A cross-border collaboration has made it’s way on our playlist and it’s none other than Meesha Shafi’s soulful voice for Amazon Prime India’s new show Hush Hush starring Juhi Chawla, Soha Ali Khan, Kritika Kamra, Karishma Tanna, Shahana Goswami and others.
The song called ‘Mere Mahru’ dropped on YouTube on Sunday that opens to Chawla working out at dusk, her daily life featuring the other female leads and Shafi’s belting notes. The show director, Tanuja Chandra took to Instagram and shared her experience of when she first heard the song. “Arijit Datta sent me [‘Mere Mahru’] as a voice note, I loved it. I’m so happy to have it in Hush Hush, it’s kind of the beating heart of the series,” she wrote.
She credited the song writer Sameer Rahat and Shafi’s “gorgeous voice” while encouraging her followers to let the song “transport” them.
The music video features the women of the show, Chawla, Ali Khan, Tanna, Kamra, Goswami and others. Taking to her Instagram stories, Shafi wrote, “Thank you for trusting me with this Tanuja Chandra. Arijit Datta and Sameer Rahat it was an absolute pleasure to sing this most special song.”
Chandra re-shared her Instagram story and thanked Shafi for singing for them “from across oceans”. She also expressed that she’s glad Shafi came to her mind after she spoke with actor Sania Saeed and asked if she could get her the ‘Muaziz Saarif’ singer’s contact details.
According to Amazon Prime, Hush Hush is about “four friends that find themselves hurling down a rabbit hole of lies, deceit and secrets after a dangerous encounter at a party. As their privileged and safe world turns upside down, the secrets become the reason to bond for their survival.”
The show is now available to watch on the OTT platform and has seven episodes in total.