The roads closed, travel cancelled and most shops shut, the lockdown is something India has never experienced before. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people into their houses and the driven the unemployed on the streets. With the Coronavirus cases in the country steadily increasing, India was in desperate need of something to cheer them up. Jjust Music along with Cape of Good Films took the responsibility to provide the country with a slight bit of hope in the form of a beautiful music video.
The video begins with the address of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, assuring the citizens of the county, that together they can tackle this deadly disease. The music video features some of the biggest Bollywood stars in the country, lip syncing to the lyrics. The Cape of Good Films productions founded by Akshay Kumar reached out to some of the big names in the industry such as Tiger Shroff, Vicky Kaushal, Kriti Sanon, Ananya Pandey and Siddharth Malhotra to name a few. Each of these actors recorded their respective clips from various locations in their house to assure the citizens of the country that they are not alone during this lockdown.
About the ‘Muskurayega India’ Music Video
The touching lyrics of the song were formulated by Kaushal Kishore and sung by the talented Vishal Mishra. The song is an assurance to the people of the country, promising them that once again the cities will light up. There are instances in the video portraying the police holding banners. The banners show them asking us to stay at home to help them get back to their families. There are clippings of places like the India Gate that have been closed due to the virus, helping the people realize the gravity of the situation.
The video also features other prominent stars such as Kartik Aryan, Ayushman Khurrana, Bhumi Pandekar Kiara Advani and Rajkumar Rao among others. The upbeat lyrics of the song can see these actors dancing in their homes and assuring us that the good old days will be back soon enough. There are short clips of the economically weaker sections of the society who have struggled the most. The actors go on to promise that villages will laugh once again.
The music video also comprises of various scenes that depict the unity of the country. From a large number of people playing Holi, to the Republic Day Parade, the video arouses a staunch feeling of nostalgia and patriotism in all its viewers. The soulful film also features popular cricketer Shikhar Dhawan, Rakul Preet and the owner of Jjust music labels Jacky Bhagnani. The lyrics of the video go on to say that if India is united, then India will win and bring laughter into the lives of its citizens. The short video clippings in the music video go on to portray some of the major events in India that are usually celebrated with a large number of people. From the Durga Puja in Kolkata to Ganesh Chaturthi and Janmashtami in Mumbai and celebration of Eid, the video has tried to capture the unity of the country.
Motive of ‘Muskurayega India’ Music Video
Furthermore, the music video also spreads awareness regarding the COVID-19 and shows people washing their hands thoroughly. Scenes depicting the Mumbai Police are spread out throughout the video. The signs held up by the hardworking officers across the country are a reminder to the citizens that there are people out there working day and night to ensure our safety.
The video ends with the melody of our national anthem followed by the Indian Flag, with all the stars saluting and paying respect to the country. This part is one of the most touching parts of the video and enough to stir up positivity in the hearts of all Indians. Jjust music has claimed that all the funds of the video would be used to help the government deal with this pandemic disease.
The video is an excellent reminder to all the citizens out there that they are not alone in this crisis. The heartfelt involvement of such major actors reaching out to the citizens of the country is enough to make any person feel positive. The video also constantly reminds us of the sacrifice of the police force and the paramedical staff working overtime while we sit at home. The video without doubt is something that was very necessary in this time of need. Within just 1 day of its release on the internet, the video has become the most trending video on YouTube. The unity of all the people during this lockdown is extremely important and the video specifically addresses this issue. The ‘Muskurayega India’ song will certainly give you hope during these testing times and as the name suggests, will make you smile.