The season of festivals has arrived with the bright colours around. Holi has been one of the most happening festivals in B-Town and Bollywood movies. This festival is known for amazing parties, colors, bhang thandai and a lot of rain dancing. This colorful festival is incomplete without high-energy music – Bollywood style.
There are dozen popular Hindi songs that are an integral part of this celebration across India. From streets to bylanes, one can hear these numbers being played on loudspeakers and people dancing to their tunes. Take a look at these Bollywood songs that will surely pump up your Holi party.
1. Rang Barse (Silsila, 1981)
The sizzling chemistry between Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha on-screen makes this Holi song evergreen. It is written by Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan and gracefully shot by Yash Chopra, Rang Barse is the ultimate Bollywood Holi song.
2. Holi Ke Dil (Sholay, 1975)
Holi ke din is another song on everyone’s Holi playlist. This song is a perfect celebratory song for your Holi dance. This is a super-hit duet song of yesteryears sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar with music by RD Burman and lyrics by Anand Bakshi.
3. Aaj Na Chhodenge (Kati Patang, 1970)
This is a retro Bollywood song composed by RD Burman, sung by Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar, and filmed on flamboyant Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh. This is the perfect song to set the Holi mood and we can’t get enough of Rajesh Khanna’s charm.
4. Balam Pichkari (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, 2013)
This is modern but sweet take on Holi. This peppy number is sung by Shalmali Kholgade and Vishal Dadlani. Ranbir Kapoor, Kalki Koechlin, and Aditya Roy Kapur have a lot of fun in this song but one can’t miss the fun Deepika Padukone is having. This song works like magic.
5. Ang Se Ang Lagana (Darr, 1993)
Set in Yash Chopra-style, Juhi Chawla, Sunny Deol, Tanvi Azmi and Anupam Kher play Holi in a healthy and flirtatious way. This song is sung by Alka Yagnik, Vinod Rathod and Sudesh Bhosle.
6. Soni Soni (Mohabbatein, 2000)
This song celebrates the budding love between the lead couples. The Romance King SRK in this song provides the perfect energy and the Holi spirit along with Anupam Kher, Archana Puran Singh, and Aishwarya Rai.
7. Holi Khele Raghuveera (Baghban, 2003)
This Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini song from Baghban grows on you. And special mention too, how Big B’s voice. It works perfectly to the rustic feel of Holi. One also can’t miss the amazing chemistry between Amitabh and Hema.
8. Lahu Muh Lag Gaya (Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram- Leela, 2013)
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s touch and grandeur make this song so stunning and larger than life. In this song, DP’s eyes do the talking and one fiery kiss will surely blow your mind. This song, sung by Shail Hada.
9. Do Me A Favor Let’s Play Holi (Waqt- The Race Against Time, 2005)
This portrays the fun side of celebrating Holi. The desi and western fusion here have added to the peppy music by Anu Malik.
10.Holi Re (Mangal Pandey: The Rising, 2005)
Being an Aamir Khan fan, how can I miss this song! It perfectly describes the flirtatious behaviors which takes place during the celebrations of Holi.
11. Badri Ki Dulhania (Badrinath Ki Dulhania, 2017)
The latest entry to the list, Badri Ki Dulhaniya is apt for Holi party. This song has some amazing chemistry between Alia and Varun.