Love Anthems: Memorable Hits of Emraan Hashmi
It’s a well known fact and one can’t deny that music has played a major part in the success of both, Emraan Hashmi and his movies. Right from the likes of the best musical minds of India – Anu Malik, Himesh Reshammiya, Pritam, Mithoon all have contributed to the music of the movies featuring Emraan Hashmi. The contemporary nature of the songs have helped attract and connect with the youth.
The entire generation of people who grew up listening to Emraan Hashmi’s films’ songs during the 2000 era will remember either getting drenched in sizzling romantic numbers by Anu Malik and Pritam and dancing to the foot tapping music of Himesh Reshammiya in Emraan Hashmi’s movies. Singer KK has been the on screen singing voice of Emraan Hashmi in most of his hit songs. The majority of videos were shot at exoctic locations abroad including Australia, UK, Malaysia, Scotland, Thailand, South Africa, South Korea, Dubai, Mauritius and more.
Emraan Hashmi is considered one of the finest actors of modern generation. However, his acting skills were deeply shadowed by the powerful music and songs of his movies during his early days.
Let us tune into some of the memorable songs of Emraan Hashmi
1. Bheege Hont Tere – Murder (2004)
Kunal Ganjawala won the Filmfare award for Best Playback Singer for this song. The melodious song is composed by Anu Malik. The track went on to become one of the most popular song of the year and the decade. The lyrics were written by Sayeed Quadri. The song features Mallika Sherawat alongside Emraan Hashmi. The video can be watched here
2. Wo Lamhe – Zeher (2004)
Wo Lamhe is the Original song by Pakistani pop rock band JAL. Anu Malik recreated the song with Roop Kumar Rathod while Sayeed Quadri wrote the lyrics for the new version. The video features Shamita Shetty with Emraan Hashmi. The video can be watched here
3. Tu Hi Meri Shab – Gangster (2006)
Kangana Ranaut made her acting debut with the thriller Gangster. The soundtrack of the movie was a massive hit featuring many hits like Ya Ali, Bheegi Bheegi and Lamha Lamha. Pritam directed the music while the lyrics were penned by Sayeed Quadri. The song was sung by KK – the most popular on screen singing voice of Emraan Hashmi. The video can be watched here.
4. Pee Loon – Once Upon Time In Mumbai (2010)
Pee Loon is a chartbuster from Once upon a time in Mumbai. The romantic video features Emraan Hashmi and Prachi Desai. The song is sung by versatli singer Mohit Chauhan. The sufi tune is composed by Pritam. The lyrics were penned by noted lyricist Irshad Kamil. The video can be watched here.
5. Maahi – Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009)
Emraan Hashmi and Kangana Ranaut featured together for the second time on screen for this movie. The romantic song is written by Sayeed Quadri while the music is composed and directed by brothers Shaarib-Toshi. The soulful song is sung by Toshi Sabri. The video can be watched here
6. Bol Do Na Zara Azhar (2016)
Bol Do Na Zara from Azhar features Emraan Hashmi and Nargis Fakhri. The song is sung by Armaan Malik and has music composed by Amaal Mallik. Rashmi Virag penned the lyrics for the song. The movie was a hit with Emraan Hashmi portraying the controversial Indian Cricket Captain Mohammed Azharuddin in this Biopic. The video can be watched here
7. Mere Bina – Crook (2010)
Mera Bina is a smooth soulful song from the 2010 movie Crook. The track eases the mind. The romantic video shot in Australia features Neha Sharma along with Emraan Hashmi. The song is written by Kumaar and sung by Nikhil D’Souza. Pritam has composed the song and directed the music. The video can be watched here
8. Dil Ibaadat – Tum Mile (2009)
Another support hit soundtrack from one of the Emraan Hashmi movies. The album comprised of hit singles including the title track – Tum Mile, Tu Hi Haqueeqat and O Meri Jaan apart from Dil Ibaadat. KK sang this song in his trademark style. The song was shot in South Africa. Another great song written by Sayeed Quadri. The song has powerful lyrics. Pritam once again created magic with this tune. The video can be watched here
9. Phir Mohabbat (Murder 2)
Phir Mohabbat is a super hit track from Murder 2 featuring Emraan Hashmi and Jacqueline Fernandez. The song “Dil Sambhal Ja Zara Phir Mohabbar Karne Chala Hai Tu” is sung by Arijit Singh, Mohammed Irfan and Salim Bhatt. The melodious tune is composed by Mithoon. The lyrics were written by Sayeed Quadri. The video can be watched here
10. Zara Sa – Jannat (2008)
The movie is one of the biggest hits of Emraan Hashmi’s career featuring great tracks as well. The tracks Lambi Judai, and Haan Tu Hai complemented this track to create an unforgettable album. The songs became instant hits and widely popular. The song is created by the same core team of Pritam as music director, Sayeed Quadri as Lyricist and KK as vocalist. The video features Sonal Chauhan along with Emraan Hashmi. The video can be watched here
11. Tu Hi Mera – Jannat 2 (2012)
The sequel to 2008 movie Jannat was a hit. The song features Esha Gupta along side Emraan Hashmi. The song is written by Sayeed Quadri and music created by Pritam. The song was sung by Shafqat Amanat Ali. The video can be watched here.
12. Beete Lamhein – The Train (2007)
The movie featured various hits. Beete Lamhein became very popular with its catchy tune. KK again created magic with his vocals that displayed and expressed every bit of emotions of the song. The song is written by Sayeed Quadri. Mithoon directed the music. The video can be watched here.
13. Soniye – Aksar (2006)
Himesh Reshammiya created the soundtrack for this movie. The song Jhalak Dikhlaja featured in the album, which became a massive hit of the decade. Soniye is a romantic track shot across streets of London. Sunidhi Chauhan sang this duet with KK. The melodious track is written by Sameer. The video can be watched here
14. Aashiq Banaya Aapne – Aashiq Banaya Aapne (2005)
Another hit soundtrack of the year, Himesh Reshammiya delivered one of the best albums of his career during the early 2000. The song features Tanushree Dutta with Emraan Hashmi. The song is sung be the music director turned singer Himesh Reshammiya and Shreya Ghoshal. Sameer penned the lyrics of the song. The video can be watched here.
We hope you enjoyed the memorable melodious collection of Emraan Hashmi. These songs perfectly described the situations and feelings in the respective movies. We will be back with more music for your ears in the next article. Till then enjoy some of these songs.