Raid movie song Sanu Ek Pal Chain showcases Ajay Devgn and Ileana D’Cruz’s effortless chemistry yet again

By Madhusmita Lenka

Feb 13, 2018

Do you remember Rahat Fateh Ali Khan giving voice to the soulful track "Tere bin nahin lagda dil mera dholna"? He has yet again crooned the re-mastered version of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s legendary song. This time he picked Sanu Ek Pal Chain Na Aave that’s a collector’s item in Nusrat’s voice. He has done it for Ajay Devgn, Ileana D’Cruz’s forthcoming film Raid and the song showcases the bonding of protagonists.

Tera khayal har ghadi

Hai aadatein mujhe teri

Ik din jo tujhse naa milun

Paagal ke jaisa main phirun


Ajay Devgn and Ileana D’Cruz chemistry “Mere Rashke Qamar” from their 2017 release Baadshaho are still fresh in our memories. The recreated track became an instant hit and topped the playlists for the entire year. Now, it seems the duo are aiming to repeat the success with their film Raid. They two would be romancing each other in yet another soulful track by music maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. This time, the filmmakers have picked “Sanu Ek Pal Chain” to recreate.


In Raid, they will be seen as a married couple and the song depicts the story of how Ajay is trapped between work and long duty hours that keeps him away from home, leaving Ileana to yearn for him. All couple can relate to the lyrics and this will specifically strike a chord with those in a long distance relationship.


“Sanu Ek Pal Chain” over the years tugged the heartstrings of the audience as the most romantic ballad ever. It has been recreated several times by different musicians on youtube, including Pakistani artiste Atif Aslam. The song in Raid has been recreated by composer Tanishk Bagchi, penned by Manoj Muntashir.


The song beautifully captures the emotional bonding between Ajay Devgn and Ileana D’cruz. Their effortless chemistry is on fire throughout the song. Interesting fact! This song was earlier selected for Tseries’ other home production, however, when Ajay Devgn heard the recreated song, he was hell-bent on it being a part of Raid. Bhushan Kumar finally decided to include this timeless melody in this film. Watch the video here:-


Raid is an upcoming Indian crime thriller drama film. The movie which releases on 15th March 2018 has been written by Ritesh Shah. Previously, the writer has co-written poignant movies like Pink and Airlift. No One killed Jessica director Raj Kumar Gupta has helmed the film. Apart from the leads, Saurabh Shukhla plays the antagonist of the film.

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