25 Times Bollywood Copied Hit Pakistani Songs and Got Away With It!

At a time when the India-Pakistan conflict is at its bleakest, it reminds us of how much both the countries rely on each other. While we rely on them for a few imports, India or Bollywood seems to need much more from us in the shape of film music!

But, what happens when Bollywood doesn’t get their way or should we say the rights to the music they crave so much?

Well, very simple! They do what they’ve been doing since decades – find ‘inspirations,’ of course!  Don’t believe us? Well, then here’s a small compilation by Diva of copied Pakistani songs you may have heard Indian actors crooning to…

Kundi Na Kharka

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Tumhe Apna Banane Ka

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Bheega Bheega Sa Yeh December Hai

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Channo

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Agar Tum Mil Jao

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Munni Badnaam

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Dil Dil Pakistan

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Mast Mast

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Mar Jawaan Mit Jawaan

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Lambi Judaai

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Billo De Ghar

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Ikko Jiya

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Hum Raqs Karen/PPP Song

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Rangeen Hai Tu

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Dil Mera Tod Diya Usne

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Husn Walon Se Poocho

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Ik Baat Kahoon Dildara

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Kinna Sohna Tenu Rab Ne

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Mera Piya Ghar Aya

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Sajna Tere Bina

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Yeh Jo Halka Halka Suroor

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Sanson Ki Mala

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Yaar Yaar Kehna

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Hamari Sanson

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Shahjehan Saleem
Shahjehan Saleem

The author is the Editor of Diva Online as well as a film & fashion critic. He is also a professor in the Department of Media Sciences at SZABIST, Karachi. Socio-cultural theories and geography fill up the rest of his time.

1 Comment
  1. Hi,
    I personally think the song “Ajj Singh Garjega” for the Bollywood movie “Kesari” is a copy of the Pakistani song “Tillay Wale Jooti” from the Lollywood movie “JPNA 2”. Have a look and maybe add it on to the list

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