Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior song Maay Bhavani celebrates traditions
The latest song from Ajay Devgn-Kajol’s Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior depicts Marathas' rich culture
Bollywood’s Singham Ajay Devgn will be seen depicting the role of Tanhaji in the upcoming period drama ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. After the trailer that went on to garner appreciation. The makers are now out with the first song ‘Maay Bhavani’. The song cherishes the Marathi tradition of worshipping the Goddess around the time of Holi.
Check out the song here:
Maay Bhavani, the song showcases the festivities that go during ‘Shimga’. The celebratory song has the entire village coming together to welcome the idol of their deity. It has been composed by Ajay-Atul, sung by Sukhwinder Singh and Shreya Ghosal and penned by Swanand Kirkire.
The video opens with Kajol sitting on Ajay’s lap as he gazes at the night sky. Ajay is taken by surprise and asks Kajol, “Ye kay ahe? (What is this)” Kajol responds, “Maa Bhavani bhagwan Shankar ke god me baithe to sahi aur mai apne pati ki god me baithu to galat? (It is right when Goddess Bhavani sits on God Shankar’s lap but I am wrong if I sit on my husband’s lap?)”
The Shimgo festival is mostly celebrated in Konkani communities and marks the arrival of the Goddess, days ahead of the Hindu festival of colours, Holi.
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior also features Saif Ali Khan as the antagonist Uday Bhan Rathod, Sharad Kelkar as Shivaji Maharaj, Luke Kenny as Aurangzeb, Pankaj Tripathi as Mirza Raja Jai Singh, Neha Sharma as Kamla Devi and Padmavati Rao as Jijamata.
It is all set to hit the theatres on January 10 and will be clashing with Deepika Padukone starrer Chhapaak.