Feeling nostalgic for the iconic song from his film, Shah Rukh Khan shares his reaction to the viral tweet of members of the US Navy singing ‘Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera‘during a dinner meeting between US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Michael M Gilday and Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
Speaking to Twitter, SRK wrote: “Thanks for sharing this, sir. How adorable. I had longed for the time spent making this beautiful movie and the belief sung in the song. Thank you. , @AshGowariker @RonnieScrewvala @arrahman and everyone who has done it is possible. “
The video went viral on social media when Taranjit Singh Sandhu shared a video on Twitter on Saturday in which US Navy officers sang ‘Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera‘from the film Swades.
He wrote: “It is a bond of friendship that can never be broken.” The song was originally composed and sung by AR Rahman for the 2004 film Swades.
The clip shows a team of singers and musical instrument players from the US Navy band dressed in their uniforms as they perform the song.
The 1.5-minute video garnered more than 341,000 views on the microblogging site.
The song from the 2004 movie Swades revolves around Mohan (played by Shah Rukh Khan), an Indian expatriate employed by NASA, who travels to his country to find his beloved nanny, Kaveri. During his stay, he finds himself pleading for reform in a village.
The film racked up numerous awards, including two national awards for best male singer at Udit Narayan for another iconic song ‘Yeh Taara Woh Taara‘and the best photography to Mahesh Aney. Two Filmfare awards for best actor to Shah Rukh Khan and best background score to AR Rahman who also sang ‘Yeh Jo Des Hai Tera“.
Shah Rukh Khan also won the Global Indian Film Award for Best Actor in 2005.