5 Songs That Were Shot Only In One Take!

The shooting of a dance sequence takes time, depending on factors like locations, sets, rehearsals, and choreography. But there are some songs that have been shot in a single take,  and sequenced so perfectly. So many people dancing in one song to shoot it, it has to be perfect and not even one person in the song should make a mistake.

Here are some Bollywood songs which have been shot on one take that can be called also as done in a day:

1) Dil Dhadakne Do – Galla Goodiyan:

Zoya Akhtar’s one of the most successful movies had a party song on a cruise which is played even now at many places. ‘Gallan Goodiyan’ is sung by Sukhwinder Singh, Yashita Sharma and Shankar Mahadevan, wherein the whole star cast of the movie except, Anushka Sharma is seen dancing. When the song was out it was an instant hit and it was shot in a single take.

2) Main Hoo Naa – Chalein Jaise Hawaein:

Farah Khan’s ‘Main Hoo Naa’ starring Shahrukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Boman Irani, Kirron Kher and many more had a  popular song called ‘Chalein Jaise Hawaein’ which comes in the ending credits of the movie and is sung by K.K and Vasundhara Das. The song features the complete cast of the movie and it was choreographed by the director itself in a single take.

3) Anjaam – Barson Ke Baad:

When the movie released the songs of the movie were the USP. There is a romantic song in the movie which features Shahrukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit, ‘Barson Ke Baad’, which was sung by the talented Alka Yagnik and went on to become a super hit. The speciality about this is that the song was shot in just one take!

4) Aradhana – Roop Tera Mastana:

This is the first movie from where the trend of shooting songs on a single take started. Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore’s super hit film ‘Aradhana’. In the movie, there is a famous song ‘Roop Tera Mastana’ which was sung by the legend, Kishore Kumar. It was shot in a single take which features Khanna and Tagore. The song even won Kumar the award for Best Male Playback Singer.

5) Aitraaz – I Want To Make Love To You:

The movie which served as the landmark in Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor’s careers, ‘Aitraaz’ won several awards. The songs of the movie were also appreciated by the viewers but there was one song which did not get popular ‘I Want To Make Love To You’ sung by Sunidhi Chauhan, which in the movie features Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar, the shooting of the song was completed in a single take.

Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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