SUPER singer Arijit Singh being the undisputed king of Bollywood music is perfectly illustrated by his hit songs, sell-out arena tours and incredible global fan base. One of the countless admirers is super fan Somasree Das from Contai in West Bengal.
Eastern Eye caught up with Somasree to find out more.
What first connected you to Arijit Singh?
I watched his performances in Fame Gurukul, but became the fan girl when I heard the Bojhena Se Bojhena title track.
What made you become a super fan?
I consider myself his devotee and with each day, this idol-devotee relation becomes stronger. I feel super proud and blessed to be a part of his era of music.
Tell us about something super you have done for Arijit Singh?
I have travelled from Kolkata to Ahmedabad just to attend his concert. Keeping the craziness aside, along with our fan base, AS Family, I celebrate his birthday every year in a unique way to spread happiness and humanity in the world. We have also contributed to the welfare of flood affected victims and (charity) CRPF families from our fandom.
What has been one of your most memorable moment?
It has to be December 23, 2017, when I first saw my idol up close during a sound check for a Kolkata concert and attending the show was like a heavenly trip for me.
What is the thing you most love about Arijit Singh?
He is a great musician, but a greater human being. He works with his NGO for so many noble causes. His simplicity and dedication increases my love and respect for him.
Which quality in Arijit do you most relate to?
He inspires me to stay positive and grounded, like him, in every situation of life. We both believe in spreading smiles, love and happiness. I hope to meet him some day.
What is your favourite work Arijit has done?
I will always choose Tum Hi Ho.
Why do you love being a super fan?
Being a fan is a blessing for me, as I got to know such a humble, sweet, genuine and talented person. Also, I feel lucky to have found so many friends globally because of Arijit.