37 Best Holi Songs to Uplift your Festive Mood In 2023

by Anushka Oza
Best Holi Songs

The festival of colours is right on the doorstep and you must have already started to look for the best white clothes in your wardrobe. Handful of beautiful colours, a box full of sweets, a glass full of thandai and hearts filled with love, this is how Holi looks in a nutshell.

Holi is indeed the most exuberant festival of India which is celebrated on a grand scale. It marks the victory of good over evil. And, while you unite with your dear ones to enjoy this festival of love, don’t forget to put your dancing shoes on.

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Holi 2023 dates

Holika Dahan – March 17
Holi – March 18

Accept it or not! The festival of Holi is incomplete without dancing on dhamakedar Bollywood songs. So, while you are busy planning the day, leave the songs part to us! In this article, we have listed some of the best holi songs for you!

List of Top 37 Holi Songs to set the right festive vibes

1. Rang Barse

Movie- Silsila
Release Date: 14 August 1981

Someone rightly said, Old is Gold. When we think about Holi songs, the first one that always pops up in our mind is this evergreen song Rang Barse starring Amitabh Bachchan.

Available on: YouTube Music, Gaana, Spotify, Wynk, Hungama and JioSaavn.

2. Holi ke Din

Movie: Sholay
Release Date: 15 August 1975

Next on our list is ‘Holi Ke Din’ from the superhit Bollywood movie Sholay. The song starring Dharmendra and Hema Malini has been the favourite Holi anthem for a long time. It is sung by two legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Kishor Kumar.

Available on: YouTube Music, Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

3. Holi Khele Raghuveera

Movie- Baghban
Release Date: 3 October 2003

Yet another Holi song starring Amitabh Bachchan is here. Holi Khele Raghuveera from Baghban is till date the most popular one. It rightly showcases the way friends and families celebrate the festival of colours by dancing their hearts out.

Available on: YouTube Music, Wynk, Spotify, JioSaavn and Wynk.

4. Do me a favour lets play Holi

Movie- Waqt
Release Date: 28 July 1965

This song will make you hop and bop with its crazy beats and lyrics. With Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra dancing with utmost passion, this song is one of the popular Holi songs till date.

Available on: YouTube Music, Spotify, JioSaavn and Hungama.

5. Soni Soni

Movie- Mohabbatein
Release Date: 27 October 2000

Don’t forget to add this marvelous Holi Song from the iconic Bollywood movie starring Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan to your list. And, as King Khan shakes a leg in this song while playing Holi, you are sure to fall for him even more.

Available on: Gaana, Spotify, JioSaavn and Wynk.

6. Holiya me ude re gulal

Movie: Bichhuda
Release Date: 24 April 2019

Sang by Illa Arun, Holiya me ude re gulal is one of the most energetic yet wonderful holi songs. This song is played in every nook and corner of the country to make the best of the festival.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana and Saavn.

7. Aaj na chodenge

Movie- Kati Patang
Release Date: 29 January 1971

Aaj na Chodenge bas humjoli, khelenge hum holi.., are the fabulous lyrics from this song sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. And, what makes this song more special is looking at veteran actors Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh romancing to its tune.

Available on: Spotify, Wynk and YouTube.

8. Ang se Ang Lagana

Movie- Darr
Release Date: 24 December 1993

The key stars in the song are Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Sunny Deol. It is sung by Alka Yagnik and Vinod Rathod, and written by Anand Bakshi. This can surely be a definite add-on to your Holi playlist.

Available on: Spotify and YouTube Music.

9. Balam Pichkari

Movie- Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
Release Date: 31 May 2013

Next comes the favourite song of the millennials from Bollywood’s megahit movie. Believe it or not, Holi celebration is incomplete without Balam Pichakari. Right from the music to the cast, everything about this song is just Awww-some.

Available on: Gaana, Spotify, YouTube Music, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

10. Badri Ki Dulhania

Movie- Badrinath ki Dulhania
Release Date: 10 March 2017

Didn’t you like the way Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan stole the show in Badri ki Dulhania with their ravishing steps? This song is the title song of the movie and is worth playing on the day of Holi due to its stunning beats and catchy lyrics.

