Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

By Bryan Durham - November 14, 2019

Being on the cover of a Spotify playlist is a big deal and the latest move by the streaming giant in India will elicit a number of awwws for sure and probably convince you to put your own bachpan ka pic on social media.

The most popular Spotify editorial playlists in India will have you getting nostalgic in no time, with artists in genres as diverse as Bollywood, Punjabi, Indie, Tamil and Telugu being featured.

These covers will be live till tomorrow evening, we’re told.

Here’s what some of them had to share about those pics…

Armaan Malik

Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

FEATURES ON COVER OF: Bollywood Mush
STORY BEHIND THE PIC: I was around nine years old at the time, I think. This picture was clicked right before I went on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs. It was part of the set from my very first photoshoot.

Akasa Singh

Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

FEATURES ON COVER OF: I Pop
STORY BEHIND THE PIC: I was six months old at the time. My mom tells me we were headed for a wedding and I was wearing a new ghagras choli and posing (like the pose that I am), with the expression, ‘Mom, I’m ready to leave. Are you ready or not?!’.
PS: Her mom had this to share, “When Akasa was three or four years old, she’d go up to my room, use my makeup and demand that her dad take photos!”

Sachet Tandon

Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

FEATURES ON COVER OF: Bollywood Butter
STORY BEHIND THE PIC: I was 5 years old. I used to have long hair and tie bun when going to school and this picture was clicked just before the mundan ceremony. ‘End of long hair’ post that.🐶

Tanishk Bagchi

Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

FEATURES ON COVER OF: Top  Hits Hindi
STORY BEHIND THE PIC: This was clicked on the first day of my mom (who plays the guitar really well; my dad does, too!) starting to reach me the guitar with chords. It was the day I learnt the G Major chord. I was six or seven at the time.

Kaam Bhaari

Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

FEATURES ON COVER OF: Bambai Bantai
STORY BEHIND THE PIC: I was four or five at the time. It was a fancy dress competition and I was dressed up as Shivaji Maharaj.

DIVINE

Laut Aaya Bachpan: Spotify playlist cover stars on the story behind the picture

FEATURES ON COVER OF: Rap 91
STORY BEHIND THE PIC: I was around six or seven at the time this picture was clicked. It was clicked when his mom had returned from Paris, where she was working at the time.

PUNJABI

Top Hits Punjabi – Jassie Gill
Punjabi 101 – Maninder Buttar
Punjabi Pop – Parmish Verma
I Pop – Akasa Singh
Super Maan – Amrit Maan
New Music Punjabi – B Praak
Disco-Te-Bhangra – The Landers

INDIE

Burrh Rap – Prabh Deep
Rap 91 – DIVINE
Bambai Bantai – Kaam Bhaari
Indiestan – Ritviz
Dillihood – Raftaar
hINDIES – Nikhil D’Souza
Top Hits Tamil – Hip Hop Tamizha

BOLLYWOOD

New Music Hindi – Badshah
Top Hits Hindi – Tanishk Bagchi
Bollywood Butter – Sachet Tandon
Bollywood Mush – Armaan Malik
Party Chale On! – Tony Kakkar

SOUND OF SOUTH

Latest Tamil – Ghibran
Kollywood Themes – GV Prakash Kumar
Top Hits Telugu – SS Thaman
Latest Telugu – Allu Arjun
Kollywood Cream – Yuvan Shankar Raja
Thara Local – Anirudh
Time To Party – Anurag Kulkarni
Tollywood Pearls – Anirudh

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