Come February and there is too much love in the air! So much love that you can see the couples bubbling with excitement and joy. And for those of you, who are seeking a chance to let their loved ones or person-of-interest know about your true feelings; that time of the year is here.
This Valentine’s Day, let’s spell love Bollywood style and decode songs based on the letters in the words Valentine’s Day.
Vaada Karo Nahi Chhodoge from the film Aa Gale Lag Ja (1973)
In our Bollywood Songs’ playlist V stands for Vaada. The essence of any kind of relationship lies in promises made and fulfilled. This beautiful song, starring Shashi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore, with Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar lending their vocals, has quite realistic lyrics. You can surely say these lines to your loved ones, “Waada Karo Nahin Chhodogi Tