Monali Thakur is by far considered to be one of the most talented playback singers in Bollywood these days. While her Hindi songs rock the charts all year, not a lot of people know that she has sung songs in Bengali as well. Monali’s father is a popular Bengali singer and her musical roots are strong. Monali might be young, but she has made her mark in playback singing by delivering some of the most amazing songs in the industry that have touched the hearts of a number of people.
If you’re a Monali Thakur fan, and you’re wondering which of her songs are still considered to be her best performances, here’s a list of the top ten songs Monali Thakur sang.
10. Kubool Kar Le
Film – Jaan-E-Mann
This was one of the first songs Monali sang. She was a young singer at that time and this is one of the songs that made her career. Monali was not known till this song and it was with this song that people began to notice her talent.
9. Zara Zara Touch Me
Film – Race
This song ruled the charts for a very long time and made Monali one of the top singers overnight. She won a nomination for the song. This raunchy number put Monali at par with all the leading playback singers. It was this song that let people know Monali had arrived and she was here to stay.
8. Khwab Dekhe (Sexy Lady)
Film – Race
Another one from Race, this was peppy number that Monali pulled off with ease. She gave us back to back hit songs and her voice was on every playlist with this release. Monali proved that she has a versatile voice and can sing various kinds of songs.
Film – Golmaal Returns
This was one of the most popular songs that Monali sang. Not only was it very bold, but also a very different song that not a lot of people would expect Monali sing. She combined singing in English and Hindi for this song which was highly appreciated by people all over the industry.
6. Mumkin Nahi
Film – Qasam Se Qasam Se
This is one of the best love songs that Monali sang. The song has beautiful lyrics and is a touching song that will make you want to spend time with your partner in a far away land. Monali pulled off the song very well and she managed to put the song up on the charts for a long time.
5. Inkaar (Theme)
Film – Inkaar
This was a solo performance by Monali that will make your hair stand. She pulled off the song with so much grace and power that you will feel the song each time you hear it. This song is by far one of Monali’s best performances where she proves that she can sing in any genre with ease. The song needed her to sing in a high pitch and she managed to do it very well.
4. Sawaar Loon
Film – Lootera
This was a very popular song ever since it released and Monali managed to sing this fast paced song very well. She was highly appreciated for her singing. Although young, Monali has superb voice control and manages to pull off different notes with ease.
3. Aga Bai
Film – Aiyyaa
This is one of those songs that proved Monali can sing in the most versatile manner. This song was one of the most popular songs when it released and managed to top the charts for a very long time. This peppy number was the dance beat for parties all over the nation and it still manages to get people into the groove when it is played.
2. Dhol Baaje
Film – Ek Paheli Leela
This was one of Monali’s best performances till date. She managed to combine raunchy, ‘Desi’ and romantic all together in one song with her beautiful voice. The song managed to top the charts for a long time and Monali was highly appreciated for her talent.
1. Moh Moh Ke Dhaage
Film – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
This is the song that won Monali a Filmfare for the best Playback Singer (Female). There are not a lot of songs that can manage to touch your soul these days and this is one of those songs that manage to do it. Her voice is soulful and you will fall in love with the song. It’s the kind of song that you would want to listen to on a loop. Monali did perfect justice to the lyrics and sang it in a beautiful manner.