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Close on the heels of elections, it seems Kapil Sibal seems to have found an avenue to channel his creative streak by writing poetry. It isn’t surprising then the Law & Justice and Communication & Information Technology minister approached the best in business, AR Rahman who couldn’t refuse.


Sony Music who had earlier released Bharat Bala and Rahman’s album 'Vande Mataram' is now releasing the Rahman-Sibal album titled ‘Raunaq’ the album features renditions from Lata Mangeshkar, Shreya Ghosal, Jonita Gandhi and A R Rahman. Besides composing for the album, AR Rahman has also conceptualized the lead music video. The album features 7 plus songs; Lata Mageshkar will be heard in the song “Laadli”, Shreya Ghosal in “Kismat se”. While Jonita Gandhi, has sung “Aa Bhi Jaa” A R Rahman’s voice is featured in “Laadli” and “Boondein”.

 

AR Rahman and Kapil Sibal at the launch of Raunaq

AR Rahman and Kapil Sibal at the launch of Raunaq

 


Elaborating on the album, AR Rahman said, “'Raunaq' for me is a visual and musical space which I have been wanting to go on for a long time. After listening to Mr. Sibal’s lyrics, its simplicity took me to that place and since then I have been working on creating music keeping the lyrics in mind.”  While Mr. Kapil Sibal, added, “Sensitive, aesthetic, and intuitive, is what AR Rahman is. He is totally immersed in music. Every element of his being is involved in creation - as he aspires for perfection in everything he does. Rahman's genius gives life to my thoughts.”


Here’s a look at the music video featuring AR Rahman and Shreya Ghosal in the song “Kismet Se”

 

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