Mumbai, 5th April 2023: Dhvani Bhanushali, has added another feather to her song Vaaste’s success. The song has crossed 1.5 billion views on YouTube, making Dhvani the second female Indian artist and the first Hindi language artist to achieve this milestone. From Indian songs that have crossed this benchmark are the devotional song ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ that tops the list followed by regional song ‘Lehanga’ in Punjabi language and a Haryanvi song ’52 Gaj Ka Daman’. Dhvani’s song is now the fourth most viewed song nationwide. ‘Vaaste’ has created a history by garnering the highest viewing numbers in the Hindi Pop Category from India.
The song was composed by Tanishk Bagchi and written by Arafat Mehmood, with Nikhil D’Souza featuring as the co-singer, the music video is directed by Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru and was released by T-Series.
Watch the song here:
Dhvani made her debut in the pop world with “Ishare Tere” and then followed it up with another hit, “Leja Re”. However, it was “Vaaste” that catapulted her to the A-list of Indian musicians. The song became a massive hit and broke all records in the music world, particularly among young listeners. “Vaaste” was also listed among the top 10 most-liked music videos globally, and Dhvani was the only Indian music artist to feature in YouTube Rewind 2019. Today, the song has more than half a million reels on social media.
Apart from Vaaste, Dhvani has many hits in her kitty from ‘Dilbar’ (from Batla House), ‘Duniya’ (from Luka Chuppi), ‘Psycho Saiyaan’ (from Saaho) as well as her singles like Mera Yaar, Dynamite, Kudi Meri, Mehendi, which have all been massive hits.
Expressing her gratitude, Dhvani said, “Vaaste is like a magical thing that happened in my life. I’ll always be grateful to all the people who have watched it more than a billion times on YouTube. It was the team of Tanishk, Arafat, Nikhil, Radhika Ma’am, Vinay Sir, Siddharth, and team at T-Series that we could break so many records back then and even today. Most importantly it’s all the love and support by the audiences; it only inspires me to work harder and create more magic. I want to thank everyone who was involved in making this beautiful song with me, our mark will live on forever”.
For all the Dhvani fans, its time to watch the song again and push it to 2 Billion views now!