A man that’s ruling the musical world in Bollywood these days, Ankit Tiwari is the talk of our blog today. We recently did a gig on the Top 10 best songs by Kanika Kapoor and will look to continue the series ahead with another entry on the Top 10 songs of Ankit Tiwari down here.
Many reckon the start of Ankit Tiwari’s era with the hit song ‘Sun Raha Hai Na Tu’ from the musical love story themed movie ‘Aashiqui 2’. The song laid the foundations for him that saw the unprecedented growth of Ankit Tiwari as the foremost Bollywood playback singer. However, dwelling deep, his first start was in the movie ‘Saheb Biwi and Gangster’ a couple of years before the ‘Aashiqui 2’. That’s one for the trivia stats.
Leaving these things aside, why don’t we jump in and test the waters, then. Here’s a list of Top 10 Songs by Ankit Tiwari up for grabs. See you down there, then.
10) Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi : (Airlift)
A peppy dance number from the hit movie Airlift, this one is still streamed around at places far and abroad. The song became one of the dancing hits of the year thanks to the syn-voice between the two foremost singers Arijit Singh and Ankit Tiwari. The song was composed by Ankit Tiwari himself and was written by Kumaar.
9) Mat Ja Re: (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
This song was streamed into the movie Tanu Weds Manu Returns, the hit sequel to the movie Tanu Weds Manu. The movie featured the same cast and crew as of the prequel. This particular song fared well on the musical charts. It was composed by Krsna Solo and was written by Raj Shekhar. The song was sung as a single number by Ankit Tiwari.
8) Tu Jo Hai: (Mr. X)
This song was part of the movie ‘Mr. X. The movie featured three songs from Ankit Tiwari titled as Tu Jo Hai, Shukaarana, and Aalif Se. This particular song stands out from the rest for its musical beat and soothing tone. The song was composed by Ankit Tiwari himself and was written by Mohnish Raza. The song was sung as a single number by Ankit.
7) Boond Boond: (Roy)
This song was part of the movie ‘Roy’. Although the movie failed to create the sort of magic expected of it, the songs were quite a chart-busters. This one is the first of musical numbers from Ankit Tiwari from the movie Roy to feature in the list. We have got another number listed further on the list too tilted ‘Tu Hai Ki Nahi’. This particular song was composed by Ankit Tiwari and was written by Abhendra Kumar Upadhyaya. The song featured a single performance from Ankit.
6) Is Qadar Pyaar, Hai (Bhaag Johnny)
This song was part of the movie Bhaag Johnny, a movie that featured Kunal Khemu, Mandana Karimi and Zoe Morani in the leads. Although the movie had a fall in the box office charts, this specific number still ranks as one of the shining lights gracing the movie. It was composed by Arko Prabo Mukherjee and was written by Faaiz Anwar. The song was sung as a single number by Ankit Tiwari.
5) Agar Tu Hota: (Baaghi)
This song was part of the hit movie Baaghi which featured Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in the leads. This specific song was the top-ranked musical number from the movie. The song was composed by Ankit Tiwari and was written by Abhendra Kumar Upadhyaya. The song was sung as a single piece by Ankit Tiwari.
4) Alfazon Ki Tarah : (Rocky Handsome)
This one, in particular, is a hit musical number from the movie ‘Rocky Handsome’. Rocky Handsome, a movie that was part of John Abraham’s home production, this one saw John in the lead role. The movie had one of the best musical collections at its disposal. This song Alfazon Ki Tarah was composed by Ankit Tiwari and was written by Abhendra Kumar Upadhyaya. The song was co-sung by Shreya Ghosal and John Abraham along with Ankit Tiwari.
3) Tu Hai Ki Nahi: (Roy)
Next up on the list is an eccentric number from the movie ‘Roy’. Even though the movie failed to create the magic as it envisioned, the numerical numbers did exceptionally well. This particular song was sung by Ankit Tiwari and was written by Abhendra Kumar Upadhyaya. The song was composed by Ankit himself marking his musical talents. The song remains a firm favorite for many.
2) Galliyaan: (Ek Villain’)
Stationed at second in our list is Galliyaan from the movie ‘Ek Villain’. The movie featured another great set of musical numbers that saw Ankit’s profile heightened throughout. The song is composed by Ankit Tiwari himself and was written by Manoj Muntashir. It was co-sung by Shraddha Kapoor along with Ankit. The song even earned Ankit the accolade of Filmfare Award.
1) Sun Raha Hai: (Aashiqui 2’)
The top pick for our list is the chartbuster song from the movie ‘Aashiqui 2’. The movie had ample hits with great musical numbers. It, in fact, famed the musical career of Ankit Tiwari and Arijit Singh as a whole. This specific song is composed by Ankit Tiwari himself and was written by Sandeep Nath. The song was sung as a single number by Ankit Tiwari. The song definitely lived up to the billing and is still one of the best songs of modern times. It even earned him Filmfare Awards.
Apart from these superhit songs, his profile boasts of many chart-busting numbers that appease an honorable mention. We have been grateful for the musical privilege provided by Ankit Tiwari all these years and we hope long may it continue.
We shall see you in the next topic with another such list, till then wish you a good time ahead. And ah, if there’re any queries, just ping them in the comment box. We’d definitely love to answer some.