Amitabh S Verma’s song ‘Khelo Shyam Sang Hori’ is a traditional bandish which is based on Raag Kafi

Mumbai, 9th March 2023: After the roaring success of ‘Awalla’, Amitabh S Verma recently released his next song called ‘Khelo Shyam Sang Hori’ on the occasion of Holi. The music video for this foot tapping number was shot in Vrindavan. The song is being produced by Shruti Anindita Vermaa and Me 2 Films in association with Uttar Pradesh Braj Vikas Tirth Parishad.

The music video features actors Riva Arora and Aarush Varma. The additional lyrics have been penned by Amitabh himself to which he has given his mesmerizing voice as well. Shruti the producer of the song said, “Holi in Mathura had always intrigued me. The colours, the festivity and the ambience is beyond description and I wanted everyone to witness this”.

Watch the song here:

Amitabh has in the past penned songs for some iconic films like Life In A Metro, PK, Bas Ek Pal, Khoobsurat, My Brother Nikhil and many more. His directorial creations include films, television series, music videos and the most recent web series Teen Do Paanch starring Shreyas Talpade and Bidita Bag. His first film was as a lyricist for a film called Chhal directed by Hansal Mehta. ANTARDWAND a film set in Bihar followed for which he did the screenplay, dialogues, lyrics writer and also the associate director. The film won a National Award.

Speaking about the song, Amitabh says “This is traditional bandish which is based on Raag Kafi. It is a very old traditional folk song which has been recreated in a modern way. We have two young artists who feature in this song, Riva Arora and Aarush Varma. represents Radha and Aarush portrays the character of Lord Krishna. In Vrindavan it is  believed that every boy is Krishna and every girl is Radha and the song beautifully captures that. Riva has been a part of numerous Television, OTT and Feature Films in the past. Rockstar, Uri and Mom are a few known ones. Aarush won international accolades with his short film The God and the Blind and is now all set for his debut in the talked about feature film OMG2 where he plays Pankaj Tripathi’s son. The film has been produced by Wakaoo Films and directed by the very talented Amit Rai and his first film is on the verge of release. Oh My God -2. Which also stars Akshay Kumar”.

Check out the song and enjoy your time!

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