The prodigy of the Indian music industry – AR Rahman – has countless superhit Hindi songs as his brainchild. His Bollywood hits are so mind-blowing that it was truly a mammoth task to pick a few. After much thought and debate, we have brought to you a list of some of the best AR Rahman songs of all time.
When we talk about the best Hindi songs of all time, the Indian music industry’s pride AR Rahman owns half the list. The 54-year-old living legend has it all in his bag – two Academy Awards, a BAFTA Award, two Grammys, numerous national awards, a Golden Globe and so on. Today, we seek to give you a glimpse of his incomparable legacy with a list of the best AR Rahman hits so far.
1. Ae Ajnabi
Ae Ajnabi from the movie Dil Se is undoubtedly one of the most hauntingly soulful AR Rahman songs. Let’s be honest, nothing compares to the chills we feel while hearing Rahman’s out of the world composition meshed with Udit Narayan’s mesmerizing vocals.
2. Ramta Jogi
Ramta Jogi, from the movie Taal, is one of the most deserving Bollywood hits of all time. The instrumentals of this song take your mind away to an enchanting paradise on the steps of the thumping beats where its mesmerizing melody immerses your whole body in the rhythm.
3. Chinnamma Chilakkamma
This song is the poster child of Rahman’s signature blend of mellifluous flute music with heavy bass. Put on your earphones and play this song to be taken away to a land where dancing to iconic music is all you do.
There is no genre that AR Rahman can’t ace. This song, from the movie Rang De Basanti, is an energy-filled track that will fire you up with a unique zeal and passion. The arabesque beats impeccably represent the youthfulness of college-goers.
5. Nadaan Parindey
Every song of the movie Rockstar deserves a special mention in the list of superhit Hindi songs of all time. Unfortunately, we had to pick one and we chose Nadaan Parindey. The incredible instrumentals, along with the powerful guitar are something that words can’t do justice to.
6. Agar Tum Saath Ho
If Rahman can make you groove, he can certainly open the tear taps inside your eyes. This track from the movie Tamasha is a soul touching number that will make you yearn for that special someone in your life.
7. Tum Tak
And if Rahman can make you cry in memory of your loved one, he can also fill your stomach with jiggly butterflies. Tum Tak is the song from the movie Raanjhanaa that gave the youth the perfect rhythm to describe their emotions.
8. Jai Ho
We conclude the list with the song that got AR Rahman an Academy Award. The track is as much energy-filled as jaw-dropping. In fact, this is the song that was the inspiration behind his biographical documentary.
And this we come to the end of our list of AR Rahman’s greatest hits of all time. Do install the Flutin app to listen to these masterpieces and more anytime, anywhere.