The city of Banaras in Uttar Pradesh has been a center of attraction for the people for centuries. It is true that if one makes the list of the most culturally rich cities in India, Varanasi will definitely be on one of the top spots. There are many reasons for this, ranging from the waves of the Ganges to the impression of music. Such a video has surfaced from Varanasi when a boatman sailing a boat is reciting a splendid thumri.
Actually, this video is becoming increasingly viral on social media. It has been posted on the official Twitter handle of The Lallantop. It is seen in this that the boatman is singing a splendid thumri while sailing the boat on the waves of the Ganges. It is probably the specialty of Varanasi that this video is making a splash. This sailor who reached there, the mind of the tourists is fascinated by his voice.
Thumri is a genre of Indian classical music that may be difficult for some to recite, but it is an art for this sailor named Bhumi Nishad. While reciting the ‘Piya Piya Piya, Mora Jiya Le Gayo Re’ thumri, Bhumi is also taking care that her rhythm and cadence match the atmosphere of Varanasi.
At the moment, whoever saw this video and heard it, liked it very much. People are very fond of this thumri of land on the land of holy Ganges. Not only this, people are liking and sharing it on social media. Watch the viral video here..