- Posted October 12, 2013 by
New Delhi, India
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Diwali, the festival of lights
Indian Animation Music Video by Axl Hazarika: A Big Hit in the States - Indian Diwali Dhamaka!
Indian Diwali Dhamaka! - An animation music video of a Hindi rock song by Indian rock artist Axl Hazarika has been a big hit in the States recently. The music video of Axl’s single ‘Hum Badal Gaye’ became sensational soon after its release on VEVO on 27th June ’13, both in India and the US.
Watch the video on AxlHazarikaVEVO
The video is a brilliantly concepted animation, lyrical and based on the fancies of kids and the friendship between a boy and a cat. It has won several accolades from music aficionados across the world. It has attracted the audience because of its simplicity and beauty, and the animation immediately captures the interest of little kids.
Axl Hazarika is a famous Indian musician who has been active since 2008. His music ranges from rock and metal to fusions of industrial and avantegarde. He rose to fame once again with his official launch on the world’s leading music website VEVO on 24th June ‘13. The international platform VEVO is a joint venture of Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and EMI.
The hit Indian song ‘Hum Badal Gaye’ is also the title track of northeast India’s first animation film named the same, which was released last year in January. The audio version of the OST instantly became a hit in India and the cyberspace. It rocked YouTube music charts and gained about half a million views, and received great response with over 2 million plays on SoundCloud as well. A Hindi rock song, it marks a global breakthrough of Indian Indie music amidst Bollywood songs dominating the nation.
“It came to me as a big surprise that VEVO decided to launch my song. I can’t be happier. I’m really excited and just hope that people will continue to like my music. Cheers!”, said Axl Hazarika in the release event.