Exclusive! Sonu Nigam picks his five favourite rain songs as Mumbai gets its first monsoon showers – Times of India

Wednesday introduced a lot cheer to Mumbaikars as it heralded the onset of monsoon with its first showers. You can see the change within the air as folks have been sharing their favourite rain songs on social media or on the radio. Rains are sometimes synonymous with music and romance and Bollywood would have been a shade much less with out the soulful melodies belted out by musicians and singers, who’ve impressed by it. One such persona is the versatile singer and composer of Bollywood, Sonu Nigam; he took the day out to share his five favourite monsoon songs with us, which incorporates…

Pyaar Hua Iqraar Hua
Film: Shree 420 (1955)

The tune is fantastically picturised on Raj Kapoor and Nargis Dutt, who may be seen sharing an umbrella on a wet night. A basic monsoon melody, the tune was composed by music composers Shankar – Jaikishan, written by Shailendra and sung by Manna Dey and Lata Mangeshkar. The scene additionally has Raj Kapoor’s youngsters – Randhir, Ritu and Rishi – making an look in an iconic second within the tune. It’s the half the place Nargis sings, ‘Main na rahoongi, tum na rahoge, phir bhi rahengi nishaaniyaan’, pointing on the three youngsters sporting raincoats and strolling on the road within the downpour.

Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein
Film: Ajnabee (1974)


The tune makes you wish to dance, specifically when it rains. Picturised on 70s celebrity Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman, it was composed by RD Burman and sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar.

Aakhir Tumhe Aana Hai
Film: Yalgaar (1992)


Picturised on Sanjay Dutt and Nagma, the tune was composed by Channi Singh and sung by Udit Narayan and Sapna Mukherjee. It’s good monsoon tune, which showcased a tremendous chemistry between Sanjay, who is totally drenched within the rains, and Nagma.

Tu Kab Ye Jaanegi
Music album: Kismat (1998)


Picturised on Sonu Nigam and Bipasha Basu, the tune was composed and written by Nigam and it is usually his first dance sequence within the rain. The tune grew to become a chart-buster and it additionally confirmed a really younger Sonu performing within the single.

Dekho Na
Film: Fanaa (2006)


Sonu is an element of this tune as its lead singer together with Sunidhi Chauhan. Written by Prasoon Joshi and composed by Jatin-Lalit, Dekho Na has been picturised on Aamir Khan and Kajol, who displayed a scorching chemistry on this soulful and romantic tune; it has simply turn into one of the preferred monsoon songs.

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