What do Armaan Malik and Darshan Raval NOW have in common?
By Bryan Durham - November 8, 2019
Super-emotional and engaged fandoms aside, both Armaan Malik and Darshan Raval are teen heartthrobs in different spheres.
And while both are rocking in their own spheres of influence — Darshan in the independent music space and Armaan in the Bollywood space — they are also giants on social media who have interacted with each other and spoken of a possible collaboration in the offing.
They’re only a year apart, age-wise. And yet, their journeys couldn’t be more diverse and yet similar at the same time. But that’s a story for another day.
At this point, the two superstar singers have one musical thing in common — a song title.
Armaan just dropped Hawaa Banke, the first single off the Vardhan Puri-Shivaleeka Oberoi starrer Yeh Saali Zindagi via Sony Music India.
Darshan dropped Hawa Banke via Indie Music Label, three months ago and it did extremely well on YouTube (91 mn views) as well as on streaming platforms (45 mn plays on Gaana, 3.5 mn plays on Spotify, 1 mn plays on Hungama Music).
The Armaan single is sitting at close to 1mn views on YouTube in the last six hours (as we write this). Streaming-wise, it’s sitting pretty at a 100,000 plays on Gaana (that’s the only figures available at the moment.
We’ll update this story as we get more figures in.>