Kai Po Che! (2013) - Manjha | मांझा | Amit Trivedi

All I wanna say is this is Music of Amit Trivedi along with magical lyrics of Swanand Kirkire. Friendship is the most beautiful emotion of anyone's life and this song and this movie captured it very beautifully. Awesome Track !!

Akon - Don't Matter | Album - Konvicted (2006)

In this song A crucial part of the chorus uses Bob Marley's 1979 classic "Zimbabwe". The bridge also borrows the melody from R. Kelly's song "Ignition (Remix)".

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) - Pehla Nasha Pehla Khumar | पहला नशा पहला खुमार | Udit Narayan | Sadhana Sargam

“Something about first love defies duplication. Before it, your heart is blank. Unwritten. After, the walls are left inscribed and graffitied. When it ends, no amount of scrubbing will purge the scrawled oaths and sketched images, but sooner or later, you find that there’s space for someone else, between the words and in the margins.” 
― Tammara Webber, Where You Are

Murder 2 (2011) - Dil Sambhal Ja Zara Phir Mohabbat | दिल संभल जा ज़रा फिर मोहब्बत | Arijit Singh | Mohammad Irfan Ali | Sam Bhatt

“Hearts set about finding other hearts the moment they are born, and between them, they weave nets so frightfully strong and tight that you end up bound forever in hopeless knots, even to the shadow of a beast you knew and loved long ago.” 
― Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

Ghar (1978) - Aaj Kal Paanv Zameen Par | आजकल पाँव ज़मीं पर | Lata Mangeshkar

I enjoyed listening to this expression of love.. just beautiful metaphor that expresses how she feels because she is in love. What a great composition in raag Des by , R. D. Burman, no less than a genius, just like his father S.D. Burman. These music makers of yesteryears have been nothing short of a blessing to us music lovers.

The Art Company - Susanna, I'm crazy loving you | Album - Get It Out Of Your Head (1984)

VOF de Kunst is a Dutch pop group from Tilburg founded in 1983. Their hit song was "Suzanne" (Susanna) which reached #1 and #12 in the charts in the Netherlands and UK respectively. The lead singer of the band is Nol Havens, and they have also toured using the The Art Company name.This latter moniker was used for their only UK hit. The group has also produced albums of traditional festive songs and songs based on nursery rhymes and the works of Annie M. G. Schmidt. Since 1996 they have also played in theatre productions. (Source : WIkipedia)

Madhumati (1958) - Suhana Safar Aur Yeh Mausam Haseen | सुहाना सफ़र और ये मौसम हसीं | Mukesh

Isn't it the song which comes in your mind whenever you find the weather beautiful? Simple beats given by Salil Choudhury and simple poetry by Shailendra and effortless simple singing by legend Mukesh ji. And I guess no need to mention the simplicity of Dilip Kumar so make this song evergreen. 

Jagjit Singh - Shayad Main Zindagi Ki Sahar Le Ke Aa Gaya | शायद मैं जिन्दगी की सहर ले के आ गया | Album - The Latest (1982)

Jagjit Singh is the singer who compel me to listen the Ghazals and he is the one who developed the taste of Ghazals in me. Heart Touching voice but one should have heart to understand his deeply touching words.... Magical articulation of words by his voice.

Kid Rock - All Summer Long | Album - Rock n Roll Jesus (2008)

This song samples two hit songs of the 1970s, Warren Zevon's "Werewolves of London", and Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama"; the idea for the mashup was suggested by Mike E. Clark. (Source : Wikipedia)

Amar Prem (1971) - Raina Beeti Jaye | रैना बीती जाये | Lata Mangeshkar

Time and tide waits for nobody. But the wording and rhythmical intensity of this song is bred with sublime devotion which crosses the social borders of rich and poor, man and woman, elitist and commoner. The sheer affection and fondness of an intoxicated person to listen to the song carries a mesmerizing effect for the audience, as well. Indeed some credit to Lata's voice, and this out of this world music of Pancham Da.

Fashion (2008) - Mar Jawa | मर जावां | Shruti Pathak | Salim Merchant

One of the best by duo Salim - Suleman. Arabic in starts which hard to understand for anyone who doesn't know the language but feels good and add a new flavour to the song and after that Shruti Pathak has done a fabulous work and the way Madhur Bhandarkar, the director of this film use this song for a fashion show is just awesome. It just meet with every rhythm of the catwalk of gorgeous models on the ramp.

Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer | Album - Slippery When Wet (1986)

In 2006, online voters rated "Livin' on a Prayer" No. 1 on VH1's list of The 100 Greatest Songs of the '80s. 

Aandhi (1975) - Tum Aa Gaye Ho Noor Aa Gaya Hai | तुम आ गए हो नूर आ गया है | Lata Mangeshkar | Kishore Kumar

Tributes to Sanjeev Kumar, a magical actor of Hindi films and beautiful sober Suchitra Sen. All architects of this super hit song Kishor Da, Pancham, Lata ji and magical Gulzar saab, Thank you so much for creating such everlasting , evergreen song. 

Agnee - Sadho Re | साधो रे | Album - Agnee (2007)

This song of Agnee is so unique and powerful that it gives you goosebumps sometimes. Amalgamation of Sant Kabir lyrics with music is just awesome. One of the best by Agnee and thought provoking song.

The Beatles - Hey Jude | 1968

This amazing song written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney. The ballad evolved from "Hey Jules", a song McCartney wrote to comfort John Lennon's son, Julian, during his parents' divorce. This song is on no. 8 of Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". (Source : Wikipedia) 

College Girl (1978) - Pyaar Maanga Hai Tumhi Se | प्यार माँगा है तुम्हीं से | Kishore Kumar

""Maybe I wasn't asking you to love me, maybe I was asking you to understand, because for so long I've been hurt and for so long you've ignored it, and maybe it is bad timing, but maybe, I don't care. I've been here all along just waiting, waiting for you to notice, waiting for you to care. Waiting for you to say that you've been waiting too, and you haven't and maybe you never will or maybe you're afraid to. But it all hurts the same, and in the end, I'm the one that's left broken and when I lay down to sleep, I'm still the one crying, so screw the bad timing. I've loved you then, like I love you now, like I probably always will."

Gulaal (2009) - Aarambh Hai Prachand | आरम्भ है प्रचण्ड | Piyush Mishra

“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”
― Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time | Album - Baby One More Time (1998)

"...Baby One More Time" attained global success, reaching number one in every country it charted. It also received numerous certifications around the world, and is one of the best-selling singles of all time, with over 10 million copies sold by +Britney Spears 

Sharaabi (1984) - Inteha Ho Gayi Intezar Ki | इंतहा हो गई इंतज़ार की | Kishore Kumar | Asha Bhosle

Did you know? In 1983, Amitabh Bachchan suffered a mishap during the Diwali celebrations when he burnt his left hand. As a result, he was seen keeping his left hand in his pocket, which became a style of his character. This was Prakash Mehra's last hit and sixth in a row with Amitabh, the other five being Zanjeer, Hera Pheri, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Laawaris and Namak Halaal. Sharaabi became a silver jubilee "Blockbuster" at the box office and went on to be another mega hit of Amitabh Bachchan.

2 States (2014) - Mast Magan | मस्त मगन | Arijit Singh | Chinmayi Sripada

This song is a donut topped with a perfect sauce of emotions :) Beautiful singing by Arijit and Chinmayi and amazing lyrics with touch of folk music and little bit of sufi music touch by music directors making this song memorable in long run.

M.I.A. - Paper Planes | Album - Kala (2007)

Well you might heard the A.R.Rahman version of this song in Danny Boyle's Oscar winnnng movie Slumdog Millionaire. The song was nominated for the Record of the Year for the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009. The song was written by M.I.A. and Diplo. The song's backing track is a sample of the 1982 song "Straight to Hell" by The Clash, and the members of The Clash are credited as co-writers of the song. The chorus of "Paper Planes" was widely speculated to be based on the chorus to the 1992 song "Rump Shaker" by Wreckx-N-Effect, although that song's writers are not credited. (Source : Wikipedia)

Taal (1999) - Nahin Saamne Ye Alag Baat Hai | नहीं सामने ये अलग बात है | Hariharan | Sukhwindar Singh

At a press conference, Subhash Ghai (Director of the movie) remarked, "I credit the name of the movie to composer A. R. Rahman. This movie is a romance and I could have called it any thing - Dil, Pyaar, Hum Bhaag Gaye, but it was A. R. Rahman's presence in the movie that gave me the confidence to call it Taal. Taal means music and music means Taal. The whole credit goes to A. R. Rahman and Anand Bakshi. Rahman kept me awake many nights, but after listening to the songs, I felt it was worth all the trouble."

Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000) - Na Tum Jaano Na Hum | ना तुम जानो ना हम | Lucky Ali

Song automatically becomes melodious when its sung by Lucky Ali. The innocence and purity of his voice makes songs unforgettables. His unique voice and song selection always impress me. This song from blockbuster hit of 2000 and debut movie of Hrithik Roshan is no exception.

U2 - Beautiful Day | Album - All That You Can't Leave Behind (2000)

This amazing song by U2 won three Grammy Awards in 2001—Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Do Aankhen Barah Haath (1957) - Aye Malik Tere Bande Hum | ऐ मालिक तेरे बन्दे हम | Lata Mangeshkar

This film won a Silver Bear at the 8th Berlin International Film Festival and was the first Indian film to win Golden Globe Award in the category Samuel Goldwyn Award. The film was later remade in 1975 in Tamil as Pallandu Vazhga starring M.G. Ramachandran and Latha, and in 1976 as the Telugu color film Maa Daivam starring N.T. Rama Rao and Jayachitra. (Source : Wikipedia)

Lootera (2013) - Sanwaar Loon | संवार लूं | Monali Thakur

“Something about first love defies duplication. Before it, your heart is blank. Unwritten. After, the walls are left inscribed and graffitied. When it ends, no amount of scrubbing will purge the scrawled oaths and sketched images, but sooner or later, you find that there’s space for someone else, between the words and in the margins.” 
― Tammara Webber, Where You Are (Book)

Linkin Park - What I've Done | Album - Minutes to Midnight (2007)

This is the song from Linkin Park third studio album Minutes to Midnight which was released in the year 2007.  The live version of "What I've Done" from Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes was nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance at the 52nd Grammy Awards, but did not win. The video clip was featured and won on MTV's Battle of the Videos against videos by Evanescence ("Sweet Sacrifice") and Lil' Mama ("Lip Gloss").

Jagjit Singh & Chitra Singh - Us Mod Se Shuru Kare Phir Yeh Zindgi | उस मोड़ से शुरू करें फिर ये ज़िन्दगी | Album - The Latest (1982)

“For everything in this journey of life we are on, there is a right wing and a left wing: for the wing of love there is anger; for the wing of destiny there is fear; for the wing of pain there is healing; for the wing of hurt there is forgiveness; for the wing of pride there is humility; for the wing of giving there is taking; for the wing of tears there is joy; for the wing of rejection there is acceptance; for the wing of judgment there is grace; for the wing of honor there is shame; for the wing of letting go there is the wing of keeping.

Lucky Ali - Kabhi Aisa Lagta Hai | कभी ऐसा लगता है | Album - Kabhi Aisa Lata Hai (2004)

“There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.” 
― Greta Garbo

Coldplay - Paradise | Album - Mylo Xyloto (2011)

This song was nominated for a Grammy Award, in the category Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. At the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on 6 September, the song won the award for Best Rock Video.

Chitchor (1976) - Gori Tera Gaaon Bada Pyaara | गोरी तेरा गाँव बड़ा प्यारा | Yesudas

This movie is based on a Bengali story, Chittachakor by Subodh Ghosh. Chitchor means “Heart Stealer” in hindi. Yesudas won National Award for Best Male Playback Singer for this song in 1976. Simple, elegant and still fresh kind of song. Love it.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) - Kabira | कबीरा | Rekha Bharadwaj | Tochi Raina

Whenever i listen this song,i feel like something missing.......and I liked it. The beautiful rendition of emotions by Rekha Bharadwaj & Tochi Raina is simply amazing in this song and amazing lyrics of Amitabh Bhattacharya really sync with the story line of the movie. Awesome!

Eminem - Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna | Recovery (2010)

Critics listed "Love the Way You Lie" among the best tracks of 2010 and of Eminem's career. The song won many awards and received five Grammy nominations. It is Eminem's best-selling single and ranked number one on twenty-six record charts, including the United States' Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks. (Source : Wikipedia) 

Anand (1971) - Maine Tere Liye Hi | मैंने तेरे लिए ही | Mukesh

Earlier Hrishikesh Mukherjee had approached Lata Mangeshkar to work as a music director for this movie as she had already worked as a successful music director in Marathi movies under the pseudonym of "Anandghan". But she gracefully declined the offer and decided to sing for the film rather than composing it.

Padosan (1968) - Kehna Hai | कहना है | Kishore Kumar

The file Padosan based on the Bengali story Pasher Bari by Arun Chowdhury, which was first adapted in Bengali in 1952 as Pasher Bari directed by Sudhir Mukherjee and starring Bhanu Bannerjee. It was remade in Telugu as Pakkinti Ammayi (1953) starring Anjali Devi, Relangi, and singer A. M. Rajah. It was again remade into the Telugu film Pakkinti Ammayi (1981) starring Chandra Mohan, Jayasudha, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and K. Chakravarthi. The movie was remade in Kannada as Pakkadamane Hudugi (2003) starring Raghavendra Rajkumar and Anant Nag. (Source : Wikipedia) 

DJ Shadow - Six Days | Album - The Private Press (2002)

This song is by American Hip-Hop artist DJ Shadow. The song was written by Brian Farrell and Dennis Olivieri, and was produced by DJ Shadow. The main vocals of the song are sampled from the 1971 song "Six Day War" by British band Colonel Bagshot, with some riffs taken from the 1970 song "I Cry in the Morning" by American singer Dennis Olivieri. Brian Farrell of Colonel Bagshot and Olivieri are both given songwriting credits on the track. (source : wikipedia)


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