My Top 10 Hindi Songs of 2012

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  1. Suprabh 6 years ago

    Agree with Pani da Rang, Shah Ka Rutba and To an extent Muskaane Jhooti hain…

    Pareshan started off well but I got irritated on subsequent hearings

    Dil chi cha ledar was great in the 2 minute promo of GOW-2 but for me, it did not have a considerable repeat value.

    Did not like Heer, Laapata or Daru Desi…

    Daru Desi was plain noise for me, Laapata was like a 90s song and that too its initial part resembling the track called “dance music” from aamir’s Mann

    Heer was Rahman trying to be something in punjabi–I found it very similar to this song by stereo nation

    Balma was actually a surprise…I quite liked the RD burman mixing they did. I also Liked Aa re pritam pyaare from Rowdy Rathore.

    • Author
      sputnik 6 years ago

      The initial part does resemble the Dance Music track but I think it could be some Cuban folk music or song.

      I don’t see any similarity between Heer and the Stereo Nation song apart from that they are both Punjabi songs.

      I thought of AA re Pritam Pyare but decided to go with Balma.

  2. mate 6 years ago

    Nice post, Sputnik. This is my list of Top-15 in particular order.

    15 Song: Gustakh Dil
    Film: English Vinglish, Singer: Shilpa Rao, Composer: Amit Trivedi
    14 Song: Naina Re
    Film: Dangerous Ishq, Singer: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Himesh Reshamiya & Shreya Ghoshal, Composer: Himesh Reshamiya
    13 Song: Jhallah Wallah
    Film: Ishaqzaade, Singer: Shreya Ghoshal, Composer: Amit Trivedi
    12 Song: Main Kya Karoon
    Film: Barfi, Singer: Nikhil Paul George, Composer: Pritam Chakraborty
    11 Song: Saans
    Film: Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Singer: Mohit Chauhan & Shreya Ghoshal, Composer: A. R. Rehman
    10 Song: Tumhi Ho Bandhu
    Film: Cocktail, Singer: Kavita Seth, Composer: Pritam Chakraborty
    9 Song: Paani Da Rang
    Film: Vicky Donor, Singer: Ayushmann Khurrana, Composer: Abhishek-Akshay
    8 Song: Luni Hasi
    Film: Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurrana, Singer: Harshdeep Kaur, Composer: Amit Trivedi
    7 Song: Heer
    Film: Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Singer: Harshdeep Kaur, Composer: A. R. Rehman
    6 Song: Abhi Abhi
    Film: Jism – 2, Singer: K. K. Composer: Arko Pravo Mukherjee
    5 Song: Challa
    Film: Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Singer: Rabbi Shergill, Composer: A.R. Rehman
    4 Song: Chaahat
    Film: Blood Money, Singer: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Composer: Jeet Ganguuli
    3 Song: Darmiyan
    Film: Jodi Breakers, Singer: Shafqat Amanat Ali, Composer: Salim-Suleiman
    2 Song: Phir Le Aaya Dil (Reprise)
    Film: Barfi, Singer: Arijit Singh, Composer: Pritam Chakraborty
    1 Song: Tu Hi Mera
    Film: Jannat 2, Singer: Shafqat Amanat Ali, Composer: Pritam Chakraborty

  3. narad_muni 6 years ago

    Excellent choices …loved all of them except Lapaata – which is a plain jane mediocre song

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      sputnik 6 years ago

      Thanks. May be I liked the song more because of the Cuban visuals.

      I forgot to mention in my ETT mini review that I loved this mural. It means “Sane Love is Not Love”.

  4. Reddemon 6 years ago

    sputnik
    u missed Bichdan i guess. easily the best song of the year for me.

  5. Serenzy 6 years ago

    Some of My Fav Songs this Year[Can’t Make a Top10 List as such] :-

    Dil Ye Bekaraar Kyun Hain[Players]

    Deva Shree Ganesha/Shah ka Rutba[Agneepath]

    Gubbare/Aahatien/Auntyji[EMAET]

    Pungi/Raabta[Agent Vinod]

    Chaahat[Blood Money]

    Paani Da Rang[Vicky Donor]

    Tu Hi Mera/Sang Hoon Tere[Jannat-2]

    Jhalla Wallah/Pareshaan[Ishaqzaade]

    Mere Nishaan[OMG!]

    Jee Le Zaara[Talaash]

    Ishq Shava/Heer[JTHJ]

    Dagabaaz Re[Dabangg2]

    Long Drive/Hookah Bar/Balma[K786]

    Bichdann/Rani Raja[SOS]

    Tujhme Mera, Hissa hain kya[1920ER]

    Chup Chup ke Milta Nahin[Rush]

    Deewana Kar Raha Hain[Raaz3]

    Jeene De[TNLHG]

    Daarmiyan[Jodi Breakers]

    Woh Dekhne Main-Acoustic Version[LPNY]

    Dhadeng Dhang/Chinta Ta Ta[Rowdy Rathore]

    Uff…[Teri Meri Kahaani]

    Kaala Re/Jeeye Ho/Che Cha Ledar/Womaniya[GOW]

    Tumhi Ho Bandhu/Daaru Desi/Main Sharaabi[Cocktail]

    Shirt Da Button[KSKHH]

    Abhi Abhi[Jism 2]

    Saaiyaara[ETT]

    Dhaak Dhuk/Navraj Maaji/EV[EV]

    Ala Ala/Phir Le Aaya Dil/Main Kya Karoon/Aashiyaan[Barfi!]

    Ishq wala Love/Vele[SOTY]

  6. mate 6 years ago

    I don’t know whether the thread is about award worthy songs/ musically rich and high on vocals, or instant catchy/ timepass fun intended numbers. Anyway, my choices represent the former case. If I have to choose the latter kind of songs, then I think every movie has atleast one catchy song, so out of hundred movies released in a year, one can choose more than two hundred songs that are likeable/ catchy/ easy on ears.

    • Author
      sputnik 6 years ago

      I said these are what I think the best songs of 2012 so these are the “award worthy songs/ musically rich and high on vocals”. Only Desi Daru and Balma can be called the “instant catchy/ timepass fun intended numbers” but I think they are good songs too and I did not want the thread to be too high brow 😉

  7. Serenzy 6 years ago

    Mate,
    Well… Agree with ur Point Whole-Heartedly that “one can choose more
    than two hundred songs that
    are likeable/ catchy/ easy on
    ears”.

    I Dunno if this Post Was Meant to be abt the ‘Award Worthy/Musically Rich’ Songs Only.
    I Just Listed Out My Fav’s.

    ….

    Aare Pritam Pyaare is Easily the Most CHARTBUSTEREST SONG OF THE YEAR!

    • narad_muni 6 years ago

      +1 for Aa re Pritam Pyaare!

    • mate 6 years ago

      Now guyz, you embarrass me. 😀
      But don’t worry I’m obstinate to feel such embarrassment and make others feel too. 😉

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