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Canara HSBC Life Insurance has announced the launch of ‘Me For My City Season 5’ with music composer and singer Shankar Mahadevan.

The fifth season of “Me For My City” dawns on the same concept of earlier seasons where the company promised to conserve and protect the traditional diversity of Indian cities, whether it’s our culture, people or music.

The new musical season will witness performance by Mahadevan, who will be accompanied by musical maestros Aakrtiti Kakar, Bhoomi Trivedi, Lakhwinder Wadali and Hamsika Iyer. "#MeForMyCity" is a flagship initiative that stems from the company’s brand philosophy of keeping promises made to the loved ones.

The fifth season of ‘Me For My City’ campaign brings in the essence of protecting the folk music of country.  

The current season, which follows the fourth season's success, is intended to protect the faded appeal of folk music of the country while also adding depth to the one of the several initiatives of the company of giving back to the society in an innovative way.

The campaign will call for virtual entries from musicians and artists spread across India at  and will remain open till mid of January 2023 with its culmination by end of February over a grand finale announcing top five winners by musical maestros.

These zone-wise entries will be judged by singers of India, a.k.a zonal maestros, Lakhwinder Wadali (North), Bhoomi Trivedi (West), Aakriti Kakar (East) and Hamsika Iyer (South).

Anuj Mathur, MD and CEO, Canara HSBC Life Insurance, stated, “With #MeForMyCity; we aim to spread awareness about safeguarding Indian folk music which tracks back to our proposition of “Promise to Protect”. After the successful completion of Season 4, we created social awareness movement amongst people to reconnect with nation’s diverse culture and heritage by exhibiting India’s musical diversity. Season 5 is all about highlighting our cultural diversity and bringing to the fore the lost art of Indian folk music. As a company, our belief has always been constant to protect the lives of our customers, similarly the campaign also outlines our ideology of protecting the much-celebrated folk music of India with none other than Shankar Mahadevan and musical maestros.”

Tarannum Hasib, Chief Distribution Officer, Canara HSBC Life Insurance, added, “#MeForMyCity is an endeavour to protect our heritage, culture and essence of cities through folk music. We are thrilled and excited to launch Season 5 of the campaign after successful completion of Season 4 carrying forward the lineage this year to protect the folk music. Almost each region of India has its own special folk music which makes it more important for us to break the daily monotony and hear out our cultural maestros who brings out nothing less than the best music from different parts of India. With new season kicking in, we will be listening to some of the great tunes of resilience, success, and talent in coming months.”

The campaign promotion will go live on social media and other digital channels to increase its reach in every corner of India and scout hidden musical folk talent of the nation.