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News |  24 Jan 2019 18:09 |  By RnMTeam

Republic Day Special: Sonu Nigam sings 'Bharat Ki Baat' title track for News18

MUMBAI: Singer Sonu Nigam, Swanand Kirkire and Shantanu Moitra have collaborated for the title track of News18’s newest show, Bharat Ki Baat.

Composed by Shantanu Moitra, the song has been crooned by Sonu, whose voice has a special audience connect in the country. The lyrics of this patriotic number are penned by Swanand Kirkire. Sonu’s vocals will give every Indian goosebumps owing to his mesmerising melodious voice.

Featuring anchor of the show, Pallavi Joshi, the music video encapsulates India and its various colours, be it people coming from different parts of the country, their lifestyle etc., the video symbolises integrity of India. The song opens with a heart touching soft yet penetrating melody which reaches a crescendo and cascades into a high octane, foot tapping number. The contrast in the prelude and rest of the song pretty much captures the essence of the show- unity in diversity which forms an integral part of Indian culture for ages.  The song also urges citizens to take continence of India’s glorious past, the rapid paced development its making and the immense potential that lies ahead. It is a positive view point and clearly a very different narrative from the usual grim picture of the country that is always showcased on various forms of media.

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Hosted by Pallavi Joshi, the show speaks about the glorified past of India, its present as well as future in a positive light. The show is directed by Vivek Agnihotri. The 26-part show will also feature important personalities who have made a significant difference in the past. It will also showcase the fusion of several customs and traditions that reflect the rich culture and heritage of the country while focusing on significant aspects like- health, education and infrastructure. The show will be telecast at 10am every Saturday and Sunday only on News18 India, along with News18 UP, News18 MP, News18 Punjab, News18 Rajasthan, News18 Bihar and News18 Urdu.