Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26:
Odisha’s pride Rituraj Mohanty has gifted his fans an incredible and melodious present on the occasion of 67th Republic Day. In a patriotic video, India’s first Raw Star has sung the Indian national anthem featuring the greatest sports icons of India that does not fail to give viewers goosebumps.
Conceptualised by the former Indian left arm spinner Nilesh Kulkarni, this music video was launched by Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar on 24 January.The video stars iconic sports persons of India like master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, tennis sensation Sania Mirza, footballer Baichung Bhutia, wrestler Sushil Kumar, former team India hockey striker Dhanraj Pillay, shooter Gagan Narang, ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and little master Sunil Gavaskar.
Directed by Abhjit Panse and composed by Ram Sampath, this video is an attempt to instil the sportive spirit in young India. It highlights the fact that these famous sports persons hail from humble families and sheer hard work, dedication and perseverance has made them eminent names in the arena of games and sports, thus leaving an illustrious legacy for generations to come.
The video will be screened in theatres across India and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEascRmtmus