Bengaluru Auto Driver Plays Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’; Netizens Say, “Made Our Day”

An auto driver in Bengaluru was seen listening to Christina Perri's 'A Thousand Years' song and it sparked a lot of love on social media.

by Sanjana Shenoy
Bengaluru Auto Driver Plays Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’; Netizens Say, “Made Our Day”

#PeakBengaluru moment is an emotion for Bengalureans! This hashtag pretty much sums up the most unique incidents that happen in the Silicon Valley of India. This time, a Bengalurean spotted an auto driver stuck in traffic blasting Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’. This iconic song released in 2011 has taken Netizens on a nostalgic ride.

Auto Driver Blasts Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’; X User Shares Video

Neerja Shah took to X (formerly Twitter) to share a video of an auto rickshaw driver in Bengaluru. What sets him apart is that this auto driver actually based Christina Perri’s hit song, ‘A Thousand Years. The auto driver stuck in traffic, was ferrying passengers on Old Madras Road. In her caption, Neerja Shah called it “proof” that everyone loves the American singer, Christina Perri. She adds that it’s an absolute joy to watch the auto driver vibing to this song which ’90s kids have a special place in their hearts for.

It was the ultimate romantic song which celebrated eternal love. Christina Perri specifically wrote and sang this song for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 soundtrack. In this #PeakBengaluru moment, an auto driver from Bengaluru drove ’90s kids down the road of nostalgia. ‘A Thousand Years’ is known for its beautiful melody and its ability to stir memories, evoke emotions and transport one to different realms. 

Netizens Hop On The Nostalgia Bandwagon

@ritikbhandarii comments, “laut aao Christina Perri wala era” and we couldn’t agree more. @a_fresh_shinobi comments, “Thousand years is one of my all-time favourite songs.” It’s one of our all-time favourites too!

@TheeGoldenHand says, “Now it feels that Christina has truly made it. Someone half way across the world is listening to her decade old song with so much passion.” @helloadani writes, that this video can actually be a good promo for the next Indian Idol promo. The X user says that the video has all the ingredients that they show about a contestant.

Bengalureans, what do you think about this auto driver who played Christina Perri’s iconic romantic song, ‘A Thousand Years’? 
Cover Image Courtesy: Canva and @Neerjargon/ X

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