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Press Release |  17 Nov 2015 13:42 |  By RnMTeam

BACARDI NH7 Weekender adapts A. R. Rahman's 'Dhakka Laga Bukka' for new festival video

MUMBAI: To celebrate the massive line-up at the happiest music festival, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender released a brand new video with various musicians from this year’s line-up. Based on A. R. Rahman’s catchy and unconventional hit - ‘Dhakka Laga Bukka’ from the film ‘Yuva’, the video is a reflection of the untamable spirit of the festival.

Originally composed and sung by this year's headliner A. R. Rahman, the festival’s rendition of the track features the music virtuoso himself and Karthik on vocals along with Vishal Dadlani, Papon, Samara Chopra (The Ska Vengers), Smiti Malik (Chayan & Smiti), Abhishekh Nailwal and Alisha Pais. Produced and arranged by renowned musician Ranjit Barot, the track also features bass baron Nucleya and rapper Naezy teaming up with Rodrigo y Gabriela on acoustic guitars, Warren Mendonsa on lead guitar, Niladri Kumar on Zitar, Mohini Dey on bass, Rahul Hariharan and Jai Row Kavi on drums.

The sixth year of one of the country’s most beloved musical weekends, which kicked off in Shillong and Kolkata this year, presents major global names like Mark Ronson, Flying Lotus, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Mogwai, SBTRKT in its upcoming editions in Delhi (November 28-29), Pune (December 4-6) and Bangalore (December 5-6) along with some of the best that the current Indian independent music scene has to offer. These include artists like Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Café, Arka, Hriday Gattani, The F16s, Baiju Dharmajan Syndicate, Parikrama, The Raghu Dixit Project, Ankur & The Ghalat Family, Swarathama, Dr. L Subramaniam, Dualist Inquiry and many more.