In a delightful surprise for his fans, the well-known Indian rapper Baba Sehgal recently teamed up with Voctronica, India’s first ever all-vocal orchestra, to recreate his upbeat and catchy number from the immensely popular 90s film, Roja, directed by Mani Ratnam. The recreation captures the essence of the cheeky and energetic tunes that made Roja‘s soundtrack a massive hit in its time. With this collaboration, Baba Sehgal once again proves his expertise in bringing back the nostalgia of one of India’s most iconic films.
Recreating the magic of Roja’s music
Baba Sehgal’s recreation of Roja‘s music takes listeners on a trip down memory lane. With his distinct style and energetic voice, he brings a fresh twist to his iconic song that captured the hearts of millions in the 90s. With “Rukmani Rukmani”, Baba Sehgal adds a fresh tune to the popular track, making it appealing to both the new generation and those who fondly remember the original release.
Collaborating with Voctronica
The collaboration with Voctronica, India’s first all-vocal orchestra, adds a unique touch to the recreated music. Voctronica is known for their innovative and creative approach to music, using only vocals to produce melodies and harmonies. Their expertise in vocal percussion and beatboxing adds a dynamic element to Baba Sehgal’s rendition of Roja‘s music, making it truly remarkable and distinct.
Capturing the essence of Roja’s music
Roja‘s music, composed by the veteran musician A.R. Rahman, struck a chord with listeners when the film was released in the 90s. The melodies and rhythms were not only catchy but also emotionally evocative, perfectly complementing the narrative. Baba Sehgal’s recreation of the tune showcases his ability to capture the essence of the original music and bring it to life once again. His expertise in blending traditional and contemporary elements creates a unique and refreshing rendition of Roja‘s iconic song.
The impact on fans
Baba Sehgal’s recreation of “Rukmani Rukmani” has left fans awestruck and nostalgic. Fans are taking to social media to express their excitement for being able to revisit the beloved number from Roja in a revived way. This recreation not only appeals to Baba Sehgal’s fan base but also attracts the new generation of listeners who can now experience the magic of the song in a contemporary format.
The legacy of Roja
Mani Ratnam’s Roja, released in 1992, was a groundbreaking film that not only achieved critical acclaim but also became a huge commercial success. The film’s music played a significant role in its success becoming instant hits. Baba Sehgal’s recreation of the song “Rukmani Rukmani” reminds us of the impact that Roja had on Indian cinema and how its music continues to resonate with audiences even today.
By Ishita Ganguly