MCAI Buzz - 11 Aug 2021

PATRIOTIC SONG FOR THE 75th Independence Day ‘Mataram’


The date 15th of August 2021, is special. Of course, we celebrate India’s Independence Day on this day.  But this year, it’s even more special as it marks the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day! 


To commemorate this occasion, for the first time in the history of Indian Music Industry, three women composers have come together to create a vibrant patriotic song ‘Mataram’.

The song has an ensemble cast of renowned singers  like Anuradha Paudwal, Shankar Mahadevan, Shaan, Srinivas, renowned personalities like Prasoon Joshi and very popular younger breed of singers like Pratibha Baghel & Maithili Thakur. 


‘Mataram’  is composed by Sangeeta Pant, Vijayaa Shanker, and Rajalakshmee Sanjay who head the Women’s panel of  Music  Composers’ Association of India. The three are among the leading female  music composers in India, with many film and non film songs to their credit. 


The song has been penned by Sangeeta Pant and produced and arranged by by Sanjay Chandrasekhar. 

It’s video direction & cinematography  is done by K. C. Loy and Ms Kiran Loy and the video  is  edited by Rupsha Mukherjee.


Title : MATARAM 




An initiative by the MCAI Women Composers 


Concept and Composition by - 

Sangeeta Pant, Vijayaa Shanker, Rajalakshmee Sanjay


Written by -

Sangeeta Pant


Music Arranged and Produced by - 

Sanjay Chandrashekhar


Presented by - 



All musicians have arranged and performed their pieces 


Musicians alphabetic order :


1. Ankita Boruah ( shakers) 

2. Aashish Rego ( violin) 

3. Punya Srinivas ( veena) 

4. Raju Singh ( guitars) 

5. Sanjoy Das ( guitars) 

6. Somdutta Sen ( guitars) 

7. Shruti Bhave ( violin)


Singers alphabetic order : 


1. Aksh Baghla

2. Anuradha Paudwal

3. Anurag Mohapatra

4. Angelina Daniel

5. Chandana Bala Kalyan

6. Chinmayi Tripathi

7. Hamsika Iyer

8. Jaydeep Bagwadkar

9. Justin Uday

10. Jyotika Sharma

11. Kaamini Khanna

12. Madhushree

13. Maithili Thakur

14. Merlin Dsouza 

15. Nandini Srikar

16. Pratibha Singh Baghel

17. Rajalakshmee Sanjay

18. Rajshree Agarwal 

19. Ram Sampath

20. Ravi Raj Pranami 

21. Rupsha Mukherjee

22. Sangeeta Pant

23. Sanskar

24. Shaan

25. Shankar Mahadevan

26. Shatadru Kabir

27. Shivi

28. Shraddha Jain

29. Somesh Mathur

30. Srinivas

31. Sumitra Iyer

32. Tapas Relia

33. Tarannum Malik Jain

34. Vasundhara Das

35. Vijayaa Shanker

36. Winds Naveen Kumar


Special thanks to :

Aashish Rego

Ravi Raj Pranami

Ajaykumar Jallan 


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