- Watch: Kerala labourer stuns Shankar Mahadevan (and the internet) with his soulful singing.
- Rakesh Noorandu from Alappuzha has received offers to record his singing after his performance went viral.
Shankar Mahadevan Shared Kerala man Rakesh Singing Video:Shankar Mahadevan impressed by Kerala man's voice in the .viral video, says he wants to work with him
A daily wage labourer from Kerala has shot to fame after his rendition of a song by singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan went viral.
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.
The Indian Express reports that Rakesh belongs to Kerala's Alappuzha district and got to know his video was going viral after his sister's husband in Kuwait called up to inform him.
This is called fruit of labour!— Shankar Mahadevan (@Shankar_Live) June 30, 2018
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