NEWS: A visually impaired girl known as Sahana Niren has captured the hearts of millions online with her musical performance of a song composed by Indian music maestro A. R. Rahman. The teenager is seen performing the song on a double keyboard, reports News18. Sahana’s mother had shared the video on Twitter where the young teenager showcases her talent by performing the hit track ‘Thumbi Thullal’ from the Tamil film ‘Cobra’.
Sahana moves her fingers effortlessly as she brings life to the melody on the keyboards, even the maestro himself compliments the youngster’s performance captioning his retweet, “Sweet.”
Producer of the movie, Lalit Kumar, impressed with her efforts of reimagining the song, gifted Sahana with an audio studio recorder.
Here’s the lyric video
Begin the celebrations already with #ThumbiThullal! An #ARRahman track calls for a momentous occasion! #ChiyaanVikram’s much-awaited #Cobra first single is out now and this one voiced by Shreya Ghoshal, Nakul Abhyankar, written by Vivek and JithinRaj, is a true-blue musical delight!
The South Indian movie, Cobra, was scheduled to premiere on the big screens in 2020 but its release has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The film is directed by Ajay Gnanamuthu, Cobra stars Srinidhi Shetty and cricketer Irfan Pathan apart from Chiyaan Vikram.
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