Our favourite songs now change too often; we quickly get over our playlists and keep looking for new music regularly. Good music actually is the one that does not come with an expiration date. Folk Fusion is one such timeless genre. It is in our roots and belongs to everyone. Folk music is where we have all come from.
When you listen to a folk song, the beats are catchy, and are very capable of making you both happy and sad, it gives you that feeling of nostalgia that brings back memories. You feel like you might have heard it before, or you have something to do with it in your childhood memories, this is the power of Folk Music.
Giving you these 5 folk songs that were recreated in hindi films, for their beauty and amazing depth!
London Thumakda, film Queen
One of our favourite songs to dance on in weddings, London Thumakda, has been inspired from a folk song released in 1993, by Musarrat Nazir in her Album
Kesariya Balam, film Dor
Kesariya Balam is a very familiar song for all of us, it is a great awakening song that makes us hum the tune along with it.
Jeebone Ki Parbo Na, film Piku
Manna Dev originally sang this song in the movie Teen Bhubaner Pare, a 1969 film. Big B dances to this super dance folk track composed by Sudhin Dasgupta.
Bumro Bumro, film Mission Kashmir
Remember this track that we all danced to in our childhood, this beautiful track has been inspired from old Kashmiri Folk Music.
Jugni, film Cocktail
Jugni is a famous Punjabi folk song, which has had various versions. Our favourite is still the very original by Arif Lohar. This song was also a big hit of Bollywood, while featured in the movie Cocktail starring Deepika Padukone, Sail Ali Khan and Diana Penty.
It is really strange how our everyday music hits change, but we are glad that folk music is ever green. It never fades. Kudos to our beautiful artists that still believe in folk music and keep giving it a revival bringing out melodies that create happiness. To this artists bringing folk music, it can genuinely be said “May your songs always be sung”