Vishal-Shekhar, UK-based band collaborate for 'Beliya'

Mumbai: Indian music sensation duo Vishal-Shekhar and UK-based boy band 'The Vamps' have recently launched a single titled 'Beliya'.

The single, launched on August 16, has received much appreciation and has been streamed close to a million times across Hungama platforms since its release.

"We are very happy that 'Beliya' is out and everyone can now hear what we created in London. It has been a lot of fun working with Vishal and Shekhar, who have taken us under their wings and are planning to take us to some of the best spots in Mumbai. We can't wait!," the band said.

"It was super to work with The Vamps; they are extremely talented. We went in not really knowing each other, but in a few minutes of being there, they had taken the song that we had created for them, and added their own vibe to it," shared Vishal and Shekhar.

"There was a comfort and joy to the sessions we did and that is something I think you can hear in the track. They really love india, especially the food and the music. The song is a celebration of the two cultures and of the fun we had." 

Initiated by Bottomline Media and Virgin EMI Records, the song is available exclusively across Hungama platforms, including Hungama Music, Hungama Play, Bollywood Hungama, ArtistAloud etc.

'Beliya' is a fusion song consisting of elements of Bollywood and pop genre. The song is a celebration of two cultures. The celebration of the cultures is denoted by 'Together we're Beautiful'.

The song features vocals by The Vamps, singing the lead in English verses, while Vishal-Shekhar add the soft Hindi lyrics post-chorus. 

The song has been praised by many Bollywood celebrities, including Riteish Deshmukh, Sonakshi Sinha, Farah Akhtar and Karan Johar and is a hit among the masses alike.

The troupe performed the hit single 'Beliya' and their other popular tracks for a packed audience on Thursday at the Hard Rock Cafe, Andheri West.