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Bollywood's lyrical attyachaar

There's funny. There's silly. And there's senseless. Bollywood's idea of chartbusters is often a concoction of all three.

At present, Dev-D's wonderfully bizarre Emotional attyachaar, a howler of a track by Amit Trivedi, about heartbreak against the sounds of a wedding procession has caught the nation's fancy.

Clearly, this modern-day play on Devdas and his popularized tragedy has inspired Amitabh Bhattacharya to go wild with his pen, here's a sampler: 'Bol, bol why did you ditch me, whore?'

Here's a look at recent cases of oddball lyrics, super-hit songs.

Text: Sukanya Verma

Also Read: Dev D: The music is different for sure


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