Do you remember the love song that swept the internet off its feet? Well, Kesariya from the movie Brahmāstra has achieved a phenomenal feat by claiming the coveted *#1 spot (most streamed song) on Spotify India in just 264 days! That’s right, this heart-warming track has broken all records for the highest number of streams on the app, beating the previous record holder Raataan Lambiyan.
Released on July 17, 2022, Kesariya’s soulful lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya and melodious music composed by Pritam, the song is beautifully crooned by the talented Arijit Singh. It’s no wonder that Kesariya has become the nation’s new musical obsession! The song features the lead cast of Brahmāstra, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, and is a beautiful representation of their love story in the movie.
Ayan Mukerji, the director of Brahmāstra, expressed his excitement over Kesariya’s success. “We knew that Kesariya would touch hearts, but we never expected it to become such a massive hit in such a short span of time. This is truly overwhelming”
Karan Johar added, “I am extremely proud of the team behind Kesariya. We are thrilled to see Kesariya reach the #1 spot on Spotify India. We’re grateful for the love and support that fans have shown. Pritam, Amitabh Bhattacharya, and Arijit Singh have created magic with this beautiful love song, and we couldn’t be happier with the success it has achieved.”
The Kesariya team is equally thrilled about the song’s success. “We are ecstatic to see Kesariya become the #1 track on Spotify India. We always knew that the song had the potential to strike a chord with the audience, and this is proof of that. I thank everyone who has supported us in this journey. Waiting for this to be the first Indian song to hit 300 million streams on Spotify,” said Pritam.
Amitabh Bhattacharya Added, “Overwhelmed & humbled by the love that our song has received. My gratitude to all the listeners for making Kesariya a household name.”
Arijit Singh also expressed his gratitude towards the audience for their love and support. “I am grateful to everyone who has made Kesariya such a huge success. It is always a pleasure to work with Pritam, Amitabh Bhattacharya and the team who worked on the song, and I am glad that our collaboration has paid off,” he said.
With Kesariya’s success, the Brahmāstra team has set the bar high for future releases, and we can’t wait to see what they have in store for us next.