New Delhi: Composers like Aadesh Shrivastava don't die. They continue to give their audience unadulterated joy through their songs. Aadesh Shrivastava may have succumbed to cancer at the age of 51, but his songs will continue to ring in the ears of generations of music lovers. (Also Read: RIP Aadesh Shrivastava. And Thank You For the Music)
Mora Piya, Raajneeti: Such songs are rare in Bollywood. Sung by Aadesh Shrivastava, the semi-classical ballad, picturised on Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, had just the right mix of classic as well as peppy beats.
An entire nation got jiggy to the bhangra beats of Say Shava Shava (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham). Aadesh Shrivastava sang the number with Amitabh Bachchan, Alka Yagnik, Sunidhi Chauhan, Udit Narayan, and Sudesh Bhonsle.
Aadesh Shrivastava, who collaborated with his brother-in-laws Jatin-Lalit for the music album of Chalte Chalte, is best known for scoring Suno Na Suno Na song from the film featuring Rani Mukerji and Shah Rukh Khan.
Aadesh Shrivastava scored soundtrack for the entire album of Baghban. He also crooned Chali Chali Phir Chali number with the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Alka Yagnik and Hema Sardesai.
Anybody who was a teenager in the nineties would surely have hummed Haathon Mein Aa Gaya Jo Kal from Aao Pyaar Karen.
And danced to, Kya Ada Kya Jalwe Tere Paro from Shastra
And got Gumshuda with Chalte Chalte
Sona Sona from Major Saab was the top wedding song of 2008.
Gustakhiyan from 1993's Aankhen was another Aashiqui song
Aadesh Shrivastava's Pehli Nazar Mein from Uljhan was brought to life by Udit Narayan and Lata Mangeshkar.