What’s the joy of celebrating Holi without the Bollywood songs playing in the rain dance especially Rang Barse in Big B’s voice, the song which is played across the nation to start the celebration of the festival of colors.
Holi is unarguably one of the loved festivals in India, it is the day when even foes neglecting all the animosity become friends, hug each other, and make smile each other.
Holi marks the arrival of the spring season and the end of winter, it will be celebrated on March 8 this year, the day before Holi comes Holika Dehan people celebrate it by lighting the bonfire, which denotes the burning of the demon Holika, thereby festival also signifies the victory of good over evil.
Bollywood’s Best Holi Songs
Here we have piled up some of the best evergreen Bollywood songs like Rang Barse which are still fresh to the ears and without them the festival is incomplete.
Holi is all about Dance, Colors, Party, Songs, and to make your Holi more special we are updating the evergreens songs of Bollywood from the year 1957 to 2017 which are still sounds fresh. You must include these songs in your Holi songs playlist for this year.
1- Holi Aayi Re Kanhai
your Holi will be incomplete without plying this legendary song from the cult classic film of the 1957 Mother India. Mehboob Khan’s directorial is apart from the story is also known for the songs in it, especially Holi Ayi Re Kanhai which people still listen to date. It is a Naushad musical film, the song is sung by the legendary playback singer Shamshad Begum.
2- Holi Ke Din
It has been close to five decades since the classic action-adventure film Sholay arrives, but the film and the songs in it are still famous. Holi Ke Din’s song is one of the most famous songs in the album of Sholay, the song has garnered close to 3 crores views on YouTube. RD Burman composed the music and the song is sung by legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar, the lyrics penned by Anand Bakshi.
3- Holi Re Holi
Rakesh Roshan and Hema Malini starrer Paraya Dhan is a 1971 drama film, it is an R.D.Burman musical. The song Holi Re Holi is penned by Anand Bakshi and sung by Asha Bhosle, Manna Dey. The 4 minutes 16 seconds song showcases Hema Malini and Rakesh Roshan celebrating the Holi with the villagers.
4- Hori Khele Raghuveera
Now, who isn’t familiar with this legendary song from the family drama film Baghban. Ravi Chopra’s directorial film is Aadesh Shrivastava and Uttam Singh musical. The senior Bachchan’s voice in the film is just the cherry on the cake. The song is widely played across India during the festival, lyrics penned by Sameer and the music composed by Aadesh Shrivastava.
5- Rang Barse
Holi is incomplete without this another legendary song in the voice of Amitabh Bachchan. Rang Barse Song is from the 1981 romantic drama
album Silsila, Big B is seen celebrating Holi in this son with his real-life wife Jaya Bachchan, veteran actors Shashi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar, and Rekha. Shiv-Hari’s musical lyrics were penned by Javed Akhtar, Rajendra Krishan, Nida Fazli, Hassan Kamal, and Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
6- Chalat Musafir
1966 Teesri Kasam album’s Chalat Musafir is also one of the most played songs during the Holi festival in India. The album is composed by Shankar-Jaikishan and the song is sung by Manna Dey and written by Shailendra. The song features Raj Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Iftekhar, Asit Sen, Dulari, and others.
7- Jai Jai Shivshankar
The reprise version of the 1974 Aap Ki Kasam album song Jai Jai Shivshankar starring Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz, singer and music composer Vishal Shekhar did justice to this song. In the new version, the handsome hunk Hrithik and Tiger are seen shaking their legs in this celebratory song. Lyrics by Kumaar.
8- Ang Laga De
The real-life husband-wife Ranveer and Dipika are playing the reel life couple in this magical song sung by Aditi Paul and Shail Hada. The song is from the 2013 blockbuster film Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. Directed, produced, written, and composed by the national awardee
filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
9- Balam Pichkari
2013 hit Holi song Balam Pichkari is on the 9th spot of our list of best Holi songs, it is from the 2013 blockbuster film Yeh Jawaani
Hai Deewani album featuring Ranbeer Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. Pritam musical is sung by Vishal Dadlani and Shalmali Kholgade. The song has massive 25 crore view counts on the social media platform youtube.
10- Badri Ki Dulhaniya (Title Track)
The song is a huge hit and is widely played during Holi, Shashank Khaitan directorial Badrinath Ki Dulhania featuring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt, the song is a huge hit and has been viewed over 79 crores time so far on SM platform YouTube. It is sung by Dev Negi, Neha Kakkar, Monali Thakur, and rapper IKKA, and lyrics penned by Shabbir Ahmed.
So, here we have put the list of all the evergreen songs from mellow to banger peppy party songs which sound fresh to date, enjoy these songs, and do not forget to comment below that which song you gonna play the most.
Holi Songs FAQs
A. Holi is on 8th March this year.
A. Rang Barse is evergreen and very popular song on Holi.
A. Balam Pichkari is the best for Holi.