Hit Viral Songs That Were Recreated For Bollywood Films

The recent Bollywood adaptation of the popular Pakistani song “Pasoori” in Kartik Aryan’s “Satyaprem Ki Katha” once again sparked discussion on Bollywood’s tendency to revive old hits, breathing new life into them. In this article, we have shared classic songs that were refurbished for Bollywood films. Captivating audiences with their creative renditions. While some recreated songs captivate audiences with their fresh renditions, others faced criticism.


A was a massive success across the sub-continent, Sri Lankan singer Yohani’s chart-topping track, “Manike Mage Hithe,” quickly captured hearts. However, it was soon transformed into “Manike” with Jubin Nautiyal and Yohani lending their soulful voices. The song was featured in “Thank God,” starring Sidharth Malhotra and Nora Fatehi.

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Laila Main Laila:

The sultry Sunny Leone performed “Laila Main Laila.” in “Raees” featuring Shah Rukh Khan This revamped adaptation paid homage to the 1980s hit song from the film “Qurbani,” originally performed by Zeenat Amaan and adored by millions.

Nach Punjaban:

“Punjaban” by Abrar Ul Haq, a celebrated Pakistani artist, initially enthralled listeners in 2001. However, its vibrant spirit was rejuvenated as “Nach Punjaban” for the movie “JugJugg Jeeyo,” instantly finding its place on every party playlist.

Kala Chashma:

Who can forget Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra’s chemistry in “Kala Chashma” from “Baar Baar Dekho”? This catchy tune was inspired by Prem Hardeep’s composition from 2002, injecting a fresh and modern vibe into the song.


In the 1990s, Sushmita Sen mesmerized audiences with her captivating dance to “Dilbar” in “Sirf Tum.” And later The film “Satyamev Jayate” came up with a reimagined version of the son. The song, featuring Nora Fatehi’s mesmerizing belly dance, reignited the spark among the fans.

Tamma Tamma

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan lit up the screen with their electrifying performance in “Tamma Tamma Again” from “Badrinath Ki Dulhania.” This song was originally from “Thandedar,” a 1980s film. It featured Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt. Soon after it was recreated it became an instant favorite.

Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita is In-house content creator at NON. She is in writing for the last 6 years and contribute to some of biggest publishers in the industry.

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