He is NOT a Bengali. But his Rabindra Sangeet performance & Bengali pronunciation is spellbinding. He is Sanam Puri and here is his amazing cover of TUMI ROBE NIROBE.

It is not everyday that a Non-Bengali performer attempts to belt out a not-so-easy-to-sing Rabindra Sangeet. Hence, when a Youtube celebrity singer from Delhi tries it, our Bong ears go aflutter – “Oh really? He’s going to do WHAT?!” We can’t wait to laugh at his failed effort and criticise his bad pronunciation of Bengali words.

But then there’s Sanam Puri, the self-taught lead singer of the Delhi based band SANAM. And he has not only attempted but done a stellar job of singing one of Rabindranath’s immortal ballads. It’s a soulful performance and his perfect pronunciation of Bengali words is what will leave you pleasantly surprised.

Watch the video and be stunned!


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Banglar Baagh

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He is the Bengal tiger who was away from home for sometime. He writes with wild abundance and loves snapping pictures that catch the ephemeral moments with serenity. He is our traveller, our resident jester.

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