Rock legend Mick Jagger has shared a “thank you, India” notice on X (previously Twitter). The Rolling Stones founder, who’s a sports activities fanatic, arrived in Kolkata for the continued ICC World Cup. Mick Jagger, reportedly a visitor of the England cricket staff, attended the England vs Pakistan match at Eden Gardens final week. Now, forward of the World Cup ultimate on Sunday, Mick Jagger dropped a video that includes himself. The 80-year-old, wearing his informal finest, is sitting underneath a tree together with his guitar. Much to everybody’s delight, he’s singing the superhit observe Dreamy Skies from The Rolling Stones’ lately launched studio album Hackney Diamonds. Sharing the clip, Mick Jagger wrote, “Thanks India. Got away from it all here!” He added in Hindi, “Dhanyavaad aur Namaste Bharat. Roz ke kaamon se dur, idhar akar mujhe badi khushi hui. Aap sabko bahut pyar. Mick Jagger [Thank you and Namaste India. I am very happy to come here. With much love to you all, Mick Jagger.]”
Got away from all of it right here!
धन्यवाद और नमस्ते भारत। रोज़ के कामों से दूर; इधर आकर मुझे बड़ी ख़ुशी हुई। । आप सबको बहुत प्यार के साथ, मिक। pic.twitter.com/GckJky0RFL
— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) November 17, 2023
Mick Jagger is without doubt one of the most celebrated names on the planet of rock music. A day after attending the England vs Pakistan match at Eden Gardens, he wished everybody on the event of Diwali and Kali Pujo. Sharing a sequence of images and a video on Instagram, he wrote, “Happy Diwali and Kali Pujo. Shubh Deepavali aur Jai Kali Ma [Happy Diwali and Jai Maa Kali].”
Recently, Mick Jagger spoke in regards to the connection between The Rolling Stones emblem and India. Speaking to The Times Of India, the legend revealed that the emblem was impressed by an “image of a disembodied tongue of Kali.” He stated, “My brother was an early traveller to India. He would give me some books to read. In 1969, I was looking for an image that would be an eye-grabbing thing, and I saw this image of a disembodied tongue of Kali. I thought it would be an inspiration. Then, designer John Pasche created this modernistic version of the tongue logo.”
Before this, Mick Jagger participated in a four-hour on-line live performance in 2020 to lift funds for COVID-19 in India. It was organised by Bollywood filmmakers Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar.
Mick Jagger is understood for his iconic hits reminiscent of You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Sympathy for the Devil, and Gimme Shelter, amongst others. He was honoured with a knighthood for companies to standard music in 2002.