A new version of Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit’s chartbuster Dil To Pagal Hai, sung by a band comprising six specially-abled children, aims to spread awareness on mental health and disability and the actor feels proud.
In a statement, Dixit remarked: “It fills me with pride that one of my favourite songs with one of my favourite filmmakers, Yashji (late Yash Chopra), is being used for such a wonderful cause of creating awareness for mental health and disability.”
So proud to see my favorite song with one of my favorite filmmakers, Yashji, reversioned for mental health & disability awareness. My dil is paagal for the talented #6PackBand2, you’re truly #isspeshal #DilTohPaagalHai https://t.co/O3omtmv4xS @Y_films @VishalDadlani @patilashish
— Madhuri Madhura Sane (@MadhuriDixit) May 16, 2018
The song is being rendered by members of the 6 Pack Band 2.0, curated by Shameer Tandon and conceived and produced by Ashish Patil of Y-Films. The project hopes to affect positive social change through the inspiring and fascinating stories of the six band members.
The iconic track from the film Dil Toh Pagal Hai, which features Madhuri, Shah Rukh Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Akshay Kumar, has been recreated by Tandon with additional lyrics by Kumaar. The new version is a collaboration with singer-composer Vishal Dadlani.