Kishore Das shared his expression of gratitude regarding the project through a Facebook post from his verified page, describing the workflow of the song. COURTESY
The official theme song for the grand opening of Padma Bridge has been composed by singer-music composer Kishore Das, who said that it was a great honour to be a part of the historic occasion.
On Sunday night, Kishore Das shared his expression of gratitude regarding the project through a Facebook post from his verified page, describing the workflow of the song.
‘Marking the occasion of the inauguration of Padma Bridge, I had the wonderful opportunity to sing and compose the ‘Official Theme Song’ of the inauguration event,’ Kishore expressed his excitement.
The video of this song was made by the initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges, and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on top of the Padma Bridge, the singer-composer added.
The theme song goes like: ‘Tumi obichol, dreero protiggo - tumi dhumketu,/ Bangabandhu diyechhen desh, tumi dile Padma Setu.’
Alongside Kishore, legendary and prominent singers including Sabina Yasmin, Rafiqul Alam, Kumar Bishwajit, Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, Momotaz Begum, Dilshad Nahar Kona, Bappa Mazumder, Imran Mahmudul and Nishita Barua also performed in the song.
Thanking the lyricist Kabir Bakul for writing the lyrics of the song, Kishore added, ‘The biggest appreciation goes to the lyricist of this song, Kabir Bakul Bhai - under whose supervision this huge task was successfully completed. We all witnessed and explored this extraordinary emotion, standing on the Padma Bridge for this historic creation.’
Complementing the song, eminent singer Rafiqul Alam said: ‘This impeccable song is composed by a new generation artist Kishore and penned by a great lyricist of our nation, Kabir Bakul. I am really overwhelmed to perform in this song and also to witness the pride of our nation, the mighty Padma Bridge.’
The lyrics of the song are available on the official Facebook page of Kishore.