A rendition of Shankar Mahadevan’s song Breathless on a reality show is taking the internet by storm. Swaraag Keerthan performed the 1998 song during a show called Sridevi Drama Company aired on ETV Telugu last year. A clip of him performance was posted on Instagram and it went viral.
The video was posted on Instagram by a page named 21.04.ap on July 20 and it has racked up 19.8 million views so far.
The clip is taken from an episode of Sridevi Drama Company broadcast on September 12, 2021 on ETV Telugu. The full episode where the song was performed is available on YouTube. Swaraag Keerthan performed the song during a segment in which a team of two singers competed against each other.
Watch the video below:
The video left netizens in awe of her talent. “Breath left the chat,” one Instagram user commented. Another user wrote, “Bro has entered beast mode.” A third posted: “Why don’t I breathe through the song.” “Waiting for him to breathe,” another individual said.
However, many people have questioned the authenticity of his live singing. They said the audio must have been pre-recorded and the man was lip-syncing. What do you think of this video ?