A heart-wrenching video of a man singing ‘Jab koi baat badd jaye’ from the 1990 film Jurm is going viral on social media, with many celebs including Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Kunal Kapoor. has praised. The video was posted on Twitter and Instagram with an account named @ankit.today, with the caption, “When talent meets technology, the possibilities are endless.”
In the 2 minute 10 second clip, the musician, identified as Shakeel, can be seen singing a song by playing the guitar, where some people have gathered to listen to his song. The video then goes to a signboard that has a QR code for anyone who has contributed to help Shakeel along with several online payment platforms. The message read, “Thank you for your contribution, this is for my music school fees.”
Talent + ingenuity + UPI = pic.twitter.com/kiS3CCJcHg
— Ankit.Today (@ankitv) October 9, 2021
This viral video was re-shared by actor Kunal Kapoor, who appealed to people to help Shakeel. Kapoor tweeted, “Great! You can help this very talented musician from anywhere. Power of UPI and technology.” The post was also retweeted by Hrithik Roshan, who was impressed by Shakeel’s singing talent.
Wow. How cool is this !! https://t.co/5sP4C2SlZq
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) October 10, 2021
Happy with the response to the video, Shakeel re-shared the clip on his Instagram account thanking the user who shared the “life-changing” video.
“Viral video that grabbed everyone’s attention, @ankitv Sir, you have really changed my life by sharing this, I want to thank all those who saw my performance, encouraged and contributed to me, I am very grateful to all of you, I am blessed to have done that I am able to do what I like. Till today none of my parents, family or any of my friends knew what I was doing. I want to tell you all that I am a street performer and I am proud of it.