Hyderabad: Music Maestro A R Rahman, Director Gautham Vasudev Menon have come together to create magic for this Bathukamma festival with a song with MLC Kavitha.
Ahead of Bathukamma festivities, MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha and famous filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon launched the Bathukamma song composed by AR Rahman in Telangana on Tuesday.
The song shot in the districts of Telangana was released ahead of the first day of Bathukamma. The Bathukamma song has been composed by Academy Award Winner A R Rahman, sung by Uthara Unnikrishnan, penned by Mittapalli Surender, and choreographed by National Award winner Brinda.
Bathukamma festival is an integral part of Telangana as it identifies with the cultural identity of the people of Telangana.
The recent collaboration with director Gautam Vasudev Menon, music composer A R Rahman, Kavitha led Telangana Jagruthi added to the festive atmosphere of Telangana especially women to enjoy colourful and joyous Bathukamma festival.
AR Rahman took on Twitter to launch the song, he tweeted “బతుకమ్మ పండుగ శుభాకాంక్షలు! A festival of life. A celebration of togetherness. Bringing you a glimpse of the beauty of Bathukamma through “#AllipoolaVennela” along with Telangana Jagruthi”
MLC Kavitha in response tweeted, “The festival of colours, melody and togetherness Bathukamma is here! Here’s sharing a glimpse of the special song for Bathukamma by @arrahman @menongautham and a dream team for all my sisters.”
The song was formally launched by MLC K Kavitha and Director Gautam Vasudev Menon at the residence of MLC Kavitha in Hyderabad on Tuesday evening.
The 9-day long festival is all set to begin and be celebrated across Telangana and other parts of the country from October 6.