35 Best Bollywood Songs Of All Time

Best Bollywood Songs Of All Time

Bollywood music is known for its upbeat and catchy tunes. Whether it's about love or just a good time, these songs get your feet moving. These tunes have withstood the test of time and continue to be fan favorites.

Here's our list of the best Bollywood songs of all time.

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“The Goggle Song” by Amaal Mallik

Song year: (2017)

To kick off this list, I can't think of a more fitting song than the Goggle Song. It's a recent release, but it's already a fan favorite. The music is upbeat and has an enjoyable vibe to it.

We've all had that moment where we've fallen in love with someone's eyes and then yearn for them, even more, when they take their glasses off.

“Humko Aaj Kal Hai Intezaar” by Anupama Deshpande

Song year: (1990)

Originally from the movie Sailaab, this song is a classic. It's about unrequited love and heartbreak, something that most of us have experienced at some point in our lives, which makes this song so relatable.

The lyrics are beautiful, and the melody is haunting. This song is a must-listen for any fans of sad love songs.

“Ke Pag Ghungaroo Baandh” by Kishore Kumar

Song year: (1982)

“Ke Pag Ghungaroo Bandh” is from the movie Namak Halal, and it's one of the most iconic Bollywood songs of all time. It's a qawwali, which is a type of Sufi music, and it's incredibly catchy.

The lyrics are about yearning for the one you love. If you want to experience the traditional Bollywood sound, then this is the song for you.

“Dola Re Dola” by Shreya Ghoshal, KK and Kavita Krishnamurthy

Song year: (2002)

This song is from the movie Devdas. It's one of the most famous Hindi songs of all time. The song is mostly about love and heartbreak, and it's incredibly beautiful.

The lyrics are written by Amitabh Bachchan, who is a legendary Indian actor. The music is by A.R. Rahman, who is also a legendary composer. This song is a must-listen for any fans of classic Bollywood.

“Ghahra” by Rekha Bhardwaj & Vishal Dadlani

Song Year: (2013)

We pulled this one from the Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani movie soundtrack. It's one of the most popular Bollywood songs of the current era.

The song is about love and youth, and it's incredibly catchy. We indeed take more risks when we're younger without worrying about the consequences.

“Pinga” by Vaishali Mhade & Shreya Ghoshal

Song Year: (2015)

A hit song from the movie Bajirao Mastani that talks about true love. When you truly love someone, it gives you energy and makes you want to celebrate.

In this case, that love makes you want to dance even though it's for a man you'll never be with. We should indeed celebrate what we have more than what we don't have.

“Nazar Ke Samne Jigar Ke Paas” by Kumar Sanu & Anuradha Paudwal

Song Year: (1990)

Another love ballad, “Nazar Ke Samne Jigar Ke Paas”, talks about the loneliness and restlessness one has when they can't get the person they love off their mind.

It's definitely a relatable topic for many people. In the most healthy and happiest relationships, thinking about losing the one you love always brings about worry and discomfort.

“Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin” by Kumar Sanu & Anuradha Paudwal

Song Year: (1991)

This song is from the Hindi romantic comedy Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, and it's one of those popular Bollywood songs that you will never forget. The song is about love and heartbreak.

The heart desires and doesn't follow traditions of what's right or wrong. But it knows what's best for us even before we do, which is why we should always follow it.

“Dekha Teri Mast Nigahon Mein” by Kuamr Sanu & Asha Bhosle

Song Year: (1992)

This song is from the motion picture Khiladi. It's another one of the most famous Hindi songs of the early 1990s. The song is about love and the lust of wanting someone sexy.

It's a classic Bollywood party song that's incredibly catchy. If you're looking for a traditional Bollywood dance number, then you need to check out this song.

“O Lal Dupatta Wali” by Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu, & Kavita Krishnamurthy

Song Year: (1992)

“O Lal Dupatta Wali” is from the movie Aankhen. It's another popular Bollywood song of the early 1990s. The song is about love at first sight. No one understands the whole concept, but we've all fallen in love with a stranger we never knew before.

 Imagining what life would be like if the stranger loved us back gives us a temporary high.

“Subah Se Lekar” by Udit Narayan & Sadhana Sargam

Song Year: (1994)

This song is from the movie Mohra. Ever longed for someone you couldn't be with? So have I. It gives you a feeling of hope and disdain at the same time. But who said there was anything wrong with having a daydream of embracing the one you love, even if you can't be with them?

