Woh Ladki Hai Kahan

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"Woh Ladki Hai Kahan"
Dil Chahta Haialbum.jpg
Original CD Cover
Song by Shankar Ehsaan Loy (composers)
Shaan, Kavita Krishnamurthy (singers) from the album Dil Chahta Hai: Music From The Motion Picture
Released 22 June 2001 (India) India
Format CD single
Recorded 2001
Genre Celtic fusion
Filmi
Length 5:06
Label T-Series
Writer Javed Akhtar
Producer Farhan Akhtar
Ritesh Sidhwani
Dil Chahta Hai: Music From The Motion Picture track listing
"Jaane Kyon"
(2)
"Woh Ladki Hai Kahan"

"Woh Ladki Hai Kahan" (Hindi: वो लड़की है कहाँ?, English: Where's that Girl?) is a 2001 song from the movie Dil Chahta Hai, composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, performed by Shaan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, and written by Javed Akhtar.

Music[edit]

The track is frenzied Celtic music with bluegrass fiddling accustomed by Ehsaan's Acoustic guitar riffs and Flute. The song essentially launched singer Shaan's career, as it was the first hit of his career[1]

Music video[edit]

Saif Ali Khan spoofing 1960s Bollywood dance in "Woh Ladki Hai Kahaan".

The song is known for its comical picturization, where choreographer Farah Khan pays tribute to Bollywood, for the first time. The song spoofs the 60s, 70s and 80s of Hindi Cinema in a completely unique and funny way through the immensely peppy and the already chartbuster song.[2] The scene features Sameer played by Saif Ali Khan and Sonali Kulkarni who plays Pooja, going into a theater playing a musical, and sees them in screen instead. The song pays homage to the 60s 70s and 80s as it progresses.[3]

Awards[edit]

Filmfare Award

IIFA Award

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Friday Review Thiruvananthapuram / Interview : Attuned to the lines of destiny". The Hindu. 2007-03-23. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ "VR Talkies: Dil Chahta Hai - Perfection Ko Improve Karna Mushqil Hota Hai". Vivekranjit.blogspot.com. 2001-07-24. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ "The Making of Dil Chahta Hai - Part 3". YouTube. 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Showcase: IIFA 2002 - Malaysia | Award Winners". IIFA. Retrieved 2012-03-15.