Republic Day special: National anthem video featuring Sachin, Sania released

Mumbai: Ahead of the 67th Republic Day of India, a new video that features eight sports icons of the country singing national anthem "Jana, Gana, Mana..." has been released.

Directed by Abhijit Panse, the video titled "The Sport Heroes" features Indian batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar; tennis stars Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupati; hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay, Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar; football star Baichung Bhutia and Olympian shooter Gagan Narang.

Sachin shared the video on Twitter, saying, "Honored to be part of @thesportsheroes. Singing the National Anthem has always been special."

The video has been released to motivate the aspiring sportspersons of the country.

Watch the video here...

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