“Ghar Se Nikalte Hi” by Udit Narayan

Song Year: (1996)

Created for the movie soundtrack Papa Kehte Hain, “Ghar Se Nikalte” is about a man who watches a woman through her window. He loves her but hasn't told her yet.

He loves that she is mysterious. He finally works up the nerve to ask her to go for a walk with him so they can talk and get to know each other.

“Ae Ajnabi” by Udit Narayan

Song Year: (1998)

This song is from the movie Dil Se. The song is about unrequited love and how the heart never forgets the person it loves.

Even if you're not with that person anymore, your heart still remembers the good times and holds on to those memories. This is a very genuine concept, even in relationships that end badly.

“Tere Dard Se Dil” by Kuamr Sanu

Song Year: (1992)

This song is from the movie Deewana. The song is about a man in love with a woman who is in love with someone else. The man knows that he can't have her, so he sings this song to her.

It's a sad ballad about unrequited love and how it hurts more than anything else, another very relatable story.

“Dil Jab Se Toot Gaya” by Pankaj Udhas

Song Year: (1994)

Dil Jab Se Toot Gaya is from the movie Salaami. The song is about a man who has been in love with a woman for a very long time, but she doesn't know it.

He's always been too shy to tell her how he feels, and now it might be too late. This song is about unrequited love and how it has led him to drink.

“Mujhse Juda Hokar” by Lata Mangeshkar & S.P Balasubramaniam

Song Year: (1994)

This song is from the movie Hum Aapke Hain Koun. The song is about a man in love with a woman who is married to someone else. The man knows that he can't be with her, so he sings the song for comfort. It's a sad ballad about unrequited love and how it hurts more than anything else.

“O Rabba” Sapna Awasthi & Udit Narayan

Song Year: (1995)

“O Rabba” is from the movie Zamaana Deewana. It's all about dedication and not ever changing course once you've made a decision and promised to God that you'd stay true to it.

Once you've committed, that's it, and there's no going back. That's the kind of love this song is about- a love that never waivers. One of the best Bollywood songs ever.

“A B C D” by  Hema Sardesai, Udit Narayan, Shankar Mahadevan & Hariharan

Best Bollywood Songs Ever

Song year: (1999)

This song is from the movie Hum Saath Saath Hain. The song is about the importance of family and how they are always there for you no matter what.

It's a beautiful ballad about the love and support families provide for each other through years of unknown experiences and evolution.

“Morey Piya” by Jaspinder Narula & Shreya Ghoshal

Song Year: (2002)

This song is from the movie Devdas. It's about the joy of getting married and dancing to celebrate, only to be riddled with fear of what the future may hold.

It's a beautiful song about the happiness and sadness that come with love and marriage. We sign up for the present and the future unknowns in marriage.

“Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka” by Shreya Ghoshal

Song Year: (2002)

“Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka” is another song from the movie Devdas. It's a love ballad about a burning love that never dies despite being separated. It's about how two people in love are always connected even if they are apart. The lyrics are very beautiful and will touch you emotionally.

“Aayat” by Arijit Singh

Song Year: (2015)

This song is from the movie Bajirao Mastani. The song is about the love between Bajirao and Mastani. It's a very passionate song that will make you feel the love and intensity between the two characters. The music and lyrics are beautiful and will leave you wanting more.

“Jeeta Tha Jiske Liye” Dilw ale

Song Year: (2015)

“Jeeta Tha Jiske Liye” is from the movie Dilwale. It's about the love between Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The song is very passionate and will make you feel the love between the two characters.

At some point, Shah starts to feel betrayed by Kajol. Then he begins to feel naive to accept it, making him feel like he dishonored love.

“Aitbaar Nahi Karna” by Sadhana Sargam & Abhijeet Bhattacharya

Song Year: (2016)

This song is from the movie Qayamat: City Under Threat. The song is all about not expressing how you feel and avoiding love and relationships to protect your heart.

It's about the fear of getting hurt and not wanting to experience that pain again. The song is about being scared to love.

“Tum Hi Ho” by Arijit Singh

Song Year: (2013)

“Tum Hi Ho” is from the movie Aashiqui 2. The song is about the love between Rahul and Aarohi. It is a song dedicated to lifelong commitment.

