The American musician Stevie Wonder , who became blind shortly after birth once said:
Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.
In this edition of Active Bangalore, meet Bangalore based musician Rajat Kukreja. Rajat wears multiple hats- he is an entrepreneur, traveler, has been interested in creating solutions related to education and sustainability, is into sports. You name it, and he has probably done it. But, he says, through it all, music has been a friend, a refuge for as long as he can remember.
He makes meaning of the experiences of his life through music. From exploring rap and hip hop to folk music and classical music, he has let his music soak the essence of the earth that he feels, his multi-dimensional personalty now inhabits.
RJ Lakshmi caught up with Rajat to understand his unique relationship with music.
Interview and Article by Lakshmi Karunakaran