‘Old is new gold’: Bollywood’s obsession with hit vintage songs saw new high in 2016

{img-57018}In Bollywood, when people are taking up new challenges to try something different, there are some music directors who still prefer to be safe. Many prominent faces coined their opinion on the recreation of vintage
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India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi December 20, 2016 16:31 IST

In Bollywood, when people are taking up new challenges to try something different, there are some music directors who still prefer to be safe. Many prominent faces coined their opinion on the recreation of vintage songs. Some people believe that Bollywood is lacking fresh content and thus, in the era of competition, music makers are taking no risk and presenting the new version of the much-loved songs.   

The revived versions of many hit numbers were released recently; some were applauded by the audience whereas some faced criticism by movie buffs. Here is the list of some tracks that were recreated to keep the audience hooked.

Laila o Laila from Raees

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone

Sunny Leone has many chartbusters in her kitty. The lady has lately danced on the classic track ‘Laila o Laila’ in Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Raees’. The song was originally filmed on Zeenat Aman. Though the song is yet to be released, but Sunny’s few glimpses in the trailer is making the wait difficult for cinema lovers.

Humma Humma from OK Jaanu

Aditya, Shraddha- India TvAditya, Shraddha- India Tv

The song was originally composed by A. R. Rahman for ‘Bombay’. It was recreated for Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor starrer ‘OK Jaanu’ by the rapper Badshah. The actors performed some sensational moves in the contemporary version making it one of the highlights of the movie. The song received mixed reviews on social networking sites but the sizzling chemistry between the ‘Aashiqui 2’ couple made it a worth watch.

Haseeno ka Deewana from Kaabil

Urvashi RautelaUrvashi Rautela

Who can forget Megastar Amitabh Bachchan dancing with lots of bulbs in his costume? Yes, the song was ‘Haseeno ka Deewana’. But, actress Urvashi Rautela raised the hotness when she danced her heart out in the new one created by Payal Dev and Raftaar. Well, you can’t take off your eyes from the pretty lady.

Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le from Dear Zindagi​

Shah Rukh, Alia- India TvShah Rukh, Alia- India Tv

Arijit Singh crooned ‘Ae Zindagi Gale Laga Le’ for Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Dear Zindagi’. The song hit the right chords and made to the play list of many. The song previously featured Kamal Hasaan and Sridevi and was sung by Suresh Wadkar.

Aaj Jane Ki Zid Na Karo from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Aishwarya, RanbirAishwarya, Ranbir

The song portrayed the crackling chemistry between Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the Karan Johar’s directorial venture. The song was penned down by Fayyaz Hashmi and was originally sung by Farida Khanum.

Kala Chashma from Baar Baar Dekho

Sidharth, KatrinaSidharth, Katrina

Raftar added his flavour to the hit song of 2005 ‘Tenu Kala Chasma Jachta Ve’ for Nitya Mehra’s film. With Katrina and Sidharth shaking their legs on the foot tapping number, the song became the blockbuster. However the film doomed at the box office.

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