Most storytellers will tell you that music plays an important role in setting the tone and really immersing the viewer in the experience in an audio-visual medium. That’s why there are Oscars for sound engineers and mixers, as well as nearly a dozen categories for film soundtracks in the United States. Moreover this time, Ms Marvel and Desi Vibe are something to look at!
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has a knack for employing music and different actors to set the mood for its movies. Few films have perhaps done it as well as Guardians of the Galaxy. Additionally, Ms Marvel is now continuing the tradition. The show uses music to not only set the tone, but also to highlight the protagonist’s South Asian ethnic origin. Moreover, you’ll find many instances to help you relate Ms Marvel and Desi Vibe.
1. South Asian Marvel Superhero
Ms Marvel, also known as Iman Vellani, is a 19-year-old Pakistani-Canadian actress who will play Kamala Khan in the series.
Moreover, Captain Marvel is her hero, and she is a Pakistani-American girl growing up in Jersey City. Additionally, Khan aspires to use her superhuman skills to protect civilization and make the world a better place.
2. Farhan Akhtar
Farhan is seen in the teaser wearing a robe with yellow and red hues. He also has a full-grown beard and hair that is mid-shoulder length. Additionally, his character is seen teaching wisdom to Kamala Khan, played by Iman Vellani.
3. Fawad Khan
Yep, you heard that right! Fawad Khan will be doing a cameo in Ms. Marvel. Moreover, he’ll be playing the role of Hasan, Kamala Khan’s great-grandfather.
Rest of the details are yet to be confirmed.
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4. Musical Collaboration
Ritviz’s sage, Raja Kumari’s ‘Goddess,’ Angus Campbell and Kully Bhumra’s ‘Disco Gully,’ and Ishq Bector’s ‘Daaku Daddy’ are among the noteworthy Indian influences on the Marvel show’s soundtrack.
However, the most well-known Indian name in the music world is AR Rahman, whose song ‘Oh Nanba’ from Rajinikanth’s film also ‘Linga’ appears in the show.
This week, Ms Marvel will be available to stream on Disney+ worldwide and Disney+ Hotstar in India. Moreover, the show’s first episodes will air on June 8, with future episodes airing on a weekly basis.