Daler Mehndi: The Calorie Burner?!

Only days ago, we read that a marathon performance in Kuwait earlier this month had earned Daler Mehndi the moniker of ‘The Calorie Burner,’ because his peppy tunes had apparently kept the audience on their toes all evening! But despite his obvious energy, enthusiasm and joie de vivre, Daler Mehndi looked just as prosperous around the middle when we bumped into him at the airport in Mumbai on September 9. Having ditched his bejewelled turban and embroidered robes in favour of a bright orange T-shirt and comfortable jeans, Daler Mehndi and a gentleman flying companion were left cooling their heels while a local hotel car ran late to fetch the pop star. From collecting frequent flier miles to clocking serious hours in hotel rooms, the prolific performer even celebrated his birthday by cutting a cake in a hotel lobby in Kuwait on Monday. And that’s what must have made up for the calories burnt at the Al Daiya Indoor Stadium for four-plus rocking hours! Daler paaji, it’s time to tunaktunak some more…

Image Credit chakdey.com

Daler Mehndi: The Calorie Burner?!

Sonali Velinker Kamat

Only days ago, we read that a marathon performance in Kuwait earlier this month had earned Daler Mehndi the moniker of ‘The Calorie Burner,’ because his peppy tunes had apparently kept the audience on their toes all evening! But despite his obvious energy, enthusiasm and joie de vivre, Daler Mehndi looked just as prosperous around the middle when we bumped into him at the airport in Mumbai on September 9. Having ditched his bejewelled turban and embroidered robes in favour of a bright orange T-shirt and comfortable jeans, Daler Mehndi and a gentleman flying companion were left cooling their heels while a local hotel car ran late to fetch the pop star. From collecting frequent flier miles to clocking serious hours in hotel rooms, the prolific performer even celebrated his birthday by cutting a cake in a hotel lobby in Kuwait on Monday. And that’s what must have made up for the calories burnt at the Al Daiya Indoor Stadium for four-plus rocking hours! Daler paaji, it’s time to tunaktunak some more…

Image Credit chakdey.com

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