Raja Mushtaq, lead vocalist of Bhangra Knight V/s Husan released a new solo video titled ‘Vande Mataram’ this Republic Day, in honour of the Indian Army. The singer who is extremely popular in the live events circuit in the country and across the globe dedicated his song under the popular hashtag #deshpremjatao.
Raja got inspired to make this song which is a freshly composed adaptation and personified the Indian army and is dedicated to the unsung heroes of our country.
Speaking at the launch, Raja Mushtaq said that he wants the youth of India to echo spirit of patriotism and hence has curated a stylish version of the video and song to encourage youth to show their patriotism up their sleeve and take pride in it.
The hashtag was coined by Prasoon Joshi on Manikarnika Music launch, in presence of Kangana Ranaut, Shankar-Ehsan-Loy and many famous media personalities. The video was initially shared with Kangana Ranaut and the Manikarnika team.
The team praised the song, particularly Kangana Ranaut responded seeing the video “I like the song, it is nice; will ask my team to share it” which she shared through her social media handle qouting:
This #RepublicDay #DeshPremJatao. Listen to this renedition of Vande Mataram by Raja Mushtaq , which is an ode to Indian Army.
Prasoon Joshi ManikarnikaTheFilm
Zee Studios #KamalJain Ankita S Lokhande. #shariqpatel Krish JagarlamudiJisshu U Sengupta Shankar Ehsaan Loy Neeta Lulla #VijayendraPrasad#Manikarnika
Other celebrities, singers, muaic composers,actors, writers and producers namely Sajid-Wajid, Anup Jalota, Harshdeep Kaur (known for her famous Punjabi and Sufi songs), Bosco (Bosco-Caesar fame) famous Bollywood poet Sameer, Urdu shayars like Munawwar Rana and Rahat Indori and many more conveyed their personal wishes to Raja by sending him video messages.
Raja Mushtaq is the lead vocalist of, his single topped world charts in 2003 and was one of the top 10 on BBC UK’s renowned live music show-Top of the Pops(2003) alongside mainstream top legends like Madonna , R Kelly and many more sharing the same podium. Raja was based in Europe for more than two decades, and now back to his roots in India.
Raja and team’s happiness has no bounds after knowing that, Billboard ranked, Grammy award nominated music producer K.E.On the track- has reach out to Raja Mushtaq for a collaboration.
Hope to see Raja soon on international top charts again and get pride for his mother land India