At 62-years of age, Mizoram’s ‘Zorock’ is living his dreams- A TNT EXCLUSIVE

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By PRETTY CHAMBUGONG MARAK | Music | February 22, 2018:

Meet Rosangliana Zorock popularly known as 'Zorock' the rockstar of Mizoram, who dedicated his life to music. Zorock, with music in his soul never gave-up his passion for music. A singer, musician and a lyricist, a multi-talented being in one. His passion for 'music' made him what he is today, even after enormous hurdles in life he fought against the odds to bring the best in him. Some of his songs include: Green Mizoram, Mama, thahang ngaihno bei, Mo Fel Hmeltha and so on..

Here is an exclusive interview of this multi-talented man with TNT-The Northeast Today.

TNT- How would you describe your music genre?

I have composed around 120 songs so far which comprises mainly rock and country. But since last year, I am more devoted to Gospel songs and patriotic song.

TNT- Is there any favorite place where you like to work?

Yes, I work mostly in the living room

TNT- What are the challenges that you face in your profession?

There is no factor that can be termed as a challenge since I love what I do. But yes, composing with my guitar, finding the chords and beats gives me a headache as well as backache. So that becomes a problem sometimes.

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TNT- How would you describe the music scene of Northeast India & Mizoram?

There are a lot of upcoming singers who are really talented, but because the music industry isn't as big as compared to others part of India, it is really difficult to take it as a means of livelihood. And many times, especially the youths have to go and explore other metro cities.

TNT- What would be your message to the upcoming artist in Northeast?

I would love to tell the future generation to study music professionally in music based institution; as I believe that the people of Northeastern states have music in their souls.

We can do much more than the rest of the world and when it comes to music that is, if we really follow our passion with commitment and hard work nothing is impossible.

The writer can be reached at preety@northeasttoday.com