Yeh kya hua, kaise hua, kab hua… kyon hua

E.R. RAMACHANDRAN writes: There are some songs, which, on listening to the first few bars, activate and flash new faces on our mental screen. In a trice, you forget the actual actor/actress and you begin thinking of a real person.

Below is a list of some of these songs that the mind associates with some well known faces. Do you recall other songs/ opening lines which would aptly apply to other worthies?


1. Aaru hithavaru ninage, ee muvarolage?: BJP, JD(S), Congress.

2. Jothe jotheyali: CM, deputy CM.

3. Yeh kya hua, kaise hua, kab hua: Indian cricket team

4. Jumma chumma de de: Richard Gere and Shilpa Shetty

5. Kannadadha makkalella ondagi banni: Dr. Raj Kumar

6. We are the world, we are the children: President George W. Bush, Papa Bush family

7. Que sera sera… Whatever will be, will be: Tony Blair

8. Jana Gana Mana (piano version): N.R. Narayana Murthy

9. Ponal pogattum poda: Karunanidhi

10. Apara Keerthi galisi mereva bhavya nadidu: Mysore Maharajaru

11. Donku balada nayakare: IHF, IFA, IOA Bosses

12. For he’s a jolly good fellow: President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

13. Aadaddella olithe ayithu: Mayawati

14. Kula kula vendu hodadadi: Arjun Singh

15. Voh subah, kabhi tho aayegi, voh subah: B.S. Yediyurappa


Which favourite song of yours reminds you of a living person/persons? Share it with us.