Jhini is the third studio album by the Indian Fusion band Indian Ocean recorded at Kosmic Studios in Varadeipalyam, Andhra Pradesh, in the midst of fields and hills, a hundred kilometres north of Chennai. Members of Indian Ocean used to laze in swings hung from mango trees, listen to the jackals at night and gaze at the Milky Way,as they were surrounded in such a beautiful atmosphere. The first performance of the Jhini track happened at the IIM Lucknow campus. The album was released in May 2003, and the band had their first video made, were MTV Artists of the Month. Sanjeev Sharma, who wrote Bhor, Nam myo ho, Des mera and After the war, also directed the video.
Jhini was composed for the film Swaraj - The Little Republic apart from releasing it as a separate album. Susmit Sen played on Electric Guitar for the first time on the track 'Torrent'.