The Dewarists is an Indian television series which was telecasted in the youth empowered channel of India MTV India. With the first season as a kick start into the journey of producing unique and original music, the channel thought of bringing the second season soon on air because of the response it received. The show received a lot of praise through its viewers and reviewers. Like the first season, the second season marked the decoration of Indian flavours of music and poetry along with popular genres, such as electronic dance music, trance, rock and roll, hard rock, hip-hop, rap, and a few more.
The ad-filmmaker and the lead of Mumbai’s Hardrock band Scribe Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy returned as the director of this season, along with Raghu Dixit’s Theme that was composed for this show. The season’s highlighted host and the anchor were the singer and actor
Monica Dogra. The show began with the mixing of emotive acoustics by Fin Greenall and Shafqat Amanat Ali’s voice. The backdrop of the song was the experience of Mumbai through Salim-Sulaiman’s eyes. English rapper, poet, journalist, and teacher, Akala, came together with
Piyush Mishra and shot the song Tom, Dick, and Harry, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Today was shot and recorded at Chennai, and the song featured La Pongal and Shaa’ir + Func.
The song belonged to the fusion between the two genres of folk and electronic dance music. Bangalore witnessed the making of the song Make Love, with Adil, Thermal and a Quarter, and Vasundhara, along with Ashwin Srinivasan on the flutes. Gypsy got recorded and shot at
New Delhi with
Anoushka Shankar on sitar, Pirashanna Thevarajah on percussion, and
Sanjeev Shankar on shehnai. Asian Dub Foundation comes together with Akhu to jot down and record a song about a story where a man decides to move the Qutub Minar from Delhi to the city of Imphal. Kolkata saw the Cipher between the American Rapper Brooklyn Shanti mixed by DJ Nucleya, along with the actor come musician Mou Sultana, which was about the city of joy.
Maati got produced by Tirok Gurtu along with Sukhmani and Hari, in the town of Chandigarh. The song belonged to the genre of folk and was set to the poetry of
Bulleh Shah, who was a famous 18-century Sufi poet. The last song of the season got revered by the pair who came in the previous season as well, Papon and
Karsh Kale. Both of them came together with Carl Barat for the season’s finale song called the Minstrel’s Tale. The episode was shot outside of India, which was the first for this series, in Scotland.