The Kesari Songs Portray True Punjabi Flavours


Album Info
Music: Jasbir Jassi, Tanishk Bagchi, Arko, Chirantan Bhatt, Arko, Gurmoh, Jasleen Royal
Lyrics: Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Tanishk Bagchi, Manoj Muntashir, Kumaar, Kunwar Juneja, Guru Govind Singh Ji
Singers: Jasbir Jassi, Arijit Singh, Asees Kaur, B Praak, Romy, Brijesh Shandilya, Jazzy B, Sukhwinder Singh, Romy B

Another Akshay Kumar starrer with a fabulous plot that follows the events leading to the Battle of Saragarhi, military combat between 21 soldiers of the Sikh Regiment of the British Army and 6,000–10,000 Afridi and Orakzai mountain tribesmen from Afghanistan in 1897.

The music🎼 of the film🎦 has been composed by Tanishk Bagchi, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Chirantan Bhatt, Jasbir Jassi, Gurmoh and Jasleen Royal with lyrics written by Kumaar, Manoj Muntashir, Kunwar Juneja and Tanishk Bagchi.

The songs have garnered all kinds of positive➕ and negative➖ reviews. Haven’t heard them yet? Read the GaanaP review and let us know which song you love the most. Enjoy fun Bollywood Games exclusively on the GaanaP app.

Ek Onkaar

Ek Onkaar

“Ek Onkaar” as we know represents the one and the only supreme reality and is a central tenet of the Sikh religious philosophy. Jasbir Jassi Bains’ loud and vibrating voice booms through in a beautiful way, hence exuding divine magic. RATING: 4/5

Ve Maahi

Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra


A sweet and spicy composition by Tanishk Bagchi sung beautifully by the experts Arijit Singh and Asees Kaur. “Ve Maahi” is a heavenly romantic number penned down by Bagchi himself. RATING: 5/5

Teri Mitti

Teri Mitti Song Kesari


A mindblowing, patriotic number which will make emotions ooze out of you and make you nostalgic for your land, your country etc. Manoj Muntashir and Kumaar have penned down the most heartfelt lyrics. Arko Pravo and Tanishk’s composition, as well as B Praak’s singing, will make you swoon and fall in love with this song. RATING: 4/5

Sanu Kehndi

Sanu Kehndi Gaana Kesari

“Sanu Kehndi” is a jhakaas, dance number that will make you put on your party shoes and dance💃🏽 like crazy. Romy and Brijesh Shandilya have sung it really well. The dhol by Hanif Aslam & Group and live rhythms and percussions conducted by Dipesh Varma are impressive. They also add to the Punjabiness of the track, but the lyrics by Kumaar outshine everything else. RATING: 3/5

Ajj Singh Garjega

Ajj Singh Garjega

This power-packed song sung by Jazzy B starts with the beautiful music from the Punjabi folk instrument Tumbi. The fierce, patriotic spirit shown by Akshay Kumar and the other warriors is worthy of appreciation and accolades. Kunwar Juneja’s deep lyrics will surely motivate you. RATING: 3/5

Deh Shiva

Deh Shiva-Sukhwinder Singh Jasleen Royal

“Deh Shiva” has both the male and the female versions of it. The male version is sung by Sukhwinder Singh and the female version by Jasleen Royal. You’ll love Jasleen Royal’s version more than the male one, as she has composed the music on her own. The lyrics have been written by the 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji himself. This song is a dose of spirituality and is unlike anything else that you’ve heard before. RATING: 5/5

Akshay Kumar has been performing some great roles in the past few years. These songs have received excellent reviews as compared to any other Bollywood songs recently. All of them are original creations and will cheer you up anytime you listen to them. Visit the link to listen to the songs from “Kesari”, to play engaging Hindi Film Music Games, click  Bollywood Musical games or read interesting blogs and reviews on GaanaP!


OUR PICK(S): We choose “Ve Mahi” as our most favourite song from the album. 

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These Spooky Bollywood Songs Will Haunt You Every Day

Just like some of us are fond of watching horror films, because we enjoy the spine-tingling, nerve-racking feeling that scary films give us, similarly there are people who thoroughly enjoy listening to spooky songs because these songs transport them to a supernatural, spooky world.

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Qawwali Diaries In Bollywood

Qawwali is no more limited to holy spaces or religious gatherings, it has spread its wings everywhere. Most of us love listening to filmi Qawwalis. It has grown as the music of love and selflessness and gathers people of all communities.

