Ashutosh Rana ‘Shiva Tandav’: Bollywood actor Ashutosh Rana is known for his versatile roles in films. Apart from this, he is in the hearts of people by reciting poems of famous poet and Bollywood lyricist Alok Srivastava. We tell you that many actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Ashutosh Rana have recited Alok’s poems. Alok Srivastava has also spoken about songs in many Bollywood films.
Now he has successfully translated ‘Shiva Tandav Utsa’ into Hindi poetry, which was in Sanskrit and Ashutosh Rana It can be seen to give their voice. This video released today on the eve of Maha Shivaratri (Maha Shivaratri 2022) has gone viral on social media in a few hours and is getting applause from all around. Manoj Vajpayee, Kailash Kher, Manoj Muntashir, Richa Aniruddha and many more celebrities have shared on their social media handles. The video in the voice of Ashutosh Rana is a divine treat for all Shiva devotees to watch this auspicious occasion.
Sharing the whole idea, Alok says, ‘Shiva is the source of Tandava, the writing of Ravana, the demon king and devotee of Shiva, in Sanskrit and we have given it a poetic translation in Hindi. So this idea came to me from Ashutosh Rana, because we have worked together in the past and he has read a lot of my poems including ‘Babuji’ and ‘Manushya’ which got a lot of praise with millions of views on social media. So, we have come up with this new collaboration on the eve of Maha Shivaratri and recorded this audio video project in Kailash Kher’s studio so that it can be made on a large scale. ‘
Ashutosh Rana’s wish was long overdue
Ashutosh Rana, sharing his association with Alok Srivastava, said, “For a long time now I have been translating these Shiva Tandava sources into a simple language so that more people can understand it. So when I came up with this idea, Alok complimented me and accepted me with enthusiasm. I am happy to say that with the blessings of Lord Shiva, he translated the verses beautifully and performed the whole thing very easily. We are both very spiritual to Lord Shiva and feel great to cooperate in something like this.
What Ashutosh said in praise of Alok
Praising Ashutosh Rana Alok, he said, “He has always recited my poems, which have received a lot of praise, but this is the first time we are doing it in proper audio and video format. We both have a strong belief in Lord Shiva spiritually. We have translated 5 poems from 17 sources. Whenever you work with a great or distinguished artist, your experience also becomes great, because you get the opportunity of exposure and learning. I love his work. Also, working with this kind of artist helps you move forward conceptually.