'Raataan Lambiyan' is top song for 2021 on Tarana charts

The year 2021's top song, "Raataan Lambiyan" is from the movie Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, pictured.
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The year 2021's top song, "Raataan Lambiyan" is from the movie Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani, pictured.

Shershaah song Raataan Lambiyan has been voted the top Bollywood song of 2021.

Raataan Lambiyan, sung by Jubin Nautiyal and Asees Kaur - clinched number one spot in Radio Tarana's recent annual new year's top 100 countdown.

Tanishk Bagchi penned the lyrics for the song which has been a huge hit worldwide; music was also composed by Bagchi.

The Radio Tarana team hosting the new year's eve top 100 countdown in Rotorua, from left, Satend Sharma, DJ Shalend Sharma and Sonal Sharma.
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The Radio Tarana team hosting the new year's eve top 100 countdown in Rotorua, from left, Satend Sharma, DJ Shalend Sharma and Sonal Sharma.

Bagchi has stamped his mark as a leading Bollywood music producer, composer, singer and lyricist with tracks like Bolna, Ve Maahi, Aankh Maarey, Dilbar and Lut Gaye.

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In the movie Shershaah, Raataan Lambiyan was picturised on lead actors Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani.

Asees Kaur is the female vocalist for "Raataan Lambiyan".
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Asees Kaur is the female vocalist for "Raataan Lambiyan".

Number two on Tarana's top 100 was Lut Gaye, from the movie Mumbai Saga, also sung by Jubin Nautiyal, while number three was Baarish Ki Jaaye, from the music video starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, sung by B Praak.

At number four, Tip Tip Barsa Paani, sung by Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayanhas been accorded double accolades in the past two decades.

It first featured in the movie Mohra - starring Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon - in the 90s, and resurfaced in 2021 in the movie Sooryavanshi, again starring Akshay Kumar, but this time with lead actress Katrina Kaif.

"Raataan Lambiyan" is sung by Jubin Nautiyal.
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"Raataan Lambiyan" is sung by Jubin Nautiyal.

This year's Tarana Top 100 countdown - hosted by Sharma brothers DJ Shalend and Satend, and also Sonal Sharma - was held in a 12-hour programme from Rotorua's Distinction Hotel.

DJ Shalend, the lead host, said it was the first time in Tarana's 25-year history the top 100 countdown was held outside the station's Auckland studios.

"It was interesting to host the programme out of Auckland this time as we got to meet so many of our listeners, which is what made it so special."

Here's a list of the top 20 on Radio Tarana charts:

  • 1. Raatan Lambiyan
  • ​​2. Lut Gaye
  • 3. Baarish Ki Jaaye
  • 4. Tip Tip Barsa Paani
  • 5. Tere Bagair
  • 6. Dil Galti Kar Baitha
  • ​7. Hum Nava Humsafar
  • ​8. Chaka Chak
  • ​9. Kaanta Laga
  • ​10. Nadiyon Paar
  • ​11. Seeti Maar 
  • 12. Tumse Bhi Zyada Pyar
  • ​13. Barsaat Ki Dhun
  • ​14. Meri Zindagi Hai Tu
  • 15. Bayl Gaadi
  • 16. Param Sundari
  • 17. Main Jis Din Bhula Dun
  • 18. Teri Umeed
  • ​19. Chura Ke Dil Mera
  • 20. Paani Paani.