It's easy to commit in this case because the other person is already committed and loyal. The lyrics are beautiful and will give you an understanding of what true risk in relationships mean.

“Mast Magan” by Arijit Singh & Chinmayi Sripada

Song Year: (2014)

This song is from the movie 2 States. The song is about the love between Krish and Ananya. Ananya loves Krish so much that she is willing to leave everything behind to be with Krish.

Her goal is to make him happy, and she will do anything to make that happen. The lyrics are beautiful and symbolize love and sacrifice.

“Aaj Ki Party” by Mike Singh

Song Year: (2015)

Time for a Bollywood party song. “Aaj Ki Party” is from the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan. The song is about the love between Bajrangi and Munni. It's an enjoyable and happy song that will make you want to dance.

It's all about celebrating love and being together. The lyrics are charming and will make you smile.

“Afgan Jalebi” by Asrar & Akhtar Chanal Zahri

Song Year: (2015)

This song is from the movie Phantom. The song is about Saif Ali Khan's love for Katrina Kaif. It's very passionate and intense, amplifying how he feels fit to be by her side and wants to marry her.

Though he may complain about her, he still loves her, professing that to God.

“Ki Kariye Nachna Aaonda Nahin” by Neha Kakkar, Raftaar & Hardy Sandhu

Song Year: (2016)

“Ki Kariye Nachna Aaonda Nahin” is from the movie Tum Bin 2. The song is about lust between two people. Both are attracted to each other physically.

The woman is dancing to get the man's attention, and he can't control himself any longer and wants to dance with her but doesn't know how to dance. I've heard this story before.

“Lift Teri Bandh Hai” by Anu Malik & Neha Kakkar

Song Year: (2017)

This song is from the movie Judwaa 2. Have you ever been in love with someone to only feel like you are on a different level? Lift Teri Bandh Hai is all about that feeling.

The song is about feeling close to someone you are far away from. You are essentially in the process of working to reach them no matter how long it takes.

“Hawa Hawa” by Mika Singh & Prakriti Kakar

Song Year: (2017)

“Hawa Hawa” is from the movie Mubarakan. True love and wanting to spend the rest of your lives together creating beautiful memories is what this song is about.

The lyrics are lovely and will make you smile. It's a fun and happy song that will make you want to dance and reminisce about that special someone.

“Gulabi 2.0” by Tulsi Kumar & Yash Narvekar

Song Year: (2017)

Ever been so sidetracked by lust that you can no longer see the person you're with for who they are? Gulabi 2.0 is all about that.

The song is about being in love with someone but only wanting them physically and not emotionally. They are blinded by their own desires and can't see anything else.

“What's Up” by Jasleen Royal & Mika Singh

Song Year: (2017)

This song is from the movie Phillauri. The song is about Anushka Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh's love for each other. The song is an excellent anthem for true love.

It's about being together and always fighting for each other. The lyrics are charming and will make you smile.

“Disco Disco” by Benny Dayal & Shirley Setia

Song Year: (2017)

This song is from the movie A Gentleman. It's all about getting up and having fun. The song is about forgetting your problems and just enjoying life.

It's a fun and happy song that will make you want to dance—dancing with the people you love and can have fun with touches the heart in ways we never imagined.

“Radio Song” by Kamaal Khan & Amit Mishra

Song Year: (2017)

This song is from the movie Tubelight. It's all about sacrificing everything for the person you love. Making a sacrifice for someone so that their life is better is one of the purest forms of love.

If more people did that today, the world would be a better place. The lyrics are beautiful and symbolize love and sacrifice.

Butterfly” by Aaman Trikha, Nooran Sisters, Dev Negi, & Sunidhi Chauhan

Song Year: (2017)

This song is from the movie Padmaavat. Many believe that one person out there is meant for them. This song is all about affirming that there is someone out there looking for you as well, and when you finally meet them, you will know it was meant to be.

Best Bollywood Songs Ever, Final Thoughts

These are just a few of the best Bollywood songs of all time. There are so many fantastic love songs in Bollywood. It was hard just to choose these ones. These songs are all about different aspects of love.

Whether it's lust, true love, or sacrificing everything for someone you love, these songs will touch your heart in ways you never imagined. So, next time you're feeling down, put on one of these songs and let the music wash over you. It will make you feel better in no time.

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