Every year our music artists come up with a few Bollywood songs that turn out to be a big hit and remain etched in our hearts and minds forever. Bollywood has a song for every occasion and every mood. There are songs that celebrate romance and friendship, loss and sadness and then there are numbers that would instantly cheer you up, make you feel happy and brighten your day. We bring to you 15 such Bollywood happy songs,you should have on your ipod, and we guarantee, you will not regret!
PS: These songs aren’t restricted to a particular genre. We try to give you that “feel good” factor through our this one-of-a-kind playlist.
Pehla Nasha – Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
A truly unforgettable classic, Sadhana’s oh-so-melodious voice is a joy to behold. Listening to her is like falling onto a bed of roses. Pehla Nasha is a winner of all times. One would want to fall in love again and again.
Dil Chahta Hai – Dil Chahta Hai
American styled tune, volcanic in grooves, grungy hard-metal base in style and sporadically youthful, with the zestful feel of ‘buddy-bonding’, DCH is at it’s catchy best and has very appealing lyrics. It is a track for Generation X and tries to highlight their dreams and desires without trying to make a statement. A very attractive number, easy on the ears composition, and effective rendition.
I Am in Love (Dance Mix) – Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
Okay! We do agree, the title sounds cheesy, but then like they say, don’t judge the book by it’s cover, similarly, there’s always more to this song than just it’s name. One of the listenable tracks, this one’s addictive and will make you play it on repeat mode. The lyrics are simple and sweet and will capture your heart and soul completely.
Tum Mile (Pop version) – Tum Mile
Pritam is at his best with this track. Tum Mile is a fun and upbeat number, light-as-air frothy pop, hummable, and work like instant pick-me-ups. The lyrics by Kumaar are absolutely spellbinding, so much so that they are instantly on the lips and are easy to relate to, so simple yet so classy.
Bheegi Si Bhaagi Si – Raajneeti
Drizzling with romance and soaked with emotions, Bheegi Si Bhaagi Si brings a different kind of cheerfulness and liveliness, all thanks to Mohit Chauhan and Antara Mitra’s easy breezy voice that melts with confluence of delightful arrangements. The duo have rendered this simple number in such a fascinating way.
O Meri Jaan – Life In A In … Metro
A soft rock ballad that will move even the hardest heart, Pritam has once again weaved magic with O Meri Jaan. The song begins on a soft note and brings out emotions of love, joy and hope as the rhythm picks up.
Desi Girl – Dostana
A collage of bombastic bhangra beats with rapturous flow of disco beat = Desi girl. A very peppy and happy number.
Ik Junoon (Paint It Red remix) – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
With funky beats and grooves, discotheque feel, zingy sounds and interesting chorus, this fast-paced track is thrilling, hummable, fun and funky.
Chori Bazaari (Remix) – Love Aaj Kal
A super peppy number with a catchy riff, this adorable track is fun and breezy, with a rhythm that’s quite bouncy. The lyrics are fresh and funny and very much relevant to the “Love Aaj” era.
Jaane Kyun – Dostana
An upbeat track that gets you in the groove whilst portraying the fun-n-frolics of friendship!
Subha Hone Na De – Desi Boyz
A jovial sounding track, Subha Hone Na De is peppy, zippy and razzmatazz number, carrying along with it a punch. With the happy pop feel in the song, one wouldn’t mind going footloose.
Tumhi Ho Bandhu – Cocktail
Fun, foot-tapping and free spirited is what describes this track. The claps and drumbeats instantly transport you to a beach. The lyrics are simple WOW! Just soak in the words, feel the vibe and you are in music nirvana no less.
Aashiyan – Barfi!
Blossoming with cuteness and chirpy antics, ‘Aashiyan’ transforms the listeners into a dreamland of hope and aspirations with delightful lullaby feel. A very kiddie feel number, with Shreya Ghoshal and Nikhil Paul George adding to its sweetness. The chorus singing ‘aayi’ in the background is just icing on the cake.
Badtameez Dil – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
A highly addictive, foot tapping, stuffy/no-sense lyrics adding to the madness of the number. It takes time to grow on you but once it does, the song becomes irresistible.
Raghupati Raghav – Krrish 3
It’s a light hearted, party, celebration dance number with oodles of energy. Though the lyrics are bland and unimpressive, one would still find this number irresistible simply because of Hrithik’s magical dance moves!