Music and dance have always been a pivotal part of Indian movies. Since decades, producers have not just invested in actors and sets, but meaningful songs and lyrics. Mainstream cinema is a product of engaging music and some colorful choreography. With the emerging ideas, music has become a lifesaver for a lot of movies that otherwise may not have done so well. In Kannada, there has been a recent peak in experimenting with music, genres, artists and voices. Here are the top Kannada songs you must listen to right away.


A story of four prisoners convicted of a crime that was never committed by them is in planning to let a school teacher escape. The movie has been applauded for the performance, cast and character, but also the songs and lyrics. With million views for each entertaining song, this movie has some funky, emotional, party beats and tunes.

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This 2011 romantic comedy stars Puneeth Rajkumar and Deepa Sannidhi and is another must-watch for the romantic piece of artistry livened up by the strings and keys. Under V Harikrishna’s mastery, this movie shows us beauty, serenity, peace through ecstatic music.

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Lifeu Ishtene

Another romantic comedy of 2011 portrays the broken heart of Vishal, who lets go of a girl due to his laid back attitude. The movie was an unquestionable hit and so was the music. With singers like Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Hemath Kumar, Ankitha Pai, and Rajesh Krishnan holding their mics, the music is nothing but heavenly.

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Kirik Party

This movie is not only known for the plot, Rakshit Shetty and Rashmika’s pairing and a super hit movie of the century but also for its chartbuster music. Ajaneesh Loknath’s music has always been recognized through movies like Avane Srimannarayana, Bell Bottom, Ulidavaru Kandanthe. In this movie, it looks like he has put himself into it.

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Puneeth Rajkumar’s movies are best known for its family values and refreshing music. V. Harikrishna playing the raga of his own bestows you with an experience that would port you to a land with blue seas and white mountains.

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Tune in, sing along, create your own karaoke and have a fun time as you work from home in this lockdown. Click on the image below for more movie recommendations.