Naina (song)

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Emotional song by Arijit Singh
from the album Dangal
Released14 December 2016 (2016-12-14)
Composer(s)Pritam Chakraborty
Lyricist(s)Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music video
"Naina" on YouTube

"Naina" (English: "Eyes") is an Indian film song from the soundtrack of the feature film Dangal. It is sung by Arijit Singh, with music composed by Pritam Chakraborty and lyrics written by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

Critical Reception[edit]

In a review, Bollywood Hungama wrote, "Can we ever find fault in Arijit singing (Can we ever?), this song would go in the playlist of Arijit Singh's ardent fans."[1]

In its review, Livemint considers the opening stanza of the song, also called 'mukhda' in Hindi, as "Devotional", they wrote: "There is a lovely chord-change where the soft percussions kick in. This part really makes the song. It has a sublime, lingering quality that grows on you."[2]

Koimoi in its review, highlighted the shortness of the song but acclaimed the singing of Arijit Singh and the composition by Pritam. [3]

Recognition and in Popular Culture[edit]

Indian film actor Varun Dhawan wrote on Twitter -"Naina from Dangal is a gem".[4]


  1. ^ "Dangal music review". 19 December 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Dangal Music review". Livemint. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  3. ^ Surabhi Redkar (21 December 2016). "Dangal music review". Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Varun Dhawan about Naina song from Dangal". 16 May 2017. Archived from the original on 27 May 2017. Retrieved 27 May 2017.