5 Movies That Derive Their Name From Hindi Lullabies And Nursery Rhymes Like Posham Pa

Posham Pa is a childhood rhyme sung while playing a game. It is also the title of a ZEE5 Original starring Mahie Gill, Ragini Khanna, Sayani Gupta.

1. Posham Pa

ZEE5 Original Posham Pa poster
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Posham Pa is a ZEE5 Original psychological thriller film starring Mahie Gill, Sayani Gupta, Ragini Khanna, Shivani Raghuvanshi and Imaad Shah. The movie traces the real-life story of India’s first female duo sentenced to death. A series of gruesome crime involving a mother-daughter trio gets its name after a popular childhood rhyme Posham pa bhai posham pa. However, this is not the first time a lullaby or a nursery rhyme has inspired the title of a film. Here’s a list of five movies before Posham Pa that got their names from a nursery rhyme or a Hindi lullaby.

Before we proceed, check out the trailer of Posham Pa here:

2. Baa Baaa Black Sheep

Baa Baaa Black Sheep
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No points for guessing which popular nursery rhyme Baa Baaa Black Sheep gets its name from! The 2018 comedy film stars Anupam Kher, Maniesh Paul, Manjari Fadnnis, Kay Kay Menon and Annu Kapoor in the lead roles.

3. Chanda Mama Door Ke

Sushant Singh Rajput in astronaut suit
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Sushant Singh Rajput was to play an astronaut in first-ever Indian space film Chanda Mama Door Ke. However, the Kedarnath actor exited the project last year which also features R. Madhavan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Even though there is no word on the movie yet, we for one are damn excited about this!

Can you complete the line by the way? Chanda mama door ke….

4. Johnny Johnny Yes Papa

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Johnny Johnny Yes Papa is a 2018 Kannada romantic comedy film starring Duniya Vijay, Rachita Ram, Rangayana Raghu Sadhu Kokila, Saiteja Salveru, and others. The movie is a sequel to Johny Mera Naam Preethi Mera Kaam Kannada movie.

Priya (Rachita Ram) has a dream of flying to the USA forever. However, her father does not want his daughter to travel abroad and thus, strikes a deal with Johnny (Duniya Vijay) to ensure his daughter does not leave India. When Johnny meets Priya, he falls in love with her and does everything to spoil her thoughts of going to the USA. Will Johnny convince Priya to stay in India? Watch the film here to find out.

5. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Neha Pendse in Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is a Malayalam film written and directed by Vayalar Madhavan Kutty. The movie stars Tinnu Anand, Neha Pendse and Divya Dutta in the lead roles. It revolves around the story of a eunuch, played by Tinnu and her search of a boy, who she believes him as a successor to her dynasty.

6. Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai

Nia Sharma and Krystle D'souza
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Not a film but definitely a popular show named after a well-known song describing the sibling bond! This leading television starring Nia Sharma and Krystle D’souza as sisters was a huge hit and the actresses’ claim to fame.

Let’s see if you know the complete song though. Reply what comes in the blank in the comments box below! _______________ ek hazaaron mein meri behna hai! 

Do you know of any more shows or films that were named after a nursery rhyme or lullaby? Tell us in the comments box below.

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