New Delhi, October 09: The Ministry of Railways recreated the iconic song, Mile Sur Mera Tumhara by Bhimsen Joshi, which brought about a sense of integrity and unity to anyone who listened to it. Indian Railways took to Twitter to post a video that can make any person from the 80s-90s nostalgic.
Now, after 33 years, they have come out with the reprised version and the video has gone viral.
The music video showcased picturesque locations and railway stations from all across the country and also had appearances made by various famous Indian personalities. It is a part of the Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, an initiative taken by the Government of India to celebrate 75 years of independence.
In the new version, scenes from the Tokyo Olympics can be witnessed. The winning moments of Mirabai Chanu, Neeraj Chopra, and Ravi Dahiya, among others, could also be seen. Shuttler PV Sindhu made a brief appearance and at the end of the video, Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw was seen singing the National anthem with a couple of officials.
भारतीय रेल द्वारा सभी देशवासियों को समर्पित "मिले सुर मेरा तुम्हारा" pic.twitter.com/K9YIyv8lYi
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) October 8, 2021
Mile Sur Mera Tumhara was released in the year 1988. It played right after the Prime Minister’s address on Independence Day and has been acting like a beacon of national integrity. The song was sung by Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and it featured popular celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Hema Malini, and Kamal Haasan among others. The lyrics were penned by Piyush Pandey.