Mountain Dew gets Sukhwinder Singh for anthem

14 Aug,2020

By A Correspondent


Beverage brand Mountain Dew is saluting India’s resilient spirit this Independence Day with a rendition of the timeless anthem of patriotism, ‘Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawaano Ka’ from Saregama. Mountain Dew’s take on the powerful anthem has been composed by music producer/composer Ram Sampath, and features vocals from singer Sukhwinder Singh. The lyrics of the rendition, written by lyricist Swanand Kirkire, reiterate the brand philosophy of ‘Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai’ and salutes the nation’s spirit of emerging victorious in the face of fear.


Talking about the new anthem, Naseeb Puri, Director, Mountain Dew & Energy, PepsiCo India said: “India’s collective resilience has enabled our nation to achieve victory in the face of fear time and again. This Independence Day, we salute this very spirit of being courageous and overcoming fear, a philosophy that Mountain Dew has always stood for. The Darr ke Aage Jeet Hai ® anthem is our ode to the spirit of 1.38 billion Indians and we are delighted to have partners such as Saregama, Sukhwinder Singh, Ram Sampath, Wunderman Thompson and Swanand Kirkire on board to help us take our message across the country. The lyrics of the anthem aim to inspire the nation and ignite the self-belief that we will emerge victorious from these trying times.”


Added Harsh Maheshwari, Executive Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson said: “Now more than ever India’s legendary legacy of winning against all odds can inspire us and lift our spirits. That was the idea to create an anthem that reminds us all – Darr Ke Aage Jeet Thi, Darr Ke  Aage Jeet Hai.”



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