Kerala labourer Stuns Shankar Mahadevan & Netizens With His Soulful Singing, Goes Viral Overnight.
About the Video that stuns the Internet
India is a country filled with talent in every nook and corner and thanks to social media, many of them are being noticed.
In this Viral video, a man is sitting in a field and singing the Tamil hit ‘Unnai Kaanadhu Naan’
from Kamal Hassan’s film Vishwaroopam.
It’s no wonder that people are absolutely awestruck by his singing.
So much so, Shankar Mahadevan and Gopi Sundar are on the lookout for this man.
A daily wage labourer from Kerala has shot to fame after his rendition of a song by singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan went viral.
Singer Shankar Mahadevan posted the video
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. pic.twitter.com/SWqGQkmChb
— Shankar Mahadevan (@Shankar_Live) June 30, 2018
Shankar Mahadevan posted the video of the man singing the Tamil song Unnai Kaanadhu Naan from Kamal Haasan’s film,
Vishwaroopam, asking if anyone knew the singer and expressing his desire to work with him.
His identity came to light when media revealed that the singer is Rakesh Noorandu from Alu Penadu in Kerala’s Alappuzha district.
Noorandu told the newspaper he had no inkling that his video,
which was posted online by his friend Shameer, a truck-driver, would become so popular.
Noorandu also told media house,
that Mahadevan got in touch with him over the phone and promised that they would sing together.
Several other musicians from the Tamil and Malayalam film industry, including Gopi Sunder,
have also praised Noorandu after watching his video and have reportedly contacted him to offer opportunities to sing professionally.
The singer of the original song is Mahadevan himself and composer of the same is the renowned trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
Thanks to this post as the man’s identification came into light as Rakesh Nooranadu from Alu Penadu in Kerala’s Alappuzha district.
Taking to IE Malayalam, the Internet sensation said he had no idea his video would go viral.