Sachin Tendulkar gets a musical tribute from Malayalam composer

Sachin Tendulkar is playing his 200th Test against West Indies at Wankhede © IANS

Kochi: Nov 15, 2013

In a tribute to cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, who is retiring after the ongoing second India-West Indies Test match in Mumbai, a musical album is being released in his honour.

The album, titled ‘Shan-eh-Hindustan’ (The Pride of India) of a Dentist CV Ranjit, who has composed songs for Malayalam films. Ranjit hails from Kannur in north Kerala.

This is Ranjit’s second musical tribute to the great master. Earlier, he had come out with a music album in 20 languages all sung by him.

This time too, the young dentist has sung the songs penned by him and has also acted in the video.

Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has given him support to bring out of the album, he said adding the album also has shots of Tendulkar.

The music video, shot in Kochi, Chennai and Kannur, would soon be presented to Tendulkar, he added.