Top 5 musical movies of Bollywood
Bollywood movies can be deemed incomplete without at least 4-5 musical items thrown in. Unlike Hollywood, Bollywood has been making additional entertainment and profit from its musical productions over the decades, constantly influencing the latest musical taste of the Indian audience.
Here’s a look at the 5 best musical movies of Bollywood.
Hum Saath Saath Hain
Hum Saath Saath Hain is a 1999 Hindi musical film directed by Sooraj R. Barjatya and produced by Rajshri Productions. The star cast of the film included Salamn Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Karisma Kapoor and Tabu. The music of the film was composed by the duo Raam Laxman. The singers Anuradha Paudwal, Hariharan, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Udit Narayan lent their beautiful voices in the movie sound tracks. All the songs of the movie are a hit and is still popular among the Hindi movie buffs.
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi holds the record for the best soundtrack not only nationally but globally. The soundtrack of the movie was composed by Salim-Sulaiman. The movie has six lilting songs with exciting rhythm which got not only the Indians but also the Westerners dancing to their tune. The song ‘Dance by Chance’ was remade into ‘Insomnia’ by Jelena Karleusa, the Serbian pop-singer last year and into ‘Nedie’ by Ivana, the Bulgarian pop-singer. In both the countries the song became a huge hit. The movie would not have been half as successful if it was not for its award-winning musicals. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is the first movie of Bollywood with its soundtrack reaching the top ten in iTune Store for its albums sale.
Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na entered the scene with A.R. Rahman once again having composed a rhythmic soundtrack, which blends perfectly with its storyline of fun and innocence. The song numbers are relevantly introduced, carrying a social overtone instead of overtly expressed love. Unlike a typical Bollywood vinyl, JTYJN introduces a rather youth-friendly beat packed with decent fun among a group of friends. Kabhi Kabhi Aditi, Nazre Milana and Kahin To Hogi Woh are its top tracks that are sure to make you groove.
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani comprises of some of the best sing-alongs among the recent Bollywood hits. The songs may not entirely give the feel of the storyline, but they are definitely pleasant, contemporary and light-hearted. Music director, Pritam Chakraborty has done a fine job in this generation with a youthful genre with lyrics that portray naive love. One can never have enough of its best tracks Tu jaane na, Tera hone laga hoon and Aaja meri tamanna.
Kurbaan holds the title of the best Sufi music genre in Bollywood. Music directors Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant possibly have begun a Sufi genre movement in the industry influencing future musicals of the industry. The musical composition compliments the aggressive sacrificing theme of a fiery love affair. Shukran Allah has clearly made its way to the top of the charts with the insertion of Arabic/Urdu expressions; with Kurbaan hua running closely. Being somber yet captivating, the soundtrack holds the power to alter your mood.