- UP Yoddha anthem ‘Hum Hain UP Yoddha’
The newest franchise in Vivo Pro-Kabaddi League (PKL) UP Yoddha on Friday announced the launch of their official anthem ‘Hum Hain UP Yoddha’ for the upcoming season. UP Yoddha kick off the inaugural campaign on 1 August in Hyderabad against host Telugu Titans.
The anthem has been composed and produced by Indraneel Hariharan, with lyrics by Punam Hariharan and has been sung by the much celebrated Daler Mehndi. The anthem aims to capture the celebration, competition and excitement associated with UP Yoddha in a way that would appeal to the fans the most.
Col Vinod Bisht, Head Yoddha, UP Yoddha said: “The anthem embodies the feisty spirit of the squad and the state of UP. It is very catchy and manages to capture the essence of the sport. We hope that with this anthem we are able to capture the imagination of not just the state, but the entire country in our inaugural season itself.”
The singer of the anthem, Daler Mehndi, has been at the forefront of delivering some foot-tapping songs for over three decades. His most noted songs have been a series of Punjabi songs, alongside chartbusters from Hindi movies.