Holi, a festival of colour & water, seems incomplete without our favourite Bollywood songs playing on the stereo. On this festive occasion, you get to experience some of our best chosen evergreen Bollywood Holi songs.
Lahu Muh Lag Gaya – GOLIYON KI RASLEELA RAM LEELA
As Ranveer Singh was amazed by Deepika Padukone’s boldness in ‘Lahu Muh Lag Gaya’, we were also stunned by the song, which has been ruling our minds for a long time!
Balam Pichkari – YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI
Defining the gen-next Holi, ‘Balam Pichkari’ from YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI is youthful, exuberant. Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur & Kalki Koechlin danced their heart out in this colour-filled Holi song.
Soni Soni- MOHABBATEIN
Holi celebrates all colours of life- including love. ‘Soni Soni’ too is a love & fun-filled peppy number, that saw Shah Rukh Khan, Uday Chopra, Jugal Hansraj, Jimmy Shergil trying to woo their loveinterests Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shamita Shetty, Kim Sharma & Preeti Jhangiani respectively.
Rang Barse – SILSILA
From oldies to youngsters, it remains one of the most memorable and best Holi songs. The elements of masti, unabashed flirting under the influence of bhang and how to serenade the lady you love during holi is well remembered till date.
This song featured the ex-lovers Amitabh & Rekha, Jaya Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar.
Chaan Ke Muahalla – ACTION REPLAYY
The latest to join the bandwagon of Holi songs is Vipul Shah's ACTION REPLAYY that features a song 'Chaan Ke Muhalla' with the backdrop of the festival of colours, 'Holi' was picturised on lead actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Neha Dhupia.
Holi Ke Din Dil Khil Jaate Hain – SHOLAY
This yet another outstanding colourful song of holi which is filled with joyous sounds is quite striking, pushing the message of spiritual and social harmony.
The real life couple Dharmendra & Hema Malini sang and danced to their heart's content.
Aaj Na Chhodenge Bus Humjoli – KATI PATANG
The Rajesh Khanna starrer is again one beautiful holi song. A mix of sadness and excitement the song is still treasured during the festival.
The song also featured Asha Parekh
Ang Se Ang Lagana Sajan – DARR
Think Holi; think mischief and you think of this song of DARR. Who can forget Shah Rukh Khan in his Kkkkkiran avatar as he terrorizes Juhi Chawla with his overtures? Definitely a Holi must-play song.
Holi Khele Raghuveera – BAGHBAN
Three decades post-SILSILA (where Big B shook legs with Rekha), Amitabh Bachchan wooed Hema Malini in this song with the same plan. A 62-year-old crooning and matching steps with his lady on the occasion of holi evokes a feeling of rejuvenation and stands popular among families, friends, neighbours.
Let's Play Holi – WAQT: THE RACE AGAINST TIME
This modern day holi song has all the necessary chutzpah to spice up the proceedings considerably. The Akshay Kumar and Priyanka starrer song is immensely popular among youngsters.
Saat Rang Mein Khel Rahi Hain Dilwalon Ki Holi – AAKHIR KYON
This Rakesh Roshan-Smita Patil-Tina Munim starrer though not a dancing number but still considered as one of the best among the lots
Are Ja Re Hat Natkhat – NAVRANG
Giving a miss to this song would make the list sound incomplete. Though it is one of the oldest songs belonging to the 1950's era, it brings out the same spark and magic when played at the festival.
This is the longest holi song starring Sandhya.
Holi Aaye Re Kanhayee – MOTHER INDIA
This was one of the best of its times. A song with the classical touch, the number shows the happiness and merry of the poor villagers. One can silently visualize its beauty. The huge screen and the magnificently shot song sequence contributed to the larger than life element in MOTHER INDIA featuring Nargis, Sunil Dutt & Rajendra Kumar.