Shilpa says she was impressed to give you the song after watching playback singer Indulekha Warrier’s ‘Penn Rap’ that went viral a few weeks in the past. “‘Penn Rap’ was done brilliantly and I found the lyrics hard-hitting. Despite being shot at home in a no-frills style, it still reached so many people and I wondered if I could attempt something similar,” she says. After penning the lyrics for ‘Mudi Rap’, Shilpa shared it together with her associates who inspired her to present it a go along with rap beats. In reality, Shilpa selected the identical free beats accessible on Instagram that was utilized by Indulekha for ‘Penn Rap’.
Shilpa recollects how “the society” was splitting hairs when she first minimize her hair brief for sensible causes 4 years in the past. “It was a personal choice but there were so many passing their comments about it. I had some hair issues and decided to cut my tresses short. But soon, I realised that the way our society saw such a simple act was surprisingly different. There were those who asked me if I had some illness and made fun of me. Of course, some remarks were in good humour but others were sarcastic. Then there were others who decided that I might have become part of the LGBT community as if that would be wrong,” she says.
A pupil of Chartered Accountancy, Shilpa moved to Bengaluru the subsequent yr. She is now doing an internship with an accountancy agency in Bengaluru and is again house at Kangazha in Kottayam because of the pandemic. She exudes swagger within the ‘Mudi Rap’ video when she sings “lokamake maari ketto, ningalokke maaru ketto…. (pay attention, the world has modified/ pay attention, please change yourselves too).
Shilpa says she has obtained a barrage of “both warm and adverse” feedback on social media for her song however doesn’t wish to reply to the unfavourable ones. “I was just trying to tell my story. I wanted to say that it is not your hair or your appearance that matters, but what you do,” she provides.
The video was shot at her house with the assistance of her sister Sneha, and Shilpa says her household was supportive when she posted the monitor on social media. “After all, I am not naming or blaming anyone,” she says.
The song has since been shared by Indulekha herself and actor Pearle Maaney.