The melody king, who donnes hats of a playback singer, songwriter, composer, actor, has been a youth sensation since his ‘Jal’ band days. This Pakistani popstar carved a very unique niche for himself by lending his spellbinding appeal to the romantic Bollywood songs.
Atif Aslam- the name that forever rings a bell when it comes to emoting romantic songs, has massive fan following drawing infinite love from fans across the world. Known for his vocal-belting technique, Atif is absolutely distinct and lovely in his renditions.
As the rockstar gears up to engage in a fun-filled interactive session on his YouTube channel live with his fans on his birthday, in keeping with his tradition; let’s revisit some of his songs that charmed millions all these years:
Woh lamhe (Zeher): Mahesh Bhatt’s movie featuring Emraan Hashmi, Shamita Shetty was hugely popular owing to this hit song Woh Lamhe, composed by Anu Malik. Atif’s melodious voice fetched him an IIFA Award for Best Male Playback Singer.
Beintehaa (Race 2): This romantic song, lip synced by Saif Ali Khan with a sizzling on-screen chemistry alongside Deepika Padukone, was once again a very popular track sung by Atif.
Pehli nazar (Race): Race movie would have seemed incomplete without this particular song picturised on Bipasha and Akshay Khanna.
Tu jaane na (Ajab Prem ki Gazab Kahaani): This song went on to become a sort of unofficial, national post-break up anthem for the youth at that time. Echoing the earnestness of unreciprocated love, Atif was extraordinary in this song.
Tere sang yaara (Rustom): Reigniting romance and passion, Atif once again swept the nation of its feet with this beautiful track picturised on Akshay Kumar and Ileana.
Mein Rang Sharbaton Ka (Phata Poster Nikla Hero): Starring Shahid Kapoor, Ileana, this song too had instantly caught on with the masses and could be found trending the playlists.
Tera Hone Laga Hoon (Ajab Prem ki Gazab Kahaani): Yet another superhit track by Atif, lip synced by Ranbir Kapoor that was loved.
Piya ore piya (Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya): Belting yet another hit romantic song capturing the innocence and vivacity was this track, which saw Genelia-Riteish chemistry come alive on-screen.
His ex factor in every rendition, charmed his way into our hearts and etched permanence.