Shaan turns 45 today. This versatile singer began his career by singing one line in the song “Kitni Hai Pyari Pyari Dosti Hamari” from the 1989 movie ‘Parinda’. But he was really introduced to us by his album ‘Tanha Dil’ especially its title song. “Tanha Dil” song and its lyrics were heart-tugging and reminded us of lost times and also the pain of a lonely heart.
Although this Bengali singer has a remarkable range, what he is most known for is his romantic songs. Nothing like a lovey-dovey Shaan song to dedicate to your lover. Here we present you five best Shaan songs that perfectly explain why people love and why love is the purest and the most precious thing in the world.
1. “Tanha Dil”
The song which turned Shaan into a phenomenon has to be at the top of the list. In the song, Shaan reminisces the lost times he spent with his friends and lover and how we lose them as life inexorably goes on.
2. “Chand Sifarish”
If you want to compliment your lover or express your wants, make sure you are as melodious as this. Aamir Khan makes no secret of his desire for Kajol as Shaan gives him his voice on how he has to commit that mistake.
3. “Woh Pehli Baar”
This is Shaan at his best. With his amazing command at both high and low notes, this song takes us back to the old times.
4. “Woh Ladki Hai Kahan”
We all deserve somebody who we would love and who would love us back. This song from the film ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ expresses that longing what many of us lack the vocabulary to say.
5. “Jab Se Tere Naina”
When eyes lock, love is born. We knew that subconsciously but it took Shaan’s voice to remind us of this fact. This song is also known for being shot beautifully. Sanjay Leela Bhansali is not for nothing known for his command on visuals.