Music defines divinity. It has the power to engender miracles. Music has healed us all more than any medicine. So, let us have a look at some of the legends in our country who have proved that music is the best medicine to us.
One of the foremost music composers of the Indian Classical music,
spread the love of music to millions of hearts from 1940 to 2005. From “Prem Nagar” to Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story, his songs are a bliss to our ears .The devotion of Baiju Bawra is personified through Naushad’s songs. Till date, when we think of Mughal-E-Azam, the first vision we have in mind is of the elegant ‘
’ singing “Pyar Kia Toh Darna Kya” to the crowd.
Well, visualize a man and woman standing under an umbrella on a rainy night, singing to each other. If you just hummed “Pyar Hua Iqrar Hua Hai…”, that’s a tribute to this duo. Decades ago, when people wanted to break a leg, this duo was to their rescue . “Yaaaahoooooo” , and there came
, gliding over the snowy mountain. Another tribute to you both. Their songs can turn anyone in high spirits.
3. R. D. Burman
Also fondly known as Pancham Da, this legend has given us songs that have melody, happiness , sorrow, energy, devotion, anger and every other emotion humans are capable of expressing. Two young men are happily cherishing their friendship, singing as they travel on a scooter. Do you want to describe a woman in the most beautiful, divine and pure way, and sing it to her? Well, ”Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga…” must do the job. The man behind these songs is R. D. Burman. His songs are pearls in disguise.
When these two team up , “Anhoni Ko Honi Karde, Honi Ko Anhoni” happens. The young
played the lead in ‘
’, the musical heroes being this duo. When we think of
,the songs “Ek Doh Teen” and “Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai” get into our mind automatically. Be it the musical bliss of Mr. India, or the peppy song where Big B woes a woman to dance in a crowd by singing “Arrey Oh Jhummaa”, memories are etched in our minds.
This duo has also given us magical songs during the 1990s. A young man sings to a gathering in a pub with his guitar, saying that we need to breathe to live, likewise “Bas Ek Sanam Chahiye… Aashiqi Ke Liye”.
Shah Rukh Khan
is driving a car on a long bridge in America, and singing “Ye Dil..Deewana”, what a song. There are many such electrifying numbers from this duo.
A R Rahman
What can anyone say about this son of God. The man who won Oscar for his music,mway to go. He has not only shone in Bollywood, but has made a remarkable niche for himself in the Tamil film industry as well. His first hindi music direction , ‘’ brought him laurels. And the train dance , “Chaiyya Chaiyya” will be evergreen. History was retold to us in a very musical manner in
. The life of Dhirubhai Ambani with outstanding songs were given to the world in the form of Guru.
Here again, the twin duo has left us mesmerized with their songs. If SRK has won all our hearts by his talent, the credit somewhere goes to this team work. “
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
”, yes, the paragon of love stories, was composed by these angels. These two have reservations inparadise, surely. Friendship, love and comedy was blended into songs in “
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
”.There are many more compositions that have left us all dancing.
This trio is renowned for bringing the western and Indian music together, and performing magic. Three friends love to hang out with each other, see the positive aspects of life and have fun. Well, if you just got
Dil Chahta Hai
or "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" in mind, you’re on the right track. Right from
to the upcoming Rock On 2, their work says it all.
A knight is riding his horse, and his mistress is singing to him. Did you just imagine “Baazigar O Baazigar”? You win. Anu Mailk has raised the standards of music by his marvellous compositions. A group of soldiers sing about their loved ones, and this song leaves everyone emotional. Well, credit goes to this man. Anu Malik is one of the judges in the show
. His latest work in “
Dum Laga Ke Haisha
” is a real come back.
This duo is again widely appreciated for their mind blowing work. Right from "Pyar Mei Kabhi Kabhi" to recent hits like ‘
’, their songs are just awesome. They started off as background musicians for films, but look at them now.
Om Shanti Om
took us all back to the 80s, thanks to these two. Singers feel that they’re fortunate to sing to the duo’s tunes. We all feel fortunate to listen to it.