Alka Yagnik: The Modern Singing Superstar Of B’wood!
Alka Yagnik is name which every Indian household is familiar of, a tad bit well. Be it Bhajans, or Bollywood songs, or other regional songs, sung by her, there’s no escape. She almost sang 2,486 Hindi songs in 1,114 films. Isn’t it quite a number? She’s one of the lucky personalities to be awarded by National Film Awards twice, & 20 of her tracks got featured in BBC’s "Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time" review.
On her 54th birthday, we at The Brunette Diaries bring to you her all-time chartbusters, favorites, & famous songs sung by her. Listen to them once again; who’s knows, they may make it your playlist again!
Ek Do Teen – Tezaab (1988)
Although Alka sang many songs earlier, this song was an instant hit among the audience & still remains so! The song was so loved that it was remade for Baaghi 2! Well, old is gold!
2. Churaake Dil Mera – Mai Khiladi Tu Anaadi (1994)
Every 90’s kid’s favorite song when it comes to expressing his/her feelings when love strikes them for the very first time! Also, a perfect song to dance on like a maniac when you’re alone! What are you waiting for? You can still dance to it! This song will never grow old for us!
3. Tip Tip Barsa Paani – Mohra (1994)
Raveena Tandon dancing to this in a tempting saree, drenched from hair to toe in the rain, is an iconic song even today! Many bathroom singers or even wannabe singers have this as their go-to song.
4. Neend Churayi Meri – Ishq (1997)
This song is enjoyable, to say the least! When you wanna confess your love to your other half, this song is perfect! Go hit play on this song & groove together!
5. Soldier Soldier – Soldier (1998)
Bobby Deol & Preity Zinta rocked this romantic song with their chemistry while Alka is nailed it with her voice! Surely listen to this & get lost in time for ol’ times sake!
6. Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai – Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Not only this song but the whole movie is just amazing! Every 90’s kid will feel nostalgic after listening to this!
7. Taal Se Taal Mila – Taal (1999)
This song still manages to give us goosebumps.Even after all these years, the song hasnt lost it charm.
8. Tum Saath Ho – Tamasha (2015)
This song with a woefully sad feel to it, that it will tear your heart apart! Hope no one is heartbroken enough.
I know I have missed many iconic songs in the middle, but you know them well so listen!
We at The Brunette Diaries, wish Alka Yagnik a very Happy Birthday! Keep delivering more such songs, Alkaji!