Airtel and famous Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, supported by Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, have joined hands to create a special sarod rendition of the national anthem to honour the 72nd Independence Day of India.
The 72nd Independence Day will be celebrated in India on August 15 (Wednesday).
Commenting on the association, Sameer Batra CEO – Content and Apps, Bharti Airtel, said, “Music brings people together and what better way to celebrate the Independence Day than with this beautiful version of our national anthem. It’s a privilege for us to partner with a music titan like Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and we invite everyone to enjoy this beautiful track.”
The father and sons posted a teaser on their respective social media handles.
#Repost @airtelindia @aaksarod @amaanalibangash with @get_repost ・・・ Airtel has come together with Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash to recreate the magic of our beautiful National Anthem. The track is available exclusively to Airtel users on the Wynk Music and Airtel TV app. Download the app now and enjoy. #ConnectingTheNation #HappyIndependenceDay
The soulful rendition is available exclusively on Airtel’s digital platforms – Wynk Music (track) and Airtel TV (video).
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan said, “We are so honoured to celebrate the forthcoming Independence Day along with Airtel. My sons, Amaan and Ayaan, and I have recorded the national anthem to mark this occasion. I hope that every proud Indian connects to the ethos of our Independence Day. This is a tribute to our freedom fighters, soldiers and a celebration of the Independence of our great Nation.”
The track can be downloaded from Android and iOS app store.