It is the devotional music which invokes to seek the truth of divine love and knowledge. Sufi music gives serenity to listeners’ heart, so Bollywood films come up with one such beautiful Sufi track in the movies which touches the emotional chords of music lovers’ hearts. The music is inspired in Bollywood by the beautiful work of Sufi Poetic stars like
Bulleh Shah, Rumi, Khwaja Ghulam Farid and Amir Khushrow. These Sufi Stars are exponents have put to this ethereal music. Here we present of our favourite ten best Sufi songs in Bollywood which inspired from Sufi genre music.
1. Kun Faya Kun-
Most memorable and beautiful Sufi composition till date. This stellar and endearing soundtrack composed by the music maestro AR Rehman. Words fell short to express about this Sufi classic. The song captures the emotions of a person who seek serenity at the dargah. It was sung by AR Rehman,
Mohit Chauhan, and
Javed Ali. This track is from the movie Rock star, and it features
Ranbir Kapoor who was brilliant in the film.
2. Khwaja Mere Khwaja-
Another amazing composition from the incredible composer AR Rehman. This soulful track is in the historical film
Jodhaa Akbar. The song was sung in a hymn of praise of Moin-Ud-Din. The song is incredible in a way it sung and not to forget the soul-stirring lyrics.
A well-crafted beautiful composition is from the film Phillauri. Romi and Pawni Pandey’s baritones will delight listeners’ ears. You will fell in love with the song the moment you listen to it. The song offers serenity into the hearts of people who listen to it.
4. Maula Mere Maula-
Sheer love!! Absolute lovely song from the film Anwar.
Roop Kumar Rathod has lent his voice to this beautiful number. The track music is soul-stirring. The song is earworm, and it can listen to it to in the loop.
5. Tere Bin Nahin Jeena Mar Jaana-
A masterpiece song from the greatest qawwali exponent Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The track portrays beautifully the agony of love and separation. The song from the film
Kachche Dhaage became so popular for its music, lyrics and obviously Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s touching voice.
6. Piya Haji Ali-
This authentic, soulful rendition was composed in praise of Syed Peer Haji Ali. The track is from the film Fiza. It is sung by AR Rehman, Murtaza Ghulam Mustafa, Kadar Ghulam Mustafa, and Srinivas. Sheer Magical Sufi song!
7. Ya Rabba-
Another soulful rendition sung by
Kailash Kher will leave you for longing more. The song nicely infuses Sufi strains. It is composed by the musical trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy. Lyrically Sameer penned heart-wrenching words in the song.
8. Mann Ki Lagan-
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s singing caliber is incredible in this endearing Sufi song. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan marked his Bollywood debut with this classic soulful composition in the film Paap. The song deserves to be in the playlist of music lovers.
This amazing song is from the movie Delhi 6. The movie title invokes the charm of old Delhi. The movie would be incomplete without the aura of the Sufi track of the Jama Masjid Nizamuddin Dargah. Kailash Kher and Javed Ali add magic to the AR Rehman
10. Allah Ke Bande-
This masterpiece track is sung by Kailash Kher. The song measures the genius of acclaimed singer Kailash Kher. It is from the film Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II. The track is incredible in the elements of lyrically and musically.