From Cardi B’s Coronavirus combine to bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal’s Kittho Aaya Corona, the world is grooving to bops on the lethal illness. Comic Naveen Richard has additionally produced a music on Covid-19, which can quickly contact 1,000,000 views on YouTube.
The music video, titled My Identify Is Corona, exhibits Naveen because the personification of the virus, ‘a viral Casanova’. He tries to seduce a petrified man, and boasts of how he has travelled from ‘China to Barcelona’.
Despite the fact that virus claims he’ll enter their physique and make the host ‘ very snotty’, Naveen claims it wasn’t imagined to look as perverted because it did.
“Properly the virus can be just a little scary. I believe he’s kinda …what’s the phrase…sensual actually. However I hate to say that it got here off as creepy. It wasn’t imagined to be creepy however infectious. So anyone it touches would probably not prefer it,” he informed Hindustan Instances in an interview.
The coronavirus has killed greater than 21,000 folks all over the world and is taken into account among the many largest challenges confronted by humanity in 21st century. Making gentle of such a catastrophe can typically hit the mistaken notice. Nevertheless, Naveen insists the video is instructional at its core.
“After all if you find yourself making this music, we took an method that we made positive that the music wasn’t belittling the scenario. So if I had taken a distinct method, I might have principally made enjoyable that ‘Oh individuals are freaking out for no motive’, which isn’t true. Persons are freaking out the correct quantity. If I had taken that angle, it might have been irresponsible,” he stated.
The video additionally had a ticker operating beneath: ‘This video is just not imagined to be taken severely though it doesn’t imply to remove from the seriousness of the difficulty. Please go to a health care provider to ask for precise recommendation although.’
Naveen stated the video present folks what to do to stop the an infection. “So the music truly has some stuff about washing your arms, not touching strangers. It’s an entertaining means of instructing folks. And it occurs to be catchy. See everybody all over the world is making this sort of music. And I didn’t wish to money in on it,” he stated.
Naveen, born in Tamil Nadu and at the moment residing in Bengaluru, was just lately seen in his Amazon Prime standup up particular, Comparatively Relatable. In it, he talked about quite a lot of random issues that join Indians and likewise a couple of that we impose on one another. Naveen addresses the imposition of Hindi on South Indian states in his new present.
“All people has their opinion about it in Tamil Nadu, Bangalore, Kerala and all of those place. I understand how sturdy these folks really feel about all this. No person desires one thing to be compelled on them. Additionally, no one likes change, not all the time the change is nice,” he stated.
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