Songs have always been an integral part of Indian movies as they take the story forward. From melodious romantic tracks, melancholic songs that express the separation to the upbeat party tunes, it is not just the singers and composers who are appreciated for the work but also the actors who have performed on the same. Kajol has made a mark in the industry with her versatility and her performance on the songs, especially during the 90s and early 2000s, is still cherished by many. From dancing to the romantic tunes to losing yourself in peppy dance songs, she has truly shown us how to entertain others your audience.
Today on Kajol’s birthday, let’s take a look at five such romantic numbers that the evergreen diva immortalised with her performance:
Every Bollywood fanatic has cherished the iconic movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. The movie has given us so much, from the iconic jodi of Raj and Simran, the memorable dialogues and songs, every scene of the movie still manages to give us goosebumps. The song Tujhe Dekha Toh takes romance to another level as Raj serenades Simran in a Punjab ka khet. One of the most significant songs that define the 90s, Tujhe Dekha Toh is still close to the audience’s hearts not only because of the relatable lyrics but also due to Kajol’s performance in the song.
Another classic romantic song starring Kajol, Tere Naina from the movie My Name Is Khan was an instant hit amongst the audience. The romantic track perfectly showcased the growing relationship between Mandira, a single mother who owns a salon and Rizwan, a man with Asperger’s syndrome. Kajol with her carefree attitude and contagious smile won many hearts. Sung by Shafqat Amanat Ali, the song is a perfect treat for the ears.
Sung by Sonu Nigam and Sunidhi Chauhan, Mere Haath Mein featured in the movie Fanaa. The movie showcased how ex-lovers Zooni and Rehan, after meeting each other for the first time in many years, decide to give their love a second chance and embark upon a new journey filled with love and laughter with their seven-year-old son. Kajol mesmerised the audience with her performance in the song.
Featured in the movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, the movie starred Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The song showcased Rahul and Anjali falling irrevocably in love with each other. The audience adores this song not only because of Kajol’s performance in it but due to the Suraj Hua Madham being a full-fledged Bollywood number with the leads romancing in Egypt amongst the pyramids.
No one can deny the fact that Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have given Bollywood many memorable songs. Sung by Arijit Singh, the song saw the iconic jodi romancing each other after a long time. Watching Kajol dancing to the romantic tune was a treat to her fans as it made them nostalgic of her performances in previous songs.
We wish the versatile diva a very happy birthday and hope she keeps entertaining us forever!