'Aawaz - speak up against sexual violence', the music video, was released online in June, 2013 with an aim to sensitize people of various social evils like sexual violence, child abuse and marital rape, Since its release, the song has won four awards including Best Music and Best Music Video at three international film festivals.
The song was originally composed for a rally in Bangalore in 2012
following the death of the Delhi gang rape victim.
The lyrics of the
song are penned together by Jim Ankan and singer Ritwika Bhattacharya
from Ranchi, Jharkhand. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs (2009)
finalist Antara Nandy from Kolkata has rendered her vocals to this
cause along with Ritwika and Queen Hazarika, another famous singer
and actor from Assam.
The music video is directed by Bangalore based writer and director
Parmita Borah. Parmita Borah along with Antara Baruah and Rachel Rose
Oommen acted in the video which includes three short stories dealing
with violence against single as well as married women and child
This collaborative project involves noted artists from across