Mumbai : A.R. Rahman along with Gulzar Saab launched the official hockey anthem, ‘Jai Hind India’ for Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup at a suburban multiplex on the 5th of December.
The song features superstar Shahrukh Khan, Nayanthara, rapper Heams, World- renowned percussionist, A Sivamani along with singers Neeti Mohan, Shweta Mohan , Jonita Gandhi, Shashaa Tirupati, Harshdeep Kaur and the National Hockey World Cup Players in a celebratory video. The lyrics are penned by one of most prolific legendary writer, Gulzar Saab.
The track represents the true spirit of the nation to stay united and enjoy the national sport. The music has an upbeat rhythm to it that incites the entire nation to come together and support the wonderful game unfolding at the World Cup in Odisha.
The event was attended by dignitaries like World Renowned Hockey player from Odisha, Mr Dilip Tirkey, Former Hockey defender and Olympian, Mr Lazarus Barla, Honorable Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Shri Chandra Sarathi Behera. The euphoric video of the anthem is sure to inspire all the hockey fanatics across the country as the game commemorates.
The Honorable Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik Shared through a video “Wishing A.R. Rahman, Ravi Verman and his young team at BTOS productions, all the very best for the launch of the music video , Jai Hind India, commemorating the celebrating the men’s hockey world cup at Bhubaneswar, India. Hockey is a tradition and a way of life in Odisha and a great unifying force across the state. The video is a reflection of this unity and glorious tradition. It symbolizes a modern and vibrant India and the onesness of all people. It will inspire the youth of our country . The song composed by A. R. Rahman , written by Gulzar, is brilliant. I am also happy to see the spirited participation of superstar Shahrukh Khan an actor, Nayanthara . It gives me immense joy in seeing Odisha going beautifully into this colorful visual presentation, I hope this will be a new youth anthem, Jai Hind India”
Speaking about the Song, Music Composer A.R. Rahman shares ‘’ Music has the blessing to bring people together, Jai Hind India brings out the true spirit of the nation in enjoying the sport. With immense talent in the country, the Hockey Anthem is sure to inspire millions of youth to participate in the sport and take true pride in reaching heights making India Proud”