Mask Kho Gaya: Vishal Bhardwaj, Vishal Dadlani unite for a satirical music to remind you of significance of masks

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Key Highlights

  • Vishal Dadlani and Vishal Bhardwaj have united for a music titled ‘Mask Kho Gaya’
  • The light-hearted music is a tackle the complete COVID-19 pandemic
  • Interestingly, the music additionally serves as a reminder of the significance of masks

At a time when the rising variety of COVID-19 instances has left the world shook and all folks can do is consider the affect of the pandemic, distinguished Indian musicians, Vishal Bhardwaj and Vishal Dadlani have united for a light-hearted tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The music, titled Mask Kho Gaya, additionally serves as a reminder in regards to the significance of masks, the one factor aside from the sanitiser that has been a staple for every one amid the pandemic.  

The music has been written and composed by Bhardwaj whereas Dadlani has sung the music. The video has been animated by animator-filmmaker-illustrator duo Susruta and Saswata Mukherjee aka Bob and Bobby. The video, which is a satirical tackle the complete coronavirus disaster, has fascinating themes in its plot. From the thought of dropping one’s masks to the hope of a vaccine to deal with COVID-19, the video has all of it. 

Explaining how the music happened, Bhardwaj shared, “Interesting instances can spur fascinating concepts in addition to replicate present instances. Mask Kho Gaya for me is that. Also collaborating with Vishal Dadlani all the time brings in contemporary thrilling vitality. I hope the viewers enjoys this music and attracts their very own interpretations.”

Dadlani, who has beforehand labored with Bhardwaj in compositions, additionally spilt the beans in regards to the music. He additional revealed his greatest a part of the music as nicely. “Perhaps it’s the fact that people are taking what they want from it. People who want to listen to a song are doing just that, but people who want to grasp the lyrics are doing that too. Those who want to avoid thinking of local issues are seeing only global politics, but those who are more aware and conscious of what’s happening here, are seeing the reality of the lockdown and some of India’s issues too. I think that’s the hallmark of inclusive art, that it allows the audience a choice of whether or not they want to confront the deeper questions. That way, the audience also gets an insight about themselves.”

Dadlani additionally talked in regards to the video and referred to as it “incredibly powerful.” He mentioned that he is watched it about fifteen instances thus far, and every time, he finds one thing new. “A signboard carrying a slogan and image that have both been almost entirely erased, or a poster resembling Babasaheb pose some very subtle but crucial thinking-points, whereas the frustration at the pointless tokenism of flowers being dropped from helicopters is a little more on the nose,” he shared. 

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