Yo Yo Honey Singh, who recently rapped for Amitabh Bachchan for the film Bhootnath Returns, says Big B is highly energetic.
“It’s like being in a room filled with kinetic energy. Shooting with the Big B made me feel so old and inadequate. Not for a minute does he remind you of who he is. In fact I felt I was with someone much younger than me,” says Yo Yo who turns 31 this month.
He added, “Bachchan Saab was the coolest and youngest one on our crew. Every time he came on the sets the energy level went up by many notches. When he left we actually felt the energy level drop. He has the energy level of a 22-year old.”
He says he had to be very careful while penning the lyrics for Big B, “I had to be very careful. It is okay to use casual trendy words for the younger stars. But the Big B is a mahaanayak, a star of stars. The lyrics couldn’t be even remotely irreverent. It isn’t as if we decided to be prim and proper in the song. There is a great deal of masti in our number. Bachchan Saab likes to have fun with the young. But I had to exercise self-censorship for the first time because this was for Bachchan Saab, and it was going to be incorporated into a film targeted at children.”