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Riteish Deshmukh's Thank God, Bappa is This Year's Festival Anthem

Riteish Deshmukh featured in Star Pravah's video Thank God, Bappa, in which he explains how Bappa is great because he is not like us mortals. The Marathi song is unlike any other song for the festival but it sure has a poignant message

  | August 31, 2016 16:03 IST (New Delhi)
Riteish Deshmukh

A still from Thank God, Bappa

Highlights

  • The video of Thank God, Bappa is produced by Genelia
  • Akshay 'loved' Riteish's Thank God, Bappa
  • Thank God, Bappa is sung in Marathi
Ganpati Bappa Morya - this chant will reverberate across India as devotees gear up for the Ganesha Utsava, starting September. On Twitter, a Bollywood actor is singing praises for Bappa but like no one else.
Actor Riteish Deshmukh featured in Star Pravah's video, Thank God, Bappa in which he explains how Bappa is great because he is not like us mortals. The Marathi song is unlike any other song for the festival but it sure has a poignant message.
Riteish, 37, sings Thank God, Bappa in Marathi, dancing with children dressed as Ganpati. The song has English subtitles and not much meaning has been lost in translation:
 

The music video is directed by Kapil Sawant and produced by Riteish's wife, actress Genelia Deshmukh.
Bollywood loves Thank God, Bappa and they are tweeting about it:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meanwhile, Riteish Deshmukh's Banjo, co-starring Nargis Fakhri, is set for September 23 release.

 
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