Mumbai: Most recently, police officers from Wellington Police Academy, New Zealand broke the internet by performing to Badshah’s music for a social event. ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ and ‘Kala Chashma’ were the two songs they grooved to in perfect sync, much to the amazement of the Indian diaspora worldwide. ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ and ‘Kala Chashma’ from the movies Kapoor & Sons and Baar Baar Dekho have been the biggest hits on the multifaceted artist’s discography with astronomical views and downloads on streaming platforms. Composed by Badshah, written by him and Kumaar, recreated by Amaal Mallik and sung by Badshah, Fazilpuria, Sukriti Kakar and Neha Kakkar, ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ features Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra. Recreated by Badshah, sung by him and Amar Arshi and Neha Kakkar with lyrics by Amrik Singh and Kumaar and rap by Badshah and Indeep Bakshi, Kala Chashma features Katrina Kaif and Siddharth Malhotra.
India’s iconic rapper has put India on the global map by way of his music. The music aficionado’s mammoth contribution to music includes inspiring an entire generation of young rappers in India and making relatable, fun and contemporary music. Conquering the hip hop space in India, Badshah has chartbusters such as Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hain, Dj Waley Babu, Aao Kabhi Haveli Pe, Genda Phool, Garmi, Akh Lad Jaave, Tareefan, Kar Gayi Chull and many others to his credit. Is it any surprise then that his music travels worldwide?!
The artist’s latest independent single ‘Awaara’, is all all about embracing the roller-coaster ride of success. He also introduced Reet Talwar (a singer) as a performing artist in the indie music scene through this song. Composed and written by Badshah, Awaara has been performed by Badshah and Reet Talwar and is now available on all streaming platforms.