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Last Updated: February 15, 2024, 12:05 IST

Nikhil Paralikar is known as ‘the tabla guy’ on Instagram. (Photo Credits: Instagram)

‘Monta Re’ song from Lootera movie is originally crooned by Swanand Kirkire, Amitabh Bhattacharya and Amit Trivedi.

Social media platforms are a treasure trove. From breathtaking pictures to viral posts and soulful renditions, the internet is abuzz with various intriguing stuff. What captivates the interest of online users most is the beautiful remakes of popular songs presented by talented artists. Now, this tabla cover of ‘Monta Re’ song from the movie Lootera has been winning hearts on Instagram. The touching track ‘Monta Re’ is back with a modern twist, all thanks to musician Nikhil Paralikar. Nikhil is known as ‘the tabla guy’ on Instagram and boosts a massive fan-base with more than 300,000 lakh followers.

Nikhil, a fusion artist who sings, composes and performs, shared his rendition of the song recently, leaving the music enthusiasts in awe. His video, showcasing his rapid tabla skills, has already mustered over 75,000 views. As soon as the video was shared, users flocked to the comments section to express their views.

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A user wrote, “All our mons went disha hara after hearing this.” An account remarked, “Seems like the song is just made to be played with tabla… beautiful cover.” A user, beaming with pride, said, “Being a Bengali, I can feel the beauty of this combination.”

Originally crooned by Swanand Kirkire, Amitabh Bhattacharya and Amit Trivedi, ‘Monta Re’ blends Bengali folk with contemporary lyrics, creating a charming melody. Nikhil’s latest version adds a layer of fresh vigour, keeping the essence of the original intact while showcasing his unique talent.

However, this is not the only rendition that has struck the right chords with the listeners. Recently, music composer Bharat Goel, known for making unique rendition of songs, has earned praise from music maestro AR Rahman for making a reimagined version of Agar Tum Saath Ho song from the film Tamasha. The original song featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone was given a fresh twist by Bharat using a vocal clip from Arijit Singh, who sang a few lines during a media event.

The musician expertly blended Arijit’s raw vocals with flute and keyboard, giving a new life to the soulful tune. Rahman, impressed by the track, shared it on his Instagram, providing Bharat’s composition a major boost. The video went viral on social media and quickly became one of the most watched reels with over 1.5 million views.



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