Holi has been one of the most popular festivals in B-Town and Bollywood movies. The festival is known for fun parties, colors, thandai and a lot of rain dancing. Like every party, the mood of a Holi party also depends upon the music. Nothing to worry, because many evergreen Bollywood songs have made this festival all the more fun and memorable over the years. So, we bring to you 10 most popular Bollywood Holi songs (in no particular order).
1. Rang Barse – Silsila (1981)
The sizzling chemistry between Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha on-screen makes this Holi song evergreen. Written by Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan and gracefully shot by Yash Chopra, Rang Barse is still the most-played song during Holi festivals.
2. Holi ke Din – Sholay (1975)
Holi ke din is another song on everyone’s Holi playlist. This song is a perfect celebratory song for your Holi dance.
3. Go Pagal – Jolly LLB 2 (2017)
Directed by Subhash Kapoor, Jolly LLB 2 starring Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi released in 2017. The film had a Holi number titled Go Pagal which had Akshay Kumar shaking a leg to this song sung by Raftaar and Nindy Kaur. This is the perfect Holi song for you and your friends to go crazy on.
4. Balam Pichkari – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
One of the latest entries in the list of evergreen Holi songs, Balam Pichkari works because of its awesome rhythm and fun beats. It makes your feet tap and you automatically join in on the dance floor.
5. Gali Gali – Pataakha (2018)
Singers: Sukhwinder Singh
Music: Vishal Bhardwaj
Gali Gali is a fun, high-energy song from the Vishal Bhardwaj directed film Pataakha that you can dance to at a Holi celebration. This song will definitely make you groove.
6. Soni Soni – Mohabbatein (2000)
Soni Soni celebrates the budding love between the 3 lead couples of the super hit movie Mohabbatein. Shahrukh Khan in this song provides the energy and the Holi spirit along with Anupam Kher, Archana Puran Singh, and Aishwarya Rai.
7. Holi Khele Raghuveera – Baghban (2003)
Lyricist Sameer brought out his best lyrics for this rustic Holi song. Apart from celebrating Holi, this song brings in the missing rural touch in the words, which elevates the song to a whole new level.
8. Lahu Muh Lag Gaya – Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
Singers: Shail Hada
Music: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s touch and grandeur are what make this song so stunning. The lyrics are strong enough to make you feel sexy and confident. It is a must play song with all the color and water around you.
9. Do Me a Favor Let’s Play Holi – Waqt – The Race Against Time (2005)
This fast-paced song portrays the fun side of celebrating Holi. A playful Akshay Kumar sharing the screen with Priyanka Chopra in a traditional avatar makes this song more watchable. The desi and western fusion here have added to the peppy music by Anu Malik.
10. Badri ki Dulhaniya – Badrinath ki Dulhaniya (2017)
Singers: Dev Negi, Neha Kakkar, Monali Thakur, Ikka
Music: Tanishk Bagchi
Lyrics: Shabbir Ahmed
The latest entry to the list, Badri Ki Dulhaniya is as danceable as it is hummable. It has a cool and young vibe which is apt for a party. You can learn the dance routine of the song and impress everyone as soon as you hit the dance floor.
With these songs, you are all set for this Holi season.