COVID-19 could have dampened Holi celebrations final yr and is more likely to do the identical this yr too, however the Bollywood buff in us finds it arduous to let the pageant of colors go by with out some bonhomie and enjoyable. And the one essential prerequisite of the pageant is the presence of the must-play Holi songs.
Here are 10 songs to soak your self within the Holi fervour with out having to step out of residence:
Holi Ke Din (Sholay)
Crooned by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, this vibrant track from the 1975 cult movie options Dharmendra romancing Hema Malini on display. Even 46 years later, the track stays as evergreen because the couple, who tied the knot in 1980.
Rang Barse (Silsila)
An iconic track that the majority of us have grown up listening to, it stars Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan once more, this time with Rekha for firm. This peppy track remains to be a favorite among the many plenty on Holi.
Soni Soni Ankhiyon Wali (Mohabbatein)
Shah Rukh Khan in a festive temper, dancing away to glory, and Aishwarya Rai making a fleeting look. Need we are saying extra! This track is an absolute Holi traditional.
Jai Jai Shiv Shankar (War)
Two of one of the best dancers within the nation – Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff – introduced their A-game on and matched steps to this Holi track. Their deadly mixture ensured that the track went on to turn out to be the dance anthem of the nation.
Balam Pichkari (Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani)
Among current Holi songs, this one from the 2013 movie is a celebration favorite. It was labelled ‘a new-age Holi anthem’ by Deepika Padukone, who options on this peppy track doing ‘thumkas’ with ex-flame Ranbir Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur and Kalki Koechlin. It was sung by Vishal Dadlani and Shalmali Kholgade. The lyrics are by Irshad Kamil.
Do Me A Favour, Let’s Play Holi (Waqt)
You cannot get via Holi with out listening to somebody hum this track a minimum of as soon as. There are so many issues that make this observe in style – Anu Malik’s inimitable notes punctuated by Sunidhi Chauhan’s chic and playful vocals, the chemistry between Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra, the bonhomie and the general festive really feel.
Badri Ki Dulhania (Badrinath Ki Dulhania)
Think a riot of color, desi swag, kala chashma, six-pack abs and loads of pouting. Bam! You have the title track of the 2017 Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan starrer. The track is all that it is advisable have a peppy Holi.
Tum Tak (Raanjhanaa)
Not a traditional Holi observe with all of the jhatkas and matkas, that is about celebrating the pageant of colors with the love of your life. This track is stuffed with enjoyable and mischief and simply grows on you with time.
Tu Ne Maari Entriyaan (Gunday)
Real-life besties Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor wooing Priyanka Chopra on this track from the 2014 action-thriller sums up Holi celebration. The hook step is what makes it all of the extra memorable.
Lahu Muhn Lag Gaya (Goliyon Ki Ras Leela: Ram-Leela)
This was Deepika Padukone’s second Holi track in 2013 and arguably as energetic as Balam Pichkari. Set in a Gujarati atmosphere with some components of Holi in addition to garba, Lahu Muhn… was a sensuous observe. This piece, sung by Shail Hada, was lit up by the unmistakable chemistry of Deepika and Ranveer Singh.