Top 3 South Indian songs which became SUPER HITs in Hindi

Bollywood has a lot of common directors with the South Indian Film Industry. Mani Ratnam is, in fact, one of the biggest examples of stellar success in both the South and in Bollywood. Some of the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam or Kannada songs are redone in Hindi and they go on to become massive successes. This is a common phenomenon in Mani Ratnam films. The top 5 South Indian songs which became SUPER HITs in Hindi, at the top of our heads, are:

1) Vaseegara - Zara Zara

‘Zara Zara’ is one of the cult classic songs of the Hindi film industry remade and adapted multiple times throughout the years. Little do people know that ‘Zara Zara’, sung by Bombay Jayashree is actually a remake of ‘Vaseegara’ which is a Tamil song from the movie ‘Minnale’ sung by the same singer. Both ‘Minnale’ and ‘Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein’ were directed by Gautham Menon.

2) Ee Hridayam - Hosanna

‘Ee Hridayam’ is a SuperHit A.R. Rahman composition. It’s a Telugu song from the movie ‘Ye Maaya Chesave’ which introduced its most loved power couple Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya to the Telugu film industry. This song was remade into ‘Hosanna’ in the movie ‘Ekk Deewana Tha’ starring Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson. Both films are Gautham Menon directorials.

3) Ringa Ringa - Dhinka Chika

One of the most loved and played songs of 2011, ‘Dhinka Chika’ from the Salman Khan starrer ‘Ready’ is in fact a remake of the Telugu song ‘Ringa Ringa’ by Rita from the Allu Arjun starrer Arya 2 (2009). The song ‘Dhinka Chika’ was sung by Amrita Kak and Mika Singh.