Like an assorted bunch of exotic fragrances, 2008 witnessed a terrific blend of variety in Bollywood soundtracks. And though melody reigned supreme, stylised genres like rock, rap and hip-hop, earned their share of glory as well.
A whole lot of chartbusters, yes. But guess what? A few classics too.
Here's who made it to our list of Top Ten Hindi Film songs of this year:
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10 Bakhuda tumhi ho, Kismat Konnection
Shahid Kapur and Vidya Balan painted the streets of Toronto a shade of blush with their vibrant chemistry in Aziz Mirza's affable, if not awe-inspiring, romance, Kismat Konnection.
And this caramel gooiness is reflected in Atif Aslam's smooth 'n' smitten rendition of Sayeed Quadri's lovesick poetry against Pritam's silvery tune, which cleverly maintain a low key, allowing Atif's terrific vocals to do all the talking.