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100 Best Bollywood Rain Songs

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The essence of rain is beautifully captured in Hindi films. The Indian film industry, Bollywood in particular has echoed varied sentiments associated with rain in a mesmerizing manner. Since early days, Indian films have showcased the different moods of monsoon through song and dance. In a number of Bollywood films both old and new, songs that involve the lead pair singing and dancing in the rain have become excessively popular with audiences.

The list below showcases a diverse collection of rain songs from Hindi films. If you have a view, opinion, or songs suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Bollywood Rain Songs

  1. “Baarish”—Half Girlfriend
  2. “Tip Tip Barsa Pani”—Mohra
  3. “Aaj Rapat Jayen”—Namak Halal
  4. “Kaate Nahi Kat-te Yeh Din Yeah Raat”—Mr India
  5. “Pyaar Hua Iqraar Hua”—Shree 420
  6. “Koi Ladki Hai”—Dil To Pagal Hai
  7. “Dum Dum Deega Deega”—Chhalia
  8. “Rimjhim Gire Saawan”—Manzil
  9. “Behta Hai Mann Kahin”—Chameli
  10. “Jo Haal Dil Ka”—Sarfarosh

What Do Bollywood Rain Songs Symbolize?

While a plethora of sentiments are expressed through rain in songs, a number of Bollywood songs are symbolic of the feeling that comes over when it rains. The different feelings associated with love and romance is theatrically expressed through Hindi film rain songs. The sensual fervor that is associated with monsoon is often poetically captured in Bollywood films. While in the past it was the simplicity of rain songs that evoked myriad feelings, modern-day Bollywood rain songs have charmed with their bold and alluring avatar. The feeling of hope, joy and sensuality has become the essential flavor in rain songs.

#11—20

11. “Gale Lag Ja”—De Dana Dan

12. “Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si”—Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

13. “Lagi Aaj Sawan Ki”—Chandni

14. “Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein”—Ajanabee

15. “Tum Se Hi”—Jab We Met

16. “Zindagi Bhar Nahi Bhoolegi”—Barsat Ki Raat

17. “Jiya Dhadak Dhadak”—Kalyug

18. “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”—Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

19. “Rimjhim Rimjhim”—1942 A Love Story

20. “Aankho Se Tune Yeh Kya Keh Diya”—Ghulam

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Visuals and Imagery Showcased Through Monsoon Songs in Hindi Films

Bollywood is known for its larger than life portrayal in movies. Monsoon songs in Indian films are known for their spectacular visual and imagery. Certain Bollywood rain songs are shot at scenic foreign locations while a number of monsoon songs are made on expensive movie sets with aesthetic lighting and imagery. Bollywood songs of actresses getting wet in the rain are exceedingly popular with the masses. Romantic rain songs shot in outdoor locations have become exceedingly popular with youth. While many songs in Hindi films have been praised for being aesthetically shot on camera, certain rain songs have been severely criticized for their vulgarity.

#21—40

21. “Megha Re Megha”—Lamhe

22. “Badal Yun Garajata Hain”—Betaab

23. “Who Lamhe”—Zeher

24. “Mere Khawabon Mein Jo Aaye”—Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

25. “Cham Cham”—Baaghi

26. “Megha Chhaye Aadhi Raat”—Sharmilee

27. “Gore Rang Pe Na Itna”—Roti

28. “Kitni Bechain Hoke”—Kasoor

29. “Chhup Gaye Saare Nazare”—Do Raaste

30. “Saajan Re Saajan Kehta Hai Saawan”—Dulaara

31. “Aakhir Tumhe Aana Hai”—Yaalgar

32. “I Am Sixteen Going On Seventeen”—Hulchul

33. “Yeh Khoya Khoya Rehata Hai”—Doli Saja Ke Rakhna

34. “Rim Jhim Barasta Bahar Ye Paani”—Majboor

35. “Tan Bheeg Gaya”—Insaniyat Ka Devta

36. “Sab Tera”—Baaghi

37. “Mast Mahina Bada Kamina”—Hum Hai Bemisaal

38. “Baraste PanI Ka”—Gaddaar

39. “Dekha Teri Mast Nigahon Mein”—Khiladi

40. “Maar Gayi Mujhe Judaai”—Judaai

Dream Sequence Rain Songs

A number of Bollywood songs are set to the backdrop of a dream sequence. Rain songs are popular in dream sequences in Hindi films. It’s either the guy or the girl in the film that dreams a series of events in a rain song. Typically rain songs featured in a Bollywood dream sequence are romantic moments set to a song and dance routine. These types of songs are excessively popular with youth. Also, what’s noteworthy in Bollywood rain songs is the number of costume changes. The prominent use of color along with slick camerawork gives Bollywood monsoon songs unique identity.

