Popular aarti ‘Om jai jagdish hare’ is one aarti that is sung after almost all the religious ceremonies. Musician Raghav Sachar has recorded the same in nine different instruments for full song, but for the downloads he has used five instruments and then closed it in his own vocals.
“I have used western instruments to create this Indian aarti. It was a thought and then I decided to make it into reality. I have even worn the clothes that match with the instrument. Like for Tenore Saxophone I have worn western clothes, while for Harmonica I wore muffler in Rajesh Khanna style. Sherwani with stole I wore while playing flute. With hip-hop kind of youthful clothes, I wore in Soprano Saxophone,” says Raghav.
He has used Tenor Saxophone which is a Western Jazz instrument, Clarinet that is Western Jazz and Classical Instrument, Soprano Saxophone is very young and youthful, which is famous for Pop song and was made famous by Kenny G. Harmonica (Mouth Organ) was made famous by Rajesh Khanna. His Flute is a Western flute.
Raghav Sachar, who can play 32 instruments, has written, given music and sung songs for films like Daddy Kool, Haal-e-Dil, One Two Three, Sunday, Dhamaal and Kaabul Express. He has cut 5 albums and done 3 music videos. His latest Album is ‘Charming Lootera’ from his own music lable Raghav sachar Music and Unuversal Music. He has even sung songs in both male and female voice. For Raghav Sachar music is passion and he is the true World Music musician.
His forthcoming film is Kabir Sadanand’s film Tum Milo To Sahee wherein he has sung two songs and is also acting as himself in the film. Another film as a music director is ‘Phhir’. Directed by Girish Dhamija, this film is presented by Vikran Bhatt. Raghav is also acting in this film.