new Delhi: The ‘Festival of Colours’ is around the corner and people are busy preparing for the occasion. Many of you must be updating your playlists for those ultimate festive songs to infuse the spirit of Holi.
Bollywood has come up with many songs of that Holi euphoria in recent times like ‘Balam Pichkari’, ‘Badri Ki Dulhania’ and others, the cult classic songs will still rule the charts. As you prepare to shake a leg for chartbuster Punjabi songs with vibrant beats, here is a list of some iconic Bollywood songs, without which the celebration of the festival of colors is dull and incomplete.
Check out the list of classic Holi songs here:
1. Holi Aayi Re Kanhayi Rang Barse, ‘Mother India’
The song, sung by iconic singer Shamshad Begum, is a perfect fusion of festive fervor and rusticity. In this song, actors Nargis and Raj Kumar are enjoying the festival of Holi and reminiscing their happy times together.
2. Aaj Na Chodenge Bas Humjoli, Khelenge Hum Holi, ‘Kati Patang’
Who can resist the allure of a song featuring Bollywood superstar and legendary actor Rajesh Khanna. The lively song is bound to get everyone in the mood. The idea of breaking all the barriers and playing Holi gives a playful mood to the song. The song is sung by the classic duo Kishore Kumar and ‘Queen of Melody’ Lata Mangeshkar.
3. Holi Ke Din Dil Khil Jate Hain, ‘cinder’
Holi celebrations are incomplete without this iconic song from the one-of-a-kind film ‘Sholay’. Featuring Hema Malini, Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan, this song is no match till date. The perfect family song that will bring everyone to the dance floor, ‘Holi Ke Din Dil Khil Jaye Hai’ will always be in the top ten list.
4. Rang Barse, ‘Silsila’
How is a celebration of Holi without this scintillating song featuring the ‘Shahenshah’ of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan and the always beautiful line from the film Silsila? Sung by Amitabh himself, the song sets the perfect tone for each other to splash out on. This song should be in the playlist of the younger generation as well.
5. Ang Se Ang Lagana Sajan Humein Aise Rang Lagana, ‘Fear’
The song will always be a classic, even after ages. The dholak and dhol beats harmonize perfectly, giving the song that festive feel, while the lyrics of Anand Bakshi add a touch of romance to the song. It is sung by Alka Yagnik and Vinod Rathod.
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