The Archies’ Unveil Debut Song ‘Sunoh’ – A Nostalgic Ode to the 1960s Rock and Roll Era

In an exciting musical milestone, The Archies, a much-anticipated film project, has released their debut track, titled “Sunoh.” Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the movie promises to transport audiences back to the vibrant 1960s, and this inaugural song offers a glimpse into the era’s essence.

Zoya Akhtar, the creative force behind The Archies, unveiled a teaser of the song on her Instagram account, exclaiming, “This is my story, #Sunoh! You can’t ignore me, sunoh! First song from #TheArchies out now!” Joining in the excitement, Khushi Kapoor also shared a sneak peek of the music video on her Instagram, with a caption that echoed Zoya’s sentiments.

“Sunoh” is a captivating piece of music lasting over two minutes, providing insight into the characters portrayed by the talented ensemble cast, including Agastya Nanda, Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, Mihir Ahuja, Dot, Vedang Raina, and Yuvraj Menda. The song was developed by Ankur Tewari and The Islanders, with Tejas Menon and Shivam Mahadevan lending their voices to the lyrics, beautifully penned by the legendary Javed Akhtar in collaboration with Dot.

Javed Akhtar, reflecting on the creation of “Sunoh,” said, “Writing Sunoh was like unlocking a time capsule of the 1960s’ rock and roll era. It’s a musical experience that bridges the past and present, celebrating the enduring essence of this iconic period through melody and lyrics. Being a part of The Archies has allowed me to rediscover the magic of an era that has deeply impacted generations.”

Zoya Akhtar, discussing the song’s essence, stated, “With Sunoh, we wanted to encapsulate the teenage soul of the 60’s. The Archies is a celebration of that era. The song had to evoke simplicity, nostalgia, but also a rebellion and idealism that could resonate with Gen-Z today. Ankur and The Islanders are rock n’ roll boys at heart, so they nailed it.”

The release of “Sunoh” marks the beginning of what promises to be an exciting journey into the past, offering a fresh perspective on the iconic 1960s rock and roll era for a new generation. The Archies project is set to combine the best of both worlds, bridging the gap between past and present, and taking its audience on a musical journey they won’t want to miss.

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