Rediscovering the Essence of Nostalgia: Chintal Khakte's Musical Journey with 'Idon’twantto'
Updated: Jul 30
When you close your eyes and listen to Chintal Khakte's latest track, 'Idon’twantto,' you embark on a journey back in time—a voyage to the carefree days of childhood where the world was a canvas of endless possibilities. Chintal Khakte, the talented artist behind this soul-stirring melody, takes us on a musical odyssey through his life, reminiscing about the essence of change and the yearning to preserve cherished moments.
At just 25 years old, Chintal's passion for music has been brewing since he was a mere nine-year-old. His love for melodies flourished when he received his first keyboard and microphone, sparking the fire that has driven him ever since. But don't be fooled by the solo act; Chintal acknowledges the support of his dear friends who lend a helping hand whenever he needs them.
The enchanting 'Idon’twantto' was born on a tranquil morning in July 2021. Armed with just his voice and a guitar, Chintal poured his heart out, crafting a song that encapsulated the longing for the past. It was a creation brimming with emotions, and completing it took time. In 2022, he mustered the courage to rework the song, enlisting the musical expertise of his friends to bring it to life.
The end result is a masterpiece that transcends specific genres, as Chintal refuses to be confined by musical boundaries. Having been a part of Bollywood and studied music internationally, he revels in exploring new sounds and artistic expressions. From rock classics like Linkin Park and Iron Maiden to the experimental melodies of Björk and Massive Attack, Chintal's influences are as diverse as his own musical creations.
Chintal's studio, Light Edge Sound Studio, located in the vibrant city of Mumbai, has witnessed the birth of 'Idon’twantto.' Equipped with top-notch analog hardware, the studio has been the birthplace of not only Chintal's track but also numerous musical endeavors for films and commercials.
The album artwork is a stunning portrayal of Chintal's childhood memories. Created by his brother, Rohil Khatke, it's a collage of heartwarming snapshots that capture the essence of the song's nostalgic theme. The portrait now hangs proudly in the studio—a constant reminder of the beauty of the past.
With music as his compass, Chintal has experienced a sense of freedom like no other. His passion for learning and exploring new avenues is evident in his favorite quote, "You don’t know what you don’t know." This thirst for knowledge has not only helped him evolve as an artist but also opened doors to endless opportunities.
As you follow Chintal Khakte's journey through 'Idon’twantto,' you can't help but feel a sense of liberation—a reminder that melodies can take us back to the moments we hold dear. So, if you're ready to relive the magic of childhood and embrace the winds of change, hit the play button on his YouTube and Spotify links. Let Chintal Khakte's music be the soundtrack to your own journey of rediscovering freedom through melodies. And remember, you don't know what you don't know—so let his music show you the unknown horizons of your soul.