Check out the video here:
The one-minute clip posted on December 10 has garnered more than 2,000 views and also attracted attention of Kashmiri singer Ali Saffudin, who has also sung a rendition of this beautiful song. The melodious singing affair along with picturesque view is fascinating and people cannot stop commenting and showering their love.
In the comment section, Instagram users are leaving emotional messages. “This made me all emotional and teary-eyed for some reason,” shared a user. “Beautiful. My mom sends blessings and love,” wrote another one.
This video is being shared immensely on Facebook too, where it is being posted by multiple Kashmiri artists and singers for the pure joy it brings. “Your voice is amazing, brother. Keep shining,” wrote another Instagram user.
Swastik hails from Kashmir and has more than 1000 followers on Instagram and is an aspiring musician. More pictures on his Instagram show him playing instruments like Rabab, keyboards and guitar, singing his heart out.
Watch another of his video playing another Kashmiri melody Rah Bhakshtam on Rabab:
Rabab is a string instruments with its roots originating in Afghanistan.It have been adapted by Kashmiri musicians over the last centuries and is now an essential part of Kashmir folk music. Over the years, youngsters have been struggling to keep Rabab alive in Kashmir folk music. Last year, Game of Thrones featured Kashmiri artist Sufiyan Malik’s short musical The Cure in their official fan anthem #ForTheThrone. Since then, the instrument has gained more popularity.