Two days before Eid, the song ‘O Priyatma’ from the movie ‘Priyatma’ directed by Himel Ashraf was released on June 27. The audience loved the song since its release. The song quickly became trending. However, even after three weeks have passed after Eid, ‘O Priyatma’ is still ruling YouTube. The song has been number 1 in the music category of the platform for 10 days.
The song is sung by Balaam and Konal, with lyrics by Asif Iqbal and music by Akash Sen. The song has more than 3 crore 87 lakh views till noon today. The song has been released on Tiger Media’s YouTube channel. Fans have left appreciative comments about the song below its video.
Someone named Rupasi Barua wrote, ‘Every time I hear this song, I want to listen to it. A wonderful song.’ He also expressed his love for Shakib Khan, Idhika Pal, Balam and Konal.
Many fans have welcomed the return of Balaam after a long hiatus. Some commented nostalgically, reminding them of their school-college days after hearing the singer’s voice.
Many fans have praised Shakib Khan and Idhika Pal’s chemistry in the song.
Coming to Prothom Alo’s ‘Merrill Cafe Live’ last week with the song, Balam said, ‘The song came out of nowhere, what happened next was magical. I have no explanation for this (success). But what has happened is extraordinary.’
Konal also gave an interesting information about the song in the same event. He said that he lent his voice to the song ‘O Priyatma’, later joined by Balaam. But he did not know that Balaam sang with him in the song. Konal also said how it feels after knowing, ‘I felt honored and happy by singing the duet song of the movie with him. A singer, musician like Balaam Bhai sang with people, I liked it very much.