Jab Harry Met Sejal song Safar: Shah Rukh Khan’s soulful track is an ode to every traveler, watch video

Jab Harry Met Sejal song Safar: Featuring Shah Rukh Khan, the song gives a new identity to an aimless wanderer. It has been crooned by Arijit Singh and composed by Pritam. Irshad Kamil, through his lyrics, talks about a traveler's friendship with journey and roads that know his mind more than anyone else.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 11, 2017 12:54 pm
Shah Rukh Khan, jab harry met sejal, safar, anushka sharma, Jab Harry Met Sejal songs Shah Rukh Khan in a still from Jab Harry Met Sejal’s new song Safar.

Shah Rukh Khan is surely winning hearts with every new song and still from his upcoming Imtiaz Ali directorial, co-starring Anushka Sharma. He unveiled the latest song “Safar” and it oozes out a soulful and magical feeling. Sung by Arijit Singh and composed by Pritam, the song gives a new identity to an aimless wanderer. The lyrics written by Irshad Kamil talks about a traveler’s friendship with journey and roads that know his mind more than anyone else. The song also reflects upon urban loneliness. This is the most beautiful song to come out of any Bollywood album recently.

SRK shared the song video on Twitter and wrote, “.@ipritamofficial @irshad_kamil Imtiaz wouldn’t let me sing our fav song #Safar. @raiisonai did & yeah it’s better”. The video unfolds with Shah Rukh, director Imtiaz Ali, Irshad Kamil and Pritam discussing the lyrics. The four come to an agreement when they decide to use the word ‘Safar’ in their song. We also see Shah Rukh wants to lend his voice to the song, but Pritam forces his way to the mike and literally pushes SRK away. Shah Rukh who isn’t happy with Pritam’s gesture and is about to leave when all three of them persuade Shah Rukh and easily give him the stage. The video is interspersed with many scenes from the movie. We see a brooding Shah Rukh Khan, going about his daily routine. We also see SRK and Anushka tapping their foot on some number.

Shah Rukh Khan’s friends from the industry also sent him love and lauded the song. Check out what Riteish Deshmukh and Alia Bhatt.

Above all, the song is the ode to everyone who loves traveling, who loves to be on road. So far the makers have released two songs – Radha and Beech Beech Beech Mein. But this song is more characteristic of an Imtiaz Ali film.

Jab Harry Met Sejal will hit theaters on August 4.

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