Top 10 Hindi Songs of All Time
The obsession for Hindi films in the continent of Asia is indescribable. Mumbai, often known as ‘Bollywood’ produces around 200 featured films every year. The Hindi film lovers are widespread in all corners of the world, and estimates have shown that this industry is growing at an annual rate of 10%. These movies are full of glamor and spice, while music is a mandatory element of these movies. Since inception, this industry has presented many evergreen songs, and it is very hard to choose top ten Hindi songs out of them.
A good team work is always required for composing good music, and this industry is always blessed with some very talented musicians, lyricists and playback singers. It is interesting to categorize these things, and make lists like top ten sad songs, top 10 male songs, top ten female songs and top 10 duet songs. There are at least 5 to 6 songs in every Indian movie, and one can realize how difficult it will be to choose just ten great Hindi songs as there is a treasure of memorable songs.
A list of top 10 Hindi songs that are worth listening to time and time again comprising of old, new, solo and duets songs are listed below.
10 Hindi Songs That are Worth Listening to
1. Waqt ne kiya kya haseen sitam:
Sung by Geeta Dutt for the film Kaagaz ke phool, which was released in1959. Kaifi Azmi wrote the inspiring lyrics, while music was composed by the maestro S.D. Burman.
2. Jo wada kiya wo nivana padega- Taj Mahal
This all time popular duet by Rafi-Lata is surely an unforgettable song. Roshan gave the music for Taj Mahal, which was screened in 1963. The songwriter was none other than great Sahir Ludhianvi.
3. Tere mere sapne ab ek rang hain:
This beautiful song is chosen from Dev Anand’s block buster movie Guide. It was 1965, when Mohammed Rafi gave his splendid voice to S.D. Burman’s composition. The lyricist was one and only Shailendra.
4. Chura liya hai tumne jo dil ko:
This is one of the most romantic songs that Bollywood has ever presented. The melodious voices of Asha Bhonsle and Mohammed Rafi were used for the film, ‘Yaadon ki baraat’ in 1973. The music director was R.D. Burman, and the song was written by Majrooh.
5. Zindagi ke safar me guzar jate hain jo makam:
Kishore Kumar sang that emotional song for ‘Aap ki kasam’, which was released in 1974. Anand Bakshi was the songwriter, while the accredited musician R.D. Burman again proved himself with this masterpiece.
6. Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein:
This song is in the hearts of every teenager, high school student and even the older people. The combination of Sahir Ludhianvi’s lyrics, Khayyam’s music and the voice of Mukesh had created a magic.
7. Dil cheez kya hai aap meri jaan lijiye:
This is one of the best songs of Asha Bhonsle, which she sang for ‘Umrao Jaan’ in1981. The songwriter was Shahryar, while the music was composed by Khayyam.
8. Ek ladki ko dekha:
The top 10 list will never complete without including this song. It was a lovely song from the movie, ‘1942 A Love Story’ released in 1994. The songwriter was Javed Akhter, music composed by R.D. Burman, and the singer was Kumar Sanu.
9. Saathiya ye tune kya kiya:
Released in 1991, it was a song from Salman Khan’s ‘Love’. Anand-Milind gave music for this song, which was sung by Chitra & S P Balasubramaniam.
10. Main Jahaan Rahoon:
The last song in this top 10 list is sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Krishna Beura for Namastey London. Javed Akhter wrote the lyrics, and Himesh Reshammiya gave music for the film which was released in 2007.