Monsoon brings to fore a blend of emotions. Whether it is the cool breeze of happiness, the peaceful patter of raindrops, or even the delightful smell of wet soil, this season is truly a melodic inspiration roused by age-old Bollywood cinema. Expressing India’s much-loved musical history, this weather is one of the most loved props of storytelling in Bollywood. Here’s a look at a few classic Bollywood songs to add to your monsoon playlist.
1. Pyaar hua iqraar hua
‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi’ from the 1975 political drama, Aandhi, was sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. It speaks of true love and even today, is among the most-revered love songs.
2. Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi
‘Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi’ from the 1975 political drama, Aandhi, was sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. It speaks of true love and even today, is among the most-revered
3. Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si
The innocence on Madhubala’s face and Kishore Kumar’s playfulness are the charm of ‘Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si’. The peppy music accentuated with sounds of garage tools and the fun lyrics make it a must have on your ‘classic monsoon hits’ playlist.
4. Dum Dum Diga Diga
In this song, Raj Kapoor dances and jumps about in the rain in his trademark style while people around him run around seeking shelter from rain. This eternal black and white song makes you reminisce the joy of first rain.