10 Must-Listen A.R. Rahman Songs

Published on 06th Jan 2021 by BlogBuster Editorial Team
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On 6th January 1967, we were blessed with the immensely talented musical maestro A.R. Rahman. He is an Indian composer, musician, singer, and music producer, recognized worldwide for his breathtaking creations. Since the beginning of his career, Rahman has given us beautiful compositions and songs year after year. Termed as an instrument by himself, Rahman has experimented with many music genres and captured the heart of the audience with every composition.

A.R. Rahman is one of the top musicians of our country and is honoured with many national as well as international awards. He is regarded as the God Of Music for his unique style of compositions and powerful voice. His songs always have a place in our hearts and our playlists.

Below are the top 10 A.R. Rahman songs you definitely must listen to and enjoy.

Agar Tum Saath Ho - Tamasha

Artists: Alka Yagnik, Arijit Singh
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
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The velvety voices of Alka Yagnik and Arijit Singh made this composition one of A.R. Rahman’s top songs. An interesting fact about this song is that its video was filmed much later and added to the film later. The expressions portrayed by Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor in the video magnified the emotions conveyed through this A.R. Rahman hit song.

Patakha Guddi - Highway

Artists: Sultana and Jyoti Nooran
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
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You can’t help but hum along with this A.R. Rahman hit song. The Patakha Guddi song oozes purity with each note it hits. Picturized on Alia Bhatt, the song is an ode to freedom, free spirit, and wildness. Patakha Guddi song is a must-listen and one of the best A.R. Rahman songs.

Yeh Haseen Vadiyan - Roja

Artists: S.P. Balasubhramanyam, K.S. Chithra
Lyrics: P.K. Mishra
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How can we not mention this one! Unfold magic with A.R. Rahman’s old hit song Yeh Haseen Waadiyaan. The scenic beauty of Kashmir matched with the equally mesmerizing music and beautiful lyrics, definitely make this song one of A.R. Rahman’s top songs.

Luka Chuppi - Rang De Basanti

Artists: Lata Mangeshkar, A.R. Rahman
Lyrics: Prasoon Joshi
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Rang De Basanti’s Luka Chuppi is a pure bliss to listen to. One of the best A.R. Rahman songs, Luka Chuppi feels new every time you listen to this song. The beautiful voices of two talented artists Lata Mangeshkar Ji and A.R. Rahman gave life to this composition. Even today, this song can touch your hearts and bring tears to your eyes. Rang De Basanti’s Luka Chuppi is a song that will stay in your heart and playlist forever.

Muqaala Muqabala - Humse Hai Muqabala

Artists: Mano, Swarnalatha
Lyrics: P.K. Mishra
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This A.R. Rahman's old hit beats every other dance song ever made! Energetic in terms of music, lyrics and choreography, Muqaala Muqabala urges you to hit the dance floor. It was remade for the film Street Dancer 3D by Tanishk Bhagchi and was sung by Yash Narvekar and Parampara Thakur. Even today, the original version of this song is much remembered and enjoyed by listeners and can be considered one of A.R. Rahman’s most popular songs!

Khwaja Mere Khwaja - Jodhaa Akbar

Artist: A.R. Rahman
Lyrics: Kashif
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A.R. Rahman’s Khwaja Mere Khwaja brings you closer to God with each verse. Each note and each lyric of this song is synonymous with divinity. Listening to it will fill your soul with peace and calm. Undoubtedly, Khwaja Mere Khwaja is one of A.R. Rahman’s hit songs.

Nahin Samne - Taal

Artists: Hariharan, Sukhwinder Singh
Lyrics: Anand Bakshi
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If love had a sound, it would sound like this song from the film Taal. Its magical lyrics by Anand Bakshi & beautiful composition by A.R. Rahman touched the hearts of listeners. Nahin Samne is one of the best A.R. Rahman songs that will continue to be listened to for years to come.

Kun Faya Kun - Rockstar

Artists: A.R. Rahman, Javed Ali, Mohit Chauhan
Lyrics: Irshaad Kamil
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A.R. Rahman’s Kun Faya Kun from Rockstar is a class apart. It sounds like divinity through-and-through with the soothing voices of A.R. Rahman, Javed Ali & Mohit Chauhan. Listening to this song helps embrace serenity and peace. Feel closer to God with one of A.R. Rahman’s most popular songs.

Jai Ho - Slumdog Millionaire

Artists: A.R. Rahman, Sukhwinder Singh, Tanvi, Mahalakshmi Iyer, Vijay Prakash
Lyrics: Gulzar, Tanvi
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Jai Ho song by A.R. Rahman is one magnanimous song. It is intense and energetic and will leave you wanting more. Rahman won the Academic Award for Best Song with this Latin-infused dance track. People loved this song for its powerful tune and set it as their caller tune, ringtone, and also added in their playlist to not exit for years. Jai Ho is rightly termed as one of the best A.R. Rahman songs.

Maa Tujhe Salaam - Vande Mataram (Album)

Artist: A.R. Rahman
Lyrics: Mehboob
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Even today, this A.R. Rahman’s top song gives you goosebumps when you listen to it. It fills your heart with patriotism and love for your country. Rahman’s powerful voice and Mehboob’s heartfelt lyrics lifted this song to another level. Maa Tujhe Salaam is an ultimate expression of country love and one of A.R. Rahman’s hit songs.

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