Don`t bank entirely on playback singing: Babul Supriyo

Kolkata: Singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo Monday cautioned aspiring crooners against banking entirely on playback singing as a career option, but said he would try to help wannabe singers `as much as possible`.

The Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha member said he would try help shape the dreams of youngsters in his constituency Asansol.

"There is expectation from me as a singer. I will try to encourage them as and when the opportunity comes. I will try to help youngsters in my constituency as much as I can. However, I will advise them not to bank entirely on playback singing," he told reporters in Asansol.

Acknowledging the talented youth in West Bengal, he said: "Work hard and sing well but don`t park your dreams entirely on playback singing."

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