“Dilbar mere, kab tak mujhe aise hi tadpaoge?” croons the Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu, in an impromptu jam session with musician Raghav Sachar.
A video shared by her on Twitter (above) shows her happily singing the classic song from the 1982 Bollywood film Satte Pe Satta. Calling it her “all-time favourite Hindi movie song”, Sidhu merrily sings along as Sachar accompanies her on the piano. Sachar is an alumnus of Monash University in Melbourne.
Sidhu, who is of Indian origin, is a career diplomat who migrated as a child to Australia from Singapore along with her family.
Here’s the original song: