It’s no revelation that ‘Dilbar’ has been one of 2018’s hottest songs, thanks to Norah Fatehi. it only gets better this time, with the Canadian-Moroccan beauty making her singing debut alongside Fnaire for an Arabic version.
Check out the Arabic version of Dilbar
Besides shaking a leg, Nora Fatehi lent her vocals in collaboration with Moroccan Hip-Hop trio, Fnaire for an Arabic version of the song that stormed Bollywood this year. Within a week, the video amassed 26 million views on YouTube and stands at number five on YouTube’s most trending videos. Check out how they blended the song with an Arabian twist:
A “full filling experience” for Nora Fatehi
Apart from building a bridge between the Arab and Indian music worlds, Nora Fatehi felt it was a “full filling experience” producing the song and the video. In an interview with Urban Asian, the diva said “I’ve produced this music video with my own money, and when you do produce something and you see your vision come to life on screen it’s a really full-filling experience. And I want to do it again.”
‘Dilbar’ redux not the first Bollywood song to get an Arabic version
Time and time again fans of Bollywood witness an Arabic seasoning to its music. Remember when 2013’s blockbuster, Dhoom 3 had an Arabic version for its title track? The filmmakers got Lebanese artist Naya on board for recording the version. Check it out: