CHATLINE As Benny Dayal conquers newer spaces with his music, he tells P. ANIMA it is organic partnerships that have taken him so far
Pointers to popularity matter to Benny Dayal. He keeps a close tab on them, for success yielded after some wooing. The morning after rocking the National Institute of Technology in Kozhikode to a two-hour live performance, one cannot blame Benny if he over-slept. When he appears, apology is profuse. The performance, though, has pleased him. “Mad” he says about the evening, the performance and the audience. A natural on stage, Benny has reasons to cheer on the playback front too. “My latest song ‘Locha-e-Ulfat’ from 2 States by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy was released on YouTube on March 13 and till last night (March 17) had recorded seven and a half lakh hits,” he says, the glint in his eyes getting sharper.
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