Akshay Kumar, alongside singers Sudhir Yaduvanshi and Vikram Montrose, steps into the music world once again with the Shambhu song. Choreographed by Ganesh Acharya, the song pays tribute to Lord Shiva. Akshay Kumar, who portrayed the Messenger of the deity in OMG 2, showcases his singing talents in this devotional number.
Displaying his rapping skills in Singh Is Kinng and exploring his singing abilities in films like Special 26 and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Akshay Kumar’s latest song, Shambhu, dropped on February 5, has garnered widespread reactions from the masses.
Akshay Kumar Transforms into Ardent Shiv Devotee in Shambhu Song
Dressed in traditional attire, Akshay Kumar embodies the fervent devotion of Lord Shiva in the song ‘Shambu.’ The music video unfolds with Kumar adorned in a sacred Tripundra tilak, his passionate dance moves synchronized to the captivating lyrics. Surrounded by an enthusiastic crowd, the actor delivers a remarkable performance, captivating audiences with his intense expressions.
With long hair reminiscent of Shiva’s, Kumar’s body is adorned with tattoos, each holding profound significance to the deity. Holding a trident and donning Rudraksha beads and a nose ring, he passionately dances to the energetic beats. Throughout the video, Kumar interacts with fire, ash, and a power drum—symbolic gestures paying homage to Lord Shiva.
Akshay Kumar’s Divine Mastery Shines in Shambhu Song
In every deft hand gesture and movement, Akshay Kumar effortlessly channels the divine power of the deity. Matching steps to the upbeat rhythm, he holds a conch shell or shankha in one sequence, adding a sacred touch to the holy song. Sharing the release announcement of ‘Shambhu’ on X (formerly Twitter), Akshay wrote, “Our divine tribute, Shambhu, is here for all to experience.”
Our divine tribute, #Shambhu, is here for all to experience! 🙏🏻🔱
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 5, 2024
Social media users showered praise on Akshay Kumar for his vocal talent and dancing prowess in ‘Shambhu.’ “Akshay sir, looking stunning. Har Har Mahadev,” commented one impressed individual. “Goosebumps after hearing this Mahadev song,” quipped another. “What a powerful devotional song. He is literally on fire mode in the whole song with his killer looks, expressions, and unmatchable energy level,” noted a third fan.
According to a report by Mid-Day, Akshay Kumar was initially slated to only feature in the song. However, singer Vikram Montrose and music supervisor Meggha Bali later decided that the actor should also lend his voice to the number. They praised Akshay for being “thoroughly prepared” before recording Shambhu song. Lyricist Abhinav Sekhar recalled that the OMG star loved the lyrics and completed the recording in one day after undergoing early morning rehearsals.