24 Bollywood film titles inspired by old Hindi songs

Updated: May 14, 2017, 17:40 IST
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    'Meri Pyaari Bindu': Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana's movie name is based on song 'Meri Pyari Bindu' from the film 'Padosan' (1968), music of which was composed by RD Burman, and the track is picturised on Sunil Dutt and Kishore Kumar
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    'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil': The film title of Karan Johar's multi-starrer is inspired by lyrics of the classic song 'Yeh Hai Bombay Meri Jaan' picturised on Johnny Walker in Mumbai from the film 'CID' (1956) and sung by Mohammad Rafi
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    Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: The film starring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone gets its title from the classic Kishore Kumar song of the same name from the movie 1972 film Jawani Diwani. The song was picturised on Ranbir's uncle Randhir Kapoor and Jaya Bachchan
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    Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu: A romantic comedy which had Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the lead, a popular song with the same wordings was filmed on Bebo's uncle Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh. The memorable duet was sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle
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    Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya: The romantic drama directed by Prabhu Deva tars Shruti Haasan and Girish Kumar. The titled of the film is derived from the cult 'Shree 420' song, picturised on Raj Kapoor and Nargis and sung by Rafi, Lata and Mukesh
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    Ek Hasina Thi: Sriram Raghavan's psychological thriller which had Urmila Matondkar in one of her finest roles, the title of the movie is inspired by the timeless climax song from 'Karz', performed by Rishi Kapoor and sung the Kishoreda
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    Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge: The best romantic film of Hindi cinema, DDLJ gets its name from the popular song from the hit 1974 film 'Chor Machaye Shor'. Picturised on Shashi Kapoor and Mutmaz, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle were the singers
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    Bachna Ae Haseeno: One of the rare instances where father and son have performed on the same song. Ranbir Kapoor grooved to the title track in 2008 romantic flick. The original number picturised on his father Rishi Kapoor was from the 1977 movie 'Hum Kisise Kum Naheen'. Kishore Kumar was in his elements again
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    Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya: A likeable romantic flick starring Salman Khan and Kajol, the movie gets its name from the classic 'Mughal-e-Azam' song, picturised on the stunning Madhubala, and sung by Lata Mangeshkar
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    Aa Dekhen Zara: A forgettable sci-fi thriller starring Neil Nitin Mukesh and Bipasha Basu, the title seeks inspiration from the peppy 'Rocky' (1981) number, again by the Kishore-Asha combo
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    Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na: A romantic comedy that marked the debut of Aamir Khan's nephew Imran, the successful movie gets its name from the evergreen song picturised on Shashi Kapoor in the 1973 film 'Aa Gale Lag Jaa', Kishore Kumar was the singer again
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    Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha: A forgettable cry-flick starring Salman Khan, Preity Zinta and Bhoomika Chawla, the movie's titled was derived from the classic song by Asha and Kishore from the 1982 movie Yeh Vaada Raha
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    Kuch Naa Kaho: The name of the unremarkable movie, which starred to-be life partners Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, sought inspiration from the melodious track in 1942 -- A Love Story -- sung by Kumar Sanu
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    Koi...Mil Gaya: Rakesh Roshan's sci-fi adventure got its name from the youthful track in KJ's Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Picturised on the film's three lead characters and a host of college students, it was sung by Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Kavita Krishnamurthy
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    Aa Ab Laut Chalein: One of Aishwarya Rai and Akshaye Khanna's forgettable films during the early part of their career, the Rishi Kapoor-directed movie got its name from the song in the classic 1960 film Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai, which was picturised on his dad Raj Kapoor, and was sung by the Mukesh-Lata pairing
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    Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne: Zayed Khan's debut film took its name from the evergreen number picturised on a guitar-strumming Zeenat Aman in Yaadon Ki Baaraat. Rafi and Asha were the singers
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    Chalte Chalte: The Shah Rukh Khan-Rani Mukerji starrer gets its name from the song in the 1976 film, incidentally also titled Chalte Chalte. The song picturised on Vishal Anand and Simi Garewal was rendered by Kishore Kumar
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    Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar: The 2002 film was made as a tribute to R.D. Burman, and the name of the movie was derived from the hit song in the 1967 flick Shagird, picturised on Joy Mukherjee and Saira Banu. Lata Mangeshkar was the singer
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    Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyon: A multi-starrer war-based film by Anil Sharma, the film's title is inspired by the heart-rendering classic song from another war film, Haqeeqat (1964). Rafi gave his voice to the number that is still a favourite on Independence and Republic Day
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    My Name is Anthony Gonzalves: The Nikhil Dwivedi-Amrita Rao starrer movie was an insult to the delightful number from Manmohan Desai's Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), sung by Kishore Kumar, with Big B also chipping in with memorable dialogues
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    Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai: A box office disaster starring Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan, the film's title was inspired by the hummable song picturised on Shah Rukh Khan in the romantic comedy Yes Boss (1997). Abhijeet gave his voice to the number
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    Na Tum Jaano Na Hum: Hrithik Roshan is common to both the film and the song. In 2002, Hrithik featured along with Esha Deol and Saif Ali Khan in a drab romantic film. The romantic song from Hrithik's debut film Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, was picturised on him and Ameesha Patel, and sung by Lucky Ali
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    Jhootha Hi Sahi: A 2010 romantic comedy which had John Abraham in the lead role, the film's title seeks inspiration from the popular song in Johny Mera Naam (1970), picturised on Dev Anand and Hema Malini, and sung by Kishoreda
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    Laaga Chunari Mein Daag: Pradeep Sarkar's unremarkable work starring Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan, it is also a classic number from the 1963 Raj Kapoor-Nutan starrer Dil Hi Toh Hai
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The trend of naming Bollywood movies after evergreen Hindi songs has gained momentum. Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana's film 'Meri Pyaari Bindu' is the latest example

 

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