A 2020 poem, that includes Manoj Bajpayee because the narrator, has struck a chord on social media with its message of communal unity, and filmmaker Milap Zaveri, who had conceptualised it, says it’s nice to look the poem’s message succeed in the folk within the present instances.
Titled “Bhagwan Aur Khuda”, the two-minute poem addresses the futility of struggle between religions as Mr Bajpayee says, “Bhagwaan aur Khuda aapas mein baat kar rahe thhe Mandir aur Masjid ke beech chauraahe par mulaqaat kar rahe thhe, ki haath jode huye ho ya dua me uthe, koi farak nhi padta hai. (Bhagwaan and Khuda met each and every different at a sq. between a temple and a mosque, whether or not you fold your fingers or open your hands for prayer, it truly does not subject).” Mr Zaveri had at the beginning put out the video again in Might 2020 on the top of coronavirus-induced lockdown in India.
#BhagwanAurKhuda written and conceptualised through me in 2020 and carried out so brilliantly through the mythical @BajpayeeManoj whose presence, efficiency, narration nonetheless offers me goosebumps. Crucial message for our country. For all Indians and all people???? @TSeriespic.twitter.com/b23NuGjo6C
— Milap (@MassZaveri) April 19, 2022
However on the time when communal incidents were reported in states like Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and nationwide capital New Delhi, the poem is as soon as once more discovering resonance a few of the social media customers, who’re praising its message of peace and unity.
In step with Mr Zaveri, the video has resurfaced once more because of some “unlucky incidents” and that’s the reason why even he shared it on his Twitter care for.
“It’s nice to look it (poem) changing into so related (once more). There were unlucky incidents the place other folks of 2 communities have clashed and that has made this video related,” the filmmaker instructed PTI.
“And other folks got here out to mention that individuals from neither group need disharmony or discord among each and every different. Hindus and Muslims have lived in peace and that’s what’s the message that the poem tries to offer,” he added.
Mr Zaveri, perfect identified for guiding business entertainers like “Satyameva Jayate”, “Marjaavaan” and “Satyameva Jayate 2”, mentioned the situation throughout the coronavirus pandemic that hit India in March 2020 propelled him to pen his ideas about humanity.
“I first idea in regards to the poem in 2020 and it was once launched in Might in the similar 12 months. The pandemic had begun and there was once uncertainty and I sought after to offer a favorable message about humanity.
“I suppose on account of fresh occasions, it struck a chord someplace more potent now and it were given the video again into understand. This is a easy video. It does not blame any individual or level arms at any individual and somewhat says why can not we co-exist in unity,” Mr Zaveri instructed PTI.
The director mentioned in the course of the medium of Bhagwaan aur Khuda, he has made an try to be in contact that all of us are one.
Mr Zaveri credit Mr Bajpayee for recognising and serving to him carry a brand new facet of his persona to other folks.
“This has proven a brand new facet of me and the volume of appreciation I’ve were given is so much. I’m thankful to Manoj sir for lending his voice for one thing poignant and strong. It supposed so much to me,” he added.
Requested if he plans to put in writing some other poem, the filmmaker spoke back, “By no means say by no means (about writing some other poem) as this idea got here instantly, so if the rest comes, I will be able to do it.” The poem “Bhagwan Aur Khuda” occurs to be the director’s 2nd poem, after John Abraham recited his first poem “Mera Bharat Mahaan”, about lauding the spirit of India — penned through Mr Zaveri.