Rani Laxmi Bai was undoubtedly a fearless warrior who fought till her last breath for her beloved Jhansi. Zee Studios and Kamal Jain’s magnum opus Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi will soon be showcasing her life story on the big screen on January 25, 2019. The makers are all set to release the film’s first song Vijayi Bhava today. The song encapsulates her heroism and showcases her fighter spirit.
Shankar Mahadevan who has lent his voice to the song says, “In any musicians career, a film like Manikarnika becomes a landmark and its truly becomes a dream project which is challenging and the same time musically very enriching. I think we have been lucky enough to be offered projects like these which are milestones in our career and even after fifty years we can look back and say that we were the proud ones to create music for this legacy, this kind of historic epic. The songs have got musical depth to it, a lot of melody, emotion of patriotism. It is indeed a proud moment for Shankar Ehsaan and Loy.”
Music has been composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy and lyrics penned by Prasoon Joshi in the film.
Talking about the song, Kangana Ranaut says, “Vijayi Bhava was recorded first and is a massive scale song of war preparation. I’ve never done something of this nature ever before. It is upscale and has high tempo which will be celebrated.”
Vibha Chopra, Head – Distribution, Acquisition and Marketing, Zee Studios International, says, “Vijayi Bhava is a song that encapsulates Manikarnika’s heroism and showcases her spirit in the truest sense. Audiences worldwide will be reminded of her bravery and sacrifice and it certainly will evoke a sense of patriotism amongst the Indian diaspora. Manikarnika’s persona has been defined from her challenges and victories and we are certain that through this song, the sensibility of this character will trickle down the hearts of the viewers.”
Watch the song video Vijayi Bhava from Manikarnika here: