7 BEAUTIFUL FOLK SONGS THAT CAME TO MAINSTREAM CINEMA

The Score Magazine|April 2020

7 BEAUTIFUL FOLK SONGS THAT CAME TO MAINSTREAM CINEMA
Music lies at the core of Indian cinema. Over the years, many movies have captured the sound and mood of various traditional songs quite impeccably. With the course of this article, you will get to know about various amazing songs from Bollywood movies which are actually folk songs. Have a look:

1. Dilbaro in Raazi

Raazi, a movie which came out in 2018 and gained immense popularity. Among the many heart-touching aspects of the movie, Dilbaro surely leaves you spellbound. The song is about a daughter bidding farewell to her father after her wedding. The opening lyrics of the song are taken from a traditional Kashmiri wedding song. This award-winning song was sung by the talented Harshdeep Kaur and Shankar Mahadevan.

2. Navrai Manjhi in English Vinglish

A one-of-a-kind Indian movie, English Vinglish got released in 2012. One of the most popular songs from the movie remains to be Navrai Manjhi. This is a traditional Marathi wedding song which praises the beauty of a bride and also talks about the bride’s hopes and dreams. This gracious song is sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and Swanand Kirkire.

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April 2020