Mumbai, 19 March 2018: As we all know that India is a hotpot for musical talents. Some of the best names in the music industry have all started off with humble beginnings. The story of Deepak Bhatt, who is now one of the best percussionists in the world, is nothing short of a fairy-tale. The video begins with Deepak playing the Dhol. The short act was part of Shankar Ehsan Loy’s tour of the United States in 2016. You can clearly see from the video that he is enjoying himself like there’s no tomorrow.
The video has taken Facebook by storm. People have shared the video more than 700 times. The video has also gathered more than ninety thousand views. It is insane the way he plays the Dhol. He starts off with just one single beat of the drum and then it’s just a fury of beats and sounds which has the audience cheering and Screaming. You have to watch this video to believe what I am saying.
Deepak Bhatt is a formidable element of Shankar Ehsan Loy’s band. They are seen performing at a number of gigs around the world. It was the 2016 US tour during which they both were seen as an amazing team. The video is a glimpse of the magic they both can offer.
Deepak Bhatt was cast into the band when he auditioned for the percussionist role during his early years. Shankar Ehsaan Loy knew that he was going to be a superstar in the coming years. He took him on board and the rest is history.
It is not just Shankar Ehsaan Loy with whom he has performed with, some of the biggest names such as Zakir Hussain, Amit Trivedi, Pritam, Salim-Sulaiman, Shankar Mahadevan and a host of other musical greats wanted him to be part of their shows. This is an amazing feat for a boy who had absolutely nothing in his childhood.
Deepak Bhatt can turn any show into a super show, as seen in the video. People were expecting just a few boring songs to be sung on stage, but he blew them away with his Dhol performance. Each and every tune had the audience cheering and dancing and it is evident in the video too. I never knew that the Dhol was such a super instrument. I am now proud to say that I am a Deepak Bhatt fan, straight from the heart.
The video has spread like wildfire on Facebook. The mere announcement of Deepak’s name brought cheers and claps from the crowd. As he slowly raced up the Dhol beats, people were dancing, whistling and cheering him on. I urge you to go and see the video and enjoy the super talent of Deepak Bhatt. There isn’t going to be another percussionist genius like him in the next hundred years!