102 Not Out: Amitabh Bachchan revisits the classic song ‘Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam’

Amitabh Bachchan has sung lots song in past for his movies now, in his upcoming film 102 Not Out, directed by Umesh Shukla, apart from playing one of the leading men, the actor also took a keen interest in the music. He has already shared with us his experience of creating the track Badumbaaa, which was entirely his idea. Big B has also sung the song along with his co-actor in the film, Rishi Kapoor. The actor revealed that there is another track that he has sung, which is extremely special and close to his heart. It is a new rendition of the timeless classic, Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam, from the movie Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959).

Mere Paas Aao from Mr Natwarlal (1979) was the first time that Amitabh Bachchan used his rich baritone to add depth and drama to a Hindi film song. Since then, his soulful voice has graced many memorable songs like Neela Aasman So Gaya and Rang Barse from Silsila (1981), Mere Angne Mein from Laawaris (1981) and Main Yahan Tu Wahanfrom Baghban (2003) to tracks like Ekla Cholo Re from Kahaani (2012) and Piddly Si Baatein from Shamitabh (2015) in recent years.

Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor in 102 Not Out

Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor in 102 Not Out

However, there is a mention of this song in the film. The film’s original music was composed by SD Burman and this song was beautifully rendered by Geeta Dutt. Big B, who plays a 102-year-old man in the film, recorded the track in his characteristic deep and booming voice. The song was arranged by Rohan Utpat and Vinayak K Salvi.


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