Sung by Arijit Singh, the song was released on Wednesday and became the most streamed track within 24 hours of its release on YouTube after being viewed 9,808,829 times, read a statement from Sony Music India.
“When we released the song, I didn’t know it would become so huge so quickly. Before I even knew it, I was told that it had crossed these massive numbers. I am extremely happy. Thank you for all the love,” Pritam told IANS.
Hailing the popularity of the track, Sanujeet Bhujabal, Marketing Director at Sony Music India, said: “This is a never-heard-before phenomenon and we are delighted we were able to achieve it. This song was a blockbuster on-arrival and the beautiful lyrics and the melody stays with you long after you are done listening. We are extremely proud of what we have been able to achieve. It’s a team effort.”
Also featuring actress Anushka Sharma, “Jab Harry Met Sejal” is slated to release on August 4.