New Delhi: A cross-border gift from a Pakistani rubab player is capturing people’s hearts online as India celebrates its 76th Independence Day.
Pakistani rabab player Siyal Khan uploaded a video of him performing the national anthem of India. Rubab is a string instrument resembling the lute. It is quite a liked instrument and is played by people of India, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
In the video, Siyal Khan performs the “Jana Gana Mana” on his rubab against a mesmerizing background of peaceful mountains and wilderness.
Siyal Khan posted the video on Twitter. He wrote, “Here’s a gift for my viewers across the border.”
— Siyal Khan (@siyaltunes) August 15, 2022
The video was posted on the microblogging website Twitter. It has already garnered nearly 9 lakh views and has been liked by over 50 thousand people. Over 9000 handles have also retweeted the video.