Siddharth Kannan may be seen hosting television shows, but the radio still remains his favourite medium. Siddharth, who became an RJ at the age of 14, holds the title of being the youngest radio host in the country. Currently, he is hosting Bollywood Khul Ke where he invites Bollywood personalities for a chat. We talk to the host about his musical favourites:
If you had to put together a soundtrack for your life, name four songs that would feature in it?
Titanium by David Guetta; this song pumps me up when things aren’t going my way.
It’s My Life by Bon Jovi. This songs reminds me to make my own rules and don’t live by what people say.
See You Again by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie. I guess we all have the loved one that we miss. Wiz and Charlie has a beautiful way of describing it.
Happy by Pharrel Williams; this song helps me get to rid of my blues any time of the day!
Is there a song you love to listen to when:
You’re happy and upbeat: Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations.
You’re really low: Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin.
You’re working out: Eye of the Tiger by Survivor.
Is there any music you used to love as a kid or a teenager that you’re now embarrassed by when you think back?
Quit playing Games by Backstreet Boys!
How would you describe your taste in music?
I think the award for the most flexible listener should go to me. I listen to everything — Bollywood, classical, hard rock, EDM, soft romantic and hip hop.
What’s your favourite time of the day to listen to music?
In the car, and at home.
If you could have one musician to perform a private concert for you, who would it be?