Netflix India has released a pop remake, Bachke Rehna Re Baba, to celebrate the upcoming action-packed film ‘Red Notice’. Divine and Badshah have collaborated for the first time to produce this remake and Jonita Gandhi takes over the stage.
The music video features snippets of the actioner, Red Notice starring Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. The movie follows an FBI personnel who joins hands with one of the best art thieves in the world to catch a legendary crook who can’t be tracked easily.
The music video directed by Reema Maya illustrates that the ongoing hunt for golden eggs on the busy Indian streets. It signifies the chase for the priceless Cleopatra eggs which is at the heart of the film.
Commenting on the collab, Badshah said:
“The song ‘Bachke Rehna Re Baba’, the R.D. Burman classic, is a perfect song for the hustle of the streets. I am excited to finally see a Divine X Badshah collaboration coming through. I think it’s a defining moment for the current music scene as well. And Jonita is just the icing on the cake.”
“We had a great time remaking the song, giving it a modern desi bop vibe and then shooting it. We took a month to finish the entire song, from the brief to creating the mix and then the master.”, Badshah added.
On the remake, Divine said:
“The original is a classic and adapting it to this new age version was a cool experience. Shooting it was another amazing experience as we took some interesting elements from the film and gave it a uniquely Indian twist. Hope the fans love it as much as we did creating it.”
The song has been produced by composer, music producer and artist, Mikey McCleary. He said:
“Our rendition of ‘Bachke Rehna Re Baba’ for Netflix’s ‘Red Notice’ with Divine and Badshah is a combination of a timeless classic song and an original contemporary edgy rap track.
My aim was to create an exciting, cool and adrenaline-filled track which connects with the theme of the film, ‘Red Notice’. Everyone has done a great job and it’s turned out terrifically.”
Elaborating on her experience, Jonita Gandhi said:
“It is always a challenge to do justice to classics, and so singing the iconic hook line ‘Bachke Rehna Re Baba’ with added sass and attitude was a challenge that I was excited to tackle. I hope people enjoy our rendition! Of course, having the support of the powerhouses that are my co-artists on this one helped immensely.”
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