He’s given us so many party songs, we automatically assume he loves to party. But that’s not the case with popular singer Badshah. He takes help from his friends to be able to understand the millennial perspective and the party era that’s on a rise all over the world.
Badshah said, “I frequently take inspiration from social media posts I come across, shared by friends and acquaintances. I usually use the posts as a case study to research and write songs. At times when I meet my friends, we openly discuss details such as body postures and gestures of people in the clubs.” His hits include Bollywood numbers such as “Kar gayi chull”, “Tareefan” and “Abhi toh party shuru hui hai”, besides non-film chartbusters such as “DJwaaley babu”, “Mercy” and “She move it like”. We would have never thought this man who can make everyone dance doesn’t like busting a move himself.
Badshah’s confession came when he appeared on the “The Kapil Sharma Show”. Right now, he is looking forward to his acting debut in the Sonakshi Sinha-starrer “Khandaani Shafakhana”, scheduled to open on August 2. The film is about a woman who inherits a sex clinic from her uncle.
Indian rap star Badshah has broken a world record with his new number, “Paagal”, dethroning the popular South Korean band BTS, by crossing 75 million-plus views in 24 hours. Within minutes of its release, the song — an all-out rhythmic pop banger — became a viral sensation. “‘Paagal’ was made with the focused intent of taking music from India across borders and making our presence felt. My fans just went all out to help me achieve my dream. We’re going big with this one,” he added about the song, which released on Sony Music India’s YouTube channel. Shridhar Subramaniam, President India and Middle East, Sony Music, added: “This is an unprecedented feat and we are very proud. This will go down history because Badshah has become the first Indian artiste to reach 75 million views in 24 hours.”