Was Sare Jahan Se Achha played by Russian band at FIFA World Cup, Moscow
Brief Outline: A Video posted on Social Media platforms that Russian band played a Bappi Lahiri song “Jimmi Jimmy aaja aaja”, above all added “Sare jahan se achha Hindustan hamara” at the closing ceremony.
Facts Check: Fake
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Band performance at the Red Square, Moscow during current FIFA world cup. Listen to the last lines . You will be pleasantly surprised.
Band performance at the Red Square, Moscow during current FIFA world cup. Listen to the last lines . You will be pleasantly surprised. pic.twitter.com/y1uKJmT60O
Band performance at the Red Square, Moscow during current FIFA world cup. Listen to the last lines . You will be pleasantly surprised. pic.twitter.com/y1uKJmT60O— #RenukaJain, FCA 🇮🇳 (@RenukaJain6) July 17, 2018
“Russia pays multiple tribute to India with “Jimmy” and Saare jahaan se achha” during closing ceremony of FIFA”Google Advertisement:
Facts Check Analysis: The short video is sweet to hear, however it is not from FIFA World Cup.
Legendary Actor Amitabh Bachhan, also posted this video having the complete information, he posted this video on his facebook account stating FB 2055 - This in Russia .. band playing 'saare jahan se achcha' .. wait for it .. Posted by Amitabh Bachchan.
The truth about this video is that, This was done at ‘International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower”‘ from 24 Aug to 03 Sep 17, done Every year about 1500 musicians, military men and other artists from around 40 countries perform at the “Spasskaya Tower”.
The International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" is the parade of the best military music bands of Russia and other countries that takes place every year at Red Square in Moscow. This Music Festival is a mega event, where military musicians represent the variety of national, artistic and military traditions of the world.
It is Indian Tri-Services (Navy, Army, Air force) Band and not the Russians that played this music