The theme song is composed by A. R. Rahman, directed by Shyam Benegal and produced by Bharat Bala. The GoM approved the song on their own principles. The Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal is the head of the GoM and was part of the testing committee.
The song was launched by A. R. Rahman and the chairman of the organising committee Suresh Kalmadi.
Rahman passed a message to everyone by requesting all to do their best to show India in a positive light in front of the world.