The latest trend in Indian music world is merger of Sufism with Western beats and also folk with pop. One close look at most popular songs of today, one can find this contemporary trend which has managed to mesmerize music lovers all across India. This trend also involves heavy usage of digital technologies. Using these technologies has literally revolutionized Indian music scenario. The line between melodious, sweet and bitter is fast disappearing. Today, lyrics and music are equally important in the creation of a song. Different genres of music have different preferences. Sufiana songs have meaningful lyrics whereas indi-pop relies more on fast beats and musical effects.  

 

Recent popular Sufi songs are; Teri Yaad, Teri Deewani, Jhoomo Re, O Re Piya, Bulla di jana main kaun etc. other contemporary hits have mostly come from Himesh Reshammiya, Vishal- Shekhar and Shankar- Ehsaan- Loy. Himesh Reshamiya has enjoyed great run of popularity with his nasal twang and melodious musical compositions. His hit list includes Aap ka Suroor, Namaste London, Apne, Red, Fool n Final, Good Boy Bad Boy, Shaka Laka Boom Boom, Aksar, Tom Dick and Harry etc. the troika of Shankar- Ehsaan- Loy has churned out one hit after another. Post dil chahta hai era, they have gives Kal Ho Na Ho, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Don, Taare Zameen Pe to name a few. They have already been termed youth icon. Post famous ‘Allah ke Bande’, Vishal- Shekhar never looked back with their recent big hit Om Shanti Om breaking many records in the way.


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