Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented music album 'Shanti Samsara' towards India's commitment towards a healthy environment, produced by Zee Music Company
Zee Music Company, a division under Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited gets the prestigious opportunity to produce the music album 'Shanti Samsara' - World Music for Environmental Consciousness, launched at the COP21 conference - Paris by our Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was presented to President of France, Francois Hollande. The album celebrates nature through different cultures around the world with 300 musicians, including seven Grammy winners all coming together to create environmental consciousness.
On this proud occasion, ZEEL & Essel Group Chairman, Dr. Subhash Chandra said, "We are privileged to be associated with the album 'Shanti Samsara' which has received worldwide recognition at COP21 conference by our Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. It's a unique way to celebrate different cultures across the globe to create environmental consciousness. What better prospect than this, to make our presence felt in the ecological realm. This album aligns in perfect symphony with the ZEE philosophy Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam which means The World is our Family."
Shanti Samsara has been composed by GrammyÃ‚Â® Award Winner Ricky Kej and features Sanskrit verses, spoken word by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Hollywood actress Frances Fisher and BAFTA Awards winner Rosanna Arquette. It has country music legend Gary Nicholson, acclaimed Canadian singer Jennifer Gasoi and renowned S. African flautist Wouter Kellerman. This album has Zulu verses by GrammyÃ‚Â® Award Winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Rumi verses and Turkish verses. The album also features celebrated Asian musicians from China, Vietnam, Japan, Korea and the feted voices of India's own Shankar Mahadevan and Hariharan - all blending into the harmony for Environmental Consciousness.
Zee Music Company has been associated with the biggest Bollywood blockbusters, with this collaboration it reaches out to a global audience which is a first for any Indian Music Label.