As we all know, English songs have gained massive popularity over the years and so do Korean music and songs, isn’t it? But did you know? Bollywood songs have huge popularity across the 7 seas. Moreover, some Hollywood movies used Bollywood songs. Yes, you read the right.
In this article, we will tell you about some Hollywood movies that used renowned Bollywood songs.
Popular Bollywood songs that were featured in Hollywood movies:
Bombay Theme in Lord Of War (2005)
We bet you didn’t know that the theme song for the movie Bombay which was composed by A.R Rahman was used in Andrew Niccol’s Lord of War.
Jaan Pehchan– Ghost World (2001)
The song Jaan Pehchan from the movie Gumnaam was featured in the movie Ghost World. Scarlett Johnson was the main lead in that movie.
Mundian Tu Bach Ke Rahi– the trailer for ‘The Dictator’ (2011)
A comedy masterpiece by Sacha Baron Cohen named ‘Dictator’ used Punjabi MC’s Mundian Tu Bach Ke Rahi in their trailer. The song was used in Amitabh Bachhan’s Boom and later on its remake featured Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani.
Mera Mann Tera Pyasa & Wada Na Tod – Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)
Surprisingly, 2 of Mohammed Rafi’s songs were used in the famous Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. Michel Gondry’s movie featured 2 songs from Bollywood.
Chaiyya Chaiyya– Inside Man (2006)
The American heist thriller, Spike Lee’s Inside Man used one of the most popular songs of Bollywood i.e. Chaiyya Chaiyya from the movie Dil Se.
Lehron Ki Tarah Yaadein– Shaun Of the Dead (2004)
In this movie, when the Zombie apocalypse breaks in store of Shaun Of The Dead, there’s a Hindi announcement, and when the main character walks in Kishore Kumar’s Lehron Ki Tarah Yaadein plays in the background.
Mera Joota Hai Japani & Kabhi Humne Nahi Socha Tha– Deadpool (2016)
In Ryan Renold’s banger, Deadpool has Bollywood’s renowned masterpiece Mera Joota Hai Japani. Deadpool also featured another Hindi song named Kabhi Humne Nahi Socha Tha.
Chamma Chamma– Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Nicole Kidman-Ewan McGregor starrer Moulin Rouge! Used the classic hit from the movie China Gate which is ‘Chamma Chamma’. It was featured as an opening song for the movie.
Chalka Chalka Re & Mujhe Rang De – Accidental Husband (2008)
The song Chalka Chalka Re from the movie Saathiya is used in Uma Thurman’s famous work Accidental Husband. A certain part of this song was used in a Tamil Wedding, they also used another Tamil song in the movie.
Urvashi– Lion (2016)
The A.R. Rahman masterpiece Urvashi was also featured in ‘Lion‘starring Dev Patel.
Jimmy Jimmy– You Don’t Mess with The Zohan (2008)
Another masterpiece Jimmy Jimmy’s tune from the blockbuster Bollywood movie ‘Disco Dancer’ featuring Mithun Chakraborty was used in a fight sequence in the Hollywood movie You Don’t Mess With The Zohan.