Music Director Kabir Rafi.. bahusha short film industry lo ee peru teliyani vyakthi undaremo.Anthala maimaripistunnadu tana music tho.Short films nundi feature films vaipu vadi vadiga adugulestunna Kabir Rafi Puttinaroju nedu.Aa sandarbhanga Kabir Rafi gurinchi konni teliyani vishayalu ee interview roopamlo!
Q) Meeru manchi 'Sound engineer' ah manchi 'Composer' ah leka manchi 'Music Director' ah??
Nenu born singer and music composer but composing lo perfection inka inka raavaali ani, naaku audio lo inka grip ravaali ani anni audio craft nerchukunnna. sound designing, music production etc etc are parts of audio works.
Q) Paatalu compose cheyatam, tunes cheyatam kakunda oka Music director ga miru chese panulu inka emunayi?
Oka Music Director ki ravaalsindi work, oka tunes cheyatam kaakunda aa tune ki correctga oka manchi keyboard player tho music programming and song designing cheyatam alagey aa song ki saraina lyric writer tho lyrics raapinchatam, saraina instruments tho records cheyatam like flute, violin, chorus vocals etc and final ga singers tho padinchatam ee anni music craft ki direct cheyyagalgaali after that oka manchi mixing engineer tho total song perfect ga mix cheypinchaali.
Q) MBA chesi manchi job vethukkokunda stability leni cinema field ki ye nammakam tho vacharu?
Nenu MBA cheysi naa eduction poorti chesukunna but music field lo I am there since childhood and prati life lo prati job lo ups, downs and unstability untundi.. and nammakam manaki manameeda undaali and perfection manalo undaali, ye job meeda ye profession meeda undadhu because adi yeppuduki stable and unstable unntaai, best example is nenu short film lo enter aiiye mundu there was nothing like short film industry it was my own hard work and belief which resulted me as one of the main pillar for short film industry.
so Good man power and right talent makes a industry STABLE. An industry cannot make a man perfect.
Kabir Rafi in his New Home
Q) Edo cheyyaboyi e music industry ki vacha ani miru epudaina anukunara? Anukuni unte music kakunda inkem cheddam anukune varu?
Nenu first nunchi music field loney edo okati cheyaali ankunna and vacha.. okka vela nenu music cheyakapote nenu BUSINESS cheysevaadini as I did MBA.
Q) Chala takuva span of time lo chala ekkuva films ki music icharu. Miku epudaina standards taggutayemo ani bayam ga untunda?
Yes thats true devudu daya valla I made it in short period but yes naaku yeppudu aa bhayam untundi because antha speed ga work chesettapudu yedo oka chota quality poddi ani bhayam and adey talk kuda vachestadi market lo like "kabir rafi inka regular ga chetunnadu music lo no variations" ila chaala talks vinna but then again I made variations and changes with hard work which always again proved myself and lead me to this small success.
Q) Raboye 1 year lo 8 feature films ki music contract sign chesinattu telisindi.
Antha takuva time lo anni projects cheyalante bhayam ga leda?
Yes after SIIMA awards specialy I got almost 20 offers of feature films in which I filtered 8 films which still yet to confirm and prati di nenu perfect ga schedule chesukoni workout chesta in coming 2 years
Q) Konchem istam chala kastam ki SIIMA award vachindi.Danitho patu vere ye film ki aina miru chesina music vala award ravali ani miru anukunara?
SIIMA award vache mundu naaku, VR NATIONAL AWARD vachindi for yedo maya cheysaavey for best song, HANDLY fLIX award for BEST BGM for "AA GANG REPU"
inka deserving short films anty i feel MUSALMAN, PAPA, MAA NAANA KOSAM, Anandamaaye, I hate you, Om Shanti, Voice Of Eyes, Atu Itu Nuvvey etc inka chaala unnai
Q) Lotus short film award, diamond award, indie fest short film award, VR film national award, siima short film award.... veetilo ye award tiskuntunapdu miku ekuva santhosham kaligindi?
Offcourse andi SIIMA vacheyttapudu I felt really really satisfied because idey okka award which made me recognised among big names of tollywood like Allu Sirish, Rana Daggupati, Laxmi Manchu etc celebretiess recognised me, even given me chance to show my demos to them.
Q) Miru pani chesina anni films lo ye director work miku ekuva istam??
