Usha Uthup is one of the immensely loved Indian singers. Even at the age of 76 years, the legendary singer never misses a chance to swoon millions of hearts with her power-packed performances at an array of events. Courtesy of her melodious voice, she has also been awarded the third highest civilian award presented by the Government of India, the Padma Bhushan, in 2024. Recently, she made the headlines, with her captivating cover of Miley Cyrus’ hit song, Flowers. Now, Usha opened up about the same and also shared her wish to work with the pop sensation.
Usha Uthup expresses her gratitude to receive so much love for her rendition of Miley Cyrus’ song, Flowers‘ cover video
In an interview with Hindustan Times, Usha Uthup talked about her recent cover of Miley Cyrus’ song, Flowers, that went viral. Usha received immense love for the same. Thus, expressing her gratitude for the same, Usha mentioned that she is completely overwhelmed by this. Moreover, she shared that the song was initially introduced to her, by her daughter, Anjali Uthup, and she liked it from the beginning. She said:
“I am so thrilled and grateful to the people for loving my version as well. I just sang the song because my daughter Anjali introduced me to it randomly one day. When I heard it, I just loved the song so much. I’ve been singing it in all my shows and everybody loves it so much. I was so excited to know that my cover version is being appreciated like this. I didn’t even think that it would come on Instagram. Everybody who has written such marvelous things about my cover, thankyou so much! What truly made me happy is that people have actually said that they could relate to the song more because of my voice.”
Usha on her own kind of version of the Grammy-winning song, Flowers
For the unversed, Miley has also received the Grammy award for the same song, Flowers. However, talking on the same lines, Usha talked about the widespread appeal of her version. She then pointed at her own kind of version of the song, and mentioned that even though it is a breakup song, she found it empowering for women. Usha further emphasised:
“Girls, boys, men, women, and even children are loving this song so much. It’s really fantastic, the success has made me feel so good. It’s such a beautiful song with fantastic lyrics, that’s what inspired me. It’s a new kind of breakup song, but as far as I am concerned, it’s the positivity of woman power. I always end it with a line, ‘I can’t do without your love’, because I must have the love of the audience.”
Usha reveals her wish to work with Miley
At the end of her interview, Usha revealed her admiration for Miley. The 76-year-old singer also talked about her excitement for the pop-sensation receiving such a beautiful award in the world of music. Thus, Usha expressed her wish to work with Miley and added:
“I am so excited for Miley Cyrus for getting the Grammy for this song. I can’t wait for her to listen to the song and I hope she would like it. I am sure we will work together very soon.”
Usha Uthup won many hearts with her rendition of Miley Cyrus’ song, Flowers
A while back, a video went viral on social media, wherein Usha Uthup was heard singing the pop singer, Miley Cyrus’s popular song, Flowers. In the video, the Indian singer was heard singing the song in her own style at an event held in Kolkata’s Trincas restaurant. For the same, she donned a red saree and teamed it with a black blouse. She completed her look with her signature huge bindi, gajra-adorned hairstyle, and looked every bit lovely.
Check out the video here.
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