Sahdev Dirdo - a tribal boy from a highly naxal affected Sukma district, Chhattisgarh, became an internet sensation, after a video of him singing Bollywood song 'Bachpan Ka Pyar Mera Bhool Nahi Jana....' went viral on social media. The young singer is now set to record a debut song with Rapper Badshah.
According to reports, the popularity of his song compelled Bollywood's popular rapper Badshah to connect with him. The Bollywood rapper then offered him a singing opportunity with him, and asked Sahdev to come to Chandigarh.
Notably, Sahdev's video went viral on social media within days. While many memes were made with the video, many also appreciated the child's free spirit and talent. Accepting the offer, the little champ from Sukma flew from Chhattisgarh to meet Badshah in Chandigarh. Zeenewindia revealed that Sahdev travelled to Chandigarh with his family and is currently staying in Noida. At the airport, he told the reporters that he saw Raipur for the first time and didn't even think that the world outside would be so beautiful.
सहदेव को बचपन में छत्तीसगढ़ और पूरे देश का इतना सारा प्यार मिल रहा है।— Bhupesh Baghel (@bhupeshbaghel) July 24, 2021
मैं इस बच्चे के उज्ज्वल भविष्य की कामना करता हूँ।https://t.co/Szla37o6PU
Apart from best wishes from netizens, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel also wished Sahdev good luck for his bright future. His tweet in hindi read, "Sahdev is getting so much love from Chhattisgarh and the whole country in his childhood. I wish this child a bright future."
Sahdev coming from a farming family, had revealed that there is no TV, mobile in his house. He sang the song while in school after listening to it through someone else's mobile. He added that he wants to become a singer when he grows up, added the report.