Panaji, Nov 20, 2016: Versatile and record-breaking playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, who is a Guinness record holder having sung nearly 40,000 songs, has actually lost count of the songs he has given voice to for films in various languages.
[bctt tweet=”Balasubrahmanyam is being felicitated with the Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year at the IFFI this year.” username=””]
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the inauguration here of the 47th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Balasubrahmanyam, who has already been honoured with Padma Bhushan said that he credits his fellow lyricists, music directors and other colleagues for his success as a singer.
NewsGrambrings to you latest new stories in India.
“Even I do not exactly know. It cannot be over 40,000. It should be between 35,000 and 40,000,” Balasubrahmanyam said when asked about the number of songs he has sung.
Balasubrahmanyam is being felicitated with the Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year at the IFFI this year. (IANS)
Bollywood produces not only great movies but also great music. Some songs become more famous than the movies. The audience loves a tune they can hum out of the cinema halls. Songs are a big part of movies and can decide their potential fate at the box office. They add flavours to the movies which makes them more enjoyable.
No matter how many songs come and go, some songs will always remain a classic. Some old songs are timelessly beautiful. Here is the list of 20 old Hindi songs you must listen at least once :
Bholi Soorat Dil Ke Khote
This is a traditionally funny song, yet the lyrics are significant keeping in mind the life that existed during that time.
Suhana Safar Aur Yeh Mausam Haseen
This one is a classic song, which is perfect for traveling.
Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana
This is another classic song, all about life and its joys.
Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara
This is a classic Kishore Kumar song which will make you tap your feet.
Sar Jo Tera Chakraaye
This classic ‘Champi’ song is everyone’s favourite.
Eena Meena Deeka
This is another foot-tapper from the golden era of cinema.
Hum The Woh Thi
This old Hindi song from ‘Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi’ is another classic.
Hum Kaale Hai To Kya Hua
This song is funny and has amazing music. A total entertainer.
Ek Chatur Naar
This has to be one of the most entertaining songs ever. Not only to listen, but it is also a delight for the eyes.
My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves
This song is another classic, one must watch it too to see Amitabh Bachchan’s goofy side.
Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai
This song can get stuck in your head, it is just that fun.
Jo Wada Kiya Woh Nibhana Padega
Mohd. Rafi with Lata Mangeshkar, can it get any better?
Woh Hai Zara Khafa Khafa
Isn’t someone happy with you? This is a perfect song to make them happy again.
Dekho Rootha Na Karo
Bollywood sure knew how to make up with a displeased someone.
Tere Nainon Ke Main Deep Jalaoonga
Another romantic song from the dynamic duo of Mohd. Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar.
Neend Churayi Chain Churaye
This is another romantic song from Lata Mangeshkar. This old Hindi song is certainly a song one should listen.
Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan Hoga
This is a feel-good song which gives one hopes of future.
Karz was one famous movie and this was one its most popular song.
Aap Jaisa Koi
This one is still popular. It is a classic which will never go old.
This one had many remixes, yet the original one stays at the top.