Holi Hai!…… Holi has been a one of the most famous celebrations in Bollywood films. Numerous evergreen Holi melodies have made this festival fun and memorable. Holi marks the onset of summer and is commended luxuriously with hues all around. The celebration is deficient without shaking a leg on peppy tracks. Let’s celebrate this festival of colours in desi style. In the event that you might, you can appreciate the festival with a dose of bhaang then dance like no one’s watching in these perky songs. The Bollywood masala Holi songs are ruling the household these days. But wait, there are other songs too which are equally quirly and interesting to be played while you play with colours.
We bring to you our list of the Top Ten Holi songs which can make your Holi even more colourful:
1. Rang Barse -Silsila (1981):-
Singer : Amitabh Bachchan
Lyrics : Dr.Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Nothing can beat Amitabh Bachchan’s baritone and Rekha’s free energetic move evergreen. Holi tunes may travel every which way, however ‘Rang Barse’ will constantly live and that too sumptuously.
Win it gleefully with these lines- ‘Aree sone kee thali mai jona parosa… khaye gauri kaa yar balam tarse rang barse’!
2. Holi ke din – Sholay (1975)
Singers: Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics: Anand Bakshi
A lot can happen over Holi and this song from ‘Sholay’ says it all, and we love. Holi ke din is another song on everyone’s Holi playlist. This song is perfect celebratory song for your Holi dance.
Don’t forget the golden rule of Holi… ‘Dushman bhi gale min jaate hai’!
3. Aaj na chodenge – Kati Patang (1970)
Singer: Kishore Kumar
Lyrics: Anand Bakshi
The coquettish Rajesh Khanna and the modest, hesitant Asha Parekh from the religion film ‘Kati Patang’ add the oomph to the Holi festivities. The flamboyant Rajesh Khanna not only just spreads colors in this song, but also magic through his subtle dance movements. Combined with vivacious singing by Kishore Kumar, Aaj na chhodenge is the perfect song to set that flirtatious mood.
4. Balam Pichkari – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Singers: Shalmali Kholgade,Vishal Dadlani
Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
The newest entry in the rundown of Holi melodies, Balam Pichkari, works in view of its amazing rhythm and fun beats. It will make your feet tap and the Holi state of mind will get more grounded and more grounded. The beautiful young lady (Deepika Padukone) turns sour in this tune, entirely well-suited to the verses of the melody. And we love when it happens. Lots of colours and some youthful energy, this has become a Holi anthem of sorts.
All you need is a Balam pichkari to express… ‘Seedhi saadhi chori sharabi hogayi’!
5. Aare ja re hat natkhat – Navrang (1959)
Singers : Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor
Music : C. Ramchandra
Lyrics : Bharat Vyas
A Holi song from yesteryear and with some real imagery. Visually, this song is one of the most innovative and colorful songs created in Bollywood. Actress Sandhya`s take on the double role of both the male and female characters in the song is phenomenal. So much that the dance sequences are aped even today!
A lot can happen over Holi…a lot. Ang se Ang lagana is a Holi tune that fits well into the plot of the film. The magnificent chemistry between the ever adorable Juhi Chawla and Sunny Deol, combined with Anupam Kher makes this a merry expansion to the Holi playlist.
7. Holi ayee re kanhayee– Mother India (1957)
Singers : Shamshad Begum
Music : Naushad
Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni
A happy song for the happy festival. One of the best classic Holi songs which captures the true spirit of Holi celebrations.
8. Chhaan ke Mohalla – Action Replay (2010)
Singers : Sunidhi Chauhan, Ritu Pathak
Music : Pritam
Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s dance and expressions add zing to the Holi celebrations in this colorful song.
9. Soni Soni– Mohabbatein (2000)
Singers : Udit Narayan, Various
Music : Jatin-Lalit
Lyrics: Anand Bakshi
Soni Soni celebrates the love between the 3 lead couples in this Holi tune. Shahrukh Khan gives the vitality and the Holi soul with the 3 couples and Anupam Kher for organization.
Yet another Holi song featuring Amitabh Bachchan. Lyricist Sameer drew out his best verses for this provincial Holi tune. Aside from observing Holi, this tune acquires the missing rustic touch in the words which hoists the tune to a radical new level.
Do it gracefully with ‘Holi khele raghuvira awadh me… hori khele raghuvira’!
Bright colours, water balloons, lavish gujiyas and melodious songs are the ingredients of perfect Holi. Wish you a very happy and wonderful Holi.