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WATCH: Kerala man's singing video goes viral and now Shankar Mahadevan wants to work with him

This video of a daily wage labourer singing Tamil hit Unnai Kaanadhu Naan from Kamal Hassan’s film Vishwaroopam has gone viral.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: July 02, 2018 15:04 IST ]
Singing video of Kerala man goes viral

Singing video of Kerala man goes viral

Internet has not only made our lives easier but has also become a tool for sheer talent to get their due recognition. Gone are the days when people had to struggle to gain fame. Internet has helped many to live their dreams and it seems one more talent is one its way to a life-changing experience.

Soulful singing of a man sitting in the field has taken internet by storm. His voice has not only mesmerized netizens but even stalwarts like Shankar Mahadevan and Gopi Sundar. Both of them want to reach out to him and record a song.

In the video, a man can be seen singing Tamil hit Unnai Kaanadhu Naan from Kamal Hassan’s film Vishwaroopam. The song composed by the trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has been crooned by Mahadevan himself.

Sharing the video, Mahadevan wrote on Twitter, ''This is called fruit of labour!When we hear this, it just makes me feel so so proud of our country that produces so much talent and is so rich in culture. Who is this guy??? How can I trace him? Need help & would like to work with him.''

 

Thanks to this viral world, the man has been traced and he is from Kerala. The man in the viral video is Rakesh Nooranadu from Alu Penadu in Kerala’s Alappuzha district. He is a daily wage labourer. Talking to IE Malayalam, Rakesh said that a driver friend recorded the video and posted it. He didn't have any idea about it until his sister’s husband, who is in Kuwait informed him about the clip.

Rakesh added that his family is full of talented people and he learnt singing only by listening to them.

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