2017 offered music buffs an ideal mix of foot-tapping and soulful numbers. Let’s take a look at those songs which strummed the right chords in these 12 months:
Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan starrer Raees might not have lived up to expectations, but this track crooned by Harshdeep Kaur and Arijit Singh weaved magic and became a radio channel favourite as well. The music has been composed by Pritam and Amitabh Bhattacharya penned the lyrics.
Swag Se Swagat (Tiger Zinda Hai)
Peppy beats, picturesque locations and sizzling chemistry between Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, the song had the necessary ingredients of a chartbuster and it delivered and how! Composed by Vishal-Shekhar and written by Irshad Kamil, we are sure this song will be a club favourite this New Year.
Tamma Tamma Again (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)
Tamma Tamma Again is a remake of the hit track Tamma Tamma Loge from Thanedaar (1990) which featured Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit. It was recreated for Badrinath Ki Dulhania which starred Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt and was an instant hit.
Suit Suit Karda (Hindi Medium)
This Punjabi pop-cum-rap number features Irrfan Khan and Pakistani beauty Saba Qamar. This song refurbished variant of the highly popular 'Tenu Suit Suit Karda' by Intense comprising Guru Randhawa and Arjun. The reworked number is crooned by the same set of singers.
Tan Tana Tan (Judwaa 2)
This song is a rehash of the chartbuster Tan Tana Tan from Judwaa (1997) which starred Salman Khan. The track was recreated for the second instalment and has been crooned by Dev Negi and Neha Kakkar.
Galti Se Mistake (Jagga Jasoos)
This is one song that most youngsters will relate to. A school-going Ranbir Kapoor jams with his hostel mates about the importance of youth. Jagga Jasoos might not have set the cash registers ringing but this song struck the right chord. The peppy track is penned by Amitabh Bhattachrya and composed by Pritam. The song has been crooned by Arijit Singh, Shubhanshu Kesharwani, Amit Mishra.
Twist Kamariya (Bareilly Ki Barfi)
Swagger composers Tanishk- Vayu teamed up for this peppy number from Bareilly Ki Barfi. The track starring Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao makes you put on your dancing shoes and twist that “Kamariya”. The vocals have been rendered by Harshdeep Kaur, Yasser Desai, Tanishk and Altamash Faridi.
Ban Ja Tu Meri Rani (Tumhari Sulu)
This track from Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu showcases a regular couple’s moment of bliss. This one finds a spot amongst this year’s best melodies for its sheer innocence and simplicity.
Main Kaun Hu (Secret Superstar)
The track from Secret Superstar highlights the struggle of an artist who is broken between her aspirations and the expectations from society. The song has been sung by Meghna Mishra and composed by Amit Trivedi. The lyrics are by Kausar Munir.
Enna Sona (Ok Jaanu)
The best thing about the track is that despite being a rehash of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s hit number, it does not give you a sense of déjà vu. The song from Ok Jaanu features ex-lover Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur. The soulful song has been rendered by Arijit Singh and the lyrics are by Gulzar.
Main Phir Bhi Tumko Chahunga (Half Girlfriend)
Composed by Tum Hi Ho composer Mithoon, the highlight of the track are the soothing voices of Arijit Singh and Shasha Tirupati. The lyrics are written by Manoj Muntashir.
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