Arijit and Pritam have been giving back to back chart numbers since 2011. Arijit Singh rose to fame from the chart-busting song “Tum Hi ho” from Aashiqui 2, which brought him to limelight and got nominated for Filmfare Awards. As a seasoned music composer and instrumentalist, Pritam Chakraborty has marked his presence in Bollywood since 2001 after getting fame for the music of movies like ‘Gangster’ and many more. The magic of ‘Arijit & Pritam’ started with Agent Vinod, and since then, there has been no looking back. No wonder expectations rose so high that they are sometimes nicknamed as today’s Kishore Da and RD Burman pair.
Here we have reviewed some of the famous and soulful songs of the ‘Magical Duo-Arijit & Pritam’ that you can listen to and include in your playlist.
‘Hawayein’ from Jab Harry met Sejal movie: This musical number is stringed by Irshad Kamil and culminated into a euphonious song by magical pair Arijit and Pritam. The chart-busting song of 2017 filmed on Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma takes the mesmerization to another level. The striking chemistry and location did perfect justice to Pritam Da’s music and Arijit’s magical voice. The song keeps the audience glued till the end as full justice is being done to lyrics, music, pitch, node, and melodious voice.
This heavenly composition by Imtiyaz Ali directed movie Jab Harry met Sejal secured many awards and nominations in the year 2018. Arijit bagged ‘Mirchi Music Awards for Critics’ choice Male Playback singer, IIFA Award for Best Male Playback singer. Irshad Kamil received Mirchi Music Awards for Critics’ choice Lyricist while Musician Pritam Chakraborty bagged the award Mirchi Music Awards for Critics’ Choice Music Composer.
The song ‘Hawayein’ is listed among the best creations in the saga of Pritam-Arijit duo moment. The song was released amidst sunset on beachside to infuse the real magic of this 4.52 minutes song. Within a day of its release on Youtube, the popularity of the track elated Pritam Da. He dedicated the honor to the team effort, which wrote this unheard phenomenon of popularity.
The song ‘Hawayein’ brought a fresh and soul-feeding feel to the listeners. Arijit’s versatile voice did justice to this number, which will find an exceptional ranking in playlists of all the listeners for a prolonged time. The song will stay for a long for its soothing and relaxing blend of music and lyrics.
The magic of the magnificent work of Arijit & Pritam continues further with more hit numbers in the list that won the million hearts.
‘Daayre’ from Dilwale movie: The song is filmed on magical couple Kajol and Shahrukh Khan in their mega comeback movie Dilwale. Various emotions of obstacles, distance, love-lost, and heartbreak are well delivered by Arijit’s voice. Pritam was extraordinary in dressing the lyrics of Amitabh Bhattacharya. The song did not last in count down for long but still, a must-listen. Indeed, the aspirations of Kajol & Shahrukh movies the earlier music magic was missing.
‘Phir le aya dil’ from Barfi movie: The song of Barfi has soft ghazal like tinge and is graduated adequately to the situation of the film. The magic of words beaded by Saeed Quadri, and the vest of music is lent by Pritam Chakraborty. Arijit gave his voice for the reprise version of the song in the movie. Arijit’s version was best appreciated for complementing Ranbir Kapoor’s caliber.
‘Channa Mereya’ from Ae Dil Hain Mushkil movie: The nonpareil song on heartbreak is one of the Pritam & Arijit’s best creations. Karan Johar movie Ae Dil Hain Mushkil got this song a perfect blend with the jamboree. The one-sided love and heartbreak are so mystically penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The song bagged 11 awards, including Stardust Awards for best playback singer, Mirchi Music Critic’s choice, Filmfare awards for best lyrics are the few to word its popularity.
‘Raabta’ from Agent Vinod movie: This song brought Arijit Singh a badge of the best playback singer. The music of Pritam is put into lyrics of Amitabh Bhattacharya, and the man behind the main lead’s voice is Arijit. The song was critically acclaimed as well as got listeners ample applaud. The toned and graduated command of Arijit’s voice was well-tuned with Pritam’s music.
‘Naina’ from Dangal movie: Ace playback singer Arijit’s voice was so well blended with the storyline of the struggle in the film Dangal. The magically penned lyrics, music, and vocal magic are soothing when in distress or regret. The song is a hope which everyone relates when in struggle or betrayal. The words are so apt that the audience feels well related to them.
‘Kabira’ from Yeh Jawani hai Diwani movie: The song has a charm of Sufi style with the unique blend of western and rustic music by Pritam. The song is sung by Arijit, who acknowledged that this has made him come up as a better singer in 2013. All the renditions were highly received by audiences.
‘Yariyaan’ (Reprise Version) from Cocktail movie: This unplugged version of the song is sung by Arijit ornated with the minimal music by Pritam. Arijit has attained a different height when it comes to deliver a pop style number with meager music but still fetch the record listeners. Arijit Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan duet were so programmed with best tunings that will be inked for long into audiences.
‘Itni si Baat’ from Azhar movie: The soulful voice of Arijit so well fitted with the situation of the movie Azhar. The song was filmed on a couple having arranged marriage and their struggles to mettle with their new beginning. Arijit’s voice suited to Pritam da’s extraordinary music.
‘Ae dil hai mushkil’ from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil movie: This is the most popular title song of the year 2016 penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Pritam and Arijit best complemented each other’s efforts. While Pritam went on for experimenting with the brass, Arijit did not fail him with his stringed voice.
‘Kalank Title Track’: The song is about heartbreak featuring Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan, and Aliya Bhatt. Arijit’s voice with passionate music of Pritam and well-layered lyrics of Amitabh Bhattacharya is taking the leap step in his playback singing.
‘Dil hi to hai’ from The Sky is Pink movie: Arijit delivered a meaningful performance with Pritam’s experienced layer of instrumentation in music. The well-crafted love song featuring Priyanka and Farhan is sure to take you down in the memory lanes.
Arijit is getting toned up with every song in delivering the lyrics accurately as per the situation. At the same time, Pritam is best in composing the music suited for words penned to make it delightful to the ears.