In the run-up to Lok Sabha polls, Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan has urged people to register their vote by releasing a music video. The rap music video has been titled ‘Karo Matdan’. In it, the actor has highlighted the importance of voting for choosing your own representative and spreads awareness of social responsibility. The song has been composed by Tanishk Bagchi, written by Abby Viral and is sung by Shah Rukh himself.
Shah Rukh Khan took to social media to share the video and captioned it as, “PM sahib @narendramodi ne creativity ki liye bola tha. Main thoda late ho gaya video banane mein…aap mat hona Vote karne mein!!! ‘Voting is not only our Right, it is our Power.’ Please Use It. Thank u to @tanishk_bagchi @abbyviral@Parakram_Singh_Rathore”.
Watch the music video by Shah Rukh Khan:
The video is uploaded by Red Chilies Entertainment on April 22 and has garnered over 213,224 views so far. The description says, “Voting is not just our right, it is our power. It’s an opportunity for the entire country to pick a government that empowers its citizens. Presenting Shah Rukh Khan giving away the most important message for the country – Karo Matdan!”.
There is also a disclaimer – “This video has been issued in public interest to encourage people to vote. This video does not endorse any political candidate, or political party or any views or positions held by any type of political candidate or party.”
The polling for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 began on April 11 will conclude on May 19. The counting of votes will be held on May 23. The results will be announced on the same day.