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New Delhi: Epic Games keep on introducing players around the world to a wealth of celebratory pop-culture addons in Fortnite. And now, the iconic Tunak Tunak dance, made famous by Daler Mehndi has finally joined the party as well. It seems that a the video has caused a frenzy amongst the UK based Fortnite’s fans.
From the gaming world’s war of Warcraft in the late 90’s to EDM stars Deadmau5, Marshmello to Diplo, to currently KPop sensations Black Pink and BTS, to apps like Wombo and Tik Tok, India’s father of Pop music, Daler Mehndi’s Tunak Tunak Tun is constantly engaging and entertaining audiences across the globe, across technology.
In the viral video, Fortnite game characters can be seen grooving to ‘Tunak Tunak Tun’ song on every score. For the unversed, Tunak Tunak Tun is Daler Mehndi’s fourth consecutive superhit Pop Album.
The song is written and composed by Daler Mehndi and is India’s first green screen technology video and won the prestigious RAPA technical award. The video features only Daler in 4 avatars representing elements of nature - earth, water, wind, fire.
Speaking about the incorporation of the song in the game, Daler Mehndi said, “To see your song grow year after year and still being loved by the people is very rewarding. It’s great to have Fortnite join the Tunak Tunak family."
Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017 reaching 350 million downloads in 2021.