Bollywood's latest offering Sanam Teri Kasam has relesased today. The film's title will remind you of the hit song 'Sanam Teri Kasam' which had Kamal Haasan and Reena Roy in the lead. It has been a trend in Bollywood for many years to keep movie titles on old songs. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Chalte Chalte, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehnaa, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, here's a list of top 20 movie titles which have used song lyrics.
Bachna Ae Haseeno: Ranbir Kapoor starred in the film with his then girlfriend Deepika Padukone. The film's title was from a popular song on which Rishi Kapoor had danced. And in a befitting tribute to his dad, Ranbir Kapoor also performed on the hit number in his movie that released in 2008.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge: SRK, Kajol's eternal love story directed by Aditya Chopra took its title from a song in their own production 'Chor Machaye Shor' starring Shashi Kapoor and Mumtaz in lead roles. The song was superhit during its release.
Teraa Surroor: Himesh Reshammiya's new film Teraa Surroor is based on a hit song from his earlier film 'Aap Ka Suroor." Himesh had sung the original number.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan: Remember Hema Malini dancing in front of Gabbar Singh on 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan Jaane Jhan main nachoongi' in Sholay, the song is still instilled in the minds of movie lovers. And to cash in on its popularity, late Yash Chopra used the song's lyrics as the title for his last directorial starring Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehnaa: Karan Johar also used a song for the title of his multi-starrer which was about relations.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: Ranbir Kapoor reunited with ex-girlfriend Deepika Padukone for Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. The song 'Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani' from 'Jawani Deewaani' was picturised on his uncle Randhir Kapoor.
Guzaarish: Guzaarish song was in Ghajini and two years later Aishwarya and Hrithik were seen playing lead in a film titled Guzaarish directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Jai Ho: Salman Khan played the lead in the film whose title was inspired by Rahman's song 'Jai Ho' from Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire.'
Jaane tu Ya Janne Na: Imran Khan made his debut with the film. The song from which this movie's title was taken had Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore.
Chalte Chalte: SRK and Rani Mukherjee starrer film's title was from Meena Kumari. Rajkumar film 'Paakezah'. The song Chalte chalte is still hummed by music lovers across generations.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara: Makers of Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Farhan Akhtar used a very catchy line from the tune composed for Rock On.
Dil Dhadakne Do: The title of Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do was taken from the song of her earlier directorial venture 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.'
Na Tu Jaano Na Hum: Na Tum Jaano Na Hum's title was taken from the hit song in Hrithik's debut movie 'Kaho Na Pyaar Hai.'
Om Shanti Om: SRK, Deepika starred in this film. Its title is based on the hit song 'Om Shanti Om' from Subhash Ghai directed 'Karz'.
Koi Mil Gaya: Bollywood's sci-fi film Koi Mil Gaya had Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta in the lead. The film's title was taken from SRK-Kajol's song 'Koi Mil gaya' in 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'.
Ramaiya Vastavaiya: The movie was a flop but the song from which its title was taken is still a hit. The song had showman Raj Kapoor.
Khoya Khoya Chand: Soha Ali Khan and Shiny Ahuja were seen in 'Khoya Khoya Chand' whose title was named after the hit song that featured Dev Anand.
Yamla Pagla Deewana: Dharmendra made an appearance with his sons Sunny and Bobby in the film whose title was based on his earlier song 'Yamla Pagla Deewan'