Sidharth Shukla, the last clip of Shehnaaz Gill arouses immense love, crosses 9.9 mn of views
New Delhi: Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill’s latest music video, “Habit”, released ahead of schedule Wednesday, took to the internet days after its release.
The video features uniquely edited visuals from the unfinished footage Shehnaaz and her boyfriend Sidharth shot, before the latter disappeared on September 2. Upon release, the song topped 9.9 million views on YouTube and currently holds the number. 1 trend position for music on the video sharing platform.
The song, which was primarily shot on a beach, features additional clips of Shehnaaz singing the track as she recalls moments with the late actor. The hardest part of the track is that while the lyrics are about a funny lovers, the real tragedy that has occurred is overwhelming.
The lyrics attempt to highlight the bittersweet bickering that occurs between lovers, but more than the lyrics, it’s the video for the song that steals hearts. It begins with an emotional Shehnaaz saying, “Bichda iss kadar ki rut hi badal gayi, ek shaks saare sheher ko viraan kar gaya.”
Shehnaz was able to fulfill his professional commitments even going through such a personal tragedy. Additionally, in the clip there are shots of what happened behind the scenes during the filming of the song, giving a glimpse of the fun the unit had with the two artists on sets.
Fans of the duo were moved by the music video for ‘Habit’. They took the song’s comments section on YouTube and poured out their love and praise.
One user wrote: “Guys let the records break for this song…. Only for Sidnaz, let’s try to make Sana happy.
A second wrote: “In tears… but I’m sure he’ll be happy to watch this. She finished it. Much love and power for you, Shehnaaz.
“What a song from # Sidharth. How happy he looked while filming # Habbit with the bubbly # Shehnaaz, ”another person wrote.
“Thanks for finishing the song with the minimum amount of footage you had,” wrote a fourth person.
Sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Arko Pravo Mukherjee, “Habit” is an ode to Sidharth, and it was previously titled “Adhura”. Shreya announced the song’s release by sharing a heartfelt tribute to the late actor on his Instagram account.
She wrote: “He was a star and will be forever. The love of millions of hearts will shine forever. #Habit our unfinished song .. #Adhura hai by phir bhi poora rahega .. #Sidnaaz ka yeh aakhri gaana, har fan ki khwahish, hamesha ke liye humare dilon mein zinda rahega. Released October 21.
Sidharth, 40, died of a heart attack.
He and Shehnaz grew closer to each other when they were in the “Bigg Boss” house, although they never officially acknowledged being a couple. Sidharth went on to win the same season in 2020.
The duo have also appeared together on reality shows such as “Bigg Boss OTT” and “Dance Deewane 3”, as well as in music videos for “Bhula Dunga” and “Shona Shona”.