Nigerian singer Samuel Singh released a cover version of ‘Maya Re Baya’ song, which beacame viral on the internet. With numerous fan-made videos and Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff even grooving to it, this song has become everyone’s favourite.
Sarthak Music first released ‘This is Maya Re Baya’ song from ‘Tokata Fasigala’ film in the voices of Papu Pom Pom and Sabyasachi, which is composed by Baidyanath Dash and lyrics written by Dr Nirmal Nayak.
Samuel Adepoju aka Samuel Singh, who is known for his love for Indian songs released the African Mix of this song on his YouTube channel last evening. “Hello Odisha! Jay Jagannath! This is ‘Maya Re Baya’. Tokata Phasigala!,” is how the 27-year-old begins the song.
The video features Igbo dancers of Nigeria and Samuel manages to pronounce the Odia lyrics peppered with Nigerian accent. “Hello Odisha, You loved my Rangabati song. So here I sing one more Odia song for you. The recent viral Odia Song ‘This is Maya re Baya’ of actor Sabyasachi from Movie ‘Tokata Fasigala’. I am in love with this song and tried my best to give it justice. Share this video if u liked it. Love from Africa,” he wrote on YouTube.
Lyricist Nirmal Nayak and actor Sabysachi Mishra thanked him for this gesture.