• Wednesday, September 28, 2022


My Pod with Missy B

Missy B

By: Manju Chandran

Popular presenter Missy B joined Sabras Radio in 2007 and has presented a number of shows, including Drivetime and Breakfast before taking over the Desi Look slot on Sunday afternoons 4pm-7pm.

The award-winning radio personality has also hosted big Bollywood events in Leicester, including the Indian Idol 10 tour, along with concerts headlined by Neha Kakkar, Sunidhi Chauhan, Satinder Sartaaj and Farhan Akhtar.

Eastern Eye got Missy B to select 10 songs she loves.

Desi Girl from Dostana: This song sums up me and the radio show I host every Sunday. The lyrics are great and a real dance number. It has a feel-good vibe, which is what my show is about.

Mauja Hi Mauja from Jab We Met: A larger-than-life, happy-go-lucky song that reflects my motto of living and loving life with laught­er. It has great lyrics and is a fun song, which feat­u­r­es my favourite actress Kareena Kapoor Khan.

London Tumakda from Queen: This energetic dance-floor filler has the carefree feel, with the London stamp on it. One of my other favourite actresses Kangana Ranaut plays a fantastic independent character in this film.

Samjhawan from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania: I loved the movie and soundtrack. This is a beautiful number by Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal, who make this a modern-day classic. The original by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Punjabi was equally beautiful.

Chum Chum Nachdi Phiran by Alaap Ft. Asha Bhosle: This song brings back a lot of 1990s memories. A total classic! I remember doing a school dance to this and being in my element, so whenever it is played now, I can’t help but smile back at those memories.

La La La by Neha Kakkar Ft. Arjun Kanungo: Since hosting Neha Kakkar’s Leicester show, I have become a huge fan of her music – not only of her independent releases, but also her film tracks! In fact, this was released as a single first and then featured in the film Baazaar.

Kitna Haseen Chehra from Dilwale: A significant track from the 1990s! The one true memory of this song I have is being in the car with my dad and him listening to this on loop on cassette.

Boliyan by AS Kang: A lot of Punjabis will remember this song being played at weddings back in the 1990s! Even for me, I remember attending so many weddings when this song was released. They don’t have legends such as AS Kang anymore!

Chale Aana from De De Pyaar De: It’s more of a recent number! It’s Armaan Malik’s vocals and the beautiful lyrics to which I can relate.

Kitaben Bahut Si from Baazigar: This was one of the first Bollywood films I watched, which is why the soundtrack has remained close to me. The song is peppy, playful and features one of my all-time favourite vocalists, Asha Bhosle.

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