Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com
The fifth song from Coke Studio Bangla’s second season, “Deora,” debuted on May 7 and has since taken over YouTube. Surprisingly, the song racked up over 21 million views in just 11 days, breaking a record on the platform.
The song “Bhaber Pagal” by Nigar Sumi and Jalali Set previously had the most views in Coke Studio Bangla, with 24 million.
This song was released a year ago while “Deora” received its astounding 21 million views in just 11 days. Not just for Coke Studio Bangla but for any Bengali song, such a quick surge to stardom is a rarity.
Immediately after its debut, “Deora” shot to the top of YouTube’s trending list, a position it maintained for several days. It is still a serious contender right now, coming in third place among the most popular videos. The song continues to be well-liked by the audience.
It’s interesting to see that “Deora” has appeal outside Bangladesh. The song has received a great deal of attention in India and has even spread to Tanzania in Africa.
Popular African content creator Kili Paul featured the song in his TikTok content, which garnered over 1.2 million views within a single day. Additionally, countless reels, videos, and creative expressions inspired by the song continue to flood social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. This widespread response serves as a testament to the song’s monumental impact on the internet.
In “Deora,” sung by Pritom Hasan, Islam Uddin Palakar, and the Ghaashphoring Choir, Fazlu Majhi skillfully blends modern and folk music.