Indipop

After a long time, I watched TV for more than 7 hours today. But, even as I was doing channel surfing, one thing that struck me was that the number of good Indipop songs has come down drastically in the past couple of years (In fact, there is no new Indipop song worth listening to now. And to top it, the video is also bad).
My favourites in Indipop:
(Not only the songs but the video of some of these songs were good too. I think quite a few of these songs will be in the list of everybody’s favourites)
1. Tanha Dil by Shaan – Shaan’s best till date! The lyrics of this song will be good too.
2. Euphoria – Though almost all the earlier songs of Euphoria were very good, the recent ones by them have become too repetitive and a bit boring too. Some of my favourites of Euphoria are Maaeri, Dhoom Pichuk Dhhom, Kabhi Aana Tu Meri Gully (the one featuring Vidya Balan in the video), Raja Rani(?).
3. Kitni Haseen Zindagi, Oh Sanam, Gori Teri Aankhen (along with Kavitha Krishnamurthy) by Lucky Ali – Again his songs too became repetitive after sometime.
4. Kabhi To Nazar Milao, Tera Chera, Nain Se Nainon Ko by Adnan Sami
5. Colonial Cousins – Their first album and then, Khaizala(I don’t remember the name of the album)
5. Meri Neend by Band of Boys
6. Char Din Ki Yeh Zindagani by Seven
7. Breathless by Shankar Mahadevan – Almost all the songs in the album ‘Breathless’ are good. But, I find that many songs composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy are based on the tunes in this album.
8. Falguni Pathak’s Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi (I can’t stand Ria Sen in this video), Meri Chunar, Teri Main Prem Deewani.
9. Khoya Khoya Chaand by Alka Yagnik and Babul Supriyo
10. Piya Basanti Re by Ustad Sultan Khan and Chitra.
11. Sonu Nigam’s Deewana – I love this song!
12. Tum Aaye by Hariharan and Alka Yagnik
13. Mujhe Pyar Hai Tumse by Pankaj Sarawgi
14. Pal, Aapki Dhuan and Yaaron Dosti by Kay Kay
15. Raat Shabnami by Asha Bhonsle
16. Sitaron Mein Tu Hi by Yesudas
17. A song from the album,’Punjab’ by Karunesh (Starts with ‘Aao Huzoor Tumko Sitaron’)
18. Baahon Mein Chali Aa, Hum Bewafaa, Raat Kali remixed by Instant Karma.
19. Bheegi Bheegi remixed by Leslie Lewis and sung beautifully by Sujatha and Srinivas.
20. Hai Re Hai Tera Ghoongta remixed by Leslie Lewis and sung by Kunal and Sowmya Rao.

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32 Comments

  1. adiya said,

    February 25, 2007 at 8:48 pm

    πŸ™‚ ethu ennaku mars-effect maathiri eruku.. other than Breathless i donna much.
    Breathless is good.
    namma manail indha kadhal – S.P.B song types illa.

  2. ranjhith said,

    February 26, 2007 at 2:58 pm

    Looks like u are watching TV after a looooong time! πŸ˜› And in ur list, most of them are little dusty old. πŸ™‚

  3. Hell's Angel said,

    February 26, 2007 at 8:30 pm

    Hmm..yeah very true!!those songs were all good and the quality of the songs nowadays isn’t as good as yesteryears.. I have stopped watching them nowadays!!they r too boring

  4. Aparna said,

    February 26, 2007 at 10:16 pm

    Adiya,
    enna mars-effect? indha songs kaettu paarunga…will be nice…..Now my turn to suggest some songs to you πŸ˜›

    Ranjhith,
    Yup they r very old. But, I just don’t seem to like any of the new songs.

    Hell’s Angel,
    I too have stopped watching!!!!

  5. Adiya said,

    February 27, 2007 at 1:38 am

    πŸ™‚ oh appadiya.. try panni pakkuran..
    try out Chennai600028.. usual Yuvans Hip-Hop numbers and one S.P.B/Chitra duet after a long time.. inpsired from Aah Aah movie song i guess.

  6. ashish said,

    March 18, 2007 at 3:24 am

    ya u r rite the number of good videos and songs hs come down. we can only find remixed nasal voices now. though shreya ghoshal leja leja is good one after a long time.

    though there are some good songs u have mentioed above like Mujhe Pyar Hai Tumse by Pankaj Sarawgi. but there were some more good songs, one of them i cant remeber the lines. but in that their are two sister and the elder is gettin married and the youger(richa pallod) is enjoyin the marriage. and some one sketchin her and so the song goes on. tht was a good song if nybody know it’s wordings then do temmmeee.

  7. Aparna said,

    March 18, 2007 at 9:18 am

    Ashish,
    I too don’t remember the lines 😦 In case I find out, I will let you know

  8. ashish said,

    April 1, 2007 at 12:18 am

    hey i got it. it’s called “PIYA SE MILKE AAYE NAIN HAI MAIN KYA KAROON”

  9. sumit said,

    April 1, 2007 at 4:25 pm

    try listening to ” mora saiyaan mose bole na….” by fuzon…u wont feel like repetitive or boring its tooo soothing to listen to…

  10. Aparna said,

    April 7, 2007 at 9:34 am

    Ashish,
    Thanks for letting me know. I will search for it & listen to it.

