I wanted Vineeth Sreenivasan’s voice to be the highlight of Manikya Malaraya Poovi: Oru Adaar Love composer Shaan

While Manikya Malaraya Poovi is far from beating the Jimikki Kammal feat globally, it has dominated the pop culture discourse on social media and has turned young actor Priya Prakash Varrier into an internet sensation.

Malayalam song “Manikya Malaraya Poovi” from Oru Adaar Love is creating waves on the internet. It is another collaboration between music composer Shaan Rahman and actor-playback singer Vineeth Sreenivasan. They previously collaborated for a song called Jimikki Kammal, which became a global rage.

While the latest song is far from beating the Jimikki Kammal feat globally, it has dominated the pop culture discourse on social media and has turned young actor Priya Prakash Varrier into an internet sensation.

“Manikya Malaraya Poovi” is a famous mappila paattu (a folklore Muslim song genre) that was originally composed by Thalassery K Refeeque to the lyrics penned by PMA Jabbar. Shaan, who is basking in the response he has been receiving for his recreated version of the mappila paattu, took a few questions from the Indianexpress.com.

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