They say old is gold. But, when old meets new it becomes peppier and spicier. Isn’t it? Turning iconic Bollywood music to new spicy masala music is the talent of music directors of Bollywood. When Bollywood music directors mixed the old Bollywood songs with the music of new era the outcome was outstanding. Originals have a quality of their own but when new songs won hearts as well.
Let’s look at some of the remakes of old songs which rocked Bollywood.
1. Main Hoon
Everyone loved the snazzy remake of old song ‘Main Hoon Don’ sung by
. The newer version was sung by ‘
’, who did a pretty good job. No one can beat , he is a legend. But,
Shah Rukh Khan
did a pretty stunning job in this iconic song. Who could have done it better than Shah Rukh Khan himself? This new song won many hearts with the new music and beats. The music composer of this song introduced new beats and music with this song in the music industry. This song is the best remake of all songs!
Bachna Ae Haseeno
They say son walks on the footprints of his father, so did
. He did a really fantastic job in the remake of the song ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’.
is a ‘
’ of Bollywood, to compete him, only Ranbir Kapoor could have done that. Like father like son, they both rocked Bollywood with their songs. Many actresses of Bollywood were casted in this remake. The original song was shot with Rishi Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor is a well-known actor of Bollywood and to match his splendor only his son could’ve done that. Well done Ranbir Kapoor!
3. Hawa Hawai
’s one of the famous songs ‘Hawa Hawai’ was remade for the movie ‘
’. Mr. India’s one of the most iconic songs was given a quirky twist by
. The stars of the film ‘Shaitan’ are casted in this song. This song made Sridevi the ‘Hawa Hawai’ of Bollywood. And to do justice to this song must have required a lot of efforts. New music and lyrics jazzed up this song. This song was in many playlists for a long time. It is party song as well as a romantic song. It was a perfect remake!
4. Khaike Pan Banaraswala
Again a song from the uber awesome movie ‘Don’, Khaike Pan Banarasvala, was remade by
. This remake was the most awaited one. Remaking an already famous song is a big task, which was successfully accomplished. The songs of this movie were really hard worked upon. To bring out the newness in these songs, the music directors really worked hard. Innovation seems to mark the songs of this film. To match with the legend of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan, only Shah Rukh Khan did a fantastic job.
5. Dheere Dheere Se
This iconic song from the movie ‘Aashiqui’ was remade by the very famous
were starred in this album song. This song was a tribute to the very famous
, who was the original composer of the song. Honey Singh is known for his infamous songs, but he did a pretty good job for this song. Gulshan Kumar was a legendary music director of Bollywood. This song was a perfect tribute to Gulshan Kumar. This song was directed by Ahmad Khan. What a perfect song it is!
6. Raat Akeli Hai
This song from the movie
was completely changed for the movie “Ragini MMS”. The music directors did a pretty sassy job in the remake. The original song was sung by Asha Bhosle. It is one of the finest compositions of S. D. Burman. New actors were seen in the song. Thumbs up to both the actors! The sassy twist given to the song lived it up. It is one of the iconic remakes of Bollywood.
7. Disco Deewane
Disco Deewane is an original song from 'Nazia Hassan's album of 1981. It became a best-selling Asian pop song. A quirky twist was incorporated in the original song and acted on in the “
Student Of The Year
” movie. This movie was released in 2012.
were leads in this song.
were also seen in this song. It is an indie pop song, which topped many charts. The music duo
composed this song.
Khoya Khoya Chand
This Bollywood classic song Khoya Khoya Chand was sung by
and composed by S. D. Burman. The remake of this song was done for the movie Shaitan. The original song was in the film Kala Bazaar released in 1960. It is arguably one of the best shot songs of Bollywood. It is a directorial venture of
. He used this classical Bollywood song for an action sequence. Hats off to him! His innovative and creative idea gave Bollywood this fantastic song.
9. Naino Mein Sapna
Originally sung by Kishore Kumar this epic Bollywood song was officially remade in 2013. 'Sajid Nadiaawala's remake of the movie '
' has songs that have been remade. The original song ‘Naino Mein Sapna’ starred Sridevi, ‘
and many such iconic stars. The original movie was released in 1983. This movie released in 2013 was a comeback for
. This song was sung by
. Original song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle.
10. Kaanta Laga
Originally sung by
this iconic Bollywood song was remade. was starred in this song. This became a very controversial song. The tattoo on her arm became the center of controversy. After this song she came to be known as ‘thong girl’. Original song was in the movie ‘Samadhi’. Lyrics were of
and music by Rahul Dev Burman.