Abundance in Millets, a song with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, unexpectedly received a Grammy Award nomination for 2024. It received a nomination in the category of Best Global Music Performance. Gaurav Shah and Falu created the song and it garnered a lot of attention online.
The following artists are also nominated in this category: Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain ft. Rakesh Chaurasia – Pashto; Burna Boy – Alone; Davido – Feel; Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily – Shadow Forces; and Silvana Estrada – Milagro Y Disastre. Todo Colores by Ibrahim Maalouf featuring Cimafunk, Tank, and the Bangas.
Abundance in Millets was shared on X
The song was shared by Falu (Falguni Shah) on her Twitter (now known as X) account with the caption, ” The video for our single “Abundance in Millets” is out now. A song written and performed with honorable Prime Minister @narendramodi to help farmers grow millets and help end world hunger. @UN declared this year as The International Year of Millets!”
About the song
Gaurav Shah and Falu (Falguni Shah) are the singers of the song. Falu (Falguni Shah) and Gaurav Shah, along with Kenya Autie, Greg Gonzalez, and Soumya Chatterjee, wrote and composed it. The music video has also been produced by Kenya Autie.
The music video depicts how millets are grown in India and how important they are in reducing hunger. It also encourages people from all walks of life to eat millets because they are highly nutritious and can improve one’s general health. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks about incorporating millet into our diet are intercut with song lyrics. He claims that it will help the nation’s farmers.