2014 Rewind: Bollywood musicians pick their favourite songs of the year
As 2014 comes to an end, a few Bollywood musicians share their favourite tracks of the year other than their own
On her playlist: 'Patakha Guddi' ('Highway')
Music: AR Rahman
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
Singers: Sultana and Jyoti Nooran
Right note: "Irshad (Kamil) ji's lyrics was very inspiring and the song saw (AR) Rahman saab at his best. It is a delight to listen to, no less."
The common factor
On their playlist: 'Samjhawan' ('Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania')
Lyrics: Ahmed Anees and Kumaar
Singers: Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal
Arko Pravo Mukherjee
Right note: "It's a simple, well-written melody that immediately struck a chord with the audience."
Right note: "The sheer simplicity of the song was what won over music lovers. It was also well presented on the screen."
On his playlist: 'Meherbaan' ('Bang Bang')
Lyrics: Anvita Dutt
Singers: Ash King, Shilpa Rao and Shekhar
Right note: "I fell in love with the song as soon as I heard it. It was not only the melody that touched me and but its presentation too."
Song: 'Mast Magan' ('2 States')
Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
Singers: Arijit Singh and Chinmayi
Right note: "It is a soothing track with soulful lyrics. It is very well sung too. Overall, a beautiful composition."
On his playlist: 'Mileya Mileya' ('Happy Ending')
Lyrics: Priya Saraiya
Singers: Rekha Bhardwaj, Jigar Saraiya and Priya Andrews
Right note: "The track perfectly blends soulful melody with a contemporary touch."
On his playlist: 'Ranjha' ('Queen')
Music and singer: Rupesh Kumar Ram
Lyrics: Anvita Dutt Guptan
Right note: "This number is high on emotion which is why I like to hear it often."
On his playlist: 'Manali Trance' ('The Shaukeens')
Music: Yo Yo Honey Singh
Lyrics: Sahil Kaushal
Singers: Yo Yo Honey Singh and Neha Kakkar
Right note: "I like this party song because of the way it has been written and the powerful rendition by Yo Yo Honey Singh."