#41—60

41. “Tum Hi Ho”—Aashiqui 2

42. “Katata Nahin Hai Din”—Tilak

43. “Saans”—Jab Tak Hai Jaan

44. “Chatri Na Khol Barsat Mein”—Gopi Kishen

45. “Aa Jaa Jaane Jaa”—Anth

46. “Dekho Na”—Fanaa

47. “Aag Lage Tanman Mein”—Teri Meherbaniyan

48. “Taal Se Taal Milaa”—Taal

49. “Aa Raha Hai Maza”—Sapne Saajan Ke

50. “Tu Massiah Tu Mohabbat”—Aakhri Adaalat

51. “Bhiga Bhiga Pyar Ka Sama”—Sawan

52. “Itna Kareeb Aaye”—Nazar Ke Saamne

53. “Chandni Raat Hai (Charpai Chhoti Pad Rahi Hai)”—Abhimanyu

54. “Dil Mera Chrane Laga”—Angrakshak

55. “Rim Jhim Rim Jhim Dekho Baras Raha Hai”—Sehazada

56. “Jis Baat Se Darte The Who Baat Ho Gayee”—Parwane

57. “Meri Chatri Ke Niche Aaja”—Tahalka

58. “Ek Nazar Mein Bhi”—Taxi No. 9211

59. “Tumhe Jo Maine Dekha”—Main Hoon Na

60. “Mausam Hai Bheega Hai”—Mera Muquddar

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Choreography in Modern Bollywood Rain Songs

In recent years rain songs in Indian films have become a glam avatar. Modern Bollywood rain songs employ slickly choreographed dance moves and visually stunning imagery in the sequence of events. The wet saree scenes showcased in Bollywood rain songs have taken sensual choreography to new heights. Ultra-stylish rain songs with a youth-centric vibe have become the flavor of modern-day Bollywood. Producers are allocating large sums of money for slickly choreographed rain songs and item songs in Bollywood films. While monsoon songs in Indian films will undergo a visual transformation in the days ahead, the essence of these songs will stay true to its roots.

#61—80

61. “Sawan Ki Raaton Mein Baaton Hi Baaton Mein”—Ek Tha Raja

62. “Mujhe Kya Hua Ye Bataa”—Justice Chaudhury

63. “Dil Milne Ko Tarasta Hai”—Ekka Raja Rani

64. “Badal Jo Barse To Bheege Hum”—Gardish

65. “Kahaan Se Aaye Badra”—Chasm-E-Baddur

66. “Dekho Zara Dekho”—Yeh Dillagi

67. “Jaane Do Na”—Saagar

68. “Yeh Jo Halka Halka”—Souten Ki Beti

69. “Hai Hai Yeah Majboori”—Roti Kapda Aur Makaan

70. “Baba Mein To Tun Ho Gaya”—Jaan Ki Baazi

71. “Sawan Aaya Hai”—Creature

72. “On The Roof in The Rain”—Masti

73. “Jhumta Sawan Dekha Aaya”—Do Khiladi

74. “Rim Jhim Sawan Barse”—Dancer

75. “Ab Ke Sajan Sawan Mein”—Chupke Chupke

76. “Love In Rain”—Teesra Kaun

77. “Dhak Dhak Jiyara Kare Sawan”—Gharana

78. “Rimjhim Rimjhim Dekha”—Shehzada

79. “Laga Laga Laga Re Prem Rog”—Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya

80. “Saanaso Ko Saanso Mein”—Hum Tum

#81—100

81. “Mehke Hue Tere Lab Ke Gulab”—Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni

