New Delhi: Following several months of eager anticipation, the highly awaited cinematic offering by Netflix, ‘The Archies,’ has finally revealed its first song, ‘Sunoh,’ showcasing Dot (Aditi), Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Mihir Ahuja, Suhana Khan, Vedang Raina, and Yuvraj Menda. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, ‘The Archies’ is an emotionally touching story of coming-of-age, immersing viewers into the lives of a beloved group of teenagers set against the picturesque backdrop of the 1960s. Co-produced by Netflix India, Tiger Baby, Archie Comics, and Graphic India, ‘The Archies’ explores the themes of friendship, freedom, love, heartbreak, and rebellion.
While ‘Sunoh’ receives widespread praise, we’ve compiled five reasons why it should definitely earn a place on your playlist. Take a look…
1. Initial Look into the Universe of Archies
With ‘Sunoh,’ the creators have provided viewers with a glimpse into the vibrant universe of ‘The Archies,’ introducing them to its lively characters, including Dot (Aditi), Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Mihir Ahuja, Suhana Khan, Vedang Raina, and Yuvraj Menda, thus setting the stage for their entry into the comic book world created by Zoya Akhtar. While fans eagerly await the film’s trailer, ‘Sunoh’ has undeniably brought audiences closer to the film.
2. Innovative Collaboration of Ankur Tewari and The Islanders
Born from the creative synergy of the ingenious duo Ankur Tewari and The Islanders, ‘Sunoh’ is a delightful composition that cleverly combines lively rhythms and melodies. The song beautifully encapsulates the rock and roll spirit of the 1960s, evoking a sense of simplicity and nostalgia that remains relevant to the preferences of Generation Z today.
Lyrically crafted by the legendary Javed Akhtar and the talented Dot, ‘Sunoh’ presents relatable lyrics that immediately transport you to the innocent and simpler times of the ’60s, conveying the importance of having a voice at any age and championing it. Vocals for the song are performed by Tejas Menon and Shivam Mahadevan.
4. The Rock and Pop Genre
The music of the 1960s possesses its own allure, with songs from that era still holding a special place in the hearts of many even today. With ‘Sunoh,’ audiences can now relive the enchantment of that music and its distinctive vibe, all while discovering its relevance in today’s contemporary age. The song truly proves to be a remarkable fusion of the two time periods.
5. A Timeless Family Entertainer
From the song ‘Sunoh’ to the entire soundtrack and storyline, the directorial work of Zoya Akhtar creates a flawless family entertainment experience. It’s a delightful watch that can be enjoyed by all generations within a family, beautifully capturing the simplicity of the ’60s while remaining pertinent to the present times.
‘Sunoh’ is now available on all streaming platforms and Sony Music’s YouTube channel. A live-action musical directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Netflix India, Tiger Baby, Archie Comics, and Graphic India, ‘The Archies’ will be released worldwide on Netflix on December 7, 2023.
Watch the song here:
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