The film industry along with it’s music has been growing over the years. The upcoming artists have taken it upon themselves to create a new version of the originally established songs, not for a competitive outlook but to just experiment the modern art of technology along with the new trends and approach towards music. Though the music has received critical criticism either ways, these remakes have gotten along well with the mass and are part of the playlists, everywhere. Some of the new remakes with a few quirky additions that were definitely appreciated among the audience crossing millions of views, that helped artists gain their popularity as a trend setter are :
Bachna Ae Haseeno – Sumit Kumar and Vishal Dadlani
Lead in the film Ranbir Kapoor with Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone and Minissha Lamba, ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’ has the song on the same title which is re-composed by Sumit Kumar and Vishal Dadlani with Kishore Kumar’s voice, initially from the film ‘Hum Kissise Kum Nahi’ by Kishore Kumar, which has the highest grossing film record. The song has English and Hindi lyrics, in the new version.
Tamma Tamma Again – Tanishk Bagchi
Tamma Tamma Again, most talked about upcoming song in ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt, originally part of the movie, ‘Thanedaar’ sung by Bappi Lahiri, has been reprised by Tanishk Bagchi.
Humma Humma- Tanishk Bagchi
Another song, as if almost making a new trend, is a remake by Tanishk Bagchi, from the film, ‘Ok Jaanu’ receiving a solid more than 100 million views, orginally heard in the 1995 Indian-Tamil film, ‘Bombay’s theme song, sung by A.R. Rahman.
Dheere Dheere – Yo Yo Honey Singh
The story behind the making of the new version of the song had caught a lot of attention. According to the artist, Yo Yo Honey Singh, had made this song while he was struggling with Bipolar Disorder. The song is a partial adaptation of the song Dheere Dheere from the 1990 blockbuster album ‘Aashiqui’ which was sung by Kumar Sanu and Anuradha Paudwal,
Laila O Laila – Pawni Pandey
Released in 1979, from the movie , ‘ Qurbani’ starring Feroz Khan, Vindod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Amrish Puri had a song by the title, ‘ Laila Main Laila’ by Kumari Kanchan Dinkerao Mail and Amit Kumar which has been heard in an earlier hit release this year, in the film , ‘ Raees’ starring ShahRukh Khan and Sunny Leone in the song, with the same name, by Pawni Pandey.
Dum Maaro Dum – Anushka Manchanda
In 2011, released film, ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ sung by Anushka Manchanda along the same track title later on became the item song of the movie, which was from the original film ‘ Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ sung by Asha Bhosle which was in the beginning said to be a duet.
Pyaar Manga Hai Tumhe Se – Armaan Malik and Neeti Mohan
The original song was sung by one of the most renowned artists of our music industry, known for his romantic touch to the melody, Kishore Kumar. It was a song from the movie, ‘ College Girl’ , which is now heard on a different frequency, sung by Armaan Malik and Neeti Mohan, as a pop single starring Ali Fazal and Zareen Khan which has crossed 47 million views till date.
Hawa Hawai – Suman Sridhar
The movie starring the famous actress, Sridevi originally in ‘Mr.India’ which is one of the blockbusters still looked up to, has the song called , ‘ Hawa Hawai’ sung by Kavita Krishnamurthy which was recreated as the title track to ‘Shaitaan’ film starring Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiya, Shiv Pandit, Neil Bhoopalam, Kriti Kulhari, Rajit Kapoor, Pawan Malhotra and Raj Kumar Yadav in lead roles. The voice behind the remake is of Suman Sridhar.
Disco Deewane – Vishal-Shekhar
‘Disco Deewane’ in one of the 1981 best selling pop album track, in an album by Nazia Hassan along with her brother, Zoheb Hassan. It became the chart busters of Asian Pop. The remake is being shot in England for the film, ‘ Student of the Year’, starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddhart Malhotra. The latter is composed by Vishal-Shekhar and sung by Sunidhi Chauhan in Karan Johar’s film.