Mohammad Danish was among the last 9 contestants for the Indian Idol 12 title. He is from Delhi and studied music under his grandfather, Ustad Abdul Karim Khan. Danish released the patriotic song ‘We Indians’, as his first album under the guidance of the famous Bollywood lyricist from Bajirao Mastani, AM Turaz. He is also the recipient of The Voice of India Award (2017). Today, Denmark is making its way to Bollywood as a playback singer.
# 1. Yaad Aa Raha Hi
Number of views: 12 million +
Yaad Aa Raha Hai comes from the 1982 Bollywood film Disco Dancer. The original version was sung by Bappi Lahiri. With a combination of trombone and keys, this song really ignites the spirit of the Indian Idol performance when Denmark performs it.
# 2. Dulhe Ka Sehra
Number of views: 10 million +
Dulhe ka Sehra is a 1990s song from the film Dhadkan. This song was originally sung by Nadeem-Shravan and Hunterz. It was a wonderful experience at the Indian Idol show when the Danish duet and Sawai Bhatt sang the song.
# 3.Pole of Tu Cheez Badi Hai
Number of views: 5 million +
Tu Cheez Badi Hai Mast Mast is an iconic song from the 1994 Bollywood film Mohra. Danish surprised the Indian Idol judges and contestants by taking the song in a unique way. The song was performed by versatile artists Udit Narayan and Kavita Krishnamurthy.
# 4. Pyar Ka Tohfa
Number of views: 3.8 million +
The song Pyar Ka Tohfa was performed as a duet between Arunita and Denmark. The original song comes from the 90s Bollywood film Tohfa. The song was originally sung by legendary singers Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle.
# 5. Jeena Jeena
Number of Views: 2.5M +
Jeena Jeena’s song comes from the 2015 Bollywood film Badlapur. The song was originally sung by Atif Aslam. It was Mohammad Danish’s melodious appearance as he captivated everyone with his soulful voice.
# 6. Chaiyya Chaiyya
Number of views: 2.3 million +
Chaiyya Chaiyya is a popular song from Shah Rukh Khan who starred in the 1998 Bollywood film Bombay. This Danish performance has been instrumental in propelling him to the final of Indian Idol. This song was originally sung by the great singers Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi.
# 7. Ek Hasina Thi
Number of impressions: 2.2 million +
Ek Hasina Thi’s song comes from Karz’s album which was released in 1980. The song was originally sung by the late legendary singers Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhonsle. The final version of the song features Himesh Reshammiya and Urmila Matondkar and is sung by Shreya Ghoshal.
# 8. Piya Re Piya Re
Number of views: 1.6 million +
Song Piya Re Piya Re from Bollywood album Sultan Sufi. This song, in Danish voice, does indeed work wonders on Indian Idol shows, with Denmark remaining true to the essence of the song. This song was originally sung by the famous Pakistani singer, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
# 9. Deva Shree Ganesha
Number of views: 1.1 million +
The song Deva Shree Ganesha is from the 2011 Bollywood film Agneepath. This song, performed by Mohammad Danish, indeed adds a taste of diversity to Indian Idol. This song was originally sung by the famous Marathi singer, Ajay Gogavale.
# 10. Only Dushman Tu Meri Dost Ko Tarse
Number of views: 844K +
The song was performed by Denmark in a special episode of Dharmendra and Asha on Indian Idol. This melodious performance from Denmark proves its versatility. This song is from the Bollywood film Aaye Din Bahar Ke. The song was originally sung by legendary singer Mohammed Rafi.