Ranu Mondal, who was spotted singing Lata Mangeshkar's popular song 'Ek pyaar ka nagma hai' outside a railway station in Kolkata is now the talk of the town. A few weeks ago, she was all over social media when a video, shot at the Ranaghat railway station was shared on a Facebook page of Atindra Chakraborty, a 26-year old engineer. 

Post that, members of a Facebook page called 'Barpeta Town The place of peace' tracked her down and gave her a make-over to make her look more presentable. 

The video became viral overnight with people comparing her to Lata Mangeshkar. The video garnered many shares and comments. With an aim to encourage and support her talent, an NGO gave her a makeover. 

Take a look. 

Ranu will make an appearance on Superstar Singer and meet the kids and judges, including Himesh Reshammiya and the episode will air this weekend where she will also be seen performing on stage.


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Himesh Reshammiya felt that Ranu Mandol, who became an Internet sensation, has God’s gift. He offered an opportunity for her to sing in his upcoming movie Happy Hardy and Heer. He shared a video of Ranu and him in a recording studio and he captioned it saying, "Today, I met Ranuji and I feel that she is blessed with divinity. Her singing was mesmerising and I could not stop myself from offering her the best I could. She has God's gift, which needs to be shared with the world and by singing in my upcoming movie, ‘Happy Hardy and Heer', I think I will help her voice reach everyone." The song is titled ‘Teri meri kahani’.


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In a statement, Reshammiya also stated, “Salman Bhai’s father Salim uncle once advised me that whenever in life I come across a talented person, I should never let that person go and keep him/her close to me. He advised me to help that person grow his/her talent."

Who is Ranu Mandol?
Ranu Mondal is known as the Lata of Ranaghat is from West Bengal's Nadia district. Atindra Chakraborty had first heard Mandol singing a Mohammed Rafi song at Ranaghat station, and requested her to sing more song, so she sang Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai, which Atindra recorded on his phone. He shared the video on his Facebook page and it turned viral. Ranu Mondal always wanted to become a singer and was passionate about singing since her childhood. It’s no surprise that Lata Mangeshkar is her inspiration.