Usha Uthup recently performed Miley Cyrus' song, Flowers, in Kolkata. Flowers was recently named Record of the Year at the Grammy Awards 2024.
Usha Uthup recently performed Miley Cyrus' song, Flowers.
Miley Cyrus, the musical sensation, achieved a significant milestone on February 4 by officially clinching a Grammy Award. The singer commenced the ceremony triumphantly with a win for the best pop solo performance category for her chart-topping hit, Flowers. Taking the stage to accept the accolade, she received the award from the esteemed Mariah Carey. Later in the evening, Cyrus also secured the prestigious prize for the best record of the year, further adding to her momentous achievement.
While fans continue to celebrate the success of the song, Indian music enthusiasts have an additional reason to rejoice. The legendary singer Usha Uthup recently captivated everyone with a mesmerizing rendition of Miley Cyrus' Grammy Award-winning track, Flowers, setting the stage ablaze with her soulful performance.
Adorned in a traditional saree, with a bindi adorning her forehead and fragrant jasmine flowers adorning her hair, Usha delivered her rendition of the song during a captivating event held at Kolkata's iconic Trincas restaurant.
The video of the song is now viral online. Many social media users in India are praising the Indian version of the song. One social media user took to microblogging site X and wrote, “Woah! The Indian version of Flowers is bang on! Love Usha ji.”
Another X user said, “Blessed to see Usha ji singing Flowers. Love it!” “Absolutely amazing. Love to see her sing Flowers at the age of 76,” wrote one more admirer of Usha Uthup’s works.
Usha Uthup Iyer, aged 76, is a versatile Indian singer known for her contributions to pop, jazz, and playback music. Her illustrious career spans from the late 1960s through the 1980s, during which she delivered memorable songs across various genres. Notably, she lent her voice to the title track of the popular television series "Sarabhai vs Sarabhai" during its first season. In recognition of her outstanding achievements and contributions to Indian music, Usha Uthup was honored with the Padma Bhushan in 2024, the third-highest civilian award bestowed by the Government of India.