The idea of a policeman usually generates images of a rough and ready person, who goes about enforcing the law. Seldom does it give you the idea of a melodious voice singing soulful songs.
Sanghapal Tayde is a constable in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. Recently, a video of the uniform-clad Sanghapal singing ‘Khel Mandala,’ a Marathi song, went viral on social media. He had uploaded the video to a Facebook page called Maharashtra Police: Varditla Manus (the man in the uniform) that generated over a million views!
Incidentally, Tayde has no formal training in singing.
Videos of him singing Marathi as well as Hindi songs have been uploaded to various social media platforms.
Not only has he been popular on Facebook, but has got traction on WhatsApp forwards too!
Tayde also runs a YouTube channel, with more than 7000 subscribers, where he uploads videos of him singing Marathi and Hindi songs in his mellifluous voice.
Watch the man in uniform take your breath away with his voice here: