Guru Randhawa becomes most viewed Indian singer on YouTube after surpassing 3 bn views

Indo-Asian News Service

August 29, 2018 10:33:31 IST

T-Series artiste Guru Randhawa has surpassed three billion views across all official channels on YouTube, making him the most viewed Indian singer on the digital platform, says a statement from the label. Randhawa is known for songs like 'Suit Suit', 'High Rated Gabru', 'Lahore' and 'Ban Ja Rani'.

Guru Randhawa. Youtube Screengrab

Guru Randhawa. Youtube Screengrab

"I am thankful to everybody for their love and support. I feel it is for the first time in Indian history that an independent artiste has acquired three billion views. I feel honoured and blessed for all the support from listeners worldwide who have supported my music," Randhawa said in a statement to IANS.

T-Series Chairman and Managing Director Bhushan Kumar, who has been instrumental in successfully reviving the trend of singles, has played a pivotal part in the singer's success. He first signed up Randhawa in 2015 for the track 'Patola'.

On his association with Randhawa, Kumar said: "It is indeed a proud moment when a talent from your company scales such heights. Guru's success reinstates my faith in independent music and in my belief to support new and aspiring talent."

Meanwhile, Randhawa has over five million followers on Instagram.

 

Updated Date: Aug 29, 2018 10:40 AM