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"Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" (English: "This Heart is Complicated") is a Hindi song from the soundtrack of the Indian film of the same name. It is written by Amitabh Bhattacharya, composed by Pritam, and sung by Arijit Singh. The music video features actor Ranbir Kapoor.[2] This song officially used in Mahesh Bhatt's Naamkarann, which is broadcast on Star Plus.

"Ae Dil Hai Mushkil"
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Album art.jpg
Song by Pritam featuring Arijit Singh
from the album Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
English title"O' Heart, it's Complicated"
Released30 August 2016[1]
FormatLegal digital download
GenreLove song, popular song
LabelSony Music India
Lyricist(s)Amitabh Bhattacharya
Music video
"Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" on YouTube
Music audio
"Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" on Spotify



The song was released by Sony Music India on 30 August 2016.[1]


The Times of India wrote, "Pritam and Amitabh Bhattacharya, who have delivered several memorable compositions in the past, live up to their reputations and give yet another hit album."[2]


Year Award Ceremony Category Recipient References
2016 Screen Awards Best Lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya [3]
2017 Mirchi Music Awards Male Vocalist of the Year Arijit Singh [4]
Filmfare Awards Best Male Playback Singer [5]
Zee Cine Awards Best Playback Singer – Male [6]
BIG Zee Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Song Amitabh Bhattacharya, Pritam and Arijit Singh [7]
MT20Jubilee Awards Platinum Disc Amitabh Bhattacharya, Pritam and Arijit Singh [8]


  1. ^ a b "'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' full song released online: Where to listen to it for free". IBT, Indian Edition. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Music Review Ae Dil Hai Mushkil". Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  3. ^ "23rd Star Screen Awards: Check Out The Complete List Of Winners". 5 December 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Mirchi Music Awards 2017 Winners List". Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Filmfare Awards Winners List 2017". Filmfare. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Zee Cine Awards 2017". Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Big Zee Entertainment Awards 2017 winners list". Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  8. ^ "MT20Jubilee Awards". Radio Mirchi. 3 August 2017 – via Instagram.