Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Buzz
2-min read

Watch: Kerala Band with 'Chenda Melam' Recreates AR Rahman's 90's Hit 'Mukkala Muqabla'

People flooded the video with comments with some talking about the conductor of the band grooving to the music.

Trending Desk

Updated:November 12, 2019, 2:40 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Watch: Kerala Band with 'Chenda Melam' Recreates AR Rahman's 90's Hit 'Mukkala Muqabla'
Video grab. (Twitter)

Full of beat and non-stop rhythm of Mukkala Muqabala song from the 1994 Tamil film Kadhalan continues to leave everyone tap their feet even today. The film was dubbed in Hindi as Humse Hai Muqabala and the song featured ace dancer Prabhudeva. The popular song was composed by AR Rahman and any version of the song is being well received by listeners simply because of its high-octane beat. The song has got its latest version now where a band in Kerala have come together to play it on Chenda Melam.

Chenda Melam are percussion musical instruments that are made from soft wood of jackfruit tree.

The apt beat and rhythm of Kerala band playing Mukkala Muqabala song grabbed attention of singer Shweta Mohan, who took to Twitter to share the video of the song being played by a Kerala brass band in collaboration with the traditional ‘Chenda Melam’ percussionists.

In the viral video, it is seen that the conductor of the band as well as participants are grooving to the song.

"Some songs are evergreen and will make you groove to it even if you’ve heard it a 1000 times… A really interesting version of #MuqqalaMuqabala with #Chenda melam and #Brass .. sure @arrahman sir would be happy to see it!!" Shweta Mohan captioned the video.

Watch the video and it will surely make you groove.

Since being shared, the 2-minute-20-second video has been viewed almost 77 thousand times garnered over 5,400 likes.

People flooded the video with comments with some talking about the conductor of the band grooving to the music.

Here's what others commented:

Mukkala Muqabala, the 90's hit song, will be remade for Remo D'Souza directed Street Dancer 3D starring Varun Dhawana and Shraddha Kapoor. The film is scheduled to hit the big screens on January 24, 2020.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results