Birthday Special: 9 Mohit Chauhan songs you need to have in your playlist


Image Source - Instagram

Today (11th March, 2019), Indian playback singer Mohit Chauhan turned 53-years old. Mohit Chauhan made his singing debut in Bollywood with  ‘Pehli Nazar Mein Dari Thi’ in the movie ‘Road‘ in 2002. Currently, he is known for his melodious voice in the Hindi film industry. It is to be noted that Mohit Chauhan is a recipient of two Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer and three Zee Cine Award For Best Male Playback Singer. In his Bollywood career spanning over 15 years, Mohit established himself as a leading singer of the Hindi cinema. Mohit Chauhan has sung dozens of songs for Bollywood films including Ranbir Kapoor‘s ‘Rockstar‘ to Akshay Kumar‘s ‘Padman’.

Here are Best Songs of Mohit Chauhan:

1. ‘Tum Se Hi’ — ‘Jab We Met’:

The song ‘Tum Se Hi’ was sung by Mohit Chauhan for Imtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy ‘Jab We Met’ which had Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles. The music of the song was composed by Pritam Chakraborty and its lyrics were written by Irshad Kamil.

2. ‘Jo Bhi Main’ — ‘Rockstar’:

The music of almost all the songs in ‘Rockstar’ were composed by AR Rahman. For the song, Imtiaz Ali had replaced his regular music composer Pritam.  AR Rahman provided a complete album for Mohit Chauhan and he did not lose that opportunity. Chauhan rocked in ‘Rockstar’ in Ranbir’s voice.

3. ‘Pee Loon’ — ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbai’:

The film ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbai’ had almost 15 songs and almost all of them were composed by Pritam while lyrics were written by Irshad Kamil, Neelesh Misra and Amitabh Bhattacharya. One of the most loved songs ‘Pee Loon’ was sung in Mohit Chauhan’s melodious voice.

4. ‘Pehli Baar Mohabbat’ —’Kaminey’:

Mohit Chauhan crooned the song ‘Pehli Baar Mohabbat’ for the movie ‘Kaminey’ which featured Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor. Through this love ballad, director Vishal Bhardwaj managed to touch every couple’s heart. All the songs in the movie were written by Gulzar.

5. ‘Tujhe Bhula Diya’ — ‘Anjaana Anjaani’:

The romantic track ‘Tujhe Bhula Diya’ is from the movie ‘Anjaana Anjaani‘ which had Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. It was sung by Mohit Chauhan, Shekhar Ravijani and Shruti Pathak. The lyrics of the song were written by Kumaar and Vishal Dadlani. The beautiful song begins with impressive vocals by Shruti Pathak.

6. ‘Ye Dooriyan’ — ‘Love Aaj Kal’:

The music of Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Love Aaj Kal’ is composed by Pritam, and the lyrics have been penned by Irshad Kamil. For this romantic song, Pritam and Chauhan came together and rocked again. Chauhan did a wonderful job in rendering this track that only grows on you with more exposure.

7. ‘Tune Jo Na Kaha’ — ‘New York’:

The romantic song ‘Tune Jo Na Kaha’ is from Kabir Khan’s spy thriller, ‘New York’. It was crooned by Mohit Chauhan. The song was composed by Sandeep Shrivastava and its lyrics were written by Pritam.  This beautiful love ballad transforms the listener into a dreamland of love.

8. ‘Masakali’ — ‘Delhi 6’:

‘Masakali’ is a song crooned by Mohit Chauhan from the 2009 Bollywood film ‘Delhi-6’.  The song was composed by AR Rahman and lyrics have been penned by Prasoon Joshi. Upon its release, the song got an extraordinary response and won five Mirchi Music Awards including the Best Song of the Year Award too.

9. ‘Yun Hi’ — ‘Tanu Weds Manu’:

Tanu Weds Manu‘ is Aanand L Rai’s romantic drama, which had Kangana Ranaut, R.Madhavan and Jimmy Shergill in lead roles. The song ‘Yun Hi’ from the film was crooned by Mohit Chauhan and Ujjaini Mukherjee. The track begins with Mohit Chauhan humming around in his characteristic tone. It’s about a guy professing his love and expecting the girl to nod in agreement as well.

So there we have it. Mohit Chauhan’s selection of top 9 romantic songs and it was not an easy choice to make. We wish Mohit Chauhan a happy birthday and an abundance of happiness.

Also Read: Shankar Mahadevan Birthday Special: 7 super hit songs of the music maestro