Kavita Paudwal is his co-singer in the song composed by Ashok Patki and written by Mandar Cholkar.
Pankaj Udhas sings his first-ever Marathi song, ‘Rangdhanoocha Zhula’
Mumbai - 15 Jun 2020 14:00 IST
Veteran ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas has sung a Marathi song for the first time in the form of the single ‘Rangdhanoocha Zhula’ by Apeksha Music. Kavita Paudwal is his co-singer in the song composed by Ashok Patki and written by Mandar Cholkar.
Sharing his thoughts on the song, Udhas said in an official statement, “It is a dream come true for me, since I was very keen to do a Marathi song. And what better than a song composed by the legendary Ashok Patki ji, and written by Mandar Cholkar. It's a romantic and melodious duet with the very talented Kavita Paudwal, a song which music lovers will cherish for a long time. I am thankful to Apeksha Music for fulfilling my wish.”
‘Rangdhanoocha Zhula’ is a song about the monsoon and which is why the makers have released it at a time when the monsoon is all set to arrive in India.
Speaking about the single, Ajay Jaswal, CEO of Apeska Films and Music, said, “Monsoon is incomplete without music. We are thrilled with the release of this landmark song, as ‘Rangadhanoocha Zhula’ marks the first Marathi song by my personal favourite, the ghazal maestro Padma Shri Pankaj Udhas ji. Kavita Paudwals’s melodious voice has given life to this song. Hence, this beautiful number deserves to be on the monsoon playlist.”
Paudwal expressed her excitement at the getting the opportunity to sing the song saying, “I am very excited about my new single ‘Rangadhanoocha Zhula,’ a Marathi love duet sung along with ghazal maestro Padma Shri Pankaj Udhas. I am absolutely confident that this beautiful melody will cross the barriers of language and touch the hearts of music lovers across the world. Being Pankaj ji’s first-ever Marathi song gives it a special edge, and it will hit the right note with his fans too.”
Paudwal has sung quite a few Marathi singles over the years.