82. “Bheegi Hoon Mein”—Karz Chukana Hai

83. “Zoobie Doobie”—3 Idiots

84. “Kehni Hai Ek Baat”—Trinetra

85. “Barsaat Ke Mausam Mein”—Najayaz

86. “Ab To Forever”—Ta Ra Rum Pum

87. “Tip Tip Baarish”—Afsana Pyar Ka

88. “Zinka Chika”—Karm Yudh

89. “Sun Sun Re Saajan”—Hum Hain Kamaal Ke

90. “Tu Ssaawan Mein Pyas Piya”—Parampara

91. “Dilbara”—Dhoom

92. “Main Yahaan Hoon”—Veer-Zaara

93. “Na Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai”—Chaalbaaz

94. “Barsaat Mein Hum Se Mile Tum”—Barsaat

95. “Paani Re Paani Tera Rang Kaisa”—Shor

96. “Geela Geela Pani”—Satya

97. “Thoda Sa Pyar”—Mera Shikar

98. “Pehle Pyaar Ki Pehli”—Dil Hai Betaab

99. “Kucch Kaheta Hai Yeh Sawan”—Mera Gaaon Mera Desh

100. “Pyar Ka Hai Banaaya Ram Ne Koi Mera Dil Tham Le”—Suryaa

Other Notable Bollywood Rain Songs

  • “Mere Chehre Se Apni Nigahen”—Love 86
  • “Sun Sum Barsaat Ki Dhun”—Sir
  • “Qatra Shabnam Ka”—Judge Mujrim
  • “Rumjhum Barse Badrwa”—Ratan
  • “Dupatte Se Tere Kare Chedkhani”—Iski Topi Uske Sar
  • “Parbat Se Kaali Ghata”—Chandni
  • “Barsaat Ke Din Aaye”—Barsaat
  • “Sawan Bars Tarse Dil”—Dahek
  • “Barso Re”—Guru
  • “Dil Tera Deewana”—Dil Tera Deewana
  • “Batti Lal Haree Na”—Zahreelay
  • “Tune Mohe Taaka Maine”—Sone Pe Suhaaga
  • “Jaanam Mere Jaanam”—Deedar
  • “Sawaan Ke Badlon Ki”—Pappi Devta
  • “Yeh Barish Ka Pani”—Smuggler
  • “Ab Ke Baras, Bhej Bhaiyaa Ko Babul”—Bandini
  • “Megha Re Megha Re”—Pyaasa Sawan
  • “Zindagi Ki Na Toote Ladi—Kranti
  • “Is Baat Ka Bahana Achha Hai”—Platform
  • “Aaya Sawan Jhoom Ke”—Aaya Sawan Jhoom Ke
  • “Kali Ghata Chhai”—Kali Ghata
  • “Yeh Bindiya Ye Kajra”—Vansh
  • “Aaya Na Humko Pyar Jatana”—Pehchan
  • “Dheere Dheere”—Kyun Ho Gaya Na
  • “Aaj Ki Raat”—Anamika
  • “Barso Re Haye, Bairee Badarwa Barso Re”—Phagun
  • “Bheegi Hui Hain Raat Magar”—Sangram
  • “Suhani Chaandni Raatein”—Mukti
  • “Barkha Rani Zara Jamke Barso”—Sabak
  • “O Saiyyan”—Agneepath
  • “Rimjhim Ke Taraane Leke”—Kala Bazaar
  • “Aaj Paani Bhi Madira”—Jaisi Karni Vaisi Bharni
  • “Tum Jo Mil Gaye Ho”—Haste Zakhm
  • “Rama Rama Gazab”—Naya Zamana
  • “Chhoti Si Kahani Se”—Ijaazat
  • “Ab Ke Sawan Mein Jee Dare”—Jaise Ko Taisa
  • “Mushkil”—Barsaat
  • “Chunari Udi Sajan”—Krantiveer
  • “Bhool Na Jaana”—Humraaz
  • “Aha Rim Jhim Ke Ye Pyare Pyare Geet Liye”—Usne Kaha Tha
  • “Sawan Ko Aag Lagaye”—Kasam Teri Kasam
  • “Idhar Chala Main Udhar Chala”—Koi Mil Gaya
  • “Ek Samay Par Do”—Jhoola
  • “Boodon Se Baatein”—Thakshak
  • “Rimjhim Ke Geet”—Anjaana
  • “Sawan Ke Jhoole Pade”—Jurmana

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Comments

Alexander James Guckenberger from Maryland, United States of America on July 02, 2019:

I love the rain.

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