Daler Mehndi, tunak tun’d his way into our hearts in the 90s and went on to solidify his position as the King of Bhangra after delivering hit after hit in the genres of bhangra, Bollywood, and spiritual music. Mehndi is a music icon known for his energetic up-beat dance songs, his distinctive power pitched voice, bejeweled turban and long flowing robes. He is often referred to as the father of the Indian pop industry. So, whenever he releases a song, you know that it is will be something unique! This World Music Day, Mehndi has come out with an exclusive new track titled “Stop the Fight–Lakhon Hue Fanaah” that promises to capture the audience hearts. As with most of Mehndi’s tracks, the melodious composition with its heart-rending lyrics is the musician’s own brain child. With this latest composition, he seeks to share the message of love and harmony amongst his fans and followers, bringing about a change through the language of music.
The creation of the song has an interesting backstory to it. One night as his engineer was busy mastering Gurbani tracks, Daler Mehndi dropped into the studio and thought about creating this magic. He authored and dubbed the song in one go. The song wasn’t penned on a paper, he just kept singing the words straight from his heart, coming together as a song. The new track urges people to cherish the planet, save it and to stop fighting amongst themselves. The lyrics of this song are strong and powerful asking God to have mercy on his children.
Take a listen to the song and integrate this message of peace into your lives!