A patriotic song was released in four languages and within a short time of its release, it was seen by over 2.5 lakh people. The main theme of the song is patriotism and the message against wars.
The official launch of the video album was done by film star Rahman. The song rendition is by singers: Afzal, Vaishnav Girish (Indian Idol Fame), Ishan Dev, and Meril Ann Mathew, Doha-based young singer, in languages such as Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, and English.
Meril, who specialises in Carnatic Western music under the tutelage of renowned music teachers, Shankar Das and Abhilash, is best known for her numerous stage shows and albums. Meril has sung for this album in Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, and English in different styles. The music is composed by Faiz Mohamed and written by BK Harinarayanan, state award-winning film lyricist. Tamil film lyricists Vallavan Annadurai and Shaji Chundan have contributed to the music. Famous film star Manju Warrier released the album that also pays tribute to the soldiers, who guard the country. The various cultures of the country are beautifully intertwined in the album.
Shoukat Lensman is the creative head of the video album. The concept and direction is by Yousaf Lensman, and the album is produced by Celebridge International. Many famous stars of Malayalam cinema are supporting the promotion of the video album.
Desi Raag is the first video album to be released using a virtual reality system. The video album was released on the occasion of International Anti-Violence Day that falls on October 2. It begins by commemorating the freedom fighters who sacrifice their lives in the freedom struggle for the country. The patriotic anthem also conveys Gandhiji's message of non-violence and the album ends with an anti-war concept.
Mohanlal and Manju Warrier's voice presentation have made these messages even more emotional. The song written in four languages, with distinct music, world-class virtual reality technology, and visual treatment makes the album special and different.