January 17th, 2015


Magic in Tunes: 01/17/2015 - Tanhayee Tanhayee

Javed Akhtar is one of the most talented lyricist, poet and script writer in Hindi Film world. He was the half of the duo Salim-Javed for quite a few years before he became popular by his own name. His partnership with Salim Khan in script writing generated several successful movies like Sholay, Seeta Aur Geeta, Deewar, Kranti and many more. His songs are no less famous and float thru a range of varied styles and also human emotions. Many of his film scripts include lines from his poems too. There is not a single song that doesnt move me when I listen to them.

To celebrate his birthday today here is a beautiful melody from 2001 hit Hindi movie Dil Chahta Hai titled Tanhayee, Tanhayee. Sung by Sonu Nigam and Music composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. With lines like “Door Banayi Thi Manzil To Raste Mein Hi Shaam Huvi” this has become the famous song for someone whose heart is broken.

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