Actor-rapper Badshah has shattered records with his new single ‘Paagal’, as the song crossed 75 million views on YouTube within 24 hours of its release. The song beat latest hit singles by the likes of Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, Camilla Cabello, and popular South Korean band BTS.
The video received recognition all over the industry for the feat it achieved in a single day. The previous record for maximum number of views in 24 hours was held by the song Boy With Luv by the same South Korean band BTS. The song had achieved 74.6 million views in a single day. Badshah himself was ecstatic with the response to his song and he was quoted as saying, “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.”
Twitter reacted to the achievement of Badshah’s song – and the reactions ranged from surprise to shock, to even disbelief. One dance group even choreographed moves to the song, check it out –
80M AND COUNTING!
World Record by a PUNJABI 💪🏽https://t.co/9cH2QH6ea9
— Bups Saggu #SajnaDeNaal (@BupsSaggu) July 11, 2019
— Mariam 🇮🇳 (@TrueCamilizer66) July 11, 2019
— SORRU SINGH ⚡ (@ImsorruSingh) July 11, 2019
Wow OMG an Indian NEW song PAGAL by @Its_Badshah has broken the BROKEN the world Record for most viewed song in 24 hours.
It's INSAN, can't believe
Congratulations Badshaah ❤️
— RaDhika 🍒 (@SRK_RaDzzJulY10) July 11, 2019
Whatever the jealous haters speak up about views and likes. Currently we are at the top and all are watching from down. #paagal raised the revolution. Congo @Its_Badshah and #teambadshah for the success.. Its time for celebrations!!! @sonymusicindia https://t.co/79HjCp60J7
— Bvek Katwal (@dabvek) July 11, 2019
— Vrunali Malani (@vrunalimalani) July 11, 2019
— 𝓩𝓲𝓸𝓷 𝓗𝓪𝓻𝓻𝓲𝓼 (@nxizxo) July 12, 2019
No offense but agar Fake views daalna hi hai to kuch to believable rakho bhai😅 Taylor Swift or BTS jese international stars se b aage nikal gaye tum vo b itne nihayati average song se🤔 baat kuch hazam nai hui🤷🏻♀️ They think janta #Paagal hai🤣 pic.twitter.com/Yc4NMGopE2
— Parmeet Kaur (@SPN_Leeza) July 11, 2019
Lol I clearly remember that youtube deleted 10M views of Boy With Luv even after that the mv reached 78M views in 24 hrs with 6.6 million likes and you are telling me that this shitty #paagal song by badshah broke THAT record ???? pic.twitter.com/C8pdMqfgr1
— Sayed Qareen (@omgQareen) July 11, 2019