New Delhi [India], Jun 21 (ANI): Music being an integral part of life soothes your soul and is a major source of happiness for countless. On World Music Day, let’s celebrate it with the music that B-town actors performed for their films.
Popularly known as Big B, Amitabh was aptly called the ‘Shahenshah’ of Bollywood in the 1970s. He built his screen image as an ‘angry young man’ by portraying aggressive roles in movies like ‘Zanjeer’, ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’, ‘Deewar’ and ‘Kaala Patthar’ to name a few.
Do you remember the hit song from the 1981 movie “Silsila” “Rang Barse”?. It was sung by none other than Big B. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gave several iconic songs from his films such as “Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham”, “Bhootnath”, “Baghban” and several others.
Do you know that world icon PeeCee aka Priyanka Chopra is trained in western classical music? Before winning the hearts of the world, she sang her first song “Ullathai Killathe” in the Tamil drama “Thamizhan”. Priyanka made her Bollywood debut with the song “Chaoro” from her movie “Mary Kom.” She also has three singles, ‘Exotic’, ‘In My City’ and ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’.
She also provided her vocals for the title track of ‘Dil Dhadakne Do in 2015. The biggest influence behind her love for music is PeeCee’s father, Ashok Chopra.
Like her sister, Parineeti Chopra is also blessed with a beautiful and soulful voice. She sang a few times in Bollywood. Her first song was “Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin” by director “Meri Pyaari Bindu” by Akshay Roy. Since her debut in the singing field, she stole her heart with her voice. She also did a song for her movie ‘Kesari’: ‘Teri Mitti’
Bhai Jaan has many talents in his kitty, from acting to painting to singing. Salman has given Bollywood hit songs which are played in all celebrations. “Hangover” from his movie “Kick” which is the most loved song by his fans. And the other hit songs are “Main Hoon Hero Tera”.
The multi-talented actor Farhan Akhtar did not stop at acting, writing and directing, he tried his hand at singing. In his debut in the movie ‘Rock On’ in 2008, he sang not one but 5 songs for this movie. Together with Hrithilk Roshan and Abhay Deol, Farhan sang “Senorita” from “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”.
Alia, who is known for her tremendous performances in Bollywood, debuted as a singer in 2014 with Highway’s song “Sooha Saaha”, which was AR Rahman’s composition. After that, she gave her melodious voice to songs like ‘Samjhawan’ in ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’, ‘Ikk Kudi’ (Udta Punjab) and many more.
As the granddaughter of the legendary singer, late Lata Mangeshkar, Shraddha inherited certain singing skills within her. She sang many songs for her movies, including “Galliyan” from movie “Ek Villain” (2014), “Bezubaan Fir Se” unplugged from her dance drama “ABCD 2” and others.
World Music Day is celebrated on June 21 every year. The celebration of this day was started by Jack Lang, a French politician with Maurice Fleuret, a composer, music journalist, radio producer, administrator of the arts in Paris in 1982. (ANI)
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