Legendary Bollywood Songs You Didn’t Know Were Copied Part – 1
From decades Bollywood has given us some of the most exceptionally brilliant Hindi films which have marked their place in the industry not only for acting, plot, and direction but also for the songs and music they have created. But most of us do not know the fact that our some of the remarkable songs of Bollywood have been copied from other songs, mostly from the Hollywood. At times both the background score as well as the music in the songs that havebeen used in some of the Bollywood movies were copied.
Here is the list of 80’s songs that have been copied:
1. Tumse Milke Aisa Laga from the movie Parinda:
This is indeed one of the famous songs of the 80s. The song was extremely popular with the audience and was also one of the reasons to make the film a blockbuster. In the year 1989 with RD Burman’s music, the film created much hype, but it was originally taken from the music of “When I Need You” from Albert Hammond in 1976. Leo Sayer’s version of the song was highly celebrated.
2. Mere Rang Mein from the movie Maine Pyar Kiya:
One of the finest romantic movies of the time, Maine Pyar Kiya starring Salman Khan was one of the superhit movies made in the year 1989. The movie song “Mere Rang Mein” by Raam Laxman was originally copied from the songs “The Final Countdown” from Europe and “Where Do I Begin” from Love Story which was given voice by Andy Williams. The movie along with the song captured the audience’s heart and was the most romantic song of the genre.
3. Koi Yahan Nache Nache from the movie Disco Dancer:
Disco Dancer was much-acclaimed movie which was made famous by its dance numbers. The lyrics as well as the music were purely made to hop with the song and were considered as the only disco numbers of that time. The song was adapted from the songs “Video Killed The Radio Star” which at the beginning was recorded by Bruce Woolly as well as The Camera Club. But more importantly, the original version of the song by Buggles was more identical to the tunes created by Bappi Lahiri for the song “Koi Yahan Nache Nache.”
4. Na Jaane Kahan Se from the movie Chal Bazz:
Now this fun-filled song from Chal Bazz movie was originally taken from the song “Part Time Lover” from Stevie Wonder.