‘Kacha Badam’ Famous Bhuban Badyakar Performs Live at Kolkata Nightclub, Says He’s Stopped Selling Peanuts Now | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood

In today’s world of the internet and social media, overnight stardom is something that happens very frequently. And the latest example is Bengal peanut vendor Bhuban Badyakar who rose to fame with his song “Kaccha badam” which took the internet by storm. Life has come full circle for Bhuban who created the catchy song for the sole purpose of selling peanuts but now the whole nation is dancing to his creation. From selling peanuts in a remote village of Birbhum to a live concert at a nightclub in Kolkata, it was a trip dreams are made of. Speaking to a full house at a posh Kolkata nightclub on Friday night, Bhuban said, “I’m very happy to be here with you all today.” Dressed in a sparkling jacket, he sang the Kacha Badam song and the audience went into a rapturous frenzy! Bhuban, who may not yet be fully aware of how viral his song has gone, said, “The fact that I was able to reach you here and you all showered me with love, I don’t have the words to express myself.” Three months ago, this 50-year-old man was struggling to support a family of ten on his modest income from selling peanuts. And now latest reports say that a music company recently handed him a check for Rs 1.5 lakh as royalty for his earthy tune Bhuban even made an appearance on one of the reality TV shows Bengali’s most popular movies hosted by none other than Sourav Ganguly! Speaking about Ganguly, he said in an interview: “He is such a humble person. Sourav even gave me a gift. Bhuban also revealed how he stopped going out to sell peanuts since his village learned of his newfound fame. He said: ‘My neighbors told me not to go out lest someone kidnap me!’ He added that he felt proud when his son told him about new versions of his song appearing on the internet every day. When Bhuban was asked what was next for him, he replied, “I want to be one of you, now that I’m here.” I want to remain an artist. I have become a celebrity now. If I go out selling peanuts as a celebrity, I will face humiliation. For more news and updates, stay tuned to ETimes.

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