The best Hindi film songs of 2010
Rediff.com's social music streaming service, SongBuzz, announces its 10 of '10 list, the top 10 Bollywood songs of the year, ranked by users of the site.
To rank the songs, SongBuzz has used both traditional parameters like total listeners, the number of times the song was played, etc, and social parameters like number of times the song was shared, the number of comments on the song, etc.
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Image: From left, Katrina Kaif in the Sheila Ki Jawani song from Tees Maar Khan; Malaika Arora-Khan in the Munni Badnaam Hui song from Dabangg; Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the Udi song from Guzaarish.
Image: Sheila, Munni and Udi top the charts
Aas Paas Hai Khuda
No 10: Aas Paas Hai Khuda
Movie: Anjaana Anjaani
Overall rank: 10
Listeners rank (based on the number of times the song was played): 10
Social rank (based on the number of times the song was shared, commented on): 9
It was a year that saw many chart-busting numbers. But, as they say in game shows, there can be only one winner.
Vishal-Shekhar's Aas Paas Hai Khuda from Anjaana Anjaani, which also featured an unplugged version, comes into our chart at No 10.
Image: Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor in Anjaana Anjaani
Gal Mitthi Mitthi
No 9: Gal Mitthi Mitthi
Overall rank: 9
Listeners rank: 9
Social rank: 10
The film may have flopped, but Aisha had a scintillating soundtrack composed by whizkid composer Amit Trivedi.
Songs like Gal Mitthi Mitthi and Shaam struck the right chord with our listeners.
Abhay Deol and Sonam Kapoor in Aisha.
Image: Abhay Deol and Sonam Kapoor in Aisha
Naav Chadhti Lehren
No 8: Naav Chadhti Lehren
Overall rank: 8
Listeners rank: 8
Social rank: 8
Amit Trivedi delivers yet another memorable album.
Though the overall listener count was low, the song had the most number of plays per user.
Image: Rajat Bharmecha in Udaan
Dil Toh Bachcha Hai
No 7: Dil Toh Bachcha Hai
Overall rank: 7
Listeners rank: 9
Social rank: 5
Composer Vishal Bharadwaj has consistently delivered memorable numbers over the years, and 2010 is no exception.
Dil Toh Bachcha Hai, a lovely number through which a lustful Naseeruddin Shah expresses his feelings towards the beautiful Vidya Balan, has captured the imagination of music lovers everywhere.
With fantastic lyrics by Gulzar, this song was one of the most discussed and shared numbers this year.
Image: Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya Balan in Ishqiya
No 6: Behene De
Overall rank: 6
Listeners rank: 6
Social rank: 6
While A R Rahman hasn't quite had the success he is used to this year, you can hardly keep him out of a music top list.
The emotional battle between Ravana and Sita is beautifully conveyed through this number, which Mani Ratnam and Rahman fans gorged on gleefully.
Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Raavan
No 5: Udi Udi
Overall rank: 5
Listeners rank: 4
Social rank: 7
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's grand creation, Guzaarish, had some great music as well, composed by the director himself.
Sunidhi Chauhan hit all the right notes with her fiery, spunky performance in Udi Udi.
Image: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Guzaarish
Sheila Ki Jawaani
No 4: Sheila Ki Jawaani
Movie: Tees Maar Khan
Overall rank: 4
Listeners rank: 5
Social rank: 3
As the year drew to a close and the 'Munni' effect began wearing off, along came a 'young' Sheila to steal the limelight.
Armed with a catchy tune and a sizzling Katrina Kaif, this Vishal-Shekhar song saw a rapid ascent to the top in a very short time.
Image: Katrina Kaif in Tees Maar Khan
No 3: Pee Loon
Movie: Once Upon A Time In Mumbai
Overall rank: 3
Listeners rank: 2
Social rank: 4
Mohit Chauhan's enchanting rendition of Pee Loon, along with composer Pritam's touch, ensured this song was one of the most played this year.
It also had the highest number of plays on a single day during this time.
Image: Prachi Desai and Emraan Hashmi in Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai
No 2: Munni Badnaam
Overall rank: 2
Listeners rank: 3
Social rank: 1
The hottest item number of the year comes in at No 2.
Munni Badnaam was the most shared and discussed song of the year.
Image: Malaika Arora in Dabangg
Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
No 1: Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
Overall rank: 1
Listeners rank: 1
Social rank: 2
Dabangg, this year's box office sensation, can boast of having the most popular song of the year on its soundtrack.
Image: Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan in Dabangg