New Delhi: “We strive so much for commercial success that sometimes we forget the power of music, how it can heal. Gaaye Ja has no glamour, no fancy sets & no fancy locations & yet it connects to all. It is a visual description of most of us” says Sunny M.R. who is regarded as one of the pioneers of original independent music. He is a well-known music composer, producer, sound engineer, and live engineer. His versatility and dynamic sense of music have always charmed the audience. He has brought the much-needed change to the Indian music industry and his openness toward the variety of music is something that has got him into the league of the elite.
When asked to describe his latest track Gaaye Ja in one word, he says ‘it is liberating’. Sunny M.R. quotes saying “Gaaye Ja ‘is a song about self-expression, self-love & being aloof from the clockwork of this punctual world. The song teaches us to be one with ourselves and connect our roots back with mother nature”.
His outstanding work in movies like Om Shanti Om, Queen, Love Aaj Kal, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Agent Vinod, Bajrangi Bhaijan, Barfi, Dangal, Race 2, Dhoom 3, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, and more recently the Netflix film Ludo have paved a way for his fast-growing success. He is a vivid believer in using exceptional technology and sound in his compositions. He has toured globally with Arijit Singh for ‘Arijit Singh Live’ as a show director, music producer, and FOH engineer. He has also mixed and mastered Arijit’s first album as a composer ‘Pagglait’. He has collaborated with talented artists such as Diljit Dosanjh, Amit Trivedi, Akhil Sachdeva, Nakash Aziz, Shalmali, and Nikita Gandhi, amongst others. He has also appeared on MTV’s show called MTV Unplugged. His most recent solo project, ‘Unsung Verses’ saw him write, produce and perform songs such as ‘Kahaniyan’, ‘Chaubaare’, ‘Lifafe’, ‘Paheli’, ‘Panchhi’, ‘Kaafila’, ‘Barkha’, and ‘Azaad’ all of which were warmly embraced by his fans. Sunny M.R. has also worked as a music curator at prestigious events such as All About Music and Bollywood Music Project where he has performed as well.