After enacting lots of character in various Bollywood films, actor Om Puri turns melodious singer for the first time for the feature film Raambhajjan Zindabaad, where he has rendered song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', which was supposed to get recorded in last year October, but due to his busy schedule, Om Puri completed the song on 5th June, 2012, as the track were recorded earlier in 2011.
Om Puri said that basically he is not a singer as during his NSD time he and actor Naseeruddin Shah got only 17 marks out of 50 for their singing ability, but music director Vipin Patwa and director Ranjeet Guptaa wanted him to sing some particular phrases of the song, so he attempted. The actor added that film Raambhajjan Zindabaad is a comic political satire, which will go on floor in August and will be released by this year end.
Raambhajjan Zindabaad is being made under the banner of Atlantic Adventure Ltd and the recording took place at Ashok Honda Studio, Yari Road, Versova under the baton of music director Vipin Patwa. Film is produced by Khalid Kidwai and Chetan Parikh which is written and directed by Ranjeet Guptaa. The lyrics are penned by Vishal Vijay Kumar, cinematography by Chandan Kowli and edited by Dilip Deo.
The movie, which is co-produced by Madhav Chitale, features Om Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajkumar Yadav (Shaitan), Seema Azmi (Chak De India) in the lead role. Jagdeep, Manoj Joshi, Khushboo Kkamal and Ram Sethi are in pivotal roles. Other casts are now being finalised.