[VIDEO] Sona Mohapatra releases her model of SRK's Zaalima; addresses gender politics in music business

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Celebs throughout are utilising their time in quarantine to the most effective of their potential to create happiness and entertaining content material for his or her followers. And ‘performing artist’ Sona Mohapatra too got here up along with her current single titled Zaalima. As a lot of you may need already guessed it proper, it’s a remake of Shah Rukh Khan’s hit track from his 2017 movie Raees, however with a twist!

The singer-performer is known for including her distinctive punch in each track that she croons. In this track, she talks about ‘gender-political messaging’ and in addition highlighted her views on feminine solo singers within the business getting sidelined within the course of. Her track promised to unfold cheer in making an attempt instances like this.

Sona additionally shared how she was referred to as to croon the movie’s model of the track in Raees and could not ‘fathom’ why solely the previous couple of strains have been reserved for her. 

Speaking in regards to the track’s making and the message she is making an attempt to elucidate, the Ambarsariya singer shared, “Musicians have been hit the hardest in recent times. There are no residuals or royalties for creators here unlike the west & unless we step out to play concerts on stage we don’t make money. It’s only sweat labour in India.” She additional added, “In these grim times, most artists in my community have been setting aside their own emotional state & performing online to spread joy & love & I am so proud of all of them!”

She additional added, “In these times you realise that it’s mostly musicians who have the craft & talent to deliver without too many resources or people helping them. My DIY video should be taken with a pinch of salt although any good comedy does come from a truthful place; our film-music has completely sidelined the strong solo female voice in the last decade & it’s time for all of us to notice.”


The actress has all the time been vocal about her ideas and has by no means shied away from sharing her insights on subjects that want consideration.

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