Tamil actor Dhanush's song Kolaveri Di, which became a sleeper blockbuster in 2011, continues to have a victorious run in the virtual world. The song surpassed 100 million views on Youtube since its release.
The song, which was released by Sony Music on November 16, 2011, crossed the benchmark on Wednesday, read a statement.
Sung and written by Dhanush, Kolaveri Di captured the imagination of an entire nation because of its music and colloquial lyrics and immediately became a song of the people.
Composed by 18-year-old Anirudh Ravichander, the song with funny lyrics was sung in an unconventional manner by Dhanush himself and was a part of his film 3 directed by his wife Aishwarya. The film also stars Shruti Haasan.
The video had a raw feel to it, similar to an unplugged recording, making it extremely relatable for the viewers.
Kolaveri, a highly popular slang among Tamil youth, is normally used to silence a cranky person in a group.