You’ve probably heard of the insanely popular Sinhala song Manike Mage Hithe by now if you’re on social media. The song has become so popular that it can now be heard everywhere.
Satheeshan Rathnayaka’s Manike Mage Hithe is a 2020 Sinhala song. After Sri Lankan singer Yohani Diloka De Silva’s version was released in May, the song went viral.
The singer, songwriter and rapper is popularly known as Yohani.
The TikTok sensation was born in Colombo in 1992. She is also the first Sri Lankan female singer to have 2.46 million YouTube subscribers. Yohani was famous for her rap cover of Deviyange Bare before she became famous for her rendition of Manike Mage Hithe.
Dulan ARX wrote the lyrics to the hit song. Yohani’s rendition became so popular that a plethora of bizarre versions of the song in various languages have surfaced online.
South Indian actor Prithviraj Sukumaran took to Instagram a month ago to share a video of himself playing the cajon (a musical instrument) to Manike Mage Hithe. His pal is seen playing the drums. Prithviraj appears to be having a good time jamming to the song.
Sharing the video, he wrote, “Musical nights with JT along with great food! #ChoiceHouse #JT #Drums #cajon #ManikeMageHithe (sic).”
Even celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Tiger Shroff and Madhuri Dixit, among others, couldn’t stop themselves from grooving to the addictive beats of the song.