, as I am also doing a talent hunt for it.
Your favourite vacation destinations in the country?
Hridoy: Cox's Bazar. The sea really calls out to me.
What was your childhood dream?
Hridoy: I dreamt of becoming a pilot.
What do you do when you are in bad mood?
Hridoy: I leave for long drive; sometimes I sing to centre myself.