Covid warriors feature in a rendition of ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’ urging the nation to be strong and fight the pandemic with courage - #BharatHogaKamyab
By Pinkerala News Desk | Jan 26, 2022
The anthem by Godrej brings together 13 frontline workers and COVID heroes of brands/institutions like Zomato, Suburban Diagnostics, Apollo Hospital, CRY, Mumbai & Thane Municipal Corporation, among others.
The song brings together 13 frontline workers and COVID heroes of public institutions, private companies/brands and social organizations
Mumbai, January 24, 2022: Every one of us has grown up singing and listening to the patriotic song ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’. On the occasion of India’s 73rd Republic Day, a rendition of this inspirational song is unveiled - The Bharat Hoga Kamyab Anthem. The music video released by India’s leading conglomerate Godrej Group features frontline workers such as a doctor, nurse, police official, delivery executive, home visit technician (Phlebotomist), security guard, ambulance driver, milkman, municipal body and NGO executives. The film also features individuals who took up unique initiatives for the well-being of citizens as we dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic.
India and the world have been coping with COVID-19 for the past two years. The recent surge in cases and newer COVID variants have created an atmosphere of fear, paranoia and worry. The anthem by Godrej Group aims to boost the morale of the nation and urge every citizen to follow Covid-appropriate behavior.
Conceptualized by the Corporate Brand & Communications team at Godrej and advertising agency Creativeland Asia, the anthem video brings together 13 frontline heroes from public institutions, private companies/brands, and social organizations. It features a nurse and ambulance driver from Godrej Memorial Hospital; a quality executive from Godrej & Boyce factory; a delivery executive from Zomato; and a home visit technician (Phlebotomist) from Suburban Diagnostics, among others.
The film features Dr.Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director and Senior Pediatrician, Apollo Hospitals Group; Puja Marwaha, CEO of CRY (Child Rights and You); Dr.Sangita Hasnale, Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Solid Waste Management Dept.) Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM); Dr.Rani Shinde, Reproductive and Child Health Officer, Thane Municipal Corporation; and Ashima Gulati, Teacher at Teach for India and Co-founder, #HumHongeKaamayaab. Popularly known as Madhya Pradesh’s ‘Moonwalking’ cop, traffic police head constable Ranjit Singh is also featured in the film. Along with his Indore traffic police colleagues, Ranjit delivered healthy food to COVID patients in hospitals and those who were home isolated during the second wave.
Commenting on the initiative, Tanya Dubash, Chief Brand Officer and Executive Director, Godrej Group, said, “Through the new rendition of the patriotic song ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’, we at Godrej Group hope to spread positivity amongst citizens during these tough times. The film is an ode to all COVID warriors including frontline workers and individuals who undertook initiatives on their own for the betterment of citizens. The film has been made possible by bringing together 13 frontline workers from government bodies, public institutions, brands and individuals COVID heroes. Through the presence of COVID heroes in the anthem, we encourage citizens to stay strong, united, and adopt Covid-appropriate behavior.”
“The new version of ‘Hume Honge Kamyab’ encourage us to come together now more than ever to fight this pandemic which has affected our near and dear ones. I would like to appreciate the initiative taken by Godrej Group to create an environment of togetherness during these turbulent times. My humble request to all citizens in Madhya Pradesh and across India is to be positive but follow all hygiene and social distancing protocols to beat the pandemic”, commented Ranjit Singh, the ‘Moonwalking’ traffic police head constable from Madhya Pradesh, known for delivering free and nutritious food to COVID patients and those who were home isolated.
Puja Marwaha, CEO, CRY- Child Rights and You said, "The new rendition of ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’ by the Godrej Group builds on the song's inspirational theme and adds more power and positivity to it. I am really glad to have been featured in this music video along with our fellow frontline workers from different walks of life. The song celebrates the real heroes who made all the difference in helping children and their communities on the ground to weather the crisis. It captures the true essence of how people from various backgrounds, professions and geographies huddled together, took collective actions and fought relentlessly in responding to the unprecedented humanitarian disaster. It is with their support that CRY has been able to spread awareness, distribute relief materials, and advocate for the access and availability of services to the communities and children, thereby protecting over 3.5 lakh children and their families across 19 states in some of the remotest corners of India.”
Dr. Sangita Hasnale, Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Solid Waste Management Dept., Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), said, “The new and moving version of ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’ encourages us to stay strong in our fight against the deadly virus which has affected the lives of people across India. I certainly appreciate the initiative taken by Godrej Group to bring all the frontline workers together and spread a positive message of courage amongst the citizens of the nation. My humble request to all citizens in Mumbai and across India to be optimistic and adhere to all COVID-19 norms to defeat the pandemic.”
As the music video goes live, Godrej Group has urged people to make their rendition of ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’ and share on Instagram using #BharatHogaKamyab. The audio file can be taken from the Godrej Group Instagram page.
YouTube link: https://youtu.be/1KzLCzuqLEI
High-res video link: https://we.tl/t-Xqs5ANtrz5
About Godrej Group
Established in 1897, the Godrej Group has its roots in India's Independence and Swadeshi movement. Our founder, Ardeshir Godrej, lawyer-turned-serial entrepreneur failed with a few ventures before he struck gold with a locks business. Today, we enjoy the patronage of 1.15 billion consumers globally across consumer goods, real estate, appliances, agriculture and many other businesses. Our geographical footprint extends beyond Earth, with our engines now powering many of India's space missions. With revenues of over USD 5 billion we are growing fast, and have exciting ambitious aspirations. For us, it is most important that besides our strong financial performance and innovative, much-loved products, we remain a good company. About 23 per cent of the promoters’ holding in the Godrej Group is held in trusts that invest in the environment, health and education. We are also bringing together our passion and purpose to make a difference through our Good & Green strategy of 'shared value' to create a more inclusive and greener India. At the heart of all of this, are our people. We take much pride in fostering an inspiring workplace, with an agile and high-performance culture. We are deeply committed to recognizing and valuing diversity across our teams.
For more information on the Company, please log on to www.godrej.com
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