Avirum Anbum: Kamal Haasan's Song Of Hope During COVID-19 Lockdown

Avirum Anbum: Kamal Haasan's Song Of Hope During COVID-19 Lockdown

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan has penned, sung and directed "Avirum Anbum" -- a song on hope, positivity and love in these testing times.

Joining him within the effort are his daughter, actress Shruti Haasan, composers Anirudh Ravichander, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Devi Sri Prasad, singers Shankar Mahadevan, Bombay Jayashree and Sid Sriram, actors Siddharth and Andrea, pianist Lydian, and singer-actor Mugen.

The song consists by Ghibran and edited by Mahesh Narayanan, and can be released on April 23.

Commenting on the collaboration with various talents for "Arivum Anbum", Kamal said: "This was truly a democratic process and every participant recorded his/her part themselves as none folks could meet. it is a collaboration within the truest sense and since everyone shot and recorded it themselves from their homes, i do not know whom to credit cinematography to."

"We have entered an era of high end technology and everybody individually sent us their portions which we put together. I even have written the song and Ghibran has composed it and every one the participants were on board just over a call. This collaboration has made me so pleased with my tribe, not just locally but internationally. Artistes are continuously trying to inject optimism within the masses since they appear up to us. The song may be a reminder of all that we are capable of and also the very fact that tough times don't last, only tough people do," he added.

Composer of the song Ghibran feels that a united effort like this will help people to beat this example .

"We have created a song from our homes even at this point of crisis of the coronavirus pandemic. We all are during this together and that we will convert it, but only with a united effort, which is that the key to convert any pandemic that surrounds us. i'm extremely happy and grateful to possess related to each and each one that has worked on this song and who came forward without a reconsideration , also to all or any the chorus singers who sent me their works and came forward to collaborate with me. The difference we will create by being together is all that matters and that we have created something together," said the composer.

The song are going to be released by Think Music. "These are surreal times and therefore the new way of life is actually testing for everybody . At a time like this, when emotions are running high, it is vital that each one folks remember to treat people amorously and compassion. This song by the ever talented Kamal Hassan and therefore the talented artistes captures that beautifully and is certain to resonate with anyone who hears it," said Swaroop Reddy, president of Think Music.