After garnering applause for giving a coronavirus twist to famous Bengali song Bela Bose, Kolkata Police is once again winning the internet with another musical performance. This time, the police officials chose a song from Satyajit Ray’s film Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne to spread awareness about Covid-19.
In a video shared by Kolkata Police on Twitter, several officials wearing masks and gloves were seen singing the song with a twist in the lyrics. Many others, including the residents of Rabindra Sarobar area, clapped and cheered as the police personnel sang with music in the background.
“Goopy-Bagha in fight against Corona! Yet another musical effort by KP personnel at Rabindra Sarobar PS area to enliven another stressful day of fellow citizens with a deftly modified song from the iconic Satyajit Ray movie Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne,” wrote Kolkata Police in the caption.
Goopy-Bagha’ in fight against Corona!
Yet another musical effort by KP personnel at Rabindra Sarobar PS area to enliven another stressful day of fellow citizens with a deftly modified song from the iconic Satyajit Ray movie Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne’ pic.twitter.com/BGq2EEhMMV
Kolkata Police (@KolkataPolice) April 4, 2020
At the time of filing this copy, the video had already garnered over 24k views. Netizens flooded the tweet with comments saying that they loved Kolkata Police’s effort to instill cheer amid gloomy times.
“Very tough times. You guys are amazing,” a user commented. “One more master strokes,” wrote another user.
Check out more reactions on the video here:
Huge salute to u! Words of appreciation will fall short infront of the work done by u in these hard times!
(@kaushiks96) April 4, 2020
What an amazing effort. And what a tribute to the master #satyajitray
Mini Nair (@minicnair) April 5, 2020
This is amazing
Dr Priyadarshini Bhattacharjee (@Speak2Doctor) April 4, 2020
Proud of you #KolkataPolice
Upendra Nath Brahmachari / (@unbrahmachari) April 4, 2020
SidhuJetha (@SidhuJetha) April 4, 2020
As of April 5, India has recorded over 3,000 cases of novel coronavirus.