Salim-Sulaiman Compose a Riveting Anthem for BYJU’S Young Genius

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January 2021: As a part of ‘Young Genius’, an initiative for showcasing, recognizing and inspiring young geniuses in different fields across the country, BYJU’S today launched an anthem composed by award winning musicians Salim- Sulaiman.  BYJU’S Young Genius is a television show with a mission to discover young prodigies from across India, who have the potential to become future geniuses. These are children who have excelled in fields such as academics, performing arts, technology, and sports to name a few, and have made the country proud. The initiative looks for such new stars who will feature on News18 Network’s news channels in a weekly show. Young Genius endeavors to inspire children across the nation to follow their passion and strive for excellence and glory, in every field.

Commenting on joining hands with Young Genius, Salim Merchant, the Eminent Music Composer said, “We are very fortunate to have got the opportunity to compose music for Young Genius – an incredible show and beautiful movement that empowers children, especially those who have exceptional talent that has been discovered and nurtured at a young age. I am glad that News18 Network & BYJU’S are encouraging something that will contribute to our country and society in a very unique way. Edu-tainment has emerged as such a promising space and both Sulaiman & I are indeed privileged to contribute to this. It has been a learning experience for us too, and we wish all the children and the show a fabulous start and many more seasons of celebration and inspiration.” 


The riveting anthem ‘Umar Choti, Kaam Bade’ composed and sung by Salim-Sulaiman and written by Shraddha Pandit aims to inspire change in children by making them realize and nurture their unique talent to excel in life. The anthem produced by Story Yarn Films, featuring the young talents, intends to reach out to audiences across the country to join in celebrating Young Geniuses.

Many notable public figures and celebrities have lent support to the initiative to encourage young talent. Leander Paes, Dutee Chand, Shankar Mahadevan, Rajkumar Rao, PV Sindhu, Sonu Sood, Soha Ali Khan, and Virender Sehwag are a few among many who will be seen in the episodes cheering the contestants.