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DYK BTS' RM Had Sung A Daler Mehndi Song When He Was Just 14-years-old?

RM is the frontman of the Korean boy band BTS. The singer loves listening to Indian artists and had sung a song of the Bhangra artist Daler Mehndi.

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BTS' RM has become popular over the years for writing songs such as Waste It On Me and his songs with the boy band BTS. RM is extremely fond of Indian artists and he mentioned the same in an interview with Rolling Stone. Did you know BTS' RM had once sung Daler Mehndi's song? Take a look at which song he had sung when he was young. 

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BTS leader RM had sung Daler Mehndi's song when he was a teen 

In the interview, RM mentioned that he had sung legendary bhangra star Daler Mehndi's song Tunak Tunak Tun when he was just 14 years old. He had often expressed his fascination for India and Indian artists. He added that it had become a massive hit when he was growing up in South Korea. RM added that India is very famous in Korea. They read about the country and saw its pictures in their textbooks. He learnt about many mysteries, fantasies, about the Taj Mahal and the beautiful people of India. He mentioned that he wishes that BTS plans a tour in India and hopes to visit the country soon. He added that there could be a chance that they would visit India soon. 

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RM's most popular songs

RM is known for his raps and for writing several songs. BTS' RM's songs such as Strange, Crying Over You and Timeless made him immensely popular. He has worked with artists such as Wale, Gaeko, Krizz Kaliko, Warren G,  MFBTY, Fall Out Boy, Tiger JK, Primary, Honne, Steve Aoki and Lil Nas X. He has over 160 songs accredited to his name. His songs with BTS such as Boy with Luv, Fake Love, Don't Leave me, Dynamite and Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat) [BTS Remix] are some of the major hits. He has also written several songs like Black Swan, Moon, Crying Over You and Inner Child

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BTS trivia 

  • RM learnt English by watching the American sitcom FRIENDS. 
  • RM's initial stands for Rap Monster and his real name is Kim Nam-joon.
  • Suga whose real name is Min Yoon-gi went by Gloss.
  • Jimin is the only BTS member who goes by his real name, unlike others who have a stage name. 
  • BTS produces their own songs, from writing to composing to even editing, they do it all by themselves. 

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