- Saregamapa artists recreate the National song of India
- The song is a blend of Mother India and our mothers in flesh and blood
12th August, 2022: The singers of Zee Bangla Saragamapa, who went on to form their own musical group named ‘Eso Bondhu’, recreated a new rendition of the national song of India ‘Vandemataram-Tumi Maa’ on the occasion of the 75th Indian Independence.
The former participants and now popular singing sensations in Bengal, Gourab Sarkar, Kinjal Chattopadhyay, Aritra Dasgupta, Arkadeep Mishra, Abhratanu Ghosh, Gurujeet Singh, Tanmoy Biswas, Arfin Rana, Raktim Chowdhury, Samadipta Mukherjee, Chandrika Bhattacharya, Jyoti Sharma, Rishita Saha, Sonali Banerjee & Somdatta Das recreated the national song of India which is adapted from the original composition of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay who personified India as Goddess and mother
Indian National Movement in this poem which was later translated as a song by Rabindranath Tagore. The song has a soulful version, ‘Tumi Maa’ which is composed by Kinjal and Abhratanu and written by Gourab Sarkar.
Making this music video one of its kind are the 5 talented acoustic musicians of India- Anirban Chatterjee, Chhandan Basu, Tanmoy Mandal, Sandipan Ganguly(Bublu), Subhajit Saha, who immensely contributed towards this musical melody. The song has a solem recitation of Rini Biswas who recited a quote by poet Surjotonoy Adhikary.
“This year marks the 75th year of independence. We wanted to create something new this Independence day and thus we came up with the idea of the song. Vandematram is an ode to our motherland. We have tried to keep the same essence in our song at the same time we have tried to highlight the perspective of our mothers. The original song Vandemataram is representing our motherland and our composition Tumi Maa is representing our mothers in flesh and blood. We have tried to blend both of them in our song. The song also has a rap which similarly represents both the mothers.” says singer and lyricist Gourab Sarkar.
The video showcases several beautiful locations of north and south Kolkata. The video beautifully features all the singers with heartwarming visuals of mothers from different backgrounds in Kolkata. The song also features Kolkata’s popular model Bilkis Parveen. The splendid visuals and the melody make this music video a distinctive experience for all!
Cinematography and editing helmed by Prasanta Kumar Sur and team and Composed by Kinjal Chattopadhyay and Abhratanu Ghosh and written by Gourab Sarkar the song releases on 12th August 2022 on the Youtube channel of Asha Audio on the occasion of 75th Independence Day of India.