Top 11 Hindi Holi Songs Which've Kept The Spirit Of Colours Alive

Top 11 Hindi Holi Songs Which've Kept The Spirit Of Colours Alive

28 Mar 18 @ 2:48 PM | By Ravi

Come the festive colour season of Holi and its time for celebration, fun, music, dance and frolic. If it’s celebrating Holi it’s got to be Bollywood style Holi song with a little bit of bhang to add flavor to the fun. Holi remains incomplete without our film songs which have been time and again used for this very occasion. Some Holi songs of Bollywood have stood the time of test and continue to keep the spirit of colours alive. Here are the eleven most popular Holi songs over the years which have refused to fade away with time.

  1. Balam Pichkaari from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

    Set to the tune of Pritam Chakraborty, this song caught the fancy of many in the recent times making it a hot favourite among the Holi songs. Sung by Vishal Dadlani and Shalmali Kholgade, this song brings out the chhed-chhaad mood that makes the festival of colours more exciting and fun.

  2. Hori Khele Raghuveera from Baghban

    Amitabh Bachchan was back at crooning another Holi song in this Ravi Chopra family tearjerker, which also had Alka Yagnik, Sukhwinder Singh and Udit Narayan giving him company. Written by Sameer and music by Aadesh Shrivastava made the song a must at Holi celebrations.

  3. Rang Barse from Silsila

    Probably, the most popular traditional Holi song of the lot which refuses to fade away with time.Rang Barse Lyrics Written by Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan and sung by Amitabh Bachchan from Yash Chopra’s evergreen classic Silsila, the song introduced us to first-time music directors Shiv-Hari. The reason for the song became so popular was quoted for featuring Amitabh, Jaya & Rekha for the first time together on screen.

  4. Ang Se Ang Lagana from Darr

    Another Yash Chopra thriller which marked the arrival of Shahrukh Khan, who visits his beloved - Juhi Chawla in the disguise of a dhol player, the intensity his displays in the song, is worth a watch. Written by Anand Bakshi, music by Shiv – Hari and crooned by Alka Yagnik, Vinod Rathod and Sudesh Bhosle.

  5. O Holi Aayee from Mashaal

    This Holi song might have not become as popular as the others but still remains a favourite in the playlist of Holi songs. Sung by Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Mahendra Kapoor who are considered some of the best playback singers of Bollywood, the song was composed by Lata’s brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar and penned by Javed Akhtar.

  6. Aali Re Aali Re Holi from Zakhmee

    Set to the tune of the then-upcoming music director, Bappi Lahiri and sung by Kishore Kumar, this song too qualifies as an iconic Holi song from the Sunil Dutt revenge drama Zakhmee. Penned by Gauhar Kanpuri, this song brings out the emotions the character possesses before settling scores with the villain.

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  8. Holi Ke Din from Sholay

    The iconic Holi song which plays immediately after Gabbar’s introduction scene in the blockbuster Sholay. Featuring almost all the characters including Dharmendra and Hema Malini where the former flirts with the latter, the song became memorable in the voice of Kishore and Lata, penned by Anand Bakshi and composed by R.D. Burman.

  9. Aaj Na Chhodenge from Kati Patang

    Another Holi special song Aaj Na Chhodenge sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar from Shakti Samanta’s super hit Kati Patang featuring Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh. Written by Anand Bakshi and composed by R.D. Burman, the number is in the form of a story narration by both the characters on screen.

  10. Are Jaa Re Hat Natkhat from Navrang

    Sung by the versatile Asha Bhonsle and Mahendra Kapoor, this song not just celebrates the festival of colours but goes to show the brilliance of director V. Shantaram’s song picturization. Composed by C. Ramachandra and penned by Bharat Vyas, the song portrays actress Sandhya’s dual character dance moves which remain unmatched till date.

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  12. Holi Aayi Re Kanhai from Mother India

    One of the first Holi songs picturized in colour makes Holi Aayi Re Kanhai from Mother India very special. Crooned by Shamshad Begum featuring Rajkumar and Nargis, this Naushad composition became one of the most popular numbers in the album and remains a must song during the colourful festival.

  13. Soni Soni from Mohobbatein

    From the National Award winning film Mohabbatein by Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra starring Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jimmy Shergill, Uday Chopra and more, here is a nine-minute long holi song titled Soni Soni composed by Jatin-Lalit.