Monday is a demon, a killer, or we say the ‘Thanos’ from AVENGERS : INFINITY WAR that pops his villainous and evil head every week to cause havoc on our peaceful spend weekend and spells doom. The worst part is, Monday remains undefeated and pops up every week without fail.
But Bollywood cinema is the escapism without the opium says that smart filmwalla (movie maker). Here are the five Bollywood songs that give you strength, hope, courage to fight the Monday war with pride, giving that rare sense of triumph.
Mein zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya
In the end we end it with a spiritual note from this classic number written by Sahir Ludhianvi for the movie vintage cult HUM DONO starring the evergreen Dev Sahab. Sung by Mohammad Rafi and composed by Jaidev.
The line Gham aur khushi mein fark na mehsoos ho jahan, Main dil ko us makaam pe lata chala gaya, (in the end worries/happiness should not matter, we should make our ourselves so strong and ‘smoke’ away our fears of worries) like Monday and so on .
Well, this latest on screen edition to the unique slice of life 102 NOT OUT starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor is all about celebrating life and giving your worries a damn. Sung and composed by the megastar Amitabh Bachchan that also features the co-actor Rishi Kapoor on vocals, the lyrics written by Amitabh Bhattacharya asks you drop that poker/worry face look and release all your balloons of worry in the air . Ae Pyarre.. Chehre pe baarah mat bajaa re, Satrangi lamhon ke gubbare, Khuli hawaaon mein uda re . Yes, they are right, throw the Monday blues in the air. What say.
All is well
Dil Jo Tere Baat Baat Pe Ghabraaye, Dil Idiot Hai Pyaar Se Usako Samajha Le, Hont Ghuma Siti Baja, Siti Bajaake Bol Bhaiya Aal Izz Well, Are Bhaiya Aal Izz Well.. who has not heard this song and who is not aware of this cult helmed by Rajkumar Hirani starring Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan and Sharman Joshi in lead . Its Monday so what?. Things will be fine, “hooth guma citi baja” that’s what the song composed by Shantanu Moitra, penned by Swanand Kirkire and sung by Shaan, Sonu Nigam & Swanand Kirkire says.
Don\'t Worry Be Happy
No not that Bob Marley’s masterpiece that got rehashed by Bobby McFerrin, Bollywood icon for the icons Amitabh Bachhan has motivate us to fight our Monday blues by reminding that problems are everywhere, stay happy and cool in this song from TOOFAN (1989) sung by Mr. Bachchan himself with Manhar Udhas . Written by Indeevar (Shyamalal Babu Rai) and composed by Anu Malik in the movie directed by Ketan Desai, son of the maverick Manmohan Desai. The song also made a sly comment on the influence of video and television in the line ‘tv video bahut hua’, but the main crux of the number is to ease you from worries as big as Monday . U can also see the exceptional Farooq Shaikh with Mr. Bachchan giving the good message.
Zindagi har kadam ek nai jung hai
Jeet Jayenge Hum, Tu Agar Sang Hai.. written by Anand Bakshi and composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal, the song from the movie MERI JUNG (1985) starring Anil Kapoor in lead, motivates us to fight the mighty Monday blues and reminds that victory will be ours if we are on the right path . Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Nitin Mukesh for the Subash Ghai directed blockbuster, the song is a war cry for all of us to gear up to fight the demons of Monday.