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10 Iconic Songs Turning 20 in 2024

Iconic Songs

As we embark on another year filled with nostalgia and reflection, it’s time to celebrate the timeless melodies that have woven themselves into the fabric of our memories. The year 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of some iconic Indian songs that have stood the test of time, evoking emotions and resonating with listeners across generations. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about these musical gems that continue to captivate us even two decades later.

Here are some classics turning 20 in 2024: 

  1. Aao Na by Sadhna Sargam & Udit Narayan – ‘Aao Na’ is a timeless romantic gem from the Bollywood film ‘Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…’ starring Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi released on 11th August 2004. 
  2. She Will Be Loved by Maroon 5 – This song is a Pop classic and one of the most iconic songs by the American band Maroon 5. It’s from their debut album ‘Songs About Jane.’
  3. Mr. Brightside by The Killers – ‘Mr. Brightside’ is a decided Pop-Rock classic from The Killers debut album ‘Hot Fuss’ released in 2004. 
  4. Yun Hi Chala Chal by Hariharan, Kailash Kher & Udit Narayan – This song is a feel-good anthem from the film ‘Swades’ starring Shah Rukh Khan. 
  5. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams by Green Day – For millennials everywhere, this song is a cult classic. Released in 2004, from the band’s seventh album ‘American Idiot.’
  6. Dhoom Machale by Sunidhi Chauhan & Pritam – The title track from the first ‘Dhoom’ movie is a great groovy song to jam out to. 
  7. Gasolina by Daddy Yankee – ‘Gasolina’ is a Latin Pop party must-have and has been for the last 20 years! It’s impossible to not dance to the infectious beat and catchy hook-line. 
  8. Main Yahaan Hoon by Udit Narayan – A soulful ballad from the film ‘Veer-Zaara’ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta. 
  9. Drop It Like It’s Hot by Snoop Dogg & Pharell Williams – A certified Hip Hop classic, ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ is a chill bop from Snoop’s album ‘R&G: The Masterpiece.’ 
  10. Tumse Milke Dil Ka by Sonu Nigam & Anu Malik – Last but not least, ‘Tumse Milke Dil Ka’ is a classic upbeat banger from the star studded film ‘Main Hoon Na.’

As we commemorate the 20th anniversary of these iconic Indian songs, let us revel in the nostalgia they evoke and celebrate the enduring legacy of Indian cinema’s musical treasures. These melodies serve as a poignant reminder of the power of music to transcend time and connect us across generations. Here’s to another 20 years of enchanting melodies and timeless classics!