Dance to the Rhythm of Bollywood: A Guide to the Best Hindi Party Songs from 1960s to Present!

Indian parties are mostly about loud and rhythmic Bollywood music playing on loudspeakers and people dancing to its beats like crazy. Parties are not just about the good food, the colorful banners, the fun, laughter, chit chats, and happiness all around. Indian parties are never complete without good Bollywood songs. Let’s put our party hats on and enjoy these smashing party songs and play Hindi song games on gaana pehchaana. Before you tune in to these party songs, find out more about these songs.

Aaja Aaja Main Hoon Pyaar Tera (1966)

Movie: Teesri Manzil

Singers: Asha Bhosle, Mohd Rafi

Music: R.D Burman

Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri

This one is a highly popular Bollywood party number from the 1960s. The twitching of the body is a famous dance move that made this number more famous. Herman Benjamin choreographed it. IMDB states that Teesri Manzil is the first film choreographed by Herman after Gumnaam. Mr Herman badly wanted his dancers to twitch and twist, so he made them do that step till the end. Singers Asha Bhosle and Mohd Rafi gave their heart and soul to sing this smashing hit. Pancham gave life to the superb composition, and the lyrics were written by none other than Majrooh Sultanpuri himself. If you wish to watch Shammi Kapoor’s crazy antics and wonderful dance steps, check out the video on YouTube.

Om Shanti Om (1980)

Movie: Karz

Singers: Kishore Kumar

Music: Laxmikant Pyarelal

Lyrics: Anand Bakshi

This was sung by Kishore Kumar and was a chartbuster song in the 1980s. Rishi Kapoor was the dazzling superstar of this hit, as he performed the rocking number in the 1980 film Karz. There was also a 2007 movie starring Shahrukh and Deepika that was named after this famous track. Laxmikant Pyarelal, Anand Bakshi and Kishore Kumar came together to create an epic dance number that will forever remain in our hearts. The lyrics are extremely catchy. This was inspired by the Lord Shorty Calypso song.

Dance Dance (1987)

Movie: Dance Dance

Singers: Alisha Chinai, Vijay Benedict

Music: Bappi Lahiri

Lyrics: Anjaan 

This is a crazy dance number from the 1987 film ‘Dance Dance’ performed by the God of dance ‘Mithun’ himself along with Mandakini. The film was all about the musical journey of two siblings Radha and Ramu emerging from poverty and achieving success in their passion for music. Ramu and Radha’s roles were played by Mithun and Mandakini. The music for this number was composed by Bappi Da and inspired by the Italo disco style of the 80s. Anjaan penned down the peppy lyrics. Alisha Chinai and Vijay Benedict sang it with all their heart. Mithun’s steps were jaw-dropping. Play this number at any party to set the mood. Mithun’s on-screen mother can be seen in tears as he sways to this number.

Crazy Kiya Re (2006)

Movie: Dhoom 2

Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan

Music: Pritam

Lyrics: Sameer

Many of us grew up hearing this party number from Dhoom 2. It takes us back to the beginning of the 2000s when the Dhoom movies were a big hit. Aishwarya Rai made this song gain popularity with her epic dance moves. She was too awesome. It was Sunidhi Chauhan’s voice that was perfect for these smashing party hits. Pritam was quite creative with his composition and Sameer did a wonderful job with his mind blowing lyrics perfect for a dance number. This track as well as its remix had gained huge popularity.

Desi Girl (2008)

Movie: Dostana (New)

Singers: Vishal Dadlani, Sunidhi Chauhan

Music: Vishal Shekhar

Lyrics: Kumaar

The uplifting, feel-good spirit of the 2008 song desi girl will remind you of those sweet times and how parties in those days would be incomplete without this song. We love watching John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra dancing like crazy in the music video. Vishal and Shekhar were too good with the composition, Kumaar is on the point with the lyrics and when Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal Dadlani and Sunidhi Chauhan come together to sing there can be nothing better. They simply rocked the party number. The entire soundtrack including Desi Girl received highly positive reviews from music critics.

Kala Chashma (2016)

Movie: Baar Baar Dekho

Singers: Amar Arshi, Badshah, Neha Kakkar

Music: Original Music composed by Prem Hardeep & Kam Dhillon

Remix by Badshaah

Lyrics: Amrik Singh & Kumaar

This smashing Punjabi hit broke all records in 2016. It became a top favorite. We could hear this dance track anywhere and everywhere. Badshaah remixed the original Punjabi composition,  Amrik Singh & Kumaar wrote down the awesome lyrics that made all of us move our heads and bounce our sunglasses in joy. Amar Arshi, Badshah &  Neha Kakkar made this party track rule over our hearts for the past 6 years. Siddhartha Malhotra and Katrina Kaif’s dance steps gained national popularity and were copied by thousands of dancers.

Nachde Ne Saare (2016)

Movie: Baar Baar Dekho

Singers: Jasleen Royal, Harshdeep Kaur, Siddharth Mahadevan

Music: Jasleen Royal

Lyrics: Aditya Sharma

Remember this awesome number from “Baar Baar Dekho”? Katrina Kaif and Siddharth Malhotra set the stage on fire with their electrifying dance moves. This track has rocked innumerable wedding functions for a very long time. Jasleen Royal is great at composing peppy party numbers. Aditya Sharma’s lyrics are a bit tough and tongue-twisting, but they are awesome. Jasleen, Harshdeep Kaur, and Siddharth Mahadevan sing well. It has been a favorite of most music lovers for the last few years. Next time you have a wedding in the family, don’t forget to include this song in the playlist.

Ghungroo (2019)

Movie: War

Singers: Arijit Singh, Shilpa Rao

Music: Vishal- Shekar

Lyrics: Kymaar

Remember how 3 years back, this song was released and it set ablaze all dance floors and parties? Hrithik Roshan’s cool dance steps match Vaani Kapoor’s steps and both of them dance like crazy with the spectacular seaside scenery behind them. The side dancers do a great job as well. Vishal and Shekar do a wonderful job at making superb music with great beats. Kumaar’s lyrics are just awesome and Arijit and Shilpa prove their expertise in the party genre as they sing this well.

Saawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag (2020)

Music: Payal Dev

Lyrics: Payal Dev, Mohsin Sheikh

Singers: Mika Singh, Neha Kakkar

Movie: Ginny Weds Sunny

This track is the revamped version of the original 1998 ‘Saawan Mein Lag Gayi Aag’ song. This one is sung by Mika Singh, Neha Kakkar and Badshah.  Payal Dev from Ramgarh composed the music. Mika Singh can be seen in the music video along with Vikrant Massey and Yami Gautam. Mohsin Sheikh, Payal Dev and Badshah rearranged the lyrics and made it more awesome than before. It’s an extremely common party track that can be heard at all kinds of parties.

Rangisari (2022)

Movie: JugJugg Jeeyo

Singers: Kanishk Seth, Kavita Seth

Music: Kanish Seth, Kavita Seth

Lyrics: Traditional Song

Rangisari is a catchy party number that stays with you for a very long time. You won’t be able to forget the tune. It sounds like honey to the ears despite being a rocking party track. You’ll surely enjoy watching Kiara Advani and Varun Dhawan move their toes and sway their waists to this party hit composed by our very own talented mother-and-son duo Kanishk Seth and Kavita Seth. These guys have also sung it. Kanishk Seth is also the producer. Holi is approaching. This song is perfect for all your holi parties.
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