Rang Barse -The festival of colours

Evergreen Holi songs

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Colour, Bhaang, thandai, sweets, ballons, water and some naach gaana  reflects the true spirit of Holi.

Are you all set to celebrate Holi festival with lots of colours, energy, music and dance? Are you ready to dance on the beats of evergreen Holi songs from the last 6 decades from Aan(1953 ) to Ram leela(2014).

Colour of festival is always an integral part of Bollywood. Some Holi songs have gained enormous popularity like Rang Barse from Silsila or the youth popular song Balam Pichkari from Yeh jawani hai dewaani. These holi songs always keep the festival of colour alive.

Here are some popular holi songs from Bollywood that will add colour in your holi celebration. Enjoy the Holi songs….play safe!

Holi aayi pyaari pyaari bhar pichkari from Pooja  (1954)-Who can forget the beautiful duet between the queen of melodious voice Lata Mangeshkar and Ace Singer Mohd. Rafi. This song reflects the true folk music.

Aaj Na chodenge from Kati Patang(1970):- This song still rocks the  Music chartbuster.  Anand Bakshi’s lyrics, RD Burman’s music and Kishore Kumar’s mischievous style of singing. The  picturisation is on none other than the beautiful Asha Parekh and the romantic hero of 90’s Rajesh Khanna beautifully captures the playful mood of Holi, where the typical refrain is “bura mat maano, Holi hai”.

Holi ke din from Sholay(1975) –  one of the best movies in the history of Indian cinema and a most lovable song that represents the true spirit of Holi celebration with Amitabh and Jaya Bhaduri

Rang Barsey from Silsila (1985) - whenever we talk about the holi celebration or song we get mesmerized by this song. Most lavishly picturised on Rekha, Amitabh Bachachan, Jaya Bachachan love triangle. This song has everything that Holi is known  for.

Hori khele Raghuvira Awadh mein  from Baghban (2003) :-  This song is all about tremendous lyrics and the way it is compose. It is fun-filled folk based song that feels just too great for Holi and has Amitabh Bachhan, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Sukhwinder singing.

Do me a favour let’s play holi from Waqt (2005) :-  If you want to celebrate Holi with some theme based dancing then this song will definitely increase the oomph factor in your party.

Balam Pichkari from Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani (2013) :- How can we forget this song. Your holi party is boring without this song. Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin, Aditya Roy Kapoor with dazzling chemistry, their thumkas, their dance moves just made the party go mad and ofcourse the lyrics are amazing .

*Have fun in this festival of colour, meet your friends, family and relatives spend some quality time with them. But safely don’t force anyone to play who don’t like to celebrate; safe water and don’t drink and drive. Happy holi, enjoy at fullest!

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