Couples in love often turn to romantic Bollywood music to express their feelings for each other. Bollywood love songs have the ability to give you the words that you cannot find to say something more than ‘I love you’. Whether you are going on a long drive or cosying up to the love of your life, playing these soulful romantic numbers will surely set the mood and make it so much easier for you to express your love for each other. So without further ado, here is our ‘Ultimate Romantic Bollywood Playlist’.
An evergreen classic romantic number from the movie Shree 420, Pyaar Hua Ikraar Hua is an all time favourite with lovers of all ages and hence features on top of our ultimate romantic Bollywood music playlist. This Bollywood love song also sparked off Bollywood’s romance with the rain as it featured two lovers under the umbrella, reluctantly expressing their love for each other. The iconic love song is still etched in people’s minds, decades after it was launched, thanks to its soothing melody and heart-touching lyrics. If it is a rainy day and you want to play music, then this is one song that should be on your playlist!
This Bollywood love song set against a backdrop of high school romance remains the love anthem of the country even so many years after its release. The song from the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar talks about first love and the feelings associated with it. Even today, Pehla Nasha enjoys popularity among school and college goers because it totally reflects the feelings that youngsters go through when they fall in love for the first time.
Another beautifully shot song which talks about first love and has the protagonist singing praises for his lady love. Pehla pehla pyaar from Hum Aapke Hain Kaun is one of the most memorable Bollywood love songs from the 90s. The song, beautifully shot with the pair moving in graceful ballet style moves will woo your better half with its cheesy lines and melodious tunes. What’s more, it is also one of the best Bollywood love songs if you want to do an impromptu dance with your partner, right in the drawing room.
An intense song from the movie Bombay, tu hi re is a song that remains one of the most passionate proclamations of love on screen to this date. The lyrics speak about the inability of the protagonist to live without his lady love and he declares that he is better off dead if they cannot unite. Rendered in Hariharan’s strong, yet soulful voice, the words of this Bollywood love song are truly touching and strike a chord with one’s heart. If only everyone could wear their hearts on their sleeve like this in real life! Sigh!
Bahon ke darmiyan makes it to our ultimate romantic Bollywood music playlist for the passion that the song exudes and the sizzling chemistry on screen that flashes in front of our eyes even when we listen to the song. The song from the movie Khamoshi, featuring Monisha Koirala and Salman Khan in lead roles is an epitome of love and sensuality. You should listen to this song with your loved one and it is bound to kindle feelings of love and warmth even if you are hearing it for the umpteenth time!
Shah Rukh and Kajol breaking out into a song soon after they realise their love for each other and singing suraj hua maddham against the pyramids of Giza - everything about the song spells romance. This song makes it to our list of the ultimate Bollywood love songs because there certainly can’t be a more romantic couple in Bollywood than Shah Rukh and Kajol. They make it seem like they are so in love with each other on screen. Add to it meaningful lyrics and some melodious tunes and you have a potent cocktail dripping with love.
If you noticed, most of the songs that made it to our list of the ultimate Bollywood love songs are all sung when the couple has just fallen in love and is rejoicing the feelings associated with new love. The romance may be lost when the love story does not remain so new anymore or when faced with real life with routines and bills, but it most certainly doesn’t go away. Songs like these help you rekindle that romance and even if it is for a few minutes, transport you to a place where it is just the two of you, away from the humdrum of daily life. So light up some candles, bring out the wine and play these songs this evening and bring the spark back to your love life.
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