Ricky Kej: Bollywood dominates Indian music
The Bengaluru-based Grammy Award winner says indie artistes only have two optionsto find audiences abroad or join the Hindi film industry
Ricky Kej studied to be a dentist but went on to win a Grammy instead. This apparent dichotomy defines his music as well. The 33-year-old Bengalurean’s album, Winds Of Samsara, co-produced with South African flautist Wouter Kellerman, won the Grammy this year in the “new-age music" category. Kej describes new-age music as “the sum of all the winners and nominees of the category over the years, including Enya, Enigma, and Peter Gabriel to name a few".
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