Writing World Cup song was an emotional moment: Manoj Yadav

By Ruchika Kher

Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Lyricist Manoj Yadav, who has penned the popular ICC Cricket World Cup anthem "De Ghuma Ke", says he initially struggled to write the lyrics for the song that is replete with fun Hindi phrases. His brief was that the song should strike a chord with the rural and urban cricket lover.

Yadav was told that the song has to have a strong fun element.

"I got a call from O&M (Ogilvy & Mather) that we need to make a song for the ICC World Cup and gave me the brief. The brief was that it should not sound like just another an