Before appearing on Karan Johar’s popular chat show Koffee With Karan, rapper Badshah got candid with actor Neha Dhupia on her audio show No Filter Neha. On the show, the singer-rapper talked about his stage name Badshah, love for 90s beauty Raveena Tandon and the wannabe Badshah in the industry among several other things.
As Neha addressed Badshah as Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, the rapper narrated the story behind his stage name. He said, “When I was looking for a stage name for myself, around that time Badshah the film had come out and I was like that’s a nice name. I discussed it with a few of my cousins and they started laughing and I was pretty sure I want to call myself Badshah.”
Further, in the conversation, he also expressed his fondness for Bollywood actor Raveena Tandon and how he gets sisterly vibes from Thugs of Hindostan actor Katrina Kaif. Talking about Raveena, Badshah said, “What a lady! She’s beautiful. She’s just naturally sexy, her voice, the way she looks, her hair, the way she conducts herself, it’s so sexy. Like so feminine, so confident.” And for Katrina, the singer said, “I was on a tour with her (Katrina) and I got those elder sister vibes from her. I had a different perception of her in my mind and as soon as I met her, I got those vibes. She is so protective and caring.”