Few young artistes are as versatile as Rubayat Rehman, who is proficient in singing, playing various musical instruments and painting. She first came into the fold with Bangladeshi Idol, where she gained recognition as a promising vocalist. A self proclaimed 'old soul', she sits with The Daily Star for a cup of coffee and a round of One Minute Please!
Tell us your worst trait as a musician.
I am extremely lazy. I sometimes hate myself for this!
If you were to pick one instrument to play for a lifetime, which would it be?
A guitar for sure. It's just very versatile as an instrument, and can be played in so many different ways.
What is your biggest musical achievement until now?
I played as a guest vocalist and instrumentalist for renowned band Joler Gaan, and that was a tremendous achievement. I played the autoharp and pianica.
Something that always inspires you?
I consider myself to be a lover of nature. I love animals and plants a lot. Their innocence inspires me.
Where do you want to end up in life?
I want to travel around the world, living off the grid in a small house surrounded by nature, growing my own vegetables.