Indian Arts and Culture Hinduism Top 12 Bollywood Songs for the Holi Festival Download the Best Holi Songs From Hindi Films Share Flipboard Email Print Nigel Killeen/Getty Images Hinduism Indian Arts and Culture India Past and Present Important Texts Temples and Organizations Hindu Gods Hindu Gurus and Saints By Subhamoy Das M.A., English Literature, University of North Bengal Subhamoy Das is the co-author of "Applied Hinduism: Ancient Wisdom for Today's World." He has written several books about Hinduism for children and young adults. our editorial process Subhamoy Das Updated February 26, 2019 The colorful festival of Holi is incomplete without high-energy music - Bollywood style. Here are a dozen popular Hindi songs that are an integral part of community Holi celebrations across India. So, go ahead and download the best selection of Hindi Holi songs from Bollywood films and add that special flavor to your Holi party to celebrate the Indian 'Festival of Colors.' 01 of 12 Rang Barase, Bheege Chunariya Re zimindmitry/Getty Images "Rang Barase" is one of the most popular Holi songs from the film "Silsila" (1981) sung by Amitabh Bachchan. His poet father Harivansh Rai Bachchan wrote it, and the music is by legendary musicians - Shivkumar Sharma and Hariprasad Chaurasia. 02 of 12 Hori Khele Taghuveera hadynyah/Getty Images "Hori Khele Raghuvira Avadh Mein" is another very popular Hindi Holi song from the movie "Baghban" (2003). It is sung by Amitabh Bachchan, Udit Narayan, Sukhvinder Singh, and Alka Yagnik. Music is by Aadesh Shrivastava and lyrics by Sameer. 03 of 12 Holi Ke Din Dil Mil Jatey Hain powerofforever/Getty Images This is a super-hit duet song of yesteryears from one of Hindi film's seminal movies "Sholay" (1975) sung by Kishore Kumar and Mangeshkar with music by RD Burman and lyrics by Anand Bakshi. 04 of 12 Aaj Na Chhodenge Bas Hamjoli, Khelenge Hum Holi t-lorien/Getty Images "Aaj Na Chhodenge" is a retro Bollywood song from the movie "Kati Patang" (1970) composed by RD Burman, sung by Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar, and filmed on Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh. 05 of 12 Balam Pichkari, Jo Tune Mujhe Maari uniquely india/Getty Images "Balam Pichkari, Jo Tune Mujhe Maari" is a modern Bollywood song from the film "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (2013). Shalmali Kholgade and Vishal Dadlani sing it. The music is by Pritam Chakraborty and lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya. 06 of 12 Holi Aayi Re Kanhai, Holi Aayi Re powerofforever/Getty Images "Holi Aayi Re Kanhai, Holi Aayi Re" is a classic Holi song from the landmark movie "Mother India" (1957). It is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Shamshad Begum with music by Naushad Ali and lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni. 07 of 12 Dil Mein Holi Jal Rahi Hai Nikada/Getty Images Here's a superb Holi song by Kishore Kumar from the Hindi film "Zakhmee" (1975) with Asha Parekh and Sunil Dutt in lead roles. Music is by Bappi Lahiri and lyrics by Gauhar Kanpuri. 08 of 12 O Holi Aayi Holi Aayi Dekho Holi Aayi Re Instants/Getty Images This is another popular song sung by three legendary singers Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Mahendra Kapoor from Yash Chopra's "Mashaal" (1984) starring Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehmaan, and Anil Kapoor. Music is by Hridayanath Mangeshkar and lyrics by Javed Akhtar. 09 of 12 Do Me A Favor, Let's Play Holi Subir Basak/Getty Images "Do Me A Favor, Lets Play Holi" is a peppy song set in Western beats and tunes from the Hindi movie "Waqt" (2005). It is composed and sung by Anu Malik and Sunidhi Chauhan with lyrics by Sameer. 10 of 12 Maro Bharkar Pichkari t-lorien/Getty Images This is a Holi song with a message sung by Kishore Kumar and Usha Mangeshkar from the Bollywood film "Dhanwan" (1981) with music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi. 11 of 12 Saat Rang Mein Khel Rahi Hai Paddy Photography/Getty Images "Saat Rang Main Khel Rahi Hai, Dilwalo Ki Toli Re" is a song sung by Anuradha Paudwal, Amit Kumar and Mohammed Aziz, from the film "Aakhir Kyon" (1985) starring Tina Munim, Rakesh Roshan, and Smita Patil with music by Rajesh Roshan and lyrics by Indeevar. 12 of 12 Ang Se Ang Se Lagana triloks/Getty Images "Ang Se Ang" is a Holi song from the Bollywood film "Darr" (1993) featuring Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla. The mashup song is sung by Alka Yagnik, Vinod Rathod, and Sudesh Bhosle, written by Anand Bakshi and composed by Shiv-Hari.