As a unique and poetic tribute to its frontline workers, Amazon Prime Video today released an exclusive animated video featuring Mohit Raina as the narrator. The poem, published ahead of the premiere of Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming original – Mumbai Diaries 26/11 – was written by Rakesh Tiwari. Studio fiction where Mohit Raina pays tribute to frontline workers by telling a poem by Rakesh Tiwari. The poem, titled Saahas ko Salaam, is about thanking the medical profession for being there when needed and staying strong, while describing how her sense of duty outweighs any personal challenge. The heartwarming ode goes one step further and asks the audience to say thank you for the heroes at the front. The video ends with a note and leads the viewer to www.mumbaidiaries.in where they can share their messages for our brave front heroes.
Check out the poem here:
Directed by Nikkhil Advani and Nikhil Gonsalves, Mumbai Diaries 26/11 tells the untold stories of doctors, nurses, paramedics and hospital staff who worked tirelessly to save lives during the terrorist attacks that devastated Mumbai on November 26, 2008 Report on Events taking place in a state hospital and examining the challenges medical staff and other first responders across the city face while dealing with such a monumental crisis. The series includes a number of talented artists including Konkona Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Tina Desai, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satyajeet Dubey, Natasha Bharadwaj, Mrunmayee Deshpande, and Prakash Belawadi.
Watch the Mumbai Diaries trailer here:
The official website of Amazon Prime Video states: “Celebrate the power of our brave front-line workers with #MumbaiDiariesOnPrime. Click below to express your gratitude for them with #SaahasKoSalaam. “
– Amazon Prime Video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) September 1, 2021
The animated video is from Studio Fiction with concept and direction by Parthiva Nag, character design by Romit Roy Chowdhury, preproduction by Mark D’Rozario, concept design and post-production by Rimbik Das, animation by Shnehashree Sahoo, Romit Roy Chowdhury, Samadrita Banerjee and Rimbik Das and music and sound design by Malay Vadalkar. Mumbai Diaries 26/11 will be premiered exclusively and worldwide on September 9, 2021 on Amazon Prime Video.