Behind The Beat: Shezan Shaikh on Dada Saheb Phalke-winning Cargo soundtrack, Ronin & his shift from metal
From a hardcore metal guitarist for 'Providence' to winning the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for best background score for Arati Kadav's 'Cargo' - Shezan Shaikh's journey in music has been one hell of a ride. Catch his story in this episode of Behind the Beat.
Once a super-popular metal guitarist for Mumbai-based Providence, Shezan Shaikh has spent the last five years fully focused on building his career as a music composer for ads, films and even videogames. From creating ad jingles from well-known brands to now winning the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for best background score for Arati Kadav's 'Cargo' on Netflix - Shezan has lived the life of a true rockstar. Highest of the highs, lowest of the lows. In this honest and candid interview Shezan takes us on a journey through his career, his upciming synthwave project 'Ronin', his shift from metal and importance of accepting all kinds of music.
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