The team of The Forgotten Army sets Guinness World Record
On the day of its premiere last week, 1000 musicians from across the country came together to perform songs from the series’ album
Director Kabir Khan's web-series, The Forgotten Army – Azaadi Ke Liye which was released on Amazon Prime recently has set a Guinness World Record for The Largest Indian Cinematic Music Band with an iconic live performance of the show’s album. On the day of its premiere last week, 1000 musicians from across the country came together to perform songs from the series’ album.
Musicians who performed at the concert hail from cities across the country, while some artists even joined in from other countries such as Kenya, Malaysia, and UAE. The band also included members who are visually impaired and differently-abled.
The performance featured a mix of varied influences with artists from multiple genres of music such as pop, jazz, Indian classical, rock, metal, and folk. The band comprised over six hundred and fifty vocalists, two hundred and fifty acoustic guitarists, eighty drummers and percussionists, fifteen performers on varied string instruments, five brass players, one electric guitarist, one bass guitarist, one keyboardist, and two sitar players.
The title track of the Amazon Original series The Forgotten Army has been composed by Pritam Chakraborty, featuring the voices of Arijit Singh and Tushar Joshi, and lyrics by Shloke Lal and Kausar Munir.