Happy Birthday A.R. Rahman: 10 legendary songs by music maestro
New Delhi: A.R. Rahman is a name which every Indian is proud of. He has become a synonym for excellence. His each and every piece of work is special in its own way.
The ace musician has given innumerable memorable songs. His compositions seem to have a spiritual touch as they connect with a listener from within.
One of the best things about his songs is that they gradually grow on you and last for a much-longer period of time. No other music-composer has been able to spill such magic on the audiences.
His body of work consists of some of the greatest songs ever in the history of Bollywood. Today, as this music maestro turns 48, we'll revisit his 10 most-loved songs of all times-
1- Dil Hai Chota Sa (Roja) – A.R. Rahman turned quite a few heads when he composed music for ‘Roja'. This song became an instant hit amongst the audiences.
2- Kehna Hi Kya (Bombay) – ‘Bombay' is counted as one of the finest work of this musical genius. All the tracks of the film are phenomenal but this one has an edge over the others.
3- Ye Haseen Wadiyan (Roja) – Another masterpiece from ‘Roja' which till date remains in the favourite list of many.
4- Dil Se Re (Dil Se) – This stupendous song from the SRK starrer spread like a rage in the 90s.
5- Kay Sera Sera (Pukaar) – Rahman's music and Madhuri's dance steps, what else do you want from a song!
6- O Mitwa (Lagaan) – Everybody fell in love with the melodious tunes of this romantic number.
7- Tere Bina (Guru) – The song captured Abhi-Aish's romance in the perfect way.
8- Jai Ho (Slumdog Millionaire) – A.R. Rahman went home with an Oscar for this one!
9- Khwaja Mere Khwaja (Jodha Akbar) – This song from the historical drama literally gave goosebumps to everybody.
10- Tum Ho (Rockstar) – People went crazy for this song from the Ranbir-Nargis starrer. It was declared as the love anthem of that year.