Holi festival comes only one time a year. This festival signified as an essential day in the Hindu culture. People love to enjoy this festival to paint each other. Everyone enjoys this day with the tune of Hindi Holi Songs. No one can’t ignore the importance of this day. People love to celebrate this day by colouring each other.
The Significance of Holi Festival
Holi is a prominent festival. People consider the Holi festival with divine charm. Before, people believed that the Holi festival conveys positivity and it can make your life prosperous. Holi festival stands with the status of richness in the mythology. The Spring season starts with the Holi festival.
List of 60 Holi Songs to Enjoy Holi Festival
People love to play numerous Holy songs from their Holi special songs list. People celebrate their festive mood with the tune of the trending Holi songs. Bollywood Holi special songs are most popular in this colourful festival. Bollywood has gifted us so many wonderful old and new Hindi Holi songs, celebrated with water, balloons, pichkari, colours, foods etc. People usually enjoy dancing to the Bollywood Holi songs at this festival.
Here are some evergreen old Holi songs which are still first played in this colourful festival.
1) Rang Barse
Holi is incomplete with this song. “Rang Barse” from the movie “Silsila” is like the Holi anthem in India. This song was acted by Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha. Their on-screen chemistry in this song was so remarkable in the Bollywood industry at that time.
2) Aaj Na Chodege
It is one of the best song, sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar in the film “Kati Patang”. Superstar Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh added more colours to this song by their acting. It is like a melody Holi song.
3) Holi Ke Din
It is from the superhit movie “Sholay”. The awesome chemistry of Hema Malini and Dharmendra in this song attracted the audiences easily. Even the film “Sholay” itself became so popular in Bollywood.
4) Jai Jai Shiv Shankar
It is one of the best Holi Songs for dancing on this occasion. It is from the movie “Aap Ki Kasam” featured by Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz Starrer. This song is still very popular among our young generation.
5) Holi Re Holi Rangon Ki Holi
From the movie ‘Paraya Dhan’, this song became so popular in Bollywood. This song was sung by two legendary singers Asha Boshle and Manna Dey.
6) Jogiji Haan
This song from the classic movie ‘Nadiya Ke Paar’, can bring a cheerful smile to your face. The movie was full of skilful actors, like-Sadhana Singh, Sachin, Mitali, late Inder Thakur, Sheila David, late Leela Mishra, Savita Bajaj, Soni Rathod, etc.
7) Ang Se Ang Lagana
“Ang Se Ang Lagana” is a rocking number of Holi from the film, ‘Daar’. The most popular actors Sunny Deol, Shah Rukh Khan and Anupam Kher were seen together in this song. The song was sung by great singers Alka Yagnik, Sudesh Bhosale, and Vinod Rathod.
8) Holi Khele Raghuveera
The peppy number among Bollywood Holi Songs is ‘Holi Khele Raghuveera’ from the heart touching film ‘Baghban’, by Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini. This song is full of fun, foods and colours. In this song, the involvement of the full family was nicely drawn.
9) Soni Soni
If you want to dance in Holi, then just play the song ‘Soni Soni’ from the film ‘Mohabbatein’. And Shah Rukh Khan had attracted our eyes towards this song more. Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai were also in the lead parts of this film.
10) Do Me a Favour Let’s Play Holi
Though it is younger than the mentioned 9 songs, it is categorized in the Old Holi songs list. ‘Waqt- The Race Against Time’, played by Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra was released 16 years ago. It is also a peppy number in Holi song.
Now comes to the rest list of Hindi Holi songs:-
- Jamuna tat Shyam khele hori.
It is from the film Aurat, released in 1940. Anil Biswas was the music director of this song. https://youtu.be/eY1ufQ87cOk
- Daro re rang daro re rasiya
This song is sung by Geeta Dutt in the movie Jogan (1950). It is also available in the album ‘Classic Bollywood Scores’, Vol.44. https://youtu.be/joMX72aykXE
- Holi khele Nandalal biraj mein, Rahi (1953)
This song is based on the folk music and dance of Assam singers. The song was acted by the legendary actor Dev Anand. https://youtu.be/nScWseU2o2Q
- Khelo rang hamare sang, Aan (1953)
It is picturized on Dilip Kumar, Nadira, Mukri, Nimmi and Premnath. The lyrics of ‘Khelo Rang Hamaare Sang Aaj’ are by Shakeel Badayuni and Shakeel Badayuni. It was sung by Shamshad Begum and Lata Mangeshkar and composed by Naushad. https://youtu.be/nScWseU2o2Q
- Aao Re Aao Khelo Holi Brij Mein
Film: ‘Balika Badhu’. The song was composed by the great R.D. Burman. It was wonderfully sung by Sapan Chakraborty. https://youtu.be/uMZWiI_aiY8
- Dayya re dayyya mein
Pump up your Holi with this song, from the film Pyar Ke Rahi (1982). Music Director is Aziz Nazan; Lyricist is Avinash Dogra and Anand Trivedi. It’s a fast rhythmic holi song. https://youtu.be/hct2RRhJEQI
- Holi ayi pyari pyari bhar pichkari, Pooja (1954)
This lovely song was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mohd Rafi from the film, Pooja (1954). It was composed by Shankar Jaikishan.