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The Thugs Of Hindostan Songs Give You A Taste Of Action & Adventure

Album Info

Music: Ajay-Atul

Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya

Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Vishal Dadlani, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Amitabh Bachchan

Album Released: November 2018

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Shaan, The Unforgettable Bollywood Playback Hero

Shaan? Haven’t we all grown up watching Shaan as the energetic host of music reality shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa? Shantanu Mukherjee, popularly known as Shaan is the grandson of late lyricist Jahar Mukherjee and son of the late music director, Manas Mukherjee. He is one amongst the very few Indian singers to have collaborated with innumerable international singers.

Did you know that he collaborated with ‘Blue’ for the popular song ‘One Love’? Didn’t we all love dancing to ‘One Love’ as kids? He has sung some of our most favourite Bollywood songs till date.

Let’s read about a few of his best songs till date.

Musu Musu (1999)

Musu Musu Hasi

Music: Purna Das Baul Samrat, Shiraz Mehra, Vishal Dadlani

Lyrics: Raj Kaushal, Vishal Dadlani

Singer: Shaan

Remember the song ‘Musu Musu Hasi Deu Malai Lai’? Doesn’t this song make you nostalgic? It takes us back to those carefree childhood days when we could spend endless hours listening to this beautiful song. We simply love the eccentric lyrics by Raj Kaushal and Vishal Dadlani.

Koi Kahe Kehta Rahe (2001)

Koi Kahe Kehta Rahe Party Song

Music: Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy

Lyrics: Javed Akhtar

Singers: Shaan, Shankar Mahadevan, K.K

This one was the most trending party number back in 2001. In those days we didn’t have too many songs from this genre, hence people loved playing this one in all kinds of parties and get-togethers. It was a favourite with the kids and adults alike.

Kuch To Hua Hai (2003)

Shahrukh Khan

Music: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
Singers: Alka Yagnik, Shaan
‘Kuch To Hua Hai, Kuch Ho Gaya Hai, Do Chaar Din Se Lagta Hai Jaise’ is an eternal, evergreen love song from ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ that we have all grown up listening to. Shaan’s voice absolutely fits into Saif Ali Khan’s. The lyrics by Javed Akhtar perfectly describe the feelings of puppy love. Listen to this song on the GaanaP app.

Chand Sifaarish (2006)

Aamir Khan And Kajol

Music: Jatin- Lalit

Lyrics: Prasoon Joshi

Singers: Shaan, Kailash Kher

Can any Bollywood playback singer sing anything better than this? ‘Chaand Sifarish Jo Karta Hamari, Deta Woh Tumko Bata’ is a beautiful serenade in the 2006 romantic drama thriller film ‘Fanaa’ directed by Kunal Kohli & produced by Yash Raj Films. This smooth flowing melody has a rhythmic whistling in between the song. As a listener, you’d surely love to imitate and whistle back. Aamir and Kajol’s perfect chemistry and the catchy/enjoyable music is a perfect stress buster.

Jab Se Tere Naina (2007)

Ranbir Kapoor

Music: Monty Sharma

Lyrics: Sameer Anjaan

Singer: Shaan

There was a time when Shaan was the Arijeet Singh of Bollywood. The way he sang the romantic hits, made us swoon over his songs. His voice texture and singing style turned millions of youngsters into his biggest fan. Are you a fan of Shaan as well? Listen to his songs on the GaanaP app.

Aao Milo Chalo (2007)

Shahid Kapoor

Music: Pritam

Lyrics: Irshad Kamil

Singer: Shaan,Ustad Sultan Khan

‘Ham Jo Chalne Lage, Chalne Lage Hai Ye Raste’, a happy go lucky song from ‘Jab We Met’ brings back heaps of beautiful memories. Shahid and Kareena are seen travelling around a typical Indian countryside. Shaan’s heartwarming voice can woo any lady. Pritam’s composition and Irshad Kamil’s independent lyrics are quite innovative.

Aaj Unse Milna Hai (2015)

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo Salman Khan

Music: Himesh Reshammiya

Lyrics: Irshad Kamil

Singers: Shaan

This song marked Shaan’s comeback after a long long time. It’s a mind-blowing track from the 2015 romantic drama ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’. Salman finds himself all confused as to what he should be gifting the princess. He can’t purchase costly gifts as he isn’t the princess’ real fiance. So he decides to purchase different food items.

Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh (2009)

3 Idiot Songs

Music: Shantanu Moitra

Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire

Singers: Shaan & Shantanu Moitra

‘Shaan’s voice exudes happy, positive vibes.’ After listening to this song you’ll surely agree with this statement. An extremely peaceful composition by Shantanu Moitra with the music from the flutes and Jal Tarang exuding the positive vibes. The Lyrics by Swanand Kirkire are a masterpiece.

As a child, Shaan started off with his career by singing jingles for advertisements. Then he began to sing remixes and cover versions. Shaan and his sister’s career began when they signed up with Magnasound recording company and recorded a few successful albums, including the hit album Naujawan followed by Q – Funk, which sold a million copies. Whenever Shaan sings, his voice sounds like that of a happy man. Positivity echoes through his singing!

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The Best Of Bollywood Style Jazz Songs To Uplift Your Spirits

“Musicians say that Jazz Music doesn’t have an expiration date”. Jazz is the most laidback, soft and pleasant form of music. It is a music genre that originated amongst the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It generally deals with blues and is seen by most Americans as ‘America’s Classical music’.

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Hichki- Songs Full Of Motivational Hiccups (Music Album Review)

Album Info

Music: Jasleen Royal,
Lyrics: Raj Shekhar, David Klyton, Jaideep Sahni, Neeraj Rajawat
Singers: Arijit Singh, Jasleen Royal, Benny Dayal, David Klyton, Jaideep Sahni
Album Released: March 2018

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Awesome Bollywood Songs Which Are Actually Based On Classical Raaga

It’s very important for music lovers to know the meaning of Raagas in Indian classical music. “Raagas” are also known as “Raags” in Hindustani Classical Music and “Raagam” in Carnatic classical music. In Sanskrit “Raaga” means colour or passion. It is based on a scale with a given set of notes, a typical order in which they appear in melodies, and characteristic musical motifs.
Bollywood music composers are mostly trained singers and musicians, who mostly compose their music based on some Classical Raag. Many of us aren’t aware of the fact that Bollywood Songs are based on Indian classical music, so let’s get to know about a few Indian Raagas and Bollywood songs which are based on these ancient, mesmerising raagas.

Raag Bhupali

Priyanka Chopra


“Raag Bhupali” is a Hindustani classical raga. It presents a pentatonic scale (uses 5 notes in ascending and descending scale). Most of the songs in this raga are based on the Bhakti rasa. Some dearly loved, all-time favourite Bollywood film melodies like “Albela Sajan Ayo Ri” from “Bajirao Mastani”, “More Rang Do Laal”- “Bajirao Mastani”, “Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye”- “Kalyug”, “Chanda Hai Tu, Mera Suraj Hai Tu”- “Aradhana”, “Dekha Ek Khwab”- “Silsila” are all based on “Raag Bhupali”. In Carnatic music, the same raag is called “Mohanam”.

Raag Bhimpalasi

Ayushmaan Khurana

“Bhimpalasi” is another heart-touching Hindustani Classical Raaga, which will leave you absolutely hooked on to it. No raaga similar to “Bhimpalasi” exists in Carnatic Music. The madhyam (fourth) is the most important note in this raaga. “Pani Da Rang”- Vicky Donor, “Kismat Se Tum”- “Pukaar”, “Khilte Hai Gul Yahan”- “Sharmeeli”, “Nainon Mein Badra Chaaye”- “Mera Saaya”, “Aa Neele Gagan Tale”- “Baadshah” are a few all-time favourite Bollywood Songs based on Raag Bhimpalasi.

Raag Gujri Todi

Raag Gujri Todi

Eliminating Pancham in Raag Todi results in the melodic atmosphere of Raag Gurjari Todi. This Raag is also known as “Gujari Todi”. It is very effective in producing Karunya or Karuna Ras. Some of the greatest music composers have composed incredible Bollywood music based on this raag. “Bhor Bhaye Tori Baat”- “Dilli 6”, “Ek Tha Bachpan”- “Aashirwaad” “Ja Ja Re Ja Re”- “Lekin” are a few popular melodies which present Gujri Todi at its best.

