Mumbai, June 10: Kanika Kapoor, known for crooning her “Baby doll” song, says playback singers don’t get their due in Bollywood. Also Read - Kanika Kapoor Wishes Ekta Kapoor on 45th Birthday, Says 'You Believed in my Potential Long Before I Did'
“Playback singers don’t get their due because I feel it’s more about the actors and the actresses than singers. In the west, it’s more about the singers. But it’s very difficult here (in India),” Kanika said. (Read: Lip-syncing a rarity in films now: Amit Trivedi) Also Read - Kanika Kapoor's Pictures With Her Mom on Mother's Day Show She's Back to Being Happier And Healthier
“Today when you sing a song, it belongs to the actress and not singers. So again, it’s the industry and it’s about each filmmaker to give us that branding and that importance,” she added. Also Read - Kanika Kapoor Unable to Donate Plasma Due to Low Heamoglobin, Senior Official Says 'Has to Wait For Few Days'
Kanika, who also sang the immensely popular “Chittiyan kalaiyaan”, said that she has received acting offers too.
“I have got many offers (for acting), but I believe in quality work. If I get some amazing work, then I will do it. It’s not a no-no. I will try, but it has to be interesting.”