Indian Idol Abhijeet Sawant stole hearts when he came to the rediff.com office. He regaled audiences with his songs, and chatted candidly with rediff.com readers.
For those who missed the chat, here's the transcript. Don't Miss Part I.
amedury : what genre of singing do u prefer light, fast, sad and which do u think is the toughest: please answer this one!
Abhijeet Sawant : I prefer singing light songs. But I think sad songs are tough to sing.
Vaishali_005 : ABHIJEET ....ur next video...is it Lamha or Jaana?
Abhijeet Sawant : I think it is Lamha. It's a fast track :-)
uma : R U GOING TO DO A VIDEO FOR ALL THE SONGS IN YOUR ALBUM
Abhijeet Sawant : No. It's too expensive and it's not possible.
idol : You said you got to acting offers - did u say YES to them?
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes I did!
banka : cool, busy man,u seemed to be getting busy with vaishali only, r u plaaning to get married soon
Abhijeet Sawant : Vaishali who?
amedury : and how important is it to be able to touch the high notes And is it true that usually after recording the song goes up by a couple of notes, i.e. it goes a bit higher
Abhijeet Sawant : No, it is not really important. It depends on the song. And no, it is not true that the song goes up a couple of notes after recording.
shalki : WHICH IS UR FAV ENGLISH SONG
Abhijeet Sawant : Sting's Desert Rose.
Syber : Would you like to go for Classical songs, if Some 'Ustad' wants to make you his 'Shishya'
Abhijeet Sawant : I have my guru. So I don't want to change that!
aditisawant : what kind of rapport do u share with ur sis...cos she is never in limelight unlike ur parents
Abhijeet Sawant : She is very reserved. She doesn't like being in the limelight. She is like my friend. But I am her elder friend - so she respects me!
babbad : your nature is very nice. what makes you so nice?
Abhijeet Sawant : Thank you so much. My ghar ki chakki ka aata!
Aaakash : HI Abhijeet? What's ur dream plannning ? I want to ask you that U Hav to make ur career in Singing or In acting?
Abhijeet Sawant : Singing, obviously -thats important.
mittalanish : How ur experience at Delhi..Do like Delhi people
Abhijeet Sawant : I like Delhi's girls.
banka : r u getting a chance to perform anywhere abroad
Abhijeet Sawant : I am getting offers. And in a few months, I am going to the UK, US.
Gennie : What is the greatest Gift you gave your parents after indian idol Abhijit????????
Abhijeet Sawant : I plan to get a new home - that will be the greatest gift for them.
Gennie : Have you ever fallen in love?or had a strong crush?
Abhijeet Sawant : No. I am waiting for a big crush!
ankolekar : hi abhjijeet what are u going to do with 1crore will u donate to the blinds or handicapped people
Abhijeet Sawant : I want to invest the money for my future and my family.
mrinaalshinde : who do u think ur actress should b when u do ur first film?
Abhijeet Sawant : Rani Mukerji. Kareena Kapoor. Both of them!
CHCVH : , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE, ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE , ABHIJEET COME TO SHANGAI FOR A SHOW PLZ.!! JUST ONCE
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes, but no plans yet!
monicarg : DO YOU THINK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IS IMPORTANT FOR INDIAN IDOL?DO YOU THINK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IS IMPORTANT FOR INDIAN IDOL?DO YOU THINK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IS IMPORTANT FOR INDIAN IDOL?DO YOU THINK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IS IMPORTANT FOR INDIAN IDOL?
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes, I think professional training is important for your singing.
tinni12 : aren't you tired of this bz life?
Abhijeet Sawant : No. It's because of this that I am getting money.
rachitagupta : which is your favourite holiday spot? have you ever been abroad?
Abhijeet Sawant : No, I have never been abroad. I like Goa best.
Tony : SAY SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR BEST FRIENDS.
Abhijeet Sawant : I don't have any best friends. But I have so many friends!
shivs : are you having any live show in mumbai in the next few days?
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes, next month.
aditya : Can u give an advice for youngsters ?
Abhijeet Sawant : Be prepared for hard work.
ido1 : Hav u met any horrible celebs? I mean celebs who have been horrible to u? shown attitude to u?
Abhijeet Sawant : No, I haven't met any yet!
mrinaalshinde : Have u met any person who u really wanted to meet?
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes. Sonu Nigam.
preddyv : Are you performing any shows in USA, I mean any plans yet or no?
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes, we are planning to hold shows there. Not sure when really.
SITHARA IS HERE : IS UR KIDNEY PROBLEM OVER? HOPE U R FINE NOW.
Abhijeet Sawant : I am fine now, thank you!
ido1 : U also met Farah Khan - sometimes it seems she can be really mean to people - was she nice to u?
Abhijeet Sawant : I don't think she was mean. But she was the sweetest judge.
sunaina bhatkar : Now that u r so famous, u shld also maintain ur reputation because public memory is very short. How do u think one can maintain his top position and so u have any plans for the same?
Abhijeet Sawant : That is why I am doing playback singing. For singers, the biggest platform is playback singing. So if I do well, I will maintain my place.
mrinaalshinde : hi abhijeet are marathi madun pan kaitari bol. nahitar amhala vataicha ki marathi visarla!!
Abhijeet Sawant : Saglyana majha namaskaar!
uma : what is your favourite hindi love song
Abhijeet Sawant : Kal ho na ho.
Tony : DO YOU PLAY COMPUTER GAMES
Abhijeet Sawant : Yes, I play lots of computer games.
email@example.com : abhijeet i want to dedicate a wenbsite for u can u give me ur details im a professional website designer
Abhijeet Sawant : Thank you, but you need to get permission from Sony TV to do that!
ido1 : have u met rani mukerji? HAVE U MET RANI MUKERJI? have u met rani mukerji? have u met rani mukerji? HAVE U MET RANI MUKERJI? have u met rani mukerji? have u met rani mukerji? HAVE U MET RANI MUKERJI? have u met rani mukerji?
Abhijeet Sawant : No, not yet. But I would love to.
tinni12 : which is ur fav song from aapka abhijeet?
Abhijeet Sawant : Lamha lamha.
aditisawant : where do u see urself 10 years down the line??? another sonu and udit in bollywood or invisible like viva and aasma
Abhijeet Sawant : A successful playback singer!
Abhijeet Sawant : Okay everyone! It's been great chatting with you. Meet you another time!