Playlist: 10 best songs by late music composer Aadesh Shrivastava

  • Sweta Kaushal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Sep 09, 2015 11:18 IST
In this file photo, Aadesh Shrivastava poses with Amitabh Bachchan.

Music director Aadesh Shrivastava died early on Saturday after a long battle with cancer. The composer-singer was hospitalized for over 40 days after a third relapse of blood cancer and is survived by wife and singer Vijeta Pandit and their two sons.

Aadesh began his journey in the tinsel town with Saif Ali’s Haatho Mein Aa Gaya Jo Kal back in 1994. He leaves behind a legacy of unforgettable music, with films like Chalte Chalte, Baabul, Baghban, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and chart busters like Kya ada kya jalwe tere Paro, Haathon mein aa gaya jo kal, Sona sona, Shava shava, Gustakhiyaan, Gur nalon ishq mitha, Mora Piya among others, to his credit.

His last film was John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Shruti Haasan, Nana Patekar-starrer Welcome Back that hit theatres on Friday.

Read: Thank you for the melodies, Aadesh Shrivastava

As we remember him and his music, here’s a small list of some of the most popular songs by the composer.

1 Haatho mein aa gaya jo

Aadesh had the first taste of showbiz with the song from Aao Pyar Karein (1994) picturised on Saif Ali Khan and Shilpa Shetty.

2Kya ada kya jalwe tere paro

Suniel Shetty’s song from Shastra (1996) was a chartbuster.

3 Sona sona

Aadesh became Amitabh Bachhchan’s voice in this song from Major Saab (1998).

4 Kiska chehra

Crooned by Jagjit Singh, this beautiful ghazal from Tabu-Nana Patekar -starrer Tarkeeb (2000) continues to mesmerize romantics.

5 Bahut khoobsurat ghazal

Karisma Kapoor and Govinda were seen in this song from Shikari (2000).

6 Shava shava

Aadesh once again lent his voice for Amitabh Bachchan in Shah Rukh Khan-Hrithik Roshan-Kareena Kapoor-Kajol starrer Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001).

7 Refugee

Aadesh won his first IIFA Award for Technical Excellence for Best Background Score in Refugee (2000).

8 Suno na suno na

Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji are seen romancing in this song from Chalte Chalte (2003).

9 Chali chali fir

This song from Baghban (2003) was picturised on Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini.

10 Mora piya

Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor are seen onscreen in the song from Prakash Jha’s Raajneeti (2010).

Read: Thank you for the melodies, Aadesh Shrivastava

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