Musical Year 2005

Aashiq Banaya Aapne
The movie went flat at box-office, but music of movie before its release was rocking the nation from pan-wallas in trams to DJs in clubs. Everyone was having its own version of this hit song. ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’ was rendered first time by the music composer himself, Himesh Reshamiya and bollywood found one new singer for this year (‘Bheege Honthe Tere’ of this year) . Apart from the title song, Aap Ki Kashih was also popular fast track.

The haunting melodies of late 60s was back with Lucky- No Time for Love music. Wether its Soon Zara or Lucky Lips Adanan Sami had something new to debeut as Music Director.

ParineetaThe classic musical album with the ambience and mood of its story in its melodies. The song were so well chorographed in the movie, music just becomes heart of the story. Shantanu Moitra’s melodious score set in 1960s captured the mood of the ‘then’ generation so well that it was sheer pleasure to both hear the songs in isolation and watch the actors perform as per the song’s mood .

Woh Lamhe Wo Yaadein – and the entire nation was wooed by this mesmerizing love song, a Pakistani import that worked wonders for Emraan Hashmi. With the movie turning into a good success, there was further impetus provided to this highly successful album that also comprised of Shreya Ghoshal’s highly successful sweet-n-saccharine love song Agar Tum Mil Jaayo. Just two great numbers along with other decent tracks were good enough reasons to get Bhatts their first musical success of the year.

From the start of its teaser promo, the title song Dus bahane karke instantly became hit. After its aring on small screen much more confirmed the sucess of the movie itself. Vocals backed by ‘Shaan& KK’, Vishal-Sekhar’s composition and Vijay Arora’s cinematography, Abhishek Bachhan had one more feather on his cap as new youth style icon.

Kaal was transition of Karan Johar from soulful and celebration/feel good music to current peppy and RDB music. With soundtracks like Kaal Dhamal featuring SRK as item boy along with hot and sensual Maliaka Arora Khan, Nassa Nassa and Tauba Tauba and definitely with KJ’s glossy and rich look choreography the ablum became sure shot hit before the release of the movie.

Salaam Namaste
Salaam Namaste Apart from a rocking ‘Dus’, Vishal Shekhar had another reason to end the year on a great note with the good success garnered from ‘Salaam Namaste’. Title song ‘Salaam Namaste’ shot on Australian beach clearly led the front with Kunal Ganjawala and Vasundhara Das rocking the show. ‘My Dil Goes Mmmm’ followed it as the second best. It was a pity that the ‘English Club Mix’ and the ‘Instrumental’ of ‘My Dil Goes Mmmm’ were not promoted to an extent that they deserved.

Apart from above albums, some notable single hit songs of this year were

1. Kaja rare -Bunti Aur Babli
2. Just Chill, Laga Laga – Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya
3. Dil Mera , Chaska – Kya Kool Hain Hum
4. Baras Ja – Fareb
5. Tinka Tinka – Karam
6. Just Paly Holi – Waqt
7. Halka Halka Sa – Choclate
8. Ishq Ki Galli Wich, Just Love Me – No Entry
9. Le Chale – My Brother Nikhil
10. Aadat – Kalyug

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