Recently, the US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Michael M Gilday and India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu met at a dinner event where the US Navy band Sea Chanters sang the song ‘Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera’, reports The Indian Express. The composition is from the 2004 movie ‘Swades’ directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The music is composed by AR Rahman the lyrics are penned by Javed Akhtar.
Check out the video here:
'ये वो बंधन है जो कभी टूट नहीं सकता! This is a friendship bond that cannot be broken ever.' 🇮🇳🇺🇸
— Taranjit Singh Sandhu (@SandhuTaranjitS) March 27, 2021
According to India Today, the band also shared the video calling it a “song of happiness and love”.
— U.S. Navy Band (@usnavyband) March 28, 2021
Actor Shah Rukh Khan who starred in the movie as well as composer AR Rahman shared the video reminiscing about their ‘beautiful film’.
Thank u for sharing this sir. How lovely. Git all nostalgic about the time spent making this beautiful film and belief sung in the song. Thanx @AshGowariker @RonnieScrewvala @arrahman & everyone who made it possible. https://t.co/rFRKcHTDCg
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 29, 2021
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— A.R.Rahman #99Songs 😷 (@arrahman) March 28, 2021
Feeling proud to hear indian(hindi) song sung by @USNavy … Love for Country(Swadesh) has no boundaries …it’s endless ….
— Abhishek Shrivastava (@Shrivastava143) March 29, 2021
srk ar rehman shab
global phenomena for reason
— Abhiraaj (@Abhi18763120) March 28, 2021
Thank you to the US Navy and it’s people. We both countries are one of the oldest democracies of this world and lots of things similar between us. Let’s come together, leave our interests aside and spread love ❤ and happiness and also progress together. Happy Holi!
— sagar lalwani (@sagarla48604700) March 29, 2021
Simply superb..This is so beautiful❤️
— Roli gupta (@citizenofhind) March 29, 2021
Incredibly amazing…..melodious….hatsoff….the ambassador must be feeling so proud🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
— Jogesh (@Jogesh35655081) March 29, 2021
Kudos to the band for an amazing performance!