Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest show Ms. Marvel has finally arrived. The show introduces Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan, the very first Muslim superhero to lead an MCU show.
Kamala is a 16-year-old girl from Jersey City is a big fan of the Avenger’s. The show is unapologetically Brown, in more ways than one.
Every chance it gets, it spotlights Kamala’s heritage, for example, by mentioning Shah Rukh Khan. Anyone of South Asian descent will instantly relate to the series and will be familiar with the songs mentioned in the first two episodes.
Ms. Marvel’s soundtrack is full of bangers and we’re talking about everything from AR Rahman, to Coke Studio, Rajakumari and Ritviz. The creators of both Indian and Pakistani songs have been taken into account by the creators of South Asian songs.
It is an important device that helps set up the colorful cultural identity of Kamala Khan. If you are wondering where to find the tracks from Ms. We have a collection of episodes so that you don’t have to.
Oh Nanba by S.P. Balasubramaniam and Aaryan Dinesh Kanagaratnam
Kamala appears for her first-ever driving test and reverses and crashed her car into the examiner’s while she was taking the driving test. Oscar-winning Indian singer and composer A.R. composed the Tamil language track “Oh Nanba”, which plays during the teen’s huge mistake. The song was sung by S.P. Balasubramaniam and Aaryan Dinesh Kanagaratnam. The melody is from the 2014 Indian Tamil-language action-drama movie “Lingaa,” starring Tamil cinema veteran Rajnikanth.
Deal With It by Riz Ahmed
Ko Ko Korina by Ahmed Rushdi
The peppy song playing over the wedding shopping background is “Ko Ko Korina,” which first appeared in the 1966 Urdu-language film “Armaan.” The track is famously referred to as the first pop song of South Asia and was sung by the late legendary Pakistani singer Ahmed Rushdi. It was produced during the golden age of Pakistani cinema, so it’s pretty incredible to hear it in an MCU show!
Jalebi Baby – Tesher ft. Jason Durelo
Goddess – NERVO and Krewella ft. Raja Kumari
Rozi by Eva B (Credit Scene Rap)
The credits scene featuring glimpses of New Jersey plays before Kamala declares her powers are “cosmic.” The upbeat track “Rozi” by Lyari-based artist Eva B (stage name), who raps about transforming into who she is today and shattering expectations as a female rapper from the small Pakistani town, symbolizes Kamala coming into her own and overcoming obstacles along the way.
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Ms. Marvel features Iman Vellani, Matt Lintz, Aramis Knight, Rish Shah, Mohan Kapoor, Zenobia Shroff and cameos from Farhan Akhtar and Fawad Khan. The show premiered on June 8 and is available on streaming on Disney+ hotstar