Paathshala maintains lead

Also check out the new songs in the top ten list this week.

india Updated: Feb 28, 2006 21:22 IST

Music composer AR Rahman is undoubtedly at his musical best in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's blockbuster Rang De Basanti with his carefree Paathshalatightly holding on its number one slot.

The top 10 Hindi songs are:

Film: Rang De Basanti
Singers: Naresh Iyer, Mohammed Aslam
Music: AR Rahman
The film has been declared a blockbuster and now this rhythm-based song puts Rang De Basanti on a musical high.

2. Jhalakdikhlaja
Film: Aksar
Singers: Himesh Reshammiya
Music: Himesh Reshammiya
Crooned by Reshammiya, the song stands out because of the nasal effect given by the singer. It has the potential to stay on the charts for a longer period.

3. Ek nazar mein thi
Film: Taxi No. 9211
Singer: K.K
Music: Vishaal-Shekhar
A new entrant on the list, the track shows the versatility of K.K. as a singer.

4. Pardey ke peeche
Film: Bluffmaster
Singers: Saira Hussain
Music: Vishal-Shekhar.
This unconventional track replaces the hugely popular rap number Right here right now this week.

Film: Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye
Singer: K.K.
Music director: Anu Malik
Akshay Kumar's fans love this foot-tapping number.

6. Chhore ki baatein
Film: Fight Club
Singers: Amit Kumar, Shweta Pandit
Music: Pritam
The film has not done too well but music lovers are enjoying the songs, especially this number.

7. Aapkikashish
Film: Aashiq Banaya Aapne
Singer: Himesh Reshammiya
Music: Himesh Reshammiya
Sung by Reshammiya, the track has created a niche for itself and has become a permanent fixture on the list.

8. Jiya dhadak dhadak jaaye
Film: Kalyug
Singer: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Music: Faisal Rafi, Rohail Hyat
Music buffs have hugely appreciated this song so reminiscent of the soft, romantic numbers of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

9. Halla re
Film: Neal 'N' Nikki
Singers: Shweta Pandit, Salim Merchant, Irshad Kamil
Music: Salim-Sulaiman
This puppy love story received a lot of flak for Tanisha Mukherji's skin show, but its music has done well. This highly energetic number is still popular.

10. Yeh hai meri kahani
Film: Zinda
Singers: Strings
Music: Strings
After a long gap, this song has returned to the music list.

Source: The Music Shop, Khan Market, New Delhi

First Published: Feb 28, 2006 14:07 IST