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Alia Bhatt to Vicky Kaushal: Bollywood actors who ventured into the world of music videos
Music has been an integral part of the Indian Entertainment Industry as there is a song for each mood and occasion here. Be it a wedding or a festival we love to rock the dance floor with the latest chartbuster. Music videos have also been a stepping stone for many from the world of modelling to a big break in Bollywood. Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham are some of the best examples.
This trend was much prevalent in the 90′. But in recent times we have seen many popular actors like Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, and Emraan Hashmi venturing into the world of music videos. These Bollywood actors have also won over fans with their music videos.
Here are some Bollywood actors who appeared in music videos and managed to grab eyeballs:
Alia Bhatt has left her fans impressed with her acting skills. The actress is also known for her singing skills and has lent her voice to a couple of songs from her movies like Highway, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Udta Punjab. But not many know that Alia Bhatt also released her single Prada with The Doorbeen in 2019. Sung by Doorbeen and Shreya Sharma it has more than 60 million views on YouTube.
Vicky Kaushal and Nora Fatehi came together for an emotional number Pachtaoge in 2019. The actor was seen playing the role of a husband who is heartbroken after finding out about his wife’s affair with someone else. The love triangle ultimately ends with Kaushal’s character dying. The song was presented by Bhushan Kumar’s T-series and sung by Arijit Singh. The music is by B Praak and composed & written by Jaani
In 2015 Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta were featured in the music video Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon. The song instantly went on to be one of the most loved songs of the year. The song was composed by Brothers Armaan Malik and Amaal Mallik, and released by Bhushan Kumar’s T-series.
Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor were featured in the music video Dheere Dheere Se sung by rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh in 2015. The song garnered more than 470 million views on YouTube. The sizzling chemistry between the two actors helped the video cross five million views within 4 days of its release.
Akshay Kumar joined hands with Nupur Sanon for a music video titled Filhaal. Composed by B Praak, written by Jaani and directed by Arvindr Khaira, it became the 50th fastest song to cross 800 million views on Youtube World Charts in 2020. The duo soon collaborated for Filhaal 2-Mohabbat that too was much loved by fans.
Tiger Shroff has proved his mettle in the field of acting, dancing and also stunts. The actor has also successfully ventured into the field of music videos with his first song Unbelievable. The song is directed by Punit Malhotra, and the music and lyrics have been helmed by New York-based duo DG Mayne and Mumbai-based Avitesh Shrivastav, respectively.
The versatile actress came together with Tiger Shroff for the soulful romantic number Chal Wahan Jaate Hain. The sizzling chemistry between the Heropanti stars was loved by fans. The song was presented by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and directed by Ahmed Khan in the melodious voice of Arijit Singh.