Expensive BTS Military,
Let’s get crucial factor out of the best way – I HAVE INTERVIEWED BTS! Sure, all seven of them.
Most of you’ve gotten been writing to inform me how fortunate I’m. That is their first video interview in India and naturally they picked NDTV.
I can even safely let you know from what I watched that they had been extraordinarily pleased to have the ability to comminute their like to the BTS Military in India.
I’ve interviewed loads of celebrities in my 20-year-long profession. In Bollywood, it will possibly’t get greater than interviewing Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. In Hollywood, I’ve interviewed Tom Hanks, Joaquin Phoenix, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ryan Reynolds, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Holland, Brie Larson, Emily Blunt, and lots of others. Within the worldwide music scene, I’ve interviewed U2, Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, and others.
So, why is that this BTS expertise totally different? Let me clarify.
Every of the above-mentioned celebrities has followers and followers. They’re liked by an viewers throughout the globe. However this type of fandom is totally different! Quickly after we introduced on Twitter that the ‘BTS Unique Interview’ is coming quickly on NDTV, the announcement started trending on Twitter.
Since then, I’ve chatted and interacted with fairly a couple of followers on the cellphone, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, and so on. What is totally wonderful is the messaging. Each fan spoke to me about what BTS means to them and the way their music has made them a greater human being. There’s a connection that bonds all of you collectively and I’ve by no means seen something like this earlier than. A 17-year-old fan instructed me how she was going via a darkish time in her life and the way BTS songs and lyrics helped her address it; she says now she is a contented particular person. One other younger fan known as me via somebody and mentioned she desires to ship me a cake and flowers on behalf of the BTS Military for getting a particular interview for India. I’m instructed a few of you had been in tears whereas I used to be reside on Instagram speaking about my expertise of interviewing BTS.
So, what precisely did your idols say? BTS instructed me that although they haven’t been in a position to come to India but however they really feel the love. Within the interview, we additionally speak about their new album, “BE (Delux Version)”, which will probably be out later this yr. I can not give away an excessive amount of extra however sure, I did ask them how they handle to remain so grounded with so many followers screaming their names wherever they go.
What had been they like? They had been all on time, trying good-looking, as they all the time do. They had been excited to say loads of issues to their followers in India. I began the interview in Korean by saying, “Annyonghaseyo” they usually mentioned, “Namaste!” That was only a jumpstart for all of us!
The interview airs on Oct 30 at 8:30pm and 10:30pm on NDTV 24X7. It will likely be on-line on NDTV.com and NDTV’s YouTube and Fb pages.
Cannot wait to listen to your suggestions after you have watched it.
(Rohit Khilnani is a senior leisure journalist based mostly in Mumbai, he’s additionally the writer of the ebook I Hate Bollywood. Details about box-office collections and whereabouts of movies stars is behind his hand. He begins and ends his day by taking his canine, for walks)
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