Indian Railways recreate 80's iconic song 'Mile Sur Mera Tumhara'; watch video
The Ministry of Railways has shared the latest version of the famous song Mile Sur Mera Tumhara to mark India's 75th year of Independence.
As part of the Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative and celebrating the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, the ministry of railways has released a song exhibiting Indian Railways' achievements, progress, and integration on a pan India basis.
Yes, if you're an 80's kid, you might remember this popular tune that managed to fill our hearts with national integration and unity in diversity. After many years, the Ministry of Railways recreated a new version of this iconic song.
The original song was the first telecast in 1988, on Independence Day. The track starred leading Indian actors, sportspersons, and musicians of that time. However, the new version, sung by railway employees, features top sportspersons and Tokyo Olympic medalists, including ace shuttler PV Sindhu. The original lyrics have been retained, but the music has been recreated in the new version. This song has been sung in 13 different languages to feel brotherhood throughout all zonal railways.
The video starts with PM Modi stating that railways will provide the country with the energy and speed for growth and capture India's cultural landscape. At the end of the video, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, senior railway officers like chairman and chief executive officer of the Railway Board Suneet Sharma and state ministers-- Raosaheb Dadarao Danve and Jardosh are seen singing the song. Watch the video.