The lyrics “Dhoop mein jalte hue tann ko chhaya ped ki mil gayi” or “Par sochlo is pal hai jo woh dastan kal ho na ho” definitely got more meaning added to their words because of the melodious voice of Sonu Nigam. For the kids who grew up in the 90s, it was Sonu Nigam’s album ‘Deewana” that got us hooked to pop music and pop artists. Hence, for music lovers, the name and especially the voice of Sonu Nigam is unforgettable. Though, unfortunately we aren’t getting to hear as many songs from him lately, we can say without a doubt that, his voice is irreplaceable.
Need to confirm that? Then let’s take a look, or rather let’s have a listening round, of the best songs of Sonu Nigam. One round of these and we’re sure they will remind of why he can never be replaced.
It was this song that got the attention of every 90s kids to pop music and to the name and voice of Sonu Nigam! Have a look and take a walk down memory lane.
Only a few might remember this gem from the movie Kaante. Hear it and you’ll know why we’ve included it in the list here.
Kal Ho Naa Ho
If Shah Rukh’s acting made you weep in this one, let’s not forget the song which touched our hearts too!
Abhi Mujhme Kahin
If the emotional high of Hrithik uniting with his baby sister was taken to another level because of this song, it’s because of the meaningful and soulful voice of Sonu Nigam.
Sandese Aate Hai
The pain felt by army men on staying away from their loved ones was never before conveyed in a way that this song did.
Beautiful backdrops, meaningful lyrics, great background score and then you add Sonu Nigam’s voice to a song. The result is an unforgettable song of course!
Only a handful heartbreak songs have been able to touch us the way this one did! When Aakash loses Shalini, it was this song that made us feel the pain, they both felt.
Kismat Se Tum Humko Mile Ho
Snow capped mountains and Anil Kapoor serenading a saree clad Madhuri Dixit? It was hard not to fall in love with this one!
Though the movie didn’t work, this song definitely did. And when you have the combination of Sonu Nigam with Shah Rukh Khan, you can bet the song would be immemorial.
Jaane Nahi Denge Tujhe
When it comes to songs on friendship, we have very few that would come to our minds right away. And this one is surely on the top five of that list!
Tumhi Dekho Naa
Can you think of anyone else singing the lines “Jaagi jaagi si hai, phir bhi khwaabon mein hai.. khoi khoi zindagi” more beautifully? And once again, we had the King of Romance to make it even more memorable.
Khamosiyaan Gungunane Lagi
It’s impossible to have a list of romantic songs without an SRK-Juhi song in it, right? This one’s my favorite of theirs and of course having Sonu Nigam sing it made it unforgettable.
Did your favorite Sonu Nigam song make it to our curated list? Even if not, we’re sure it reminded you of why he is irreplaceable. Let us know which song of this evergreen singer is your favorite in the comments below!