Singer and songwriter Himesh Reshammiya feels that Ranu Mandol, who became a sensation on the Internet after her video of singing the perennial success of Lata Mangeshkar, “Ek pyaar ka nagma hai”, went viral, has a gift from gods . He has offered to sing in his next movie “Happy Hardy and Heer”.
Ranu Mandol, the woman who has been in the headlines recently for recording a song with Himesh Reshammiya, is the best example of how unpredictable life is! A few days ago, the lady was seen singing a famous song by Can Mangeshkar at the Ranaghat train station in West Bengal. His melodious voice caught the attention of a boy and his video was uploaded online. Ranu Mandol’s video singing “Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai” by Lata Mangeshkar became famous overnight and received high praise.
Here’s a brief about Ranu Mandol:
Born in Kishnanagar, West Bengal and now affectionately known as Ranaghat Can, Ranu Mandol spent most of her life at her aunt’s place in Ranaghat. Ranu Mandol’s mother died when he was very young and that was when he had to move here. The lady married at 19 and moved to Mumbai along with her husband. Ranu lost her husband, after which she returned from Mumbai.
Story of Ranu Mandol becoming an internet sensation:
The engineer, Atindra Chakraborty, who posted the video of Ranu Mandol on the Internet, told India Today that he first heard her singing a song by Mohammad Rafi. “While I was with my friends on platform number 6 of the Ranaghat train station, a Rafi song was playing loudly on the radio. Suddenly I heard the lady mutter the melody while sitting on the floor of the platform. I asked him if he could sing something else for us. She sang a song and we recorded on our mobile. My friends and I were surprised by his highly melodious voice, ”said Atindra.
The 50-year-old woman used to sing at the Ranaghat train station in West Bengal and receive money from the people around her. This is how he spent his daily life earning money and buying food. The lady caught the attention of a 26-year-old engineer, Atindra Chakraborty. He recorded his video and published it online on July 23. The video went viral upon receiving up to 2.5 million views and more than 50,000 likes in hours. Internet users began to affirm that their voice shows similarity with that of veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Himesh Reshammiya recently shared a recording video of the song “Teri Meri Kahani” with her that pleased Internet users and the singer received many praises. Himesh had also mentioned earlier that “Salim’s uncle, Salman Bhai’s father, once advised me that if I ever met a talented person, no matter what, I should never let that person leave and keep that person with me and help improve your talent. ” The singer said he will help his voice reach everyone.
Things changed when the creators of the Sony TV reality show Superstar Singer invited Ranu Mandol to the show. The feeling of the internet was now on national television. The channel, while sharing a small preview of the episode that presented it, said that “The Great Talents can come from anywhere and the difficulties only moderate the talent to the right opportunity. Ranu Mandol is a perfect example of this fact. We at Superstar Singer provided a platform for such talent to rise and reveal itself. ”Himesh Reshammiya, who is one of the judges of the Show, was very impressed and offered him the opportunity to sing in his next movie Happy Hardy and Heer.