- Mat Maro Shyam Pichkari, Durgesh Nandini (1956)
Holi represents the love between Radha and Krishna. So this song from the film “Durgesh Nandini” picked up the height of romance.
- Holi aayi re Kanhai rang barse.
This song is from the film “Mother India” which won Filmfare Award for best film. The film consists of a galaxy of stars like Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raj Kumar.
- Are jare natkhat.
This song was sung in the Hindi movie “Navrang”. This film became famous for the dance sequences of Sandhya. And the Holi song “Are are Natkhat” added a great punch to this film.
- Piya Tose Naina, Guide (1965)
This song was sung by the melody queen Lata Mangeshkar and composed by S. D. Burman. It is one of the best melody songs of Bollywood. This evergreen song is still heard among the young to the old generation.
22.Tan rang lo ji aaj man rang lo, Kohinoor (1960)
This holi song was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammed Rafi. The most efficient actors and actress Dilip Kumar and Meena Kuamri acted in the movie.
- Holi Khelat Nandlal, Godaan (1963)
Actually in Vrindavan, the holi is celebrated with pomp and gaiety. Nandlal means Lord Krishna is the hero of this colourful festival. So the song, “Holi khelat Nandlal” is the perfect song of holi.
- Bam bam bam lahiri Lehar lehar nadiya gehree, Do Dil (1965)
Bollywood has blessed with every mood and occasion and Holi is just an excuse to celebrate. With this song, people make their Holi much memorable.
- Layi hain hazaron rang Holi, Phool Aur Patthar (1966)
Asha Bhosle’s delightful song from the film “Phool Aur Patthar”, acted by Dharmendra and Meena Kumari.
- Holi aayi re, Holi Aayi Re (1970)
Holi spreads colours among people, so people have been eagerly awaiting this festival. This song was dedicated to this celebration.
27. O Meri Pehle Se Tang Thi Choli This song is from the film Souten, released in 1983. Rajesh Khanna was the cheerful actor who added extra spice in this song. Eventually this song is picturised with so many colours. https://youtu.be/BPKZS2zURDc
28. Badri Ki Dulhaniya Though this song is not properly based on Holi related lyrics, but the scenes are shown about playing colours. The rhythm of this song is fast. So that it is apt for Holi party. https://youtu.be/1YBl3Zbt80A
- Nandalala, Holi khele biraj mein dhoom machi re, Mastana (1970)
Lord Krishna is so famous among the ‘gopis’ in Vrindavan. So in this Holi festival, He created the whole Vrindavan colourful. For this most holi songs are dedicated to Lord Krishna and this song is not an exception.
- Rang Basant ang Basanti
from Raja Aur Runk (1968) movie was penned by Anand Bakshi, sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, music composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal, starring Kumkum, Sanjeev Kumar.
- Nadiya Se Dariya, Namak Haram (1973)
An extraordinary melody song related to Holi. Acted by two great stars Rajesh Khanna and Rekha and sung by Kishore Kumar. It means the drink is more important than the ocean, sea or river in which life is drowning. The movie became so superhit then.
- Phagun aayo re, Phagun (1973)
Holi is such an amorous festival to celebrate with the beloved one. This song is also dedicated to the desire of playing colours with the nearest one.
- Holi aayi re mastano ki toli, Zakhmee (1975)
TIf you find the evergreen Holi songs in the playlist, you can find this song. It was composed by Bappi Lahiri while the lyrics were penned by Gauhar Kanpuri. https://youtu.be/JpJAtSyooiQ
- Kar gayi mast mujhe, Dillagi (1978)
This song spreads the essence of romance, sung by Kishore Kumar and Suman Kalyanpur.
- Bhagi re bhagi brij bala
This song is taken from the movie, ‘Rajput’ (1982). Playback singers are Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor and Dhiraj Kaur.
- Mal de gulaal mohe aayi holi aayi re
Again one of the best presentation by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar from the film Kaamchor.
- Chhan Ke Moholla
It’s a hit song from a science fiction romantic but comedy film “Action Replayy”. It became instantly hit after release. In this song the beauty queen, Aishwarya Rai’s acting was praiseworthy.
- Holi aayi, Holi aayi, Mashaal (1984)
Holi brings boundless happiness and this is exactly depicted by the song “Holi aayi”, where the people became more excited about the coming of Holi.
- Saat rang main khel, Akhir Kyon (1985)
From the movie “Aakhir Kyon” (1985), Starcast:- Rajesh Khanna, Rakesh Roshan, Smita Patil, Tina Munim.
