Yay! finally, the festival of colours – Holi – is here. Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival, that indicates the victory of good over evil, marking the onset of spring and the departure of winters. Holi is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for good harvest. This year, celebrate the festival of colour in a unique way by not using extensive use of artificial colours that can cause damage to your skin and hair. You can start your Holi celebrations in a more eco-friendly way and make a difference while you make merry. Well, Holi is incomplete without the boisterous dancing and intoxicating music. Here’s a look at some superhit Bollywood songs that are perfect to further enhance the festive spirit of the Holi celebrations.
Rang Barse – Silsila
‘Rang Barse Bhige Chunar Wali’ is a popular 1981 Bollywood number from Amitabh Bachchan starrer Silsila. The song, which is said to be one of India’s best-known folk songs, has been composed by Shiv-Hari, while the lyrics has been penned by poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. ‘Rang Barse Bhige Chunar Wali’ still remains one of the most popular songs played on the occasion of festival Holi in North India.
Hori Khele Raghuveera – Baghban
Amitabh Bachchan-Hema Malini starrer Baghban’s song Hori Khele Raghuveera Aadesh Shrivastava is composed by Aadesh Shrivastav, while the lyrics are penned by Sameer. The song was sung by Alka Yagnik, Sukhwinder Singh, Udit Narayan and Bollywood’s Shahenshah himself – Amitabh Bachchan.
Do Me A Favour (Lets Play Holi) – Waqt
‘Do Me A Favour’ from the film from Priyanka Chopra – Akshay Kumar’s Waqt is an entertaining song, that is sung and composed by Anu Malik, while the lyrics are penned by Sameer.
Balam Pichkari – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
‘Balam Pichkari’ from the coming-of-age romance Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), which stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, is sung by Balam Pichkari” sung by Vishal Dadlani and Shalmali Kholgade with lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya.
Soni Soni – Mohabbatein
Soni Soni is from Shah Rukh Khan – Amitabh Bachchan’s Mohabbatein. The song is sung by Udit Narayan, Jaspinder Narula, Udbhav, Manohar Shetty, Ishaan, Shweta Pandit, Sonali Bhatawdekar, Pritha Mazumdar, while the music for the film is scored by Jatin-Lalit and the lyrics are penned by Anand Bakshi.
Badrinath Ki Dulhania – Title Track
Badrinath Ki Dulhania is the title track of Varun Dhawan – Alia Bhatt starrer Badrinath Ki Dulhania. This song is sung by Dev Negi, Neha Kakkar and Monali Thakur while the rap is performed by Ikk. Composed by Tanishk Bagchi and lyrics penned by Shabbir Ahmed, Badrinath Ki Dulhania’s title track, will definitely make you put on your dancing shoes.
Lahu Munh Lag Gaya – Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
Lahu Munh Lag Gaya is a song from Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s film Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, featuring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in the lead, in amazing voice of Arijit Singh. While the music is scored by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the lyrics are penned by Siddharth–Garima.
Holi is one of the most celebrated festivals in the country and is probably the only festival that brings different communities together in one place. Let us know if you liked these Bollywood hits in the comment section below. Watch this space for more updates.