Shankar Mahadevan

Guwahati, January 10, 2020:

With Bihu just around the corner, renowned composer Shankar Mahadevan on Friday shared a video of an Assamese flutist Dilip Heera, whom he noticed playing his flute outside a restaurant.

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The music legend posted a video of the Assamese talent via his official Facebook handle and captioned it, “Talent undiscovered!! Everyone pls bless Dilip heera from Assam!! What an amazing player!! 💕”

Introducing the young talent in the video, Mahadevan mentions that he noticed Dilip playing the flute outside a restaurant while he was going to have his breakfast.

Dilip was seen playing the traditional Assamese Bihu tune that we usually hear in Assam, which is used in Bihu songs and performances. The tune brings to mind the typical feeling of Assam’s highly cultural villages, morning scenes, and celebrations, during Rangali Bihu.

Shortly, Mahadevan joins in with his ‘alap’ and ‘humming’ of India classical sargams and Dilip accompanies him on the flute, much to the bemusement of the maestro.

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Soon after its posting, the video became viral are gathered applause for the young talent of Assam.

A user named Kabita Sarma commented, “Proud of you dear Dilip Hera as an Assamese and lots of respect to you Shankar sir, you are really a great personality who always encourage others.our heartiest welcome to you Shankar sir to Assam.”

Another user, Anuj Sharma said, “Wowwww That’s Sooo Sooo Beautiful Shankar Sir 😍😍😍…!! He is Amazing and Blessed 🌺🌺💐💐 Performing with You what else he need 😊👏 God Bless !!!”

“Thank you Shree Shankar ji for vdo of Our Talent From Asam Brother you Always seeing or Hunting a Talent from each corner of Where Ever you Go Hats off To You Sir ji”, wrote user Andi Ark, another user wrote, while Kukoo G. Singh wrote, “How wonderful to hear such a sweet flutist,thanks for sharing and introducing him Shankar Mahadevan Ji”.

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