Ms Lakshmi: come fast, come fast, don’t be slow

Purandaradasa‘s Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma undergoes a delightful transmogrification at a humour festival as the guru takes ill and a stand-in takes centrestage. Former Karnataka chief minister S.M. Krishna is among those enjoying the rendition. But it speaks for the kind of hypersensitive times we live in that the guys who have put up the Google video actually have to remind the audience that it should be heard with tongue firmly rolled in cheek.

Savour the original lyrics here: Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma