2009 was the time when the era of romance again came into existence after Arijit Singh stepped his foots in Bollywood. His debut song was with Mithoon-composition, “Phir Mohabbat” from the movie Murder 2 which was later on released in 2011. The following year, he worked with Pritam Chakraborty for four of his films and has sung hundreds of songs till date. Every single song he sings is relatable and makes a way to everyone’s heart just by his voice and the choice of lyrics. Here are the top ten timeless songs of Arijit Singh which are probably already on your playlist.
‘Ilahi’ is a hindi song from the 2013 bollywood movie – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, which is composed by Pritam Chakraborty and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. It is considered as one of the most influential and unforgettable songs.
- PHIR LE AAYA DIL
‘Phir Le Aya Dil’ is a Ghazal from the 2012 bollywood movie, Barfi. It was composed by Pritam Chakraborty and the lyrics were penned by Sayeed Quadri. The soundtrack of the film contains a reprise version by Arijit Singh which is beautiful and melodious.
- TAAKE JHANKE
‘Taake Jhanke’ is a song from the 2014 blockbuster movie Queen. The song was composed by Amit Trivedi and the lyrics were written by Anvita Dutt Guptan. It is one of the most recognized songs of 2014.
‘Raabta’ is a romantic hindi song from the 2012 bollywood movie – Agent Vinod, composed by Pritam Chakraborty and lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The song later became so popular that it has three other versions included in the soundtrack of the album titled, “Raabta (Night in a Motel)”, “Raabta (Siyaah Raatein)” and “Raabta (Kehte Hain Khuda Ne)”.
- TUM HI HO
‘Tum Hi Ho’ is a song from the bollywood movie – Aashiqui 2, composed by Mithoon. It was released by Bhushan Kumar under T-Series banner and became popular instantly remaining in the top 10 of Planet Bollywood for eight weeks and capturing the first spot on the Top 20 songs of MTV India for seven weeks.
‘Kabira’ is a famous song from 2013 bollywood movie – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Composed by Pritam Chakraborty and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. An encore version of the same song was released as part of the film’s soundtrack, which was rendered by Arijit Singh and Harshdeep Kaur. The song beautifully touches your soul and has some addictive lines.
- MAST MAGAN
This is our personal favorite. ‘Mast Magan’ is a romantic hindi song from the 2014 bollywood movie – 2 States. Composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya, the song has pure meanings. Whenever you miss someone special, just listen to this song and it will surely bring smile on your face.
‘Samjhawan’ is a romantic song from the 2014 Bollywood film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. Re-created by Sharib−Toshi, the song is sung by Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal, with lyrics written by Ahmad Anees and Kumaar. The song was originally composed by Jawad Ahmad and sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for the Punjabi film Virsa. An unplugged version of this song sung by the leading actress of the film, Alia Bhatt, was released on 2 July 2014. No matter how many versions it has, this song will always remain in our hearts.
“Muskurane” is a romantic hindi song from the 2014 bollywood movie, CityLights. Composed by Jeet Ganguly, the song is sung by Arijit Singh, with lyrics penned by Rashmi Singh. The music video of the track features Rajkummar Rao, Patralekha and Arijit Singh.
‘Darkhaast’ is the most loved song till date. It is a romantic song from 2016 bollywood movie Shivaay. Composed by Mithoon and sung by our favourite duo – Arijit Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan. Arijit Singh always astonishes us with his singing and we can’t resist ourselves to love him more.
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