Washington: A video of members of the US Navy singing a popular Hindi song from at a dinner meeting between India’s Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu and US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Michael M Gilday is going viral on social media.
Sandhu took to Twitter on Saturday and shared the video of the officers singing “Yeh Jo Desh Hai Tera” from the Bollywood movie Swades starring Shahrukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Rajesh Vivek and many more.
He wrote: “This is a friendship bond that cannot be broken ever.” Originally, the song was composed and sung by AR Rehman for the movie Swades back in 2004.
In the above-mentioned clip, a team of singers and musical instrument players from the US Navy band can be seen dressed in their official uniforms as they proceeded to sing the song.
The 1.5-minute long video clip has garnered almost 214k views on Twitter. It has also received over 16.5k likes and more than 4.5k retweets on the microblogging website.
“The @usnavyband Sea Chanters share a song of happiness and love at a small performance for the @USNavyCNO and the Ambassador of India to the United States, @SandhuTaranjitS. The Navy Band has been connecting the @USNavy to our partner nations since 1925! #HappyHoli,” US Navy Band tweeted.
'ये वो बंधन है जो कभी टूट नहीं सकता! This is a friendship bond that cannot be broken ever.' 🇮🇳🇺🇸
— Taranjit Singh Sandhu (@SandhuTaranjitS) March 27, 2021
In another tweet, Sandhu went on to thank the US CNO Admiral Gilday for hosting a “wonderful evening”. Sandhu added that he is looking forward to working together to further strengthen the India-US partnership.
“Together, we will promote a free, open & inclusive rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific and beyond. I look forward to our two navies’ continued cooperation,” Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael M Gilday said in a message.