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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Zaroori Tha’ crosses 200 m views on YouTube

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's 'Zaroori Tha' crosses 200 m views on YouTube

New Delhi: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s single ‘Zaroori Tha’ has become the first original non-film music video to hit 200 million views.

Speaking on this significant accomplishment, Rahul Sud, director of the music video said, “Working with Ustaad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was a dream that came to reality with Zaroori Tha and its stupendous success of 200 million views and still counting speaks for itself. Thanks to Universal Music and the team for setting a new benchmark in Non-Film music videos in India.”

A love ballad from the album Back 2 Love has gained attention with the video starring the then- real life couple & Ex-Bigg Boss contestants Gauahar Khan and Kushal Tandon.

Actress Gauhar Khan feels it was an honour to work with such a legend, but more humbling to receive so much of love for the video.

She said, “It’s an honour to be affiliated with legends, but more humbling for it to be received with so much love!! I thank Allah, Rahul Sud our director for casting us, cause Kushal and I loved being in that video and Rahat Sahab for this magical piece of love.”

While Kushal Tandon shared that it was an amazing experience to be a part of this music video.

“It was an amazing experience to be a part of this music video. I’m extremely happy for Rahat Sir, Rahul and the entire Universal Music team & proud to be part of a project that has reached such a momentous milestone with 200 million views,” noted Tandon. (ANI)