Shakeel was so moved by the reaction to the video that he reshared it on his Instagram account, thanking the guy who posted it for “changing his life.”
Many people, including Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Kunal Kapoor, have praised this sweet video of a man singing ‘Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye’ from the 1990 film Jurm, which has gone popular on social media platforms.
The video was first shared on Twitter and Instagram under the name @ankit.today (Twitter), with the description “, “When talent meets tech, the possibilities are endless.”
Video reshared by actor Kunal Kapoor with an encouraging message
The performer, Shakeel, can be spotted singing the song while strumming his guitar in front of a tiny crowd in the 2.10-minute video.
The film then cuts to a signboard with a QR code for anyone who wishes to help Shakeel and multiple online payment providers. The message is as follows, “Thank you for your contribution, It pays my music school fees.”
The clip became popular at a rapid rate, almost immediately after it was posted on the internet, and actor Kunal Kapoor reshared it, urging people to support the artist. “Brilliant! You can support this very talented and innovative musician from wherever you are. The power of UPI and technology,” tweeted Kapoor.
Shakeel reshares video on his Instagram feed, thanks the guy who posted it for “changing his life”
Shakeel was so moved by the response to the video that he reshared it on his Instagram feed, thanking the guy who posted it for “changing his life.”
Hrithik Roshan, who was also amazed with Shakeel’s singing abilities, retweeted the post.
Shakeel sends out a heartfelt gratitude post on social media
“The viral video that got everyone’s attention, @ankit.today sir, you literally changed my life by sharing this, I want to thank everyone who watched me perform, encouraged me, and contributed to my cause, I’m very thankful and grateful to each and every one of you, I’m blessed to be able to do what I love.”
“To this day none of my parents, families, or my friends knew what I’ve been up to. I want to tell you all that I am a busker (street performer) and I’m proud of it, I finally got the courage to go public about my identity.”
“@hrithikroshan sir, @kunalkkapoor sir, thank you so much for the courage,” Shakeel wrote as his post came to a conclusion.