“Holi kab hai, kab hai Holi?”
Gabbar Singh menacingly asked his henchmen in Sholay.
Well, it’s today and the entire nation is all set to drench into the waters and cover their faces and bodies with all the colors possible. And while talking about this colorful festival, it’s impossible not to discuss its multiple and frequent trysts with the world of cinema.
We have had some Truly memorable and chartbuster Holi Songs, but these Five remain the Country’s favorites. Here we go:
5. GO PAGAL- JOLLY LLB 2 (2017)
The newest song set against the backdrop of the festival, it’s an immensely energetic and peppy dance number that forces you to put on your dancing shoes. With Akshay Kumar’s untapped verve and Huma Qureshi’s enthusiasm, Go Pagal undoubtedly deserves to be on your playlist this year.
4. HUM TERE DEEWANE HAIN- MOHABBATEIN (2000)
How can you not have this track in your wishlist? It may not be the most croon worthy or hummable Holi track but surely deserves to be played at everyone’s party. SRK’s impeccable energy coupled by the entire cast’s vigor forces you to shake a leg, even if you have been gifted with two left feet. For anybody who still hasn’t heard the track or forgotten, it’s time go back in time and have a blast.
3. DO ME A FAVOR- WAQT (2005)
Easily the most passionate Holi song, not only in the list but in Cinema as well, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra scorched the screen with their smoldering chemistry. Never before were the vibrant colors of the festival utilized so passionately and titillatingly. This number ought not to be missing from anyone’s playlist, never.
2. BALAM PICHKARI- YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI (2013)
Who can forget the blazing chemistry of Ranbir and Deepika? Who hasn’t memorized the unique and oddball lyrics of this blockbuster song? It’s almost mandatory to play this song every time the festival arrives. Filled with colors, beaming faces and lots of Bhaang, this number is a visual treat and charges your hormones immediately. Keep this on the loop and don’t forget to have a big, giant glass of Bhaang.
1. RANG BARSE- SILSILA (1981)
As the adage goes- Save the best for the last.
Possibly the most iconic Holi song of Hindi cinema, Amitabh Bachchan still continues to be the Gen-Next’s favorite. If anyone who has forgotten this track or made the sin of not being aware of it, it’s time to go retro this year. Once it catches you, it’s hard not to play it every time the festival arrives