Available on: Gaana, Spotify, YouTube Music, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

11. Mind na Kariyo Holi Hai

Movie- Milan Talkies
Release Date: 15 March 2019

Yet another dance-worthy song for Holi is Mind na Karyo Holi Hai. Sung by Shreya Ghoshal and Mika Singh, the song received huge success after its release in 2019. In the song, Ali Fazal and Shraddha Srinath can be seen dancing and romancing on the mind-blowing tune.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

12. Lahu Munh Lag Gaya

Movie- Ram Leela
Release Date: 15 November 2013

Looking for a sensual Holi song? Lahu Munh Lag Gaya is the one! With the IT couple of Bollywood, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in the lead role, they add extra colour and feel to the song.

Available on: Gaana, Spotify, YouTube Music and JioSaavn.

13. Go Pagal

Movie- Jolly LLB 2
Release Date: 10 February 2017

As the name suggests, Go Pagal will surely drive you pagal with vibrant colours, peppy music and breath-taking dance by Akshay Kumar and Huma Qureshi. This song will just lift your festive mood up and is a must in your playlist.
Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

14. Jai Jai Shivshankar

Movie- War
Release Date: 2 October 2019

With Bollywood’s two favourite dancers- Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, Jai Jai Shivshankar is one of the most remarkable Holi songs today. If you just want to let loose and have a gala time with your loved ones, then don’t forget to play this song this Holi.

Available on: Spotify, Wynk, Apple Music and YouTube Music.

15. Mohe Rang do Laal

Movie- Bajirao Mastani
Release Date: 18 December 2015

If you want to give a sexy performance this Holi, Mohe Rang Do Laal is the one! The moves and expressions of Deepika Padukone in this song are just phenomenal and exquisite. If you too want to impress your beau, just like Mastani impresses Bajirao, then this song is all you need!

Available on: Gaana, Spotify, JioSaavn and Wynk.

16. Chhan ke Mohalla

Movie- Action Replay
Release Date: 5 November 2010

This action-packed song ‘Chhan Ke Mohalla’ is another famous Holi song you cannot miss. With Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s enchanting moves, this song has won millions of hearts.
Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn and Wynk.

17. Holi Aayi Re

Movie- Mashaal
Release Date: 12 January 1984

If you want to witness the authentic street-style Holi, Holi Aayi Re is the song! This 90’s song has renowned actors Anil Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman and Dilip Kumar in it. Add this all time classy Holi song to your list to make your day more memorable.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

18. Gori Tu Latth Maar

Movie- Toilet- Ek Prem Katha
Release Date: 11 August 2017

Explore different colours and emotions of Holi through this power-packed song- Gori tu latth maar. You can see Akshay Kumar’s underrated dancing talent and Bhumi Pednekar’s impressive expression in this song sung by Sonu Nigam.

Available on: YouTube Music, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

19. Holi Aai Re

Movie- Padmaavat
Release Date: 25 January 2018

In search of a traditional Holi folk song? This song from Padmaavat will steal your heart. Composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the song showcases the love and affection shared between Deepika Padukone (Rani Padmavati) and Shahid Kapoor (Maharawal Ratan Singh).

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Wynk and Hungama.

20. Tum Tak

Movie- Raanjhanaa
Release Date: 21 June 2013

If you want to dedicate a song to your partner this Holi, Tum Tak is the one! With Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor’s solid chemistry, this song is undoubtedly one in a million.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, JioSaavn, Gaana and Hungama.

21. Holi Re

Movie- Mangal Pandey
Release Date: 12 August 2005

Enthusiasm, Energetic, fun-filled and full of colour. These are the elements that literally describe this song. Composed by the music guru AR Rehman, the song casts two exemplary actors Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherjee.

Available on: Spotify and YouTube.

22. Arre jaa re hatt Natkhat

Movie- Navrang
Release Date: 18 September 1959

Arre Jaa re hatt Natkhat is an iconic Holi song sung by Asha Bhosale and Mahendra Kapoor. The lyrics of this song are so soothing and goes something like ‘Aaya holi kaa tauhar, ude rang kee bauchhar’.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

23. Koi Bheega Hai Rang Se

Movie- Mumbai se Aaya Mera Dost
Release Date: 22 August 2003

Koi bheega hai rang se is yet another amazing holi song that shows the true picture of how the festival is celebrated in India. The song has Abhishek Bachchan and Lara Datta in key roles and is sung by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik.

Available on: YouTube and Wynk.

24. Ey Gori

Movie- Delhi Heights
Release Date: 30 March 2007

The top holi song from the 2000s is next on our list. Sung by Sonu Kakkar and Kailash Kher, it has Neha Dhupia, Rohit Roy and Jimmy Shergill in lead roles. When the movie was released in the year 2006, Ey Gori was a super-dooper hit.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

25. Tapkey Masti

Movie- London Dreams
Release Date: 30 October 2009

With Salman Khan’s energetic performance and Feroz Khan’s pacifying voice, Tapkey Masti is one of the fantastic holi songs. If you want to dance to rocking beats this festive season, Tapkey Masti can be your go-to song!

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana and Hungama.

26. Holi aayi re Kanhai rang barse

Movie- Mother India
Release Date: 14 February 1957

With acclaimed actors Nargis & Sunil Dutt being the face of the song, Holi aayi re kanhai is an absolutely melodious song that is a must add-on to your list. Directed and Produced by Mehboob Khan, the song has an exceptional screenplay and lyrics.

Available on: YouTube

27. Holi Khelat Nandlal

Movie- Godaan
Release Date: 01 August 1963

With the voice of eminent singer Mohammed Rafi, Holi khelat nandlal is a magnificent song with pleasing lyrics. The song is a dedication to notable lyricist Anjaan who penned the lyrics of this song along with many famous songs.

Available on: YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

28. Layi hai Hazaro Rang Holi

Movie- Phool aur Phatthar
Release Date: 14 August 1966

Layi hai Hazaro Rang Holi is a well-known holi song that was loved by our fathers and grandfathers. If you want them to relive their good olden days and enjoy the festival to its best, don’t forget to play this song on Holi.
Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

29. Phagun Aayo Re

Movie- Phagun
Release Date: 17 October 1958

If you want to groove to some really relaxing yet melodic holi song, Phagun Aayo Re is all you need! Sang by Lata Mangeshkar and composed by S.D Burman, you can see Waheeda Rehman’s graceful dance in this song.

Available on: YouTube

30. Mohe Chedo Na

Movie- Lamhe
Release Date: 4 November 1991

Mohe Chedo Na is an incredible holi song and what makes it more lovely is Sri Devi’s charm with Lata Mangeshkar’s voice. The song has music by Shiv Hari and lyrics by Anand Bakshi.

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk.

31. Jogi Ji Dheere Dheere

The Jogi Ji Dheere Dheere song featured in Nadiya Ke Paar has taken the movie to next-level. There are millions of fans for this song sung by the famous Indian playback singers, Hemlata, Jaspal Singh, and Chandrani Mukherjee.

Movie: Nadiya Ke Paar
Release Date: 1 January 1982

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk

32. Bajaa Bajaa Bajaa Dhol Bajaa

Bajaa Bajaa Bajaa Dhol Bajaa song is from the movie ”Mere Pyare Prime Minister” which is the title track of the film. Moreover, it has gained immense popularity for the decent star cast and crew. This wonderful song is performed by Neela Mulhekar, Shrinidhi Ghatate, Asha Bhosle, Rekha Bhardwaj, Divya Kumar, and Shankar Mahadevan.

Movie: Mere Pyare Prime Minister
Release Date: 15 March 2019

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk

33. Gali Gali

This is another song performed by Sukhwinder Singh in Vishal Bhardwaj’s film Patakha. The music was composed by Vishal Bhardwaj and the lyrics are written by Gulzar.

Movie: Patakha
Release Date: 28 September 2018

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk

34. Holi Khelein

Shreya Ghoshal and Anmol Malik’s song ‘Holi Khelein’ from the film ‘Begum Jaan’ is a lovely Holi song. This song is for you to sing and dance to at the Holi celebrations in 2023, especially for girls.

Movie: Begum Jaan
Release Date: 14 April 2017

Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk

35. Aayee Hai Aaj To Holi Khelenge Jhoom

A notable Bollywood Holi song is “Aayee Hai Aaj To” from the mega blockbuster Hindi film Ilaaka, which stars Madhuri Dixit and Mithoon. Amit Kumar and Asha Bhosle lend their voices to the song.

Movie: Ilaaka
Release Date: 19 April 1989
Available on: Spotify, YouTube Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Hungama and Wynk


So, leave all your fears behind and get ready to face the pichkaris with utmost fervour coz’ ‘bura na maano holi hai’! And, while you indulge yourself in the lively colours of Holi, don’t miss out dancing on your favourite Holi tracks. Create a playlist by adding the above listed songs and hit the dance floor like there’s tomorrow. Furthermore, you can also surprise your girlfriend with holi gifts while playing soothing romantic holi songs.

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