#68 Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge: Top 100 Bollywood Albums

Aditya Chopra made his directorial debut in 1995 with the iconic film starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge had music by Jatin-Lalit and some memorable songs like Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane, Tujhe Dekha To and Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna
#68 Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge: Top 100 Bollywood Albums

Movie Details of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

Music: Jatin-Lalit

Lyrics: Anand Bakshi

Label: Saregama HMV

Director: Aditya Chopra

Considered one of Yash Raj Films' biggest grossers ever, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge was also the composers Jatin-Lalit's first outing with the production house. The romantic musical had the duo, along with veteran lyricist Anand Bakshi (their first collaboration with the man), produce some of the tunes that they are most remembered by – tracks like Tujhe Dekha and Mehndi Lagaa Ke Rakhna are counted among the definitive songs in their respective genres, from 90s Bollywood. The latter, in its movie version, even had a neat incorporation of another legendary wedding song from one of Yash Chopra's earliest hits: Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen.

Best Song of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge: The boisterous Ruk Jaa O Dil Deewane had SRK's onscreen antics sort of reminiscent of Shammi Kapoor songs, while Jatin-Lalit in their brass and guitar led orchestration threw back to Pancham's works from the same era. Bakshi's words and Udit Narayan's singing perfectly reflected the frivolous nature of Khan's character. 

The Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge Playlist:

  1. Ghar Aaja Pardesi (Singers: Manpreet Kaur, Pamela Chopra)
  2. Ho Gaya Hai Tujhko (Singers: Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan)
  3. Mehendi Lage Ke Rakhna (Singers: Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan)
  4. Mere Khwabon Mein (Singer: Lata Mangeshkar)
  5. Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane (Singer: Udit Narayan)
  6. Tujhe Dekho To (Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Kumar Sanu)
  7. Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main (Singer: Asha Bhosle, Abhijeet)

Listen to the entire album of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge here:

(With contributions by Praveen VR, co-founder of musicaloud.com)

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