Watch Hockey World Cup 2018 Anthem Theme Song by AR Rahman Full Video Online: The Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 which is the 14th edition of the Hockey World Cup tournament is all set to give a grand entry on 28th November 2018 and the finale is going to be held on 16th December 2018. This is the 3rd time that India is hosting this event. According to the sources the opening ceremony of the tournament is going to be grand with lots of celebrities’ presence and their performances. The tournament is going to be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India. Hockey World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony
HWC 2018 Theme Song Full Video
Grammy and Osacar winner AR Rahman along with legendary lyricist-poet Gulzar has given the theme song for the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 which is titled ‘Jai Hind Hind, Jai India’.
AR Rahman was very excited doing work with Gulzar Sahab and he expressed his feelings by saying “It’s heart-warming to see the entire nation pledge their heartbeats for hockey. As an extension of pledging our heartbeats, Gulzar Sahab and I have created the World Cup song.”
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced their collaboration in his previous interview and also declared that Rahman himself is going to perform the song live on stage on 27th November 2018 at Kalinga Stadium, during the opening ceremony of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018.
Jai Hind India Song Video
He said “We are delighted to have AR Rahman compose the song for the Odisha Hockey World Cup. It will be an honour to have him perform live in Bhubaneswar. He is the voice of India and now with this song, the voice of India is the voice of the World Cup.”
He further added, “We are also fortunate to have Gulzar Sahab add his poetic magic to the composition. Coming together of these two legends will not only inspire the players but will also get the entire nation together to support this wonderful game unfolding in Odisha.”
AR Rahman has recently released the teaser video of the theme song of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, which also features Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. His twitter post reads that
“Presenting the promo for ‘Jai Hind India’ the song for Hockey World Cup 2018 with @iamsrk and wonderful musicians who have collaborated for this track. http://bit.ly/2KeFpVe @nupur_mahajan @Naveen_Odisha #HeartBeatsForHockey #AbBasHockey #HWC2018 #BToSProductions #Nayanthara”
Chief minister, Naveen Patnaik after watching the teaser video, said on his twitter account by thanking Rahman “Thanks @arrahman ji for #OdishaWorldCupAnthem. The catchy teaser captures the excitement & euphoria of hockey lovers across India for #HockeyWorldCup2018. Looking forward to the full version & watching you live in #Bhubaneswar & #Cuttack”
The hockey India also got excited by watching the teaser video and showed their excitement on twitter.
“With a teaser so intriguing, we can barely wait for the real thing!
Presenting to our Indian Hockey Fans the promo for the Official Anthem for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, featuring @arrahman and @iamsrk.#IndiaKaGame #HWC2018 #DilHockey”
A total of 16 countries are going to participate in 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup from 28th November 2018.
The 16 teams are further subdivided into four groups, each group comprising four teams. First the teams within individual group will play with each other and the winner team of a group will then battle with the winner of other groups. Then, the quarter finals and final would be played between the remaining teams.
India is positioned in Pool C along with 3 other countries such as Belgium, Canada and South Africa. India is going to play its first match against South Africa on 28 November 2018 at 7:00 pm. The second match of India long with the group is with Belgium on 2nd December 2018 and the third one with Canada on 8th December 2018.