Actor-politician Kamal Haasan who has been very vocal about his thoughts on India’s handling of the Coronavirus situation has penned, sung, and directed ‘Avirum Anbum’, a song on hope, positivity, and love in these testing times. What makes the song all the more special is that notable names from the south industry have come forward and lent their voice to the track. The actor has been joined by daughter Shruti Haasan, Siddharth, Shankar Mahadevan and others in the fight against Coronavirus.
The song is composed by Ghibran, edited by Mahesh Narayanan and is released Today, 23rd April by Think Music. Commenting on this special track and the kind of love that the song is recieving, Dr. Kamal Haasan says "Avirum Anbum may not give you any ideas but will tell you what we can be, what we have already been, its a reminder and an anthem of hope. It is like saying that 'Hum Kamiyaab Honge', it is that kind of a thing and we need it now because we are already worried about what will happen. Things are all going to change- the world, artists, corporates, dissemination all are going to change. We will have to calm ourselves and convince ourselves that we can adapt. The song is a reminder of what we are capable off."
Kamal Haasan and Ghibran has launched the song on a zoom call with representatives of the media on call as well. This is the first time, a track has unveiled in front of the media with all parties staying safe at their homes. Apart from Kamal Haasan, some of the names associated with 'Arivum Anbum' are Anirudh Ravichander, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Devi Sri Prasad, Shankar Mahadevan, Shruti Haasan, Bombay Jayashree, Siddharth, Lydian, Andrea, Sid Sriram and Mugen.
The peace anthem Arivum Anbum is Kamal Haasan’s brainchild and is an endeavor to instill hope and positivity amongst us. The song also motivates us to approach the situation knowing that We, as a nation will come out of this, stronger than before. It is believed that there is certain psychiatry in music and such songs help us to stay positive in difficult times and through 'Arivum Anbum', the team is trying to do the same.
Apart from the song, Kamal Haasan has been actively writing to the central government about measures he believes India should take in order to overcome this crisis. Arivum Anbum is another endeavor by Mr.Haasan to bring about love, hope, knowledge, and positivity in the hearts and minds of people in a time of uncertainty. Also Read: Arnab Goswami And Wife Attacked By Goons; Anupam Kher-Madhur Bhandarkar-Ashoke Pandit Condemn, Ask For ‘Serious Action’
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