Tauba Tera Jalwa, Tauba Tera Pyar… Tera Emosanal Attyachaar! This song became a heartbreak anthem after it got released. The song was related to film Dev D by Anurag Kashyap and is considered one of his fine works. This gave him the deserved recognition in the industry. The film was the modern version of Devdas story. Nobody had imagined that the iconic story of the broken heart would get a new-age turn and it would still be so relevant to the youth.
The audience appreciated it and made it a hit. However, the ever so refreshed song Emotional Attyachar is also one of the highlights of the film. The song became so popular that it used to be a rage among the audiences. For long, people didn’t know that Nawazuddin Siddiqui was one of the two men from orchestra who mouthed the lyrics of the song in the movie and the other is Sunil Grover. But what was the mystery of this song? Well, people still don’t know who sang the popular track.
And on Googling, you’ll find that the song has been sung by Band master Rangeela and Rasila. However, it is not true. After almost nine years of the release Of Dev. D, the mystery has been solved. The song has been sung by composer Amit Trivedi and lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya. yes, you read it right!
Amit Trivedi revealed that,
“Anurag got angry saying ‘Why do you want to change the voice?’ I said ‘but this is just a scratch version, me and Amitabh are singing. He said, ‘this is exactly what I want!’ Amitabh was scared because he wasn’t singing in his normal voice. We tweaked it a little bit, and made our voice caricature-ish. And Amitabh wanted to be a singer so he got scared. He said ‘I want to be a singer and if this is debut I won’t get work.’ We got scared. o we changed the name to bandmaster Rangeela and Rasila. So, yes, we are them.”