The Indian singer Mika Singh was born and raised in Durgapur, West Bengal. Balbir Kaur, his mother, is a scholar of folk music, and his father Ajmer Singh is a classical musician. He is the younger brother of Daler Mehndi, a well-known Punjabi singer. The tabla, harmonium, and guitar were all instruments Mika learned at a young age.
Mika Singh’s first song was from Sawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag, his debut album which was released in 1998, and it immediately became a hit. In the following years, he has released many hit albums, such as Something Something, Gabru, Dunali and Ishq Brandy. Among the performances Mika Singh has done are the United Kingdom’s Bollywood and Bhangra Concert and London’s Wembley Arena with Shafqat Amanat Ali. He is well known for Bollywood songs like Mauja Hi Mauja from Jab We Met (2007) and Dhinka Chika from Ready (2011). The singer also has been involved in many controversies throughout his career.
The comedy film Loot marked Mika’s film debut in 2011. As an actor, he appeared in Balwinder Singh…Famous Ho Gaya (2014), a musical comedy. His music was also featured in the 2016 film Housefull 3. There are also Mubarakan, Shhubh Mangal Saavdhan, Nashbzaade, Jagga Jiunda E, and Golkeri among other films which have music sung by him. In this article, we will be looking at some of the popular Mika Singh songs.
Best Mika Singh Songs
1. Sawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag
Among all Mika Singh hit songs, Sawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag is one of the most iconic. Originally released in 1998, Ginny Weds Sunny featured the song once more as a remix. When Mika was trying to break through, this song was one of his earliest hits. It has been a favourite at parties for years and has gained popularity among Generation Z as well. The remix also featured Badshah and Neha Kakkar, popular Bollywood singers. Yami Gautam and Vikrant Messy star in Ginny Weds Sunny, for which the song was the soundtrack.
2. Gandi Baat
Featuring Mika Singh and Kalpana Patowary as the playback singers, the song was a big hit in 2014. Sonakshi Sinha and Shahid Kapoor were expected to star in R Rajkumar which would have this song. The lyrics were provided by Anupam Amod, and the composition was done by Pritam Chakraborty.
3. Dil Mein Baji Guitar
Among Mika Singh’s biggest hits is Dil Mein Baji Guitar. The song is from the 2006 movie Apna Sapna Money Money starring Riteish Deshmukh & Koena Mitra. In spite of its lacklustre box office performance, Dil Mein Baji Guitar continues to break party charts. Singing along with Mika is Amit Kumar and the music for Dil Mein Baji Guitar is by Pritam.
4. Hawa Hawa
From the movie Mubarakan comes a rendition of Hasan Jahangir’s original song Hawa Hawa. Even those who had never danced before were compelled to shake their legs by this new rendition of the original number from Chaalis Chaurassi. Prakriti Kakar sings along with Mika on this re-imagined track. The music for this Mika Singh song is by Gourav-Roshin.
5. Unke Nashe Mein
Shootout at Lokhandwala is a Bollywood movie that features the next Mika Singh song on our list – Unke Nashe Mein. As with the movie, this song remains among the best dance numbers in recent memory. Mika performs the jugalbandi with Sukhwinder Singh and the late great Anand Raaj Anand in this electrifying number.
6. Chinta Ta Ta Chita
In Rowdy Rathore, the Mika Singh song Chinta Ta Ta Chita was composed by one of the highest paid music directors, Sajid Wajid. The song quickly spread across the country and dominated charts for quite some time. Dancing on the song were Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor.
7. Dhinka Chika
One of the most favourite tunes of audiences of the year 2011, this Mika Singh song is a catchy tune that is still played at many events across the country. It was a real trendsetter and one of the most popular songs of that year. The movie ‘Ready’ features Salman Khan and Asin Thottumkal dancing on this song. Music for this Mika Singh dance song was directed by Devi Sri Prasad.
Mika Singh teamed up with Ali Qui Mirza for this single, which became a pretty big hit immediately after its release. It quickly became one of the best Mika Singh songs in 2020, especially due to its popularity on Instagram reels.
9. Aaj Ki Party
Next up on our list of popular Mika Singh songs is Aaj Ki Party. Featuring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, this popular song appeared in the even more popular Bajrangi Bhaijaan film. Shabbir Ahmed provided the lyrics for this song, which was composed by Pritam.
10. Subha Hone Na De
Next up is a groovy Mika Singh song called Subha Hone Na De from the film Desi Boyz. Because of its catchy tune and ability to get listeners grooving immediately, this song has dominated parties and events for a long time. It features John Abraham and Akshay Kumar, and has become immensely popular on YouTube. The incredible composer Pritam and the amazing singer Mika have achieved another milestone.
11. Mauja Hi Mauja
Featured in the 2007 super hit Jab We Met, this Mika Singh song was a chartbuster that peaked at number one on the charts. This song became one of the most popular of the year. Pritam once again composed the music for the film, which won several awards. Irshad Kamil wrote the lyrics. Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor portrayed the song in the film.
12. Whistle Baja 2.0
A well-deserved amount of attention was given to Whistle Baja 2.0 when it was released in April 2022. Throughout this Mika Singh new song, the singer used his energetic and joyful voice to great effect. The track was composed by the legendary musician A.R. Rahman. It is featured in the Bollywood movie Heropanti 2, which stars Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff.
That was it for this Mika Singh songs list. For more information on Mika Singh’s latest songs, stay tuned to GrooveNexus!