Holi is a festival of color and happiness. The happy and gay ‘us’ love to groove on the hit numbers. Here comes Swardeepika presenting you 10 sensational songs of all time on the occasion of colors.
1.Holi ke din dil khil jate hai (Sholay)
This piece is from the epic Amitabh, Dharmendra starred ‘Sholay’ sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar brings out the true spirit of Holi and composed by the legendary R.D. Barman.
“Holi Ke Din Dil Khil Jaate Hain,Rangon Mein Rang Mil Jaate Hain”
2.Hori khele Raghuveera (Baghban)
This one is from the sanskari movie ‘Baghban’. The song features colors and happiness specially the homecoming of the children. Once again Amitabh proves that even in this age what a superstar he is. The song is sung by Alka Yagnik, Sukhwinder Singh, Udit Narayan and Amitabh Bachchan.
3.Dekho aayi Holi (Mangal Pandey)
Mangal Pandey: The Rising is an Indian biographical historical film based on the life of Mangal Pandey, an Indian soldier who is known for his role in the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. Presenting you the song “Holi Re” from the movie starring Aamir Khan as Mangal Pandey. This energetic song is Sung by Aamir Khan, Udit Narayan, Madhushree, Srinivas, Chinmayee.
4. Let’s Play Holi (Waqt:The race against Time)
The story illustrating the special bond between father and son starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra brings out the colour of Holi through the beautiful song ‘Let’s play holi’. Penned by Sameer, Anu Malik and Sunidhi Chauhan has lend the voices.
5.Holi aayi re (Mashaal)
The intricacies of corrupt politics and it’s influence in journalist world have not marred the joy brought by holi in the Indian society. This song makes up a vital part of the Dilip Kumar starrer. Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Mahendra Kapoor’s mix of voices has produced a magical outcome.
6.Holi re Holi (Paraya Dhan)
The spirit of Holi pervades throughout the Indian society and even in the story about the thief seeking refuge and revealing the darest secrets hidden deep beneath him. Composed by R.D. Burman and sung by the duet Asha Bhonsle, Manna Dey an everlasting evergreen creation is made.
7.Ang se ang lagana (Darr)
Bollywood Baadshah Shahrukh cannot be left out of the list. This song brings some colour and joy amongst the chivalry in love. The mirch of Holi is provided by the voices of Alka Yagnik, Vinoy Rathod and Sudesh Bhonsle and penned by Anand Bakshi.
8.Balam Pichkari (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)
“Balam Pichkari” in the voice of prolific singers Vishal Dadlani, Shalmali Kholgade from blockbuster hindi movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is simply a must for Holi. Even if you are not a dancer, the tunes will make you throw your hands. Such is the energy of the song.
9.Jai jai Shiv Shankar (Aap Ki Kasam)
The duo of Rajesh Khanna and Kishore Kumar is perhaps one of the best in Bollywood. The song is perfect if you want to have an evergreen classic in your dance playlist this holi. Another legend associated with this song is Lata Mangeshkar with the music of R.D Burman.
10.Rang Barse (Silsila)
Even after 3 decades, Holi celebration is incomplete without this song from the movie Silsila! Indulge in this spectacular Holi song sung by Amitabh Bachchan, one of India’s best-known folk songs. It is believed that the tune is from a Rajasthani folk bhajan.
So are you going to try them on your Holi festival? Though we know you will. Happy Holi. Spread joy and happiness.