Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna Song: The Evergreen Dance Melody Of Love
Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna song is one of the evergreen melodies of Bollywood love dance numbers. The song has been sung by two extremely talented playback singers of their time; the legendary female playback singer Lata Mangeshkar and the four times National Film Awards winner male playback singer Udit Narayan. As some of the greatest songs of classic Bollywood, this Mehendi Laga Ke song was also penned by the famous lyricist Anand Bakshi and the music direction has been given by Jatin Lalit. The song is a part of one of Bollywood’s most famous movies out their “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” or popularly known by its initials “DDLJ”.
The 1995 Hindi-language musical-romance film was the directorial debut of the famous director Aditya Chopra and was produced by Yash Chopra. The film consisted of a star-studded cast of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol in its lead with other famous actors like Amrish Puri playing the role of the father, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Mandira Bedi, Karan Johar amongst others.
The song features Simran (Kajol’s Mehendi or henna ceremony during her wedding) at her Mehendi ceremony and Raj (Shahrukh Khan) as her secret lover who is there to win the hearts of her family and stop the wedding. The song follows that of celebration, with people dancing and celebrating the night, girls dressed in beautiful Indian Ethnic dresses while guys dressed in Kurtas. The song has a catchy beat making it perfect for a dance number with its upbeat tune and happy music. The lyrics penned by Anand Bakshi re3flects Raj’s secret love for Simran and he is assuring her that he will take her away. The song is a part of one of the most popular albums in the 90s Bollywood cinema and one of the biggest films ever seen in Bollywood history. DDLJ broke barriers with its diverse lot themes and shooting locations.
The film at the time of the release was a huge success both nationwide and overseas, earning 1.06 billion in India and 160 million overseas. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year and one of the most successful Indian films in history. The film won 10 Filmfare Awards in total, the highest ever won by any single film at that time, and the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment with the most popular soundtrack of the 90s. Not to forget DDLJ is one of the only three Indian films mentioned in the reference book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. As of 2021, it is the longest-running film in the history of Indian Cinema and is still running, 25 years later after its release at the Maratha mandir theatre in Mumbai.
The plot of the film revolves around two non-resident Indians Raj and Simran who falls in love with each other on a Europe trip they went on with their friends. At the end of the trip, they part ways but both sooner realize their love for each other. While unfortunately for Simran, her father had already promised his childhood best friend that he will marry Simran to his son when they become of age. While Raj comes down to meet Simran he finds out that her family migrated back to India for Simran’s wedding. Undeterred, Raj travels to India just to meet Simran and they both reunite but that was not the end of their struggles. The storyline then follows Raj and Simran’s secretive romance while Raj tries to win her family’s heart while attending her wedding.
The film received positive affirmations from the critics for its strong emphasis on family values while simultaneously following one’s heart. Throughout the movie, there is a strong focus on following your heart’s desire but at the same time, the movie minutely focuses on the importance of family values and the balance that should be maintained.
The song was sung by two extremely talented artists of the time, Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan. While Lata Mangeshkar is a name no one needs an introduction to, with an estimate of 25,000 songs under her belt and a voice that deemed her the “Nightingale Of India”. Udit Narayan is an extremely talented Indian playback singer with 4 National Filmfare Awards under his belt.
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