Haareya main dil haareya – Arijit Singh – Sachin-Jigar – Ayushmann Khurrana | Meri Pyaari Bindu (2017)


Movie: This song appeared in 2017 Yash-Raj Films’ romantic drama Meri Pyaari Bindu (My Lovely Bindu) produced by Aditya Chopra and Maneesh Sharma and directed by Akshay Roy. The movie featured Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra, etc. The movie did not achieve much success.

Abhimanyu Roy (Ayushmann Khurrana) and Bindu Shankaranarayanan (Parineeti Chopra) are best friends since their childhood. Abhimanyu has always been in love with Bindu much to the chagrin of his mother. He never conveys his real feelings to Bindu and is happy with just friendship. He helps her in her ambition to become a singer and they visit a club for an audition. Soon, Bindu’s mother (June Malia) expires in an accident. Bindu is heartbroken and blames her father for the tragedy since he was driving the car under the influence of alcohol. Her resentment toward her father grows and forces her to leave college and shift to her maternal aunt’s place in Melbourne, Australia.

At the same time, Abhimanyu completes his M.Sc. and joins MBA in Bangalore. When he goes to Goa for a vacation, he meets Bindu. She informs him that she is engaged. Abhimanyu is heartbroken and goes to Mumbai to work in a bank. Bindu calls him to a Mumbai restaurant to tell him that she cannot marry her fiancé since he ran away. Abhimanyu begins their friendship with newfound enthusiasm and helps her going out of his way. He sings this song during this time.

Song: The lyrics of this song were penned by Priya Saraiya and the music was composed by Sachin-Jigar.

The gist of the song is, “I have seen the moon. I have seen the bright stars. But, I have not seen anyone like you. I cannot live without drowning in your eyes. Now, no one can stop me from falling in love with you.”

Video: Cinematography is by Tushar Kanti Ray. Dance choreography is by Rajit Dev-Ranju Varghese. This is a promotional video.

The video opens with Ayushmann Khurrana typing on his typewriter. He also begins the song. The next shot is of Parineeti Chopra in different poses in close-up. He remembers the moments he had spent with her. Both are seen dancing at times. At times, he is seen dancing alone. The song peters out and the video ends there.

Artists: The playback has been sung by Arijit Singh and the onscreen performances are by Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra and others.

Cultural Influence: There is some influence of the Punjabi culture on this typically filmi song. The song and the artists are good. The video is watchable for the same.


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