Aawaz - speak up against sexual violence!!
An upcoming single from Eastern Fare Music Foundation featuring Ritwika Bhattacharya, Antara Nandy and Queen Hazarika.
Merinews, 06 May: The single ‘Aawaz - speak up against sexual violence’ is composed by Jim Ankan Deka, Director of Bangalore based music organisation Eastern Fare Music Foundation. The lyrics are penned together by Jim and singer Ritwika Bhattacharya. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs (2009) finalist Antara Nandy from Kolkata has rendered her vocals to this cause along with Ritwika and Queen Hazarika (a familiar face in the music scenario of Assam).
The song aims to sensitize people of various social evils such as sexual violence, child abuse and marital rape. The core idea behind the song is to encourage people to speak up and not hush up matters like this.
'Aawaz' at a glance
Music composer and Director: Jim Ankan Deka.
Director and Producer (music video): Parmita Borah.
Lyricists: Jim Ankan and Ritwika Bhattacharya.
Singers: Ritwika Bhattacharya, Antara Nandy and Queen Hazarika.
Band Members: Vicky Mahanta, Pankaj Rajkhowa and Pratik Nalawade,
Artists: Antara Barua, Rachel Rose Oommen (child artist) and Parmita Borah.
Animation Artist: Mohd Siraj Mahagavin
Videographers: Shanka Gogoi and Anoop Guha.
Photographers: Pruthvi R Akarsh and Vikramjit Kakati.
Recorded at: Sargam Audiocraft (Guwahati), Madcat Music Studio (Bangalore), Centerstage (Bangalore) and Eastern Fare Music Studio (Bangalore).
Radio Partner - Radio Flote
Digital Distribution Partner - IndiEarth
Special thanks to: Nalini Prava Deka, Partha Protim Gogoi, Rahul, Jaiji Oommen, Naomi Oommen, Priyangka Mahanta, Vinod Singh, Atlanta Talukdar, Monibha Mitra, Anil CJ, Harish Marappa and Abhijit Burman.
More info at - Eatern Fare Music Foundation blog
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