Almost 25 years after he gave Bollywood one of its most sizzling numbers Tip Tip Barsa Paani from Mohra (1994), Akshay Kumar is ready to revisit the song for Sooryavanshi. Matching him step for step in the romantic track will be co-star Katrina Kaif, while in the original it was Raveena Tandon who sizzled in the track!
Simmba's Aankh Marey crooned by Neha Kakkar, recreated by Tanishk Bagchi with lyrics of Shabbir Ahmed, is the revamped version of yesteryear's number by the same name. Along with Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, the music video also features the Golmaal Gang - Arshad Warsi (who was also part of the original version), Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade and Kunal Kemmu amidst the colourful vibes and desi tunes, highlighting their magnetic camaraderie of a kind.
The original song from Sirf Tum - Dilbar - created a storm when it first released in 1999. The chartbuster now recreated for the film Satyameva Jayate became a bigger sensation. In the original, the song was picturised on Sushmita Sen and Sanjay Kapoor, while the remix has Nora Fatehi sizzling with her belly dance. The song has been recreated by Tanishk Bagchi and written by Shabbir Ahmed. It is sung by Neha Kakkar, Dhvani and Alka Yagnik whose voice has been kept from the original composition.
The original song Mungda, starring Helen, was part of the film Inkaar (1977) which had Vinod Khanna and Amjad Khan in it. Though the latest version is crooned by Jyotica Tangri, Shaan and Shubro Ganguly, the original version created waves back then with the voice of Usha Mangeshkar. Sonakshi Sinha stepped into the shoes of Helen for this song from the film Total Dhamaal.
The iconic Ek Do Teen track from 1988 hit Tezaab was recreated in Baaghi 2 in 2018. The song sees Jacqueline Fernandez as Mohini, who grooved as Madhuri Dixit in the original. The film stars Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani in lead roles. Alka Yagnik crooned the original number, while Shreya Ghoshal sang the remake.
Fukrey Returns starring Richa Chadha, Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh and Ali Fazal featured a remake of the song Mehbooba from the 1977 classic Dharamvir. It was sung by Neha Kakkar and Yasmin Desai. The original track was voiced by Mohammad Rafi.
Vidya Balan starrer Tumhari Sulu saw the recreation of the popular Mr India (1987) track Hawa Hawai, which was sung by Kavita Krishanamurthi and Sasha Tripathi. Kavita crooned the original track as well. It was earlier used in the 2011 film Shaitan.
The Ishq track Neend Churai Meri was remade for Rohit Shetty's multi-starrer Golmaal Again. It was picturised on Ajay Devgn and Parineeti Chopra.
Varun Dhawan starrer Judwaa 2, the sequel to Salman Khan's 1997 film Judwaa had two songs from the original film 'Oonchi Hai Building' and 'Chalti Hai Kya Nau Se Gyarah' remade with a twist.
The hit Laila O Laila number from the 1980 blockbuster Qurbaani was remade in the 2016 Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees with Pawni Pandey crooning the track. It was picturised on Sunny Leone.
Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor showed amazing chemistry in the reworked Hamma Hamma track in OK Jaanu last year. The original track was picturised on Manisha Koirala and Arvind Swamy in the film Bombay.
The superhit Mohra track Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast was remade for the 2017 film Machine. Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik sang the original tune while Saun teamed up with Neha Kakkar in the remake.
The Keh Doon Tumhe track from the 1975 blockbuster Deewar was recreated for the 2017 film Baadshaho which was picturised on Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta. The original was sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle while the remake was crooned by Jubin Nautiyal and Neeti Mohan.
The 1970 Mohammed Rafi number Gulabi Aankhen from the film The Train was reprised in the 2017 film Noor, which was picturised on Sonakshi Sinha. It was sung by Tulsi Kumar and Amaal Malik.
Urvashi Rautela grooved to Saara Zamana Haseenon Ka Deewana in Kaabil, which was reworked from the 1981 film Yaarana, which was picturised on Amitabh Bachchan. Kishore Kumar sung the original track, while Raftaar and Payal Dev collaborated in the remake.
In the 2008 film Bachna Ae Haseeno, Ranbir Kapoor grooved to a amped up version of the classic tune from the 1977 film Hum Kissi Se Kum Nahin, which starred father Rishi Kapoor. The original was sung by Kishore Kumar and Vishal Dadlani added his voice in the reworked version.
The Na Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai track from the 1989 Sridevi starrer Chalbaaz was recreated for the John Abraham film I Me Aur Main. It was sung by Kavita Krishnamurthy while Neeraj Sridhar and Anushka Manchanda crooned the reworked version.
Kangana Ranaut danced to Hungama Ho Gaya in the 2014 hit Queen. The original song was sung by Asha Bhosle for the 1973 film Anhoni.
The Tridev track Oye Oye was recreated for the biopic Azhar, which saw Nargis Fakhri groove to it. Amit Kumar, Udit Narayan and Jolly Mukherjee lent their voices to the original track while Armaan Malik and Aditi Singh Sharma sang the remake.
The song Jata Kahan Hai Deewane from the 1956 film CID was reworked for Bombay Velvet, which featured Anushka Sharma seemingly crooning the tune. Suman Sridhar sang the reworked version.
Asha Bhosle sang the iconic Dum Maaro Dum from the film Hare Rama Hare Krishna, which was picturised on Zeenat Aman. Deepika Padukone grooved to a reworked version of the classic track in the film Dum Maaro Dum years later.
Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif will be seen grooving to a revamped version of the popular Tip Tip Barsa Paani track from Mohra in the upcoming film Sooryavanshi. We see similar instances in which evergreen songs were remade with a twist
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