Anirudh on 'Zinda Banda' from Jawan: I was determined to do justice to SRK's stardom

Directed by Atlee, Jawan releases in theatres on September 7
Zinda Banda song from Jawan
Zinda Banda song from Jawan

The first track 'Zinda Banda', from Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jawan was dropped on the social media handle by the actor.

Music composer Anirudh, who is known for 'Vaathi Coming' and 'Arabic Kuthu', said that this is the first time he is composing for Khan, who is synonymous with featuring in iconic songs. The celebratory track, 'Zinda Banda,' comes alive with Anirudh's signature musical brilliance.

The song is choreographed by the renowned Shobi. With lyrics penned by the acclaimed Irshad Kamil, 'Zinda Banda' also showcases the versatile talent of Anirudh, who not only composed the entire album for Jawan but also lent his voice to this energetic dance number.

Anirudh said, As the first song of Jawan launched today, 'Zinda Banda' holds a special place in my heart as it marks the first track I composed for the film. It's also my first time composing for Shah Rukh Khan who is synonymous with featuring in iconic songs of our generation and I was determined to do justice to his stardom.

"Working with such a talented cast and crew was truly amazing, witnessing their dedication and hard work in mounting this song on such a grand scale has been inspiring. It's been a challenging and a creatively fulfilling journey, creating the album for this film across three languages. I hope that people enjoy the music of 'Jawan' as much as I enjoyed creating it," he said.

The filming of ‘Zinda Banda’ spanned five days, and the result is full of grandeur and celebration featuring Khan's unmatched energy and dance moves, accompanied by over 1000 talented female dancers.

The song is a perfect blend of captivating visuals and Anirudh's infectious beats, promising to get the entire nation grooving along.

The song is now available in Hindi (Zinda Banda), Tamil (Vandha Edam), and Telugu (Dhumme Dhulipelaa) on all major music platforms.

Jawan is a Red Chillies Entertainment presentation directed by Atlee, produced by Gauri Khan, and co-produced by Gaurav Verma. The film will be released worldwide in theatres on September 7 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages.

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