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Top 5 Most Loved Hindi Songs of All Time Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Hindi Language

Many Indians are movie (चलचित्र – Chalchitr) addicts and why not, the movies offer them a complete package of a story (कथा – Khatha), lot of songs and dance numbers (musicals) and take them out of their stressful (तनावपूर्ण – Tanavpurn) and busy life. These ingredients are used since the beginning (प्रारंभ – Prarambh) of Hindi cinema aka Bollywood. Out of this, the songs have made a lasting impression (प्रभाव – Prabhav) on the people. Many movies could not be successful (सफल – Safal), but their music certainly was. Hindi music has also changed over the last century still though many Indians can be heard listening the songs from old era.  Out of those innumerable (असंख्य – Asankhy) good songs, let me show you 5 most loved Bollywood songs of all times as selected by a leading Indian daily the Hindustan Times.

1. आएगा आने वाला – Aaega Aane Wala
Movie : Mahal, 1949.
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar. Music: Khemchand Prakash. Lyrics: Nakhshab Jaaravchi.


2. रसिक बलमा – Rasik Balma
Movie: Chori Chori, 1956.
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar. Music: Shankar-Jaikishan. Lyrics: Hasrat Jaipuri.


3. जाने क्या तूने कही – Jaane Kya Tune Kahi
Movie: Pyaasa, 1957.
Singer: Geeta Dutt. Music: SD Burman. Lyrics: Sahir Ludhianvi.


4. वक़्त ने किया क्या हसीं सितम – Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam
Movie: Kagaz Ke Phool, 1959.
Singer: Geeta Dutt. Music: SD Burman. Lyrics: Kaifi Azmi.

5. प्यार किया तो डरना क्या – Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya
Movie: Mughal-e-Azam, 1960.
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar. Music: Naushad. Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni.


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  1. snehal ragit:

    Really awesome songs in history of Indian cinema

  2. zishaan bhati:

    Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya nice song

  3. Ankit:

    “Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam” is my favorite. I think it must be on first place.

  4. Sunidhi:

    This list must a bit long because there are more beautiful songs industry has produced.

  5. Shreya:

    Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya is a classic song. These are definitely some great songs from the past.

  6. prem narayan:

    Its very hard to select top 5 songs of all time but I liked the list. All are my favorite.