01/7From Saif Ali Khan’s ‘Ole Ole’ to Ajay Devgn’s ‘Neend Churayee Meri’: Actors who have featured in the remixes of their own songs
Oh god, one more remix! that’s how we react nowadays wherever we see an iconic track being retooled. However, it seems that our actors are pretty cool about it, as in some of the reprise versions the original stars were seen flaunting their dance moves. This has become the new trend wherein the original creation is sliced and diced and re-recorded with new voices by retaining the hook line (mukhda) and adding new stanzas (antaras).
In recent times many hit tunes of the late ’90s and early 2000s have been remixed and actors like Arshad Warsi, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Suniel Shetty and others have got featured in the remixes of their songs.
02/7Arshad Warsi grooves to ‘Aankh Marey’ again
It all began with Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer song ‘Aankh Marey’ from ‘Simmba’ released in 2018. All credit goes to Karan Johar, not only his strategy of promoting a film by recreating an old song worked well. The song also featured the cast of ‘Golmaal’ for a few seconds. Amongst them was the actor Arshad Warsi who was grooving to the beats of the recreated version of his song from the film ‘Tere Mere Sapne’.
03/7Ajay Devgn goes nostalgic with ‘Neend Churayee Meri’
Whenever we watch or listen to this song we visualise Ajay Devgn and Kajol’s cute romance in ‘Ishq’. However, in the last outing of the ‘Golmaal’ franchise, we saw Ajay singing the reprise version for Parineeti Chopra. Even Pari tweeted saying that she never dreamed that she would be Dancing with Ajay on his hit song.
04/7Saif Ali Khan flaunts his cool swag in the new ‘Ole Ole’
This iconic track can make you groove anywhere and anytime. The original hero of the classic song Saif Ali Khan will be seen flaunting his cool swag again in the remake featured in the upcoming release ‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ and we are quite sure that the ‘Ole Ole 2.0’ also might impress you.
05/7Akshay Kumar to recreate the magic in ‘Tip Tip Barsa Paani’
Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon had set the silver screens on fire with their sizzling chemistry in song ‘Tip Tip Barsa Paani’ from ‘Mohra’ released in 1994 film Mohra. And, now after almost 25 years, Akki is all set to recreate the magic with Katrina Kaif in the forthcoming film ‘Sooryavanshi’. Recently in a statement, Akshay said he is happy that he is the one who is recreating the song.
06/7Suniel Shetty taps his feet again to ‘Sheher Ki Ladki’
It was an absolute delight to watch Suniel Shetty once again dancing to the tunes of his iconic track ‘Sheher Ki Ladki’ from ‘Rakshak’. Last year, the retooled version of the song was starred in Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Khandaani Shafakhana’. Raveena Tandon was also seen matching steps with Suniel for a few minutes in the new song.
07/7Sanjay Kapoor dances to the tunes of ‘Akhiyan Milaon Kabhi’
Sanjay Kapoor was seen grooving to his most popular song ‘Akhiyan Milaon Kabhi’ from ‘Raja’ in the latest release ‘Mission Mangal’ with Vidya Balan. The hook lines of the song are used in the film while shooting for a pub scene. Talking about it, Sanjay quoted Bombay Times, “It feels amazing to dance to one of my numbers in this age of remixes. I had never imagined that I would be dancing to the song, which I shot with Madhuri 24 years ago”.