Top 5 Best Hindi Songs Of All Times

Music and Bollywood go hand in hand. Very rarely do we see Hindi films which don’t have songs. More than 100 years of Hindi cinema now and there has been a bumper of Hindi songs every year. There are songs for love and romance, pain, festivals, dance, celebrations, competition, anger, joy, hope, sadness, and all other emotions one could possibly think of. Undoubtedly the kind of songs and lyrics that were popular back in the 1960s and 1970s have changed and given way to more modern music in current times, but that doesn’t make newer songs any less lovable than the older ones. Here’s a list of the top 5 best Hindi songs of all times.

Best Hindi Songs of all Times

5. Tujhe Dekha to Ye Jana Sanam (Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, 1995)

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The most recent song of the entire lot, this is one of the most loved Hindi songs of all times. The film was a product of the Yash Chopra banner and starred Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol as the lead pair. This song was filmed on them. It was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Kumar Sanu.

The song is a perfect blend of romantic lyrics, melodious tunes and the best visuals for the romantic emotions. The bright yellow mustard fields, with the hero and heroine standing right in the middle of it, holding each other warmly makes the song even better and appealing. No doubt, it features among the best songs of Hindi films of all times.

4. Dil Ke Armaan Aansuon Me Beh Gaye (Nikaah, 1982)


Most of you would agree that this is one of the most painful Hindi songs you would have ever heard. The song was filmed on Salma Agha, singer of the song and also the heroine of the film Nikaah. The song perfectly describes the pain which a woman goes through when her spouse ignores her and does not love her any more.

This song earned Salma Agha the Filmfare award for the best female playback singer, and several other nominations for the same. Even today, when someone is sad on the romantic front, this song aptly explains the emotions that the person goes through.

3. Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge (Sholay, 1975)


The ultimate friendship song has to be this one! Ramesh Sippy’s action adventure film Sholay had two best friends Jai and Veeru, played by Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra. This song introduces them in the film. No matter how many years pass by, the image of Jai riding the bike and Veeru playing the mouth organ will always remain fresh in the minds of people each time someone hears the song.

The song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Manna Dey, two of the most talented singers in the history of Indian cinema. The popularity of the song makes it one of the best Hindi songs of all times.

2. Chaudhvin Ka Chand Ho (Chaudhvin Ka Chand, 1960)

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One of the most romantic Hindi songs of all times, Chaudhvin Ka Chand Ho is still the first preference of couples in love. The soulful rendition by Mohd Rafi won him a Filmfare Award for the best singer. Lyrics of the same were written by Shakeel Badayuni and the music was directed by Ravi.

It was filmed on Guru Dutt and Waheeda Rehman. This song was the only part of the film that was filmed in color and the rest of the film was done in black and white. Even today, the song carries an aura of classical love whenever it is played.

1. Jab Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya (Mughal-e-Azam, 1960)

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The movie was as popular as the song, and was a love anthem for anyone in love. The song literally translates to ‘If I have loved, what is there to fear?’ in English. It has been filmed on the actress Madhubala and actor Dilip Kumar, in the beautiful replicated set version of the Sheesh Mahal for the film. Madhubala’s character of Anarkali is seen dancing in front of Dilip Kumar’s Prince Salim.

Sung by Lata Mangeshkar and composed by Naushad Ali, the song was and still remains a popular love song. The visuals of the song were made even more beautiful by using numerous small mirrors made from Belgian glass of high quality. The estimated cost of the sequence was Rupees 10 lacs, which was higher than the cost of making the entire film. 

It was a difficult task choosing the top 5 best Hindi songs of all times, since there are several other songs which are equally liked by people.

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