Arijit Singh needs no introduction for his immense contribution to the world of music. His mellifluous voice can bring any lyrics alive. He can give you goosebumps with his rendition of songs. Every time you listen to a song of his, you cannot help but exclaim, “Wah! Mazaa aa gaya! Ek baar aur ho jaye.” The rookie runners-up contestant from the music reality show, Indian Idol, Arijit’s climb to success in the Bollywood music industry has been a phenomenal one. And deservedly so. He has been capturing the hearts of music lovers for more than a decade now and his fans are always left craving for more. Every time.
On Arijit Singh’s birthday (25th April), here’s a list of 10 of his most popular songs for you to #BeALittleMore updated with the same. After all, this is an opportunity to recognise his often unparalleled singing prowess in our times and celebrate the gem that he is.
Arijit Singh’s unique voice quality introduces an unsurpassable depth to this song from the movie Dilwale, featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol Devgan. The music of the movie is directed by Pritam.
2. Laal Ishq
This song sung by Arijit for the movie, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, featuring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, explores the depth of love.
3. Tum Hi Ho
One of the songs that are Arijit’s claim to fame, he does justice to this love song from the movie Aashiqui 2 with his soulful voice.
4. Agar Tum Saath Ho
This song celebrates the valuable company of the beloved. And Arijit has left no stone unturned in depicting emotions from this song from the superhit movie, Tamasha, starring Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor.
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Sung by Arijit Singh, along with Harshdeep Kaur, he pours emotion into the song from the movie, Raees, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan.
6. Mast Magan
Mast Magan, from the movie, 2 States, starring Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, conveys the experience of falling in love. Who better than Arijit Singh to breathe life into the song’s lyrics?
This song from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania rues the absence of the beloved and Arijit, in the good company of another ace singer Shreya Ghoshal, emotes the pain of separation beautifully.
8. Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse
The movie, Jackpot, starring Sunny Leone and Sachiin J Joshi, did not hit a chord with the audience but the song did…even to this day. And thanks to Arijit for making the song memorable.
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In the movie, Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, Arijit’s tuneful voice makes this song a timeless classic.
10. Suno Na Sangemarmar
In the movie, Youngistaan, featuring Jackky Bhagnani and Neha Sharma, Arijit Singh brings alive the Taj Mahal and the power of love through this song.
Here are just 10 of all the classic songs that Arijit Singh has given us in the past decade. So, update your playlist right now, if you haven’t already. Are there any Arijit Singh songs that should have made it to this playlist? Leave a message in the comment section below.
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