Raag Harikambhoji

Bhool Bhulaiya

Well, we don’t have too many Bollywood tracks based on the classy “Harikamboji” ragam. “Harikambhoji” is a rāgam in Carnatic music (musical scale of South Indian classical music). “Mere Dholna” from the 2007 comedy horror film, “Bhool Bhulaiya” is a perfect example of Harikambhoji.

Raag Ahir Bhairav

Raag Ahir Bhairav

“Ahir Bhairav” is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a mixture of Bhairav and the ancient but now rare raga Ahiri or perhaps a mixture of Bhairav and Kafi. “Teri Ummid Tera Intezaar Karte Hai”- “Deewana”, “Ab Tere Bin Jee Lenge- “Aashiqui”, “Man Anand Anand Chhayo”- “Vijeta” and “Hai Rama Ye”- “Rangeela” are a few evergreen favourites. These songs are recorded on the evergreen pages of Bollywood Musical History.

Raag Bhairavi

Dilip Kumar, Madhubala

“Bhairavi”, the name might sound quite fierce, but it is a soothing, slow paced raaga. It is a Hindustani Classical heptatonic (Sampurna) Raag of Bhairavi Thaat. In Western musical terms, Raag Bhairavi employs the notes of the Phrygian mode, one of the traditional European church modes. “Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo”- is a beautiful song from a film of the same name based on this raag. “Insaaf Ka Mandir Hai Yeh”- “Amar”, “Jiya Jale”- “Dil Se” and “Kaise Samjhaoon Badi Nasamajh Ho”- “Suraj” show the prowess of the brilliant raaga “Bhairavi”.

Raag Megh Malhar


Megh Malhar is a Hindustani classical raga. The name derives from the Sanskrit word Megh, meaning cloud. Legends say that this raga has the power to bring out rains in the area where it is sung. Megh Malhar is similar to raga Megh with a tint of Malhar in it. The rhythmic, peppy beats of “Megh Malhar” don’t just make the clouds pour, but they can also make you tap your feet and sway your body along with its enchanting rhythms. “Yaara Silli Silli”- “Rudaali”, “Dukh Bhare Din Beete Re Bhaiya”- “Mother India”. “Dukh Bhare Din Bite Re Bhaiya”- “Mother India”, “Tan Rang Lo Ji Aaj, Man Rang Lo”- “Kohinoor” are some classic gems based on the Megh Malhar raaga.

Raag Kirwani

Dev Anand

Did you know? Bollywood music has the maximum number of songs based on this fabulous Hindustani Classical raaga, called Kirwani. It is an Indian raga especially suited for instrumental music. The scale is the same as the harmonic minor in western music. There are shades of Pilu in Kirwani. Pilu is mostly used for light classical forms. Famous Bollywood melodies like “Aanewala Pal, Janewala Hai”- from the 1970 film “Gol Maal”, “Ankhon Se Jo Utri Hai Dil Mein”- “Phir Wohi Dil Laaya Hoon”, “Bequarar Dil Tu Gaye Ja”- “Door Ka Rahi”, “Geet Gaata Hoon Mai”- “Lal Patthar”, “Kahe Jhoom Jhoom Raat Ye Suhaani”- “Love Marriage” and “Ek Radha Ek Meera Dono Ne Shyaam Ko Chaha”- Ram Teri Ganga Maili” are some of the best examples of smashing Bolly tracks set to the tunes of Raaga Kirwani.

The magic of Indian classical raagas is so deep and so exquisite, that they are sure to allure you for a lifetime. Now, what are you waiting for? To enjoy all the above-mentioned Bollywood raaga based songs visit, to read the blogs and reviews click on Blog/Review. To play your favourite Bollywood Musical games visit

Journey Through The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches With Your Favourite Bollywood Songs

Bollywood simply loves heavenly beaches with azure blue waters and golden, white sands. You must have seen plenty of Bollywood songs shot on some of the most scenic beaches around the world. Whether it be romancing by the beaches, dancing to the tunes of peppy numbers in sync with the rhythm of the waves or engaging in any other beach activity, Bollywood songs are full of beach scenes.

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The Soorma Music Album Will Ignite The Sportsmanship Within You

Album Info

Music: Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Shaad Ali

Lyrics: Gulzar

Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shankar Mahadevan,  Diljit Dosanjh, Ehsaan Noorani, Hemant Brijwasi, Sahil Akhtar, Shehnaz Akhtar, Daler Mehndi

Album Released: June 2018

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