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Alisha Chinai – Beyond “Made In India”

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Hindi film industry has always been blessed with a variety of talent. If we specifically talk about the music industrywe have got singers and music directors who are versatile as well as for a specific genre; be it the yesteryears or the newer generation.

Today we are going to talk about a singer who is known for her different style of singing with overtones of sensuality. Whether it was intended or not she became synonymous with seductive and stylish way of singing. We are talking about none other than Alisha Chinai. When she entered the Hindi film music scenario the concept of playback singing was quite set in its own way and her voice definitely did not gel with the industry standard back then.

Alisha came across like a breath of fresh air providing and introducing the listeners to a very different and unique style of singing.

She came to be known as “Queen of Indipop” during the 90s as she recorded and released various albums with “Made in India” being the most popular. Nonetheless she has done considerable amount of work for the films as well with hits like “Kaante Nahi Kat Te” from Mr. India with Kishore Kumar and who can forget the award-winning hit “Kajra Re”, from Bunty Aur Babli.

So shall we look at her songs?


1. Zoobie Zooby – Dance Dance (1987)

Zoobie Zooby is a hindi song from the 1987 movie Dance Dance. Zoobie Zooby is sung by Alisha Chinai. The song is composed by Bappi Lahiri. The lyrics are penned by Anjaan. The video features Mithun Chakraborty, Smita Patil.


2. Kaate Nahin Kat Te – Mr India (1987)

Kaate Nahin Kat Te is a hindi song from the 1987 movie Mr India. Kaate Nahin Kat Te is sung by Alisha Chinai, Kishore Kumar. The song is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The lyrics are penned by Javed Akhtar. The video features Anil Kapoor, Sridevi


3. Sexy Sexy – Khuddar (1994)

Sexy Sexy Mujhe Log Bole is a hindi song from the 1994 movie Khuddar. Sexy Sexy Mujhe Log Bole is sung by Alisha Chinai, Anu Malik. The song is composed by Anu Malik. The lyrics are penned by Indeevar. The video features Karishma Kapoor


4. Ruk Ruk Ruk – Vijaypath (1994)

Ruk Ruk Ruk is a hindi song from the 1994 movie Vijaypath. Ruk Ruk Ruk is sung by Alisha Chinai. The song is composed by Anu Malik. The lyrics are penned by Indeevar. The video features Ajay Devgan and Tabu.


5. Kajra Re – Bunty Aur Babli (2005)

There is no way this song can be ignored. Kajra Re is a hindi song from the 2005 movie Bunty Aur Babli. This song remains the biggest hit of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy till date. Shankar Mahadevan along with Alisha Chinai and Javed Ali created magic with this vocals. Written by Gulzar the video features Amitabh Bachchan along with Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai.


6. Bebo – Kambakkht Ishq (2009)

Bebo is a hindi song from the 2009 movie Kambakkht Ishq. Bebo is sung by Alisha Chinai. The song is composed by Anu Malik
The lyrics are penned by Anvita Dutt Guptan. The video features Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor.


7. Tera Hone Laga Hoon – Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009)

Tera Hone Laga Hoon is a hindi song from the 2009 movie Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani. Tera Hone Laga Hoon is sung by Alisha Chinai, Atif Aslam. The song is composed by Pritam Chakraborty. The lyrics are penned by Ashish Pandit. The video features Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif.


8. Maine Jisko Chaha Mil Gaya – Fida (2004)

Maine Jisko Chaha Mil Gaya is a hindi song from the 2004 movie Fida. Maine Jisko Chaha Mil Gaya is sung by Alisha Chinai, Sonu Nigam. The song is composed by Anu Malik. The lyrics are penned by Sameer. The video features Kareena Kapoor, Fardeen Khan.


9. Dil Chura Ke – No Entry (2005)

Dil Chura Ke is a hindi song from the 2005 movie No Entry. Dil Chura Ke is sung by Alisha Chinai. The song is composed by Anu Malik. The lyrics are penned by Sameer. The video features Anil Kapoor, Bipasha Basu.


10. Raat Bhar Jaam Se – Tridev (1989)

Raat Bhar Jaam Se is a hindi song from the 1989 movie Tridev. Raat Bhar Jaam Se is sung by Alisha Chinai. The song is composed by Kalyanji Anandji. The lyrics are penned by Anand Bakshi. The video features Sangeeta Bijlani and .

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