By Subhash K. Jha
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Acclaimed lyricist Javed Akhtar says Indian rock music is very superficial, with most songs having archaic lyrics, but he has experimented with words for his son Farhan Akhtar's acting debut "Rock On" to make the songs interesting.
"In India, rock music is a very shallow and superficial genre. They dress and style themselves like American rockers but the words and lyrics are archaic and obsolete. The words in an average Indi-Rock number revert to trite filmy clichés like balma, baliye and mahiya," Akhtar said.
"When they came to me to write lyrics for my son Farhan in 'Rock On', I wasn't really sure I could pull it off. I had never do