"This just dives into the soul."
The song ‘Mere Haath Mein’ from Aamir Khan and Kajol’s film Fanaa has been a fan favourite since its release.
There are also various renditions of the song on the internet.
There is now the latest inclusion to that list and this video showcases a Pakistani artist playing the song on a string instrument called rabab.
There is a possibility that the video will leave you mesmerised.
The artist Siyal Khan posted the video on his personal Instagram page. His YouTube channel explains that he hails from Pakistan.
He shared the video on Instagram on June 14, 2022, with just the name of the song in the caption. He also added a few hashtags and one of them is #rabab.
‘Mere Haath Mein’ is a song from the 2006 film Fanaa starring Aamir Khan and Kajol in the lead roles.
The vocals were given by Sonu Nigam and Sunidhi Chauhan.
The video opens to show the rabab player sitting with his instrument against a picturesque background.
His surroundings along with the melodious rendition make the video an incredible watch.
The video, since being posted, has accumulated nearly 25,000 views and counting. The post has also gathered tons of comments from people.
The soothing sounds of the classical instrument coupled with breathtaking views have made his videos an instant hit on the platform.
Many couldn’t stop talking about the artist’s talent. A few also wondered about the background of the video.
Just like this individual who asked, “Is the background real?” To which, the artist replied, “Yes.”
Amidst the breathtaking backdrop of the Lowari Top, Siyal played the song soulfully in the short video.
He also posted the video on his YouTube channel and it received tons of appreciative comments too.
A YouTube user commented: “This just dives into the soul.
“So soothing and relaxing. You’re beyond talented.”
Another added: “Wow, that’s really nice.”
As his videos continue to make a buzz on Instagram, he has even amassed new fans from India, who thronged the comment section with requests for more Bollywood covers.
Apart from ‘Mere Haath Mein’, Siyal Khan has also shared rabab versions of ‘Gulabi Aankhain’, ‘Bella Ciao’, ‘Tujhay Dekha Toh Ye Jaana Sanam’ and Coke Studio’s banger ‘Pasoori’, originally sung by Ali Sethi and Shae Gill.
Siyal Khan hails from Upper Dir District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is a student of political science at the University of Peshawar according to his Facebook bio.