Asha Bhosle has lent her voice for yesteryear’s actresses Madhubala to this generation heroine Kajol. It proves her ageless baritones fit into any female artist lip-synching. Asha Tai is the quintessential queen when it comes to versatility as she sang a varied range of songs which includes pop, classical, folk, bhajans and qawwalis. Her outstanding contribution towards Indian music industry made her acclaim prestigious awards like Dada Saheb Phalke and Padma Bhushan. She has sung many peppy and groovy tracks in six decades of her singing career. We present you the ten popular groovy tracks of Asha Tai-
1. Piya Tu Ab Toh Aaja-
Asha Tai lent her sensuous and delightful voice to this Helen’s cabaret number in the film Caravan. The song has catchy beats, and Helen has sexily grooved to the tunes of Asha Bhosle. This track made Asha Tai to won Filmfare trophy for best playback singing.
2. Hungama Ho Gaya-
This peppy and fun-loving track is from the film Anhonee. This groovy song was also used in the flick Queen where Kangana was seen dancing to this number. That's what Asha Tai singing is all about. The song created magic spur around youth to dance into tunes of this music score. The song is a pure classic as even today we have not forgotten the songs of Asha Tai.
3. Aaiye Meharbaan-
Another evergreen and sensational song is from the 1958 film
Howrah Bridge. This breezy and extremely admiring song featured Madhubala and
Ashok Kumar. The track became super hit at that time, and till date, it is still regarded as one of the best evergreen classics of Asha Tai.
4. Chura Liya Hai Tumne-
Pure Classic!! Asha Tai’s melodious voice and R.D Burman’s magnificent music composition makes this track iconic. This evergreen track of Asha Tai touches avid listeners, heart. Even today this love track feels so fresh and elegant; one cannot resist humming this song.
Dum Maaro Dum-
Again Asha Bhosle and RD Burman came together for this cult classic track. The song became a groovy anthem at the time it was released. This catchy and peppy number is from the film Hare Krishna Hare Ram. Asha Tai also won Filmfare Award for this magnetic number.
This Arabic touch song is from the movie Alibaba Aur 40 Chor. The song is catchy with little Arabic flavour, and Asha Tai’s voice makes this track even more delightful.
7. Zara Sa Jhoom Lu Mein-
A playful and peppy number composed by musical duo Jatin-Lalit. The song was picturised on talented actress Kajol in the film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. Her ageless voice can fit into any actress in Bollywood.
8. Jhumka Gira Re-
Asha Tai voice is eternal! This evergreen groovy number was in the film
Mera Saaya. Asha Tai with her enduring voice sang this track to match the actress Sadhana who danced beautifully in the song. The song has become extremely popular that it has been re-mixed. Many youngsters are seen dancing to the re-mixed version in sangeet parties.
9. Yeh Mera Dil-
One of the most scintillating item dance number till today. This fast track song was in the film Don. Asha Tai sang the song with the tinge of sensuousness. The song became popular that it has been re-created in the sequel of Don. Asha Tai bagged Filmfare trophy for this song.
10. Duniya Mein Logon Ko-
This inimitable peppy track was picturised on yesteryear’s iconic stars
Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz. It is from the film Apna Desh. Asha Tai gave tough competition to other singers of her time as her songs became popular and sensational.