The amazing tale behind one man band impressing Farhan Akhtar and Anand Mahindra

First Published 16, Jun 2018, 12:30 PM IST
The amazing tale behind one man band impressing Farhan Akhtar and Anand Mahindra
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The name of the highly talented young man is Sompong Uma. He hails from Thailand and sings in the Thai language. He is a one-man band in Thailand and is quite famous. 

Actor-director Farhan Akhtar, tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and industrialist Anand Mahindra are impressed by a video of a young man playing an arrangement of musical instruments. The video has gone viral on social media.

Farhan Akhtar tweeted that the musician is a star but has no idea about his identity. Anand Mahindra also tweeted that the young man might be from the northeast and wanted to reward him for his innovation or musical talent. 

 

The name of the highly talented young man is Sompong Uma. He hails from Thailand and sings in the Thai language. He is a one-man band in Thailand and is quite famous. 

By profession, Sompong is a 26-year-old truck mechanic. The self-taught Thai youth acquired this unique musical feat in just five years. he has his Youtube channel which is a hit and a Facebook page which has nearly one lakh followers.

He manages the various musical instruments in perfect coordination. The drums and cymbals are tied to his back, with two ropes connected to them that are attached to his legs, which control the beats and rhythms in percussion.

Sompong coordinates the beats without missing a single note while playing the guitar and harmonica.

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