Music has always been a key component of Bollywood films. Be it soft romantic numbers or upbeat Hindi party songs, there is a Bollywood playlist available for every occasion.
One particular genre that has made Bollywood music famous all over the world is dance music. With catchy tunes and thumping beats, these numbers get everyone in the mood to start dancing the minute they are played. Here, we bring you some of the best Bollywood party songs to create a club-like feel at home.
1. Angreji Beat – Cocktail
This song paved the way for rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh to be regarded as one of India’s powerful music talents. A perfect song to set the tone of a party night, the upbeat tempo and stellar vocal performances will have you and your guests off your chairs and on the dance floor in no time. The movie Cocktail took this song for the movie, with Deepika Padukone dancing her heart out in the video. With strong rhythmic beats, this song is one of our top Bollywood dance songs of all time.
2. I Am A Disco Dancer – Disco Dancer
When it comes to Bollywood dance music, a song with Mithun Da busting out his dance moves cannot be missed. This song not only became a rage when it was released in the 1980s but has since then become one of the best Hindi dancing songs ever. Singing along with the track will help you overcome any jitters and face the dance floor with confidence as you proclaim – ‘I am a disco dancer’.
3. Sooraj Dooba Hai – Roy
This peppy song is perfect for all the night-owls that believe it’s time to hit the dance floor once the sun goes down. A positive and upbeat track with a fun vibe, this song is a great way to unwind after a long work-week and set the tone for the weekend. With peppy beats and the melodious voice of Arijit Singh crooning the lyrics, ‘Sooraj Dooba Hai’ is definitely one of our favourite Hindi party songs.
4. Kar Gayi Chull – Kapoor And Sons
The dance track that made rapper Badshah an overnight sensation, ‘Kar gayi chull’ had everyone dancing to its tune when it was released. The video featured young icons Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra in a stunning choreography which further inspired people to dance. Simply pump up the volume when this track comes on and you’ll feel like you’re in your favourite dance club. The combination of rap and techno make this smash hit one of the best Hindi dancing songs.
5. Jumme Ki Raat - Kick
Salman Khan has established himself as one of India’s best action stars, but this actor can also bust out iconic dance moves. All his movies have at least one dance number and his movie Kick was no exception. The song ‘Jumme ki raat’ is the perfect dance track with peppy beats and a great background score. Whether you are a skilled dancer or not, the beats of this track will have you moving and grooving on the dance floor.
6. Chaiyya Chaiyya – Dil Se
Who can forget the energetic dance track featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Malaika Arora on a train? A wonderful track composed by A.R. Rahman, ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ took the world by storm, not just for its dance moves but also for its wonderful music. The lyrics were given a new life by singers Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi making it one of the top Bollywood dance songs of all time.
7. Jai Ho – Slumdog Millionaire
A song composed by none other than one of India’s greatest musical talents featuring a group of people dancing to its beats, ‘Jai Ho’ is one of the most popular dance songs. The music composition and dance waves ruled the airwaves when it was released not just in India, but the world over as well. This track also won an Oscar for the Best Original Song, making its place in music history.
8. Badtameez Dil – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
An energetic tune and fun lyrics that resonated with young adults, instantly made this song get added to everyone’s Bollywood party songs. The cheeky vibe in the song ensures a fun time and also holds a place in the all-time Bollywood box office collection owing to its success.
9. Party On My Mind – Race 2
The title of the song lets you know exactly what you can expect and is perfect to create a dance party feel at your home. The lyrics are light and fun while the energetic music is sure to have you grooving to the beats.
10. Bang Bang - Bang Bang
A funky song with a disco vibe, this title track is a great song to play towards the end of the dance night. An up-tempo song that also allows for softer moves, the track is composed by Vishal-Shekhar and the video features two of India’s finest dancers – Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif. Put on this song when you need a break from the high-energy tracks but are still not ready for the party to be over.