September’s top ten songs have rhythm, soul, romance and techno beats. A perfect set of melodies to go with a jog, an afternoon tea, or an evening rendezvous. Himmesh Reshammiya wins for the top two numbers. Enjoy!

Vidya Sridhar works at NASA and is a mom of two elementary school children. She lives and breathes all things filmi.

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Movie: It’s Entertainment; Music: Sachin-Jigar;
Lyrics: Ashish Pandit, Mayur Puri, Priya Panchal;
Singers: Atif Aslam and Shalmali Kholgade

This is a beautiful romantic number. The rhythm is nicely paced with Atif Aslam’s vocal range nicely showcased. It’s love at first note.


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Movie: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania; Music: The Titans, Badshah; Lyrics: Indeep Bakshi, Badshah; Singers:  Indeep Bakshi, Badshah, Akriti Kakkar

Karan Johar’s latest venture promises and delivers an electrifying soundtrack. Once you hear the song, you will be humming the refrain, too. It’s techno heavy, but the melody is easy to sing and dance along to.


3.Tu Hi Toh Hai


Movie: Holiday; Music: Pritam;
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil; Singer: Benny Dayal

A brilliant romantic song with a catchy tune, definitely a signature Pritam number. This song picturized on Sonakshi Sinha and Akshay Kumar, flows from romantic to peppy. There are two versions sung by Kunal Ganjawala and Benny Dayal, both equally good.


2. Caller Tune


Movie: Humshakals; Music: Himesh Reshammiya;
Lyrics: Sameer Anjaan; Singers:  Neeraj Shridhar, Neeti Mohan

“Caller Tune” is is another one of those numbers that will outlast the movie. It has a playful feel to it and when Neeti Mohan hits the lower registers, it really caught my attention.


1. Jumme Ki Raat


Movie: Kick; Music: Himesh Reshammiya; Lyrics: Kumaar, Shabbir Ahmed; Singers: Mika Singh, Palak Muchhal

With the combination of Mika Singh’s vocals and Salman Khan’s matched steps on screen this song delivers. It is one of those underground songs, perfectly combining grunge and groove.

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