Mumbai, Apr 19 (): Tum hi ho, the gentle romantic song from Aashiqui 2, is fast emerging as the romantic anthem of the year 2013. It is the title track of ‘Aashiqui 2’ and the song has been topping the music charts across radio channels and has been trending on Twitter and YouTube since its launch on March 23.
‘Aashiqui 2’ is the sequel of the 1990 hit film “Aashiqui” that won the hearts of many with soothing romantic songs. ‘Aashiqui 2’ has also garnered the same trend with the soothing and soulful title number “Tum Hi Ho”.
The love song is sung by new playback singer Arijit Singh, lyrics written by Irshad Kamil and the music for the song is composed by Mithoon. The song has gone viral on YouTube and has got more than 1,600,000 hits since the time it was released on 23 March. The song features Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, the lead characters in the film.
After seeing the tremendous response from the internet users, social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with various versions of the original song uploaded by amateur guitarists, singers, deejays and others. UK rapper Nesdi Jones’ version is going viral on YouTube and it’s getting popular on iTunes also.
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is excited on seeing the overwhelming response and he is enjoying the rage created by the music of the film. He praises UK rapper Nesdi Jones’ version of Tum hi ho, in which the singer sings the melodious romantic number with a British accent.
Bhatt said that 23 years back Aashiqui changed the music scenario in India. Aashiqui 2 is now all set to bring a similar musical revolution through the medium that is enjoyed by the new generation.
The movie is a musical journey of two lovers who go through love and hate, twists and turbulence, success and failure in their lives.
Aashiqui 2 releases on April 26, 2013.