Jubin Nautiyal, is one of the most promising singers in the Indian music industry today. He debuted in the playback music field in the year 2014 with the song “Ek Mulakat” from the film ‘Sonali Cable’(2014). The rich timbre of his voice and his range is unparalleled as can be seen from his collection of songs, across genres. One of the earliest songs he sang was for the movie ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ (2015). As the musical notes of ‘Zindagi Kuch To Bata’ flow in waves; rising and falling beautifully in tandem with each other, Jubin’s voice exhibits a flute like, malleable quality; mellow or rich, intense or sparkly. It is this quality that sets him apart from the crowd. Over the years, he has expanded his repertoire to include non-filmi music videos that are a raging success world over.
Ahead of his much delayed UK tour, BizAsiaLive.com looks at just a few of his songs that remain memorable for his fans and beyond.
Humnava Mere – Romantic single (2018)
The romantic ballad is sung by Indian playback singer Jubin Nautiyal. The song is composed by the musical duo Rocky & Shiv and lyrics written by Manoj Muntashir. The theme of the song is ‘unrequited love’ and the video, shot in the hauntingly beautiful locales of Venice, tells a whole story through the actors Jubin Nautiyal himself and Romika Sharma.
Tum Hi Aana – ‘Marjaavaan’ (2019)
One of this first soundtracks released from the movie ‘Marjaavaan’, the song featured Siddharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria. Written by Kunal Verma, and composed by Payal Dev, it has been sung beautifully by Jubin Nautiyal. It is a song that expresses the anguish of heart break through the use of its unique instrumentation and of course, the soul stirring lyrics. It was acclaimed by critics and music lovers and gained a life of its own as a cult pop ballad.
Raatan Lambiyaan – ‘Shershaah’ (2021)
One of the most popular songs of the year, this song captured beautifully, the pangs of separation. In the movie, the separation is due to the exigencies of Army life. With lyrics and music, set by Tanishk Bagchi, the song was sung by Jubin Nautiyal and Asees Kaur. The song features Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani. The movie itself was one of the spectacular successes in the OTT platform.
Lut Gaye – ‘Mumbai Saga’ (2021)
Lut Gaye interestingly was released as a romantic ballad prior to the release of the movie ‘Mumbai Saga’. Composed by Tanishk Bagchi, penned by Manoj Muntashir, the song featured Emraan Hashmi and Yukti Thareja. It was included in the movie as a prequel to the actual story in the movie. One of most popular songs sung by Jubin Nautiyal, it has garnered around 1.2 billion views on YouTube!
Mast Nazron Se – Romantic single (2022)
Based on a Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan song of the same name, the track is composed by Rochak Kohli. Jubin has provided vocals for the song penned by Manoj Muntashir. The music video stars Jubin Nautiyal and Nikita Dutta. The concept of the video is the pre-wedding function of a couple, on the threshold of a life together. A runaway hit, it has crossed record number of 125 views on YouTube.
Jubin does full justice to the lyrics and the composition, each song mentioned is unique. Coming up soon for Jubin, on the playback front is the movie ‘Thank God’, starring Ajay Devgn , Siddharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh, where we will get to hear a reprise of the Sri Lankan hit, ‘Manike’ and a romantic song, ‘Haaniya Ve’.
Jubin Nautiyal will be performing at OVO Arena, Wembley on Friday 4th November and at Morningside Arena, Leicester on Saturday 5th November.
BizAsialive.com is the exclusive digital partner of this tour.
By Tejusvini Varadachari