Okka name cheppalu andi because every director has their own mind set, own thought process its only me who have to get into their theme and thought process but nenu ekkykuvaga travel cheysina project and directors anty Faarooq Roy, Anu Prasad , Yogee Qumaar, Sagar Sailesh, Pavan Rachepalli, Nagasri etc
Q) Peru lo Rafi ani enduku undi?? Puttinapude pettara leka....Mohammed Rafi gari inspiration ah? .. :D
Haha... Maa Daddy Mohammed Rafi garu ki chaala pedda fan as he was serving in army, yeppudu rafi gari song viney vallu ala nenu kuda pedda peru teeskoni ravaali ani naa peru kuda mohammed rafi ani nijam ga pettesaaru.. but ala nenu kuda nijangaaney music field lo Kabir Rafi peru tho vachey sa
Q) Chakri, Dilip sen garlatho miku unna o sarada anubhavam edaina??
Charki gaaru yeppudu na telugu diction meeda joke cheysey vaallu nuvvu bhaley matlaadtaav ani, but paadettapudu maatram spashtam gaa paadey vaadini so he always
use to get shock. because by birth naaku telugu raadu I learnt telugu in past 5 years. alagey Dilip sir aitey naaku mumbai lo unnappudu yem telinivi ee industry guruchi baaga nerpaaru, treated me always like his son
Q) Miru annitikanna ekuva ista pade instrument enti??
Flute. naaku chaala istam nenu ye bgm start cheysina I will try to start with flute. alagey naaku strings pads solo vocals tones chaala istam
Q) A.R.Rahman garu ye desam ki vellina akkadi nunchi oka kotha music instrument thechukuntaru antaru. Ala miru short film music lo pratyekam ga vaadina music instrument emaina unda?
Ee question tho naaku okka incident gurtu vachindi .nenu parinayam ani okka short film ki shenai instrument tho experiment cheddam ankunna but Hyderabad lo shenai recording players leru only in Chennai ala Chennai velladaaniki budget support ledu appudu nenu road lo shehenai vaistu velle okka person ki recording studio lo teeskochi experiment chesaa its was experiment and I always try to do it.
Q) Kotha singers ki chance ivali anukuntara leka risk enduku ani unna singers chethe padinchukuntara??
Nenu ee vishayam lo yeppudu balance chesta. new and old singer ki paadista unta.
kotta singer ki pakka chance ista only thing they should be having at least minimum experience and good quality voice, then I train their vocals according to my song style then I give the chances, naa prati project lo okka new singer pakka untaaru.
Q) Meeru manchi tunes chesetapudu evarinaina manasu lo alochinchukuni chestara??
MUSIC is the creation of feel and life lo feel leka pothey music undadhu emotions undadhu.. ala nenu ye music chesina oka person or a good scenery or place or sum feel unna expressing source ki inspiration ga teeskoni work out cheysta, naaku nenu feel ai aa feeling lo depth ga velling aa music expression baita teeskoni vasta. so thats my style of working. Its the Bind of lot of EMOTIONS..
Watch AA Gang Repu 2 Trailer ,Music by Kabir Rafi
Q) Edaina film lo music baledu ani miku evaraina epudaina chepara?? Alantapudu next project cheyali ante tension ga untundi. Adi overcome cheyataniki em chestaru?
Konni saari final out put or released work choosi kontha mandi music baaledu or idi nee mark kaadu ani annaru. daaniki reason yem undadhu , sumtimes we do according to directors taste or sometimes aa thought process workout avvadu but this all happen in my career early stages ippudu anthaga comments raadu because we are trying to reach the perfection level film by film. oka vela public ki nachakapoina, we have a research team where we search for flaws negetives and drawbacks and workout on it.
Q) Oka film ki music cheyali ante vallu iche payment chusthara leka film elantido ani chustara?? Miru enchukune anni chithrallo oka common point ante em cheptaru??
Offcourse first nenu chooseydi FINAL OutPut and technical perfection level and daaniki taggatuga i tell the total work cost and payments of audio department. nenu chesina almost all short films lo common ga unna challenge only one andi that giving the cinematic output in very limited budget because these are short films and mostly directors don't have producers.
Music Director Kabir Rafi interview || Kabir Rafi with media
Q) Ilanti paata life lo okkasari aina cheyyali ani meeku edaina paata ni vinte anipistunda?
Alantivi chaala unnai andi but okati ani cheppalenu naaku Ilayaraja gari compositions ante chaala istam and my main target is bringing the old composition progression in my style and naa target is to make that one song which the whole world should follow.
Q) Kothaga music director avali anukune vaallaki miru iche advice?
Just only one thing first BELIEVE Yourself that You are Unique and that belief should come from your work perfection which should be having a unique flavour of work next confidence, right positive attitude, lot of patience, style of work, hardwork to do it again and again.... lastly should not deviate yourself always be focused.