The most versatile singer of the industry needs no introduction, her sweet and mesmerizing voice is undoubtedly very different. Sunidhi Chauhan is a songstress who has countless contribution towards Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi and Hindi music. She can fit herself comfortably to sing songs of all genres. In honor of her 20 years in Bollywood music industry let’s look back at some of her best songs.
Ladki Deewani Ladka Deewana – ‘Shastra’ (1996)
Chauhan began her Bollywood playback singing career with this song. This very song brought deserved attention to Chauhan, who by now had become and overnight singing sensation. This song was composed by the late Aadesh Shrivastava.
Beedi – ‘Omkara’ (2006)
Chauhan has uttered each and every word of this track with absolute relish and has lent the right amount of rusticity and raunchiness to this boisterous mass song. The wistful mood of the song does full justice to the amazing strength of Chauhan’s vocals. She is ably assisted by Sukhwinder Singh in the song composed by Vishal Bhardwaj and written by Gulzar.
Dekho Na – ‘Fanaa’ (2006)
This is one of the songs that easily comes to mind when it rains. Chauhan sounds wonderful in the company of Sonu Nigam as they both croon exceptional lyrics written by Prasoon Joshi.
Udi – ‘Guzaarish’ (2010)
Chauhan proved yet again just why she is still the best in the business, with this mesmerizing and delightful track. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s on-screen charm is brought out very well in the song.
Tu – ‘My Friend Pinto’ (2011)
This beautiful song was composed by Chauhan’s husband Hitesh Sonik. She does full justice to the composition and it remains one of her all time best.
Sheila Ki Jawani – ‘Tees Maar Khan’ (2011)
Chauhan’s exorbitantly racy vocals roar to the extreme in this chartbuster item song. She fills loads of energy and enthusiasm with her voice to this Vishal-Shekhar composition. The video of the song picturised on Katrina Kaif and choreographed by Farah Khan is the icing on the cake.
Dil Tera – ‘Mirza ��� The Untold Story’ (2012)
This is one of the evergreen melodies for which thr magic will never die. The magic Chauhan creates with her music is such that everyone falls in love with her voice, irrespective of which language the song is.
Kamli -�� ‘Dhoom:3’ (2013)
Chauhan’s vocals pack loads of attitude and vibrancy to this powerful and energetic composition by Pritam. She won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for best singer female for this song. This award was yet another feather in her already very well decorated cap.
Tu Kuja – ‘Highway’ (2014)
There are some classics that can only be remembered and never repeated. It is a song which will bring a tear every time, because of all the pain in Chauhan’s expressive voice. She does full justice to A R Rahman’s brilliant music.
Tere Liye – ‘Fitoor’ (2016)
Chauhan is at her soulful best in this track. The talented singer has not done anything out of the world but it is the simplicity of her vocal abilities that has taken this song to another level.
There are only a few playback singers in Bollywood who have made their way into people�۪s hearts with their versatility and the astounding tone of their voices. One of them, without a speck of doubt, is Sunidhi Chauhan. She is one of the legends of Indian music and unarguably one of most versatile and talented singers in Bollywood history. Apart from congratulating the songstress for completing 20 years in Bollywood, BizAsia wishes her congratulations on this milestone. Well-wishers and her fans will hope that the much loved voice of India stays immortal and continues exploring various dimensions of music.