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Dharmajuddha song 'Tujh Sangh Bandhi Dor': Romantic number addresses communal harmony


Written by Ritam Sen, the song expresses the longing of a lover to be united with his beloved.

Roushni Sarkar

The song 'Tujh Sangh Bandhi Dor' from Raj Chakraborty’s Dharmajuddha (2020) is a romantic number inspired by folk tunes of Bengal. Dev Arijit has lent a soulful yet lively rendition to the song composed by Indraadip Dasgupta. Written by Ritam Sen, the song expresses the longing of a lover to be united with his beloved.

Visualized on Parno Mittra, who plays Shabnam in the film, and her lover, the song documents the sweet moments of romance of the two, both in a rural and an urban setting. While they steal moments showering affection on each other in the village and tease each other in the sweet game of love, Shabnam is amused when she is taken on a trip to the city of Kolkata. They visit the Bazaar and get awestruck at Durga Puja pandals.

Since the film addresses the issue of communal violence, the Muslim couple showing their devotion for goddess Durga might have a special significance in the narrative. Perhaps the director wants to convey the couple’s belief in humanity with similar depth and innocence as their love for each other.

The lyrics, too, contain words that derive connotations from both religions and the folk-inspired composition infuses the essence of harmony of culture and faiths.

The pair seem quite natural in the song. Through their chemistry, they bring out the refreshing emotions of love and togetherness inherent in both the rendition and the lyrics.

Dharmajuddha is slated for release on 20 March. Watch the song below and let us know if you are keen to watch the film.

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