India’s Got Colour: Nandita Das’ new song will confront society’s bias against dark complexion

Actress and filmmaker, Nandita Das has time and again talked about the inequalities in our society. She has firmly dismissed the idea of preference for fair complexion for women and is making an effort to change people’s mindset.

Her 2013 campaign, Dark Is Beautiful, also gained a lot of energy as it brought forward the issue of colour bias that men and women face in society. She has always maintained that there is beauty in all skin colours. Recently Nandita shot a two-minute song surrounding the same topic.

Titled as India’s Got Colour, the song features Ali Fazal, Radhika Apte, Konkona Sensharma, Gul Panag, Divya Dutta, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Tillotama Shome, Sayani Gupta and Suchitra Pillai among others.

The actress is collaborating with director Mahesh Mathai for this anthem. Nandita said that her idea is to celebrate different skin colours of the 1.3 billion people in the country.

Nandita told that the song is a fun number and she is very pleased that she got the backing of so many celebrities who share the same kind of thinking. She added that the anthem is currently in post-production and the crew has worked on the anthem with great effort.