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#fame celebrates Independence Day with new rendition of Vande Matram

 Sarod Maestro

MUMBAI: It’s been over 100 years since Bankim Chandra Chatterjee wrote our national song- Vande Matram and it continues to ignite the patriotic Indian within us. This Independence Day #fame joins hands with Sarod Maestro, Padma Vibhushan- Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, and his sons-Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan to recreate the magic of Vande Matram on Sarod in an instrumental music video.

#fame CEO Saket Saurabh said, “#fame is extremely proud to be associated with Ustadji and his sons.  We are particularly happy with this collaboration because every Indian has grown up listening to Vande Mataram and this rendition is truly soul stirring.”

The new instrumental version has a fresh appeal, while Sarod continues to give a classical traditional touch to the song. The video is presented by #fame; Asia’s premier talent led digital entertainment and is trending on social media with the hashtag- #ProudlyVandeMatram.

In 2002, BBC World Service conducted an international poll to choose ten most famous songs of all time. Around 7000 songs were selected from all over the world. A version of Vande Mataram, was ranked second.

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