41.Dekho aayi Holi, Mangal Pandey: The Rising (2005)
It’s an awesome song directed by A.R. Rahaman in the film ‘Mangal Pandey’. The theme was so charming and the white dresses of all artists and dancers made the song so peaceful. https://youtu.be/kzjQnaStWV0
- Balam pichkari, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
“Balam Pichkari” is one of the best dance numbers from the film,” Yeh Jawaani Hain Dewaani”. Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone added more colours and attraction to this song. This song is like the representation of the celebration of Holi among the young generation nowadays. https://youtu.be/0WtRNGubWGA
- Tapkey Masti – London Dreams
‘Tapkey Masti’ is a Hindi Holi song from the movie ‘London Dreams’ (2009). The singer is Feroz Khan.
- Holiya me ude re gulal- Ila Arun
It’s a super hit dance number of the most powerful singer Ila Arun, from the album ‘Bichhuda’. https://youtu.be/dGR2rA-engk
- Mohe Chedo Na – Lamhe
The evergreen song from the film ‘Lamhe’, sung by Lata Mangeshkar. The most gorgeous actress Late Sridevi filled the hearts of her audiences with real colours then. https://youtu.be/HaEiuS0vUFE
46.Tum Tak – Raanjhanaa
‘Tim Tak’ is a soothing song from Anand and its picturization is very sweet by the skilled actors and actresses, Abhay Deol, Deepak Dobriyal, Dhanus and Sonam Kapoor. It is made for the teenagers who feel ‘love in the air’ at this particular festival. https://youtu.be/k09uvR5eUao
- Gali Gali – Pataakha
Sukhwinder Singh’s song “Gali Gali” is a nice Holi song to celebrate Holi with family, friends and neighbours. https://youtu.be/sar4kJEfsp8
- Holi Aai Re – Padmaavat
Manganiya’s and Langa’s folk song, “Holi hai re” was wonderfully sung by the youngest singer Richa Sharma. The film “Padmaavat” was directed by Sanjay Leela Banshali. The lyrics of this song are one of the traditional holi songs of India.
- Gori Tu Latth Maar – Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
This song was celebrated by the folks of villages in Vrindavan and its surroundings. Many tourists come each year to celebrate Lathmar Holi.
- Go Pagal – Jolly LLB 2
The hit song from Jolly LLB 2 makes you mad at this festival. Not only the son but also the starring is just awesome. All- favourite Akshay Kumar acted beautifully in this song to catch the eyes of the audiences.
- Mohe Rang Do Laal – Bajirao Mastani
“Mohe Rang Do Lal”, from the movie “Bajirao Mastani” is the most romantic Holi song, sung by Shreya Ghoshal, Pandit Birju Maharaj and composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It touched the heart of every listener at a glance. Especially for this song, Deepika Padukone admitted to Kathak dance near Pandit Birju Maharaj.
- Lahu munh lag gaya, Ram Leela (2014)
“Lahu Mu Laag gaya”, from ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ is still lifting your spirits. The chemistry between Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone had roused the essence of the song within the love birds in this festival.
- Bajaa Bajaa Dhol Baja Re – Mere Pyare Prime Minister
Feel vibrant of Holi by this song with ‘dhol baja’. It was composed by Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy, and penned by Gulzar to add a playful tune for celebration.
- Pagalon Sa Naach- Junooniyat
In 2016, the song was first sung in the film Junooniyat acted by Yami Gautam and Pulkit Samrat. The song was captured in the splash of water.
- Mind Na Kariyo Holi Hai – Milan Talkies
This song is dedicated to those who are afraid of colours and are detached from this great festival. The song, “Mind Na kariyo Holi Hai” from Milan Talkies is enjoyed by young guys more.
- Jai jai Shiv Shankar – War
The lead actors in the song are Bollywood’s heartthrob and best dancers, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. “Jai jai shiv shankar, aaj mood hai bhayankar, Rang Udne Do.” is sung by Vishal Dadlani and Benny Dayal. This song is so popular among young boys and girls.
- Baras ke Holi ki Tyohaar
A soulful song from the movie “Bhookh” (1978), featured by Satrughan Sinha and Reena Roy. It has presented that in holi people play with lots of water. They enjoy the shower of colours most.
- Ey Gori – Delhi Heights
The song “Ey Gori” is from ‘Delhii Heights’, starring Jimmy Shergill and Neha Dhupia in the lead Roles. It’s directed by Anand Kumar, the music was composed by Rabbi Shergill. The lyrics of the song was penned by Rabbi Shergill. The movie was released on March 30th 2007.
- Neela Pila Hara Gulabi – Aap Beati
Holi is a festival of various colours such as red, blue, green, yellow. And the song “Neela pila hara gulabi” is made in these colours.
- Koi Bheega Hai Rang Se -Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003)
One of the most romantic numbers of Holi. Abhisekh Bachchan and Lara Dutt were in this film, “Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost” which was released in 2003.
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