The internet is full of wonderful surprises.
A Pakistani woman has earned the praise of legendary singer KS Chithra for her rendition of the evergreen Malayalam song Rajahamsame.
While the original was sung by Chithra for the 1993 film Chamayam, Nazia Amin Mohammed’s beautiful cover won over many hearts, including the singer’s.
“I had just seen a beautiful rendition of my famous Malayalam film song sung by a Pakistani girl. Any more info on her? Thanks Nazia Amin Mohammad. Music has no cast, creed or language. God bless you,” Chithra posted on Facebook with the video of Nazia singing the song.
Thrilled to bits, Nazia replied to Chithra writing,
“I am in tears! And am Speechless too! Don’t know how to thank you! Thank you soooooo much! I was born in Karachi. Never got a Chance to learn Music... Wish I could learn Classical.... So I am just trying to Use my Voice for spreading Love between the Nations to remove borders and barriers.... You are my True Inspiration! Your words will remain in my heart throughout my life! I wish I could meet you in person! Love you so much: I need your blessings! and the prayers of Entire Kerala and India too.”
While Nazia’s Rajahamsame has over 1 lakh views and counting, it’s not the first time the Pakistani singer is making waves on social media.
Remember her rendition of Malare from the film Premam?
Speaking to The News Minute in October last year, the Dubai-based business development executive said then that Malayalam is the 22nd language in which she has sung.
Some of the other popular Malayalam tracks Nazia has sung and uploaded include, Aayiram Kannumayi from Nokketha Doorathu Kannum Nattu, Kathirunnu Kathirunnu from Ennu Ninte Moideen.
She had sung Malare as a tribute to her friends from Kerala.
Nazia, whose mother is an Indian, says that she has always wanted peace between the two nations.
(The story was first appeared on The News Minute and has been republished with permission.)
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