Himesh Reshammiya is a singer who clearly needs no introduction. The singer brought in a style of music so unique, that he instantly was a recognised name in the industry. It did also come with a lot of poking of fun, and it’s not like his music connected with everyone either. But his songs are the kind you can hate, but can’t ignore. Reshammiya’s music has a style of composition based on a fusion of Western and Indian classical music accompanied by techno beats, which then was a fresh genre in music and his songs were the kind which would best be sung only by him. Reshammiya also participated in nurturing and judging the singing competitions like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge, Music Ka Maha Muqqabla and Sur Kshetra.
So on the occasion of the singer’s 44th birthday, we list down some of most iconic songs over the years which still resound in our ears at the first mention. Here are 7 of them: Also Read - Indian Idol 12: Himesh Reshammiya Breaks Down In Tears After Mohammed Danish's Performance, Know Here Why
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One of the first songs of Himesh’s playback singing career, this romantic number hit the right chords for the romantics.
Aashiq Banaya Aapne – Aashiq Banaya Aapne (2005)
Another song from the Aashiq Banaya Aapne album, one of the most memorable songs of Himesh Reshammiya
Hookah Bar – Khiladi 786 (2012);
Every youth will remember dancing to this iconic number at parties for none can escape its racy lyrics and pulsating beats. ALSO READ: Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs’ Judges Neha Kakkar, Himesh Reshammiya React To Shoojit Sircar’s Tweet Asking For Ban On Kid’s Reality Shows
Chakna Chakna – Namastey London (2007)
The song was a raving hit when it was first released in Namastey London with its slow haunting beats coupled with Akshay Kumar’s bang on impression give you all the feels
Zara Jhoom Jhoom – Tom, Dick And Harry (2006)
This classic Himesh song will get you to jhoom along with him to the composition. The song was perhaps the best thing that came out of the 2006 film.
Jhalak Dikhlaja – Aksar (2005)
Emraan Hashmi’s moves in this song are not one to miss. Another classic Himesh song from 2005, which earned Himesh all the recognition for his music.
Chalao Na Naino Se Baand Re – Bol Bachchan (2012)
Another party number from Himesh that is a favourite among the party crowds. The song’s music will have any man shaking a leg.
All in all, we hope you have as good a time while you jhoom to these songs as Himesh did in the videos. Happy 44th, Himesh Reshammiya!