“Tujhe Dekha Toh Yeh Jana Sanam,” “Chaiyya Chaiyya,” “Kal Ho Naa Ho,” “Badtameez Dil” and “Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Mein” are some popular songs featured in Hindi films. Songs in Hindi films cater to a wide range of emotions and genres, including love, sadness, romance, poetry and dance. “Awaara Hoon,” “Musafir Hoon Yaaron,” “Jaanejaan Dhoondhta,” “Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le” and “Tere Bina Zindagi” are some other popular Hindi songs.Continue Reading
“Chaiyya Chaiyya,” a passionate Urdu love song from the 1998 movie “Dil Se” has a very catchy tune and has Shah Rukh Khan dancing on a train. A.R. Rahman, Oscar-winning music director, composed the music for the song. Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi were the singers. The complete song plays in the opening credits of hit Hollywood movie “Inside Man” starring Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster and Clive Owen. A remixed version of the song plays during the end credits of the film.
“Tujhe Dekha Toh Yeh Jana Sanam” from the 1995 hit film “Dilwalhe Dulhania Le Jayenge” is one of the most romantic Hindi film songs of all time, performed by Kumar Sanu and Lata Mangeshkar. The duo Jatin-Lalit composed the music for the song. The movie is the longest-running movie in the history of Indian cinema. As of August 2015, 20 years since its release in 1995, the film is still showing at Maratha Mandir in Mumbai.Learn more about Art & Literature