Rahman Launches 'Raunaq', Dedicates it to Vogue Empower

Music maestro A.R. Rahman Monday launched his new album \"Raunaq\" and said that he dedicates it to Vogue Empower, an initiative that draws attention to women\'s empowerment.

Published: 29th September 2014 08:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2014 08:07 PM   |  A+A-

A R Rahman_AP

MUMBAI: Music maestro A.R. Rahman Monday launched his new album "Raunaq" and said that he dedicates it to Vogue Empower, a social awareness initiative that draws attention to women's empowerment.

"I pledge to spread the message of Vogue Empower by dedicating my latest album, 'Raunaq', to the campaign," Rahman said in a statement. 

"The album echoes the significance of the cause, women's empowerment, with the song and video, "Laadli", created in collaboration with Kapil Sibal and Lata Mangeshkar," he added.

"Laadli" is the lead track of the album and Sibal has penned the lyrics for the song, while Lata has sung it with Rahman. 

"Raunaq", which has seven songs sung by the best artists from the music industry, including Lata, Chitra, Shreya Ghosal, Mohit Chauhan, Shweta Pandit and Jonita Gandhi, is described as a conversation of music and poetry that takes one on a journey of varied emotions. 

Rahman has also played the role of a visual storyteller and has conceived the narrative of the lead music video.

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment Hindi news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

facebook twitter whatsapp