Today is World Music Day. We have geared up to make this day a happening occasion and memorable to all music lovers. Instead of focusing on the talents, we decided to turn our attention on these simple singers who are extremely talented but is yet to get the spotlight. Music is everywhere. On streets, parks, bathrooms, schools and everywhere. Let us support these talents find their inner voice and give a helping hand to reach great heights. Have a great Music Day! Enjoy!

Listen and Cheer up Little Avani

Whether you are having a good or bad day, listen to this adorable song from 11-year-old Avani, studying in 6th standard at Jai Rani EMHSS, Thodupuzha. Her expressions and melodious voice while singing 'Kannoram Chingaram' from Rathinirvedam would stun any music lover. Clad in a yellow frock, we only wish the very cool Avani be the star of music and become Lata Mangeshkar some day. Happy listening.

Uthara spells magic in P Susheela song

Uthara C, an eighth standard student of Ernakulam St Teresa's Convent Girls' Higher Secondary School, has been learning classical music for the past three years. She won first prize for Urudu poem recitation in Ernakulam District Kalolsavam last year. She also bagged second place for light music and fourth prize in Malayalam poem recitation.

Manju singing Manju’s song

When we listen to ‘Varamananjaladiya’ from Pranayavarnangal, the music merges with us like the dew in the morning. Rendering the song, Manju Mohandas from Bengaluru transcends the melancholy which conquers our hearts. Being a home maker, Manju spends more time in her flat in Bengaluru with her family, but never forgets to hum a song even in her busy household works. Dedicating the song to all homemakers, who do their daily chores with a song on their lips.

A musical experiment with percussion

Listen to Idakka performance of Sujith who hails from a small village Kottol near Perumbilavu in Thrissur. After listening, we would definitely say he has got magical fingers. Trained in Timila, he is practicing percussion for the last 13 years. He learned musical notes from Gurus, but the songs that he plays on Idakka are nothing but his experiments with music.

From London, with love

Meet Lakshmi Rajesh from London, who is an ardent fan of ' The Nightingale of the South,' S Janaki. Lakshmi, who started learning music at the tender age of five, never misses a chance to listen songs of Janakiyamma. Presently, she is learning music from Sampathkumar Acharya (Younger brother of eminent Carnatic Musicians Hyderabad Brothers) in London. Lakshmi chooses a popular melody of S Janaki from 'Sesham Kazhchayil for mathrubhumi.com.

Music has no age

Music knows no age. Listen to the folk song rendered by Thankamma of Shornur, you can't stop yourself from tapping your feet. The energy and power with which she sings have no match.

Singing amidst his struggle

Everyone sings at their young age. As years pass by, people often forget to hum a tune. But there are people like Raghu who still keep a room for music in their life and use it as tool to propagate an ideology. Raghu Iraviperoor, a Dalit supporter sings a beautiful melody of M.S Baburaj. The feel and expression of his voice will surely mesmerise you.

Ambu on Djembe

His friends say he has got magical hands. Just listen to Ambu's percussion piece on Djembe, an African musical instrument which is gaining popularity in Kerala. Though Ambu received no training on percussion, his natural talent kept him bound with music. When he plays, the soul reverberates.