    Sumit,
    Welcome to my blog. I will check it out.

  11. anjaly said,

    April 11, 2007 at 3:48 pm

    Hi, would you know which movie is this song “aankho se tu door hai, dhakano ke paas hai?” from? i guess it is by alka yagnik, am not too familiar with the singers. could you help!

  12. Aparna said,

    April 12, 2007 at 6:51 pm

    Anjaly,
    Welcome to my blog!
    I have no idea about the song that you have mentioned. 😦 Even when I searched for it in Google, I could get only its lyrics.

  13. September 2, 2007 at 10:16 pm

    […] about the song, ‘Mujhe Pyaar Hai Tumse’ by Pankaj Sarawgi in one of my earlier post on my favourite Indipop songs, I have been getting atleast 6-7 hits every week through Search terms […]

  14. September 7, 2007 at 2:28 am

    it’s not khaizala. it’s “kaay jaala”? meaning, “what’s up?” or “what happened?”
    and, yes, you are welcome.
    [shakes admonishing finger at immodest self]

  15. Shiva said,

    September 8, 2007 at 2:19 am

    You should try Nitin Sawhney. I recommend ‘Mausam’, ‘Nadia’, ‘Breathing Light’ and the whole soundtrack of The Namesake. I think you’ll like it.

  16. Aparna said,

    September 8, 2007 at 10:38 am

    Daneel,
    Thanks πŸ˜›
    But that’s how the word is spelled in the video shown on TV

    Shiva,
    Will check it out & let you know whether I liked it or not πŸ™‚

  17. September 9, 2007 at 7:11 am

    hey, i was shooting breeze.
    why do u even deign such stupid comments like mine with your replies?

  18. shivansh said,

    February 2, 2008 at 11:11 am

    hello to all,
    hav’t u all heard kalash kher’s songs…..teri deewani,saaiyan,allah ke bande,……..dey r awesome……………n latest by abhiheet sawant-junoon…dats gud too….its right….dey r little nice pop songs left now….euphoria,leslie lewis,silk route,lucky ali…hav’t taken out their album since so 3-4 years now…..i miss their songs…wat abt u all?

  19. shivansh said,

    February 2, 2008 at 11:11 am

    dats kailash*

  20. shivansh said,

    February 2, 2008 at 11:13 am

    hey….can anyone tell…..from where i can download breathless song by shankar mahadevan…

  21. Shaan said,

    March 14, 2008 at 8:20 pm

    maaeri means>?

  22. Kiran said,

    July 22, 2008 at 1:11 pm

    Hey Aparna

    Do u have ” Char din ki hey zindgani ” mp3 from SEVEN album ? by chance ?

    I’ve been searching for this off late but invain..Appreciate if u can send this song to my mail ‘ amrithkiran27@gmail.com

    Thnx in advance

    Kiran

  23. ameysraikar said,

    August 24, 2008 at 6:29 pm

    Hey Aparna

    Do u have ” Char din ki hey zindgani ” mp3 from SEVEN album ? by chance ?

    I’ve been searching for this off late but invain..Appreciate if u can send this song to my mail

    ameysraikar@yahoo.com

  24. Chetan said,

    September 17, 2008 at 5:46 am

    Hey Aparna,

    Stunning!!!!, these are my set of Fav tooo…. we have similar taste.. believe it or not… I am sure you would like Lucky Ali as well.. and just listen to the tracks of the album Aatma and Kaash by Hariharan.. I bet you love it.. Maikade bandh kare lakh zamane wali…….. my personal fav and Kaash.. title track.. please listen to them once.. its very interesting to find a person with similar taste!!!

  25. Nikunj said,

    January 19, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    U’ve Missed Out Almost All Abhijeet’s Best Pop Songs & Vids…. like tu hai 1hasino mein hasi & many more…. still ur collection is not bad… but there r almost more than 80 good songs U’ve missed out… pls update…

  26. watson said,

    January 29, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    naked emma watson

  27. kapil said,

    February 11, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    hi………all d songs mentioned by u are almost of my choice n terrific.i really like to use listenin them again n again.dese r ultimate one.ur choice is too good and explanatory.bye

  28. rup said,

    March 17, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    plzz..i wnt d song….”Chaar din ki yeh zindgaani…” from d album SEVEN…..kindly…..i will b very thankful

  29. bhavani said,

    September 26, 2009 at 10:36 am

    Hi all,
    Can anyone please post the song “Char din ki yeh zindagani” by seven.I am desperately searching for it and couldn’t get it.
    Thanks.

  30. Ravi said,

    October 14, 2009 at 9:45 pm

    Hi Aparna,

    Hope your are still active on this blog, plz plz email this song to me, its even not available for the online stream..

    6. Char Din Ki Yeh Zindagani by Seven
    char pal ki hai ye jawaani, khushiyon se tum isko sajao, sunlo ye baat jo tumko batao, paane ko hai ab bhi bohot kuch, … .. …. ismein samao,
    dheen dheen tanak #$#$%..

    plz plz, same like audio the video too is not available anywhere on the google search..

  31. hina said,

    November 25, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    hi my favrat songs

  32. Aditi said,

    December 2, 2009 at 9:12 pm

    hi!!

    do you have the mp3 version of the song by SEVEN,
    Ive been really searching for that.. i’ll be so grateful if you could mail it to me!

    Thank you so much


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