Copying From Bollywood: Famous Indian Songs Copied Around The World

Here we bring you some Bollywood numbers which were copied by artists all around the globe.

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We all know that quite a few of the Bollywood Songs are copied or inspired from some English or Arabic songs, but very few know that many foreign artists have copied or taken inspiration from Bollywood songs.

Here we bring you some Bollywood numbers which were copied by others:

1. Battamiz Dil from Ye Jawani Hai Diwani

The movie was released in 2013, while the copied or inspired version came out in 2016.


2. Dam Dam from Band Baaja Baaraat

Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh starring Band Baaja Baaraat released in 2010 and the inspired or copied version by Jelena Karleusa came in 2011.


3. Mashallah Mashallah from EK Tha Tiger

Sung by Shreya Ghoshal, Wajid Ali Mashallah Mashallah was highly appreciated by the Indian audience but you may get shocked to see its copy.   


4. Yeh Ishq Haaye from Jab We Met

This beautiful song from Jab We Met was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer in 2008. Chick out its copy sung by Dara Bubamara in her album Nemam Elena


5. Deewangi Deewangi from Om Shanti Om

This high-octane song was a milestone for Indian Cinema in 2007, where more than 20 stars gave their guest appearance in this song. You might not know that this song was copied by Maja Marijana in her album Sampion in 2011


6. Chammak Challo from Ra One

International artist Akon gave his exceptional voice in this song but this time also Dara Bubamara made her own remake of this song in her album Balkanac in 2013.


7. Dance Pe Chance from Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

Shah Rukh Khan's blockbuster Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi was a big hit in 2008. Its song Dance Pe Chance was also a good hit. Check out its copy from Jelena Karleuša's Insomnia - 2009.


8. Yeh Mera Dil Yaar Ka Deewana from Don

Iconic music of this song was stolen by The Black Eyed Peas - Don't Phunk With My Heart in 2009. Not just this song, but they also copied another iconic song from the movie Apradh - Aye Naujawan.  



9. Mahi Mahi Mahi from Kismat

Kismat starring Priyanka Chopra and Bobby Deol released in 2004 while the Serbian turbo-folk singer Viki Miljković sung it's copied version in 2005. 


10. Urvashi Urvashi from Hum Se Hai Muqabala

This evergreen song by A.R Rahman was a tremendous hit in 1994. It's exact copy come out in 2014 featuring Cody Wise. Check it out below:


11. Sochna Kya Jo Bhi Hoga from Ghayal 

This epic song became an inspiration for Jennifer Lopez's On The Floor ft. Pitbull in 2011. 



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Sumaiya Sheikh (WRITER)

Sumaiya believes in expressing her thoughts with the sword of words. This management lover handled 30 and 100 volunteers for All India Interschool Personality Contest in 2013 & 2016 respectively, by Oxford Speakers’ Academy. A chatterbox, she also hosted three shows at All India Radio. This compotator represented KKSU in the inter-university debate competition - Indradhanushya.