AR Rahman launches ‘Raunaq’, dedicated to women empowerment

A.R.Rahman in collaboration with Lata Mangeshkar has released a new song titled ‘Laadli’ – the Raunaq of Life, based on the theme of women empowerment, an issue neglected since ages. Kapil Sibal has penned the lyrics for the song, while Lata has sung it with Rahman.

The song is the title track of the album Raunak, dedicated to Vogue Empower- An initiative that draws attention to women’s empowerment.  Raunaq, which has seven songs sung by the various artists from the music industry, including Lata Mangeshkar, Chitra, Shreya Ghosal, Mohit Chauhan, Shweta Pandit and Jonita Gandhi, is described as a conversation of music and poetry that takes one on a journey of varied emotions.

Mr Rahman has also played the role of a visual storyteller and has conceived the narrative of the lead music video.