Mumbai, January 20 - The Punjabi Indi-pop single, "Lahore" by Guru Randhawa has become the latest entry in the billion views club on YouTube. On Thursday (January 20), the popular music video hit the 1 billion views mark on the T-Series YouTube channel, becoming the second for Guru Randhawa after "High Rated Gabru".
"Lahore" was released on 13 December 2017 and became an instant hit among the youth. In an interview with IANS, Randhawa had said about "Lahore'" that "It's about a girl whom I have referred to from different places like Lahore, Delhi, Mumbai or London. I have compared her to Lahore's beauty, Mumbai's move, London's weather, and so on. The beats of the song are peppy".
The music video "Lahore" was produced by Bhushan Kumar of T-Series. It has now become the 9th music video for T-Series to enter the 1 billion club. The last music video of T-Series to achieve the 1 billion mark was "Cham Cham" from the movie "Baaghi" starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor.
Meanwhile, the "Lahore" music video was shot mainly in Dubai. It features Randhawa in a modified Dodge Challenger R/T featuring Izabelle Leite. Randhawa is seen to be traveling on the Sheikh Zayed Road. It is the 3rd most-viewed Punjabi Indi-pop music video on YouTube. It was written, composed, and sung by Randhawa.