After Sanjeev Shrivastav aka the “dancing uncle”, a man Rakesh Unni, identified as a daily wager, is the new internet sensation. Rakesh Unni, identified as a daily wager, caught everyone’s attention as he sang Tamil hit “Unnai Kaanadhu Naan” song from Kamal Haasan’s movie Vishwaroopam. The video went viral and eventually, reached Shankar Mahadevan, who has lent voice for the song.
Shankar Mahadevan took to twitter and asked people to help him trace the man as he is willing to collaborate with him. He wrote, “This is called fruit of labour! When we hear this, it just makes me feel so so proud of our country that produces so much talent and is so rich in culture. Who is this guy??? How can I trace him? Need help & would like to work with him.”
Well, now Kamal Haasan meets the internet sensation Rakesh Unni and promises him to be a part of his next project. Yes, that happened and Rakesh Unni also sang live in front of the actor. The video and pictures of their meet are going viral on the social media.
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And this happened … strengthening my belief and what makes me wake up every day with hope: Hard-work and talent never gets unnoticed.#RakeshUnni sings ‘unnai kaanadhu’ song from #Vishwaroopam before @ikamalhaasan Sir! Hoping to Record him soon ✌🏽 pic.twitter.com/0xwq4CzHJ7
— Ghibran (@GhibranOfficial) July 3, 2018
Not only Mahadevan, musician Gopi Sundar also contacted Unni’s number and gave him a call. Speaking to The News Minute, Unni said, “I consider it my biggest blessing. He told me I have a good voice, a good future. I said I just want to see him once. He said we will not just see, we will sing together.”
Even singer Pandalam Balan, violinist-musician Balabhaskar contacted Rakesh Unni after listening to his soulful voice.
Meanwhile, Kamal Haasan has geared up for the release of his next film Vishwaroopam 2. The film is slated to release this year in August 10.