New Delhi: Years after they were released, Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi’s foot-tapping numbers “Tunak Tunak Tun”, “Bolo Tara Rara”, “Dardi Rab Rab Kardi”, “Ho Jayegi Balle Balle” continue to entertain fans in India and all over the world over during public celebrations and in private parties.
His latest track “Ishq Nachave” promises to continue the trend on the same tempo.
“My fans said that I give a hit song for Bollywood every single year and for the last couple of years, these have been motivational songs. My fans kept requesting for a dancing number like Tunak Tun Tun, Dardi Rab Rab, Balle Balle. So, I prepared Ishq Nachave for them,” he told indianexpress.com in an interview.
About his music…
“My music is such that you can enjoy it with your family. It is a neat and clean song. This song is the perfect start to 2021 as it will help people in getting over their pain and misery.” He shared that 165 instruments have been used in the song.
My songs work with listeners because of their “purity”. “It is only purity that connects with the listeners’ soul. That is the reason why language, age, borders, nothing becomes a barrier in the songs’ success, he told indianexpress.com
On language barriers…..
“Tunak Tunak Tun” is “a huge hit in South Korea. I feel very blessed that the audience has loved me so much. The title track of SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ in all three languages – Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and he mentions that “all of them were loved by fans.”
On “Tunak Tunak Tun”….
The song has over 164 million views on YouTube, and he believes that the only reason for the song’s success is its quality.
On fake news….
On the trend of fake views, he said that he “can’t be a fake person.” “It is a trend these days that singers and artistes upload their music videos and get fake views and likes. I can’t be a fake person. People should organically talk about ‘Ishq Nachave’. Only then it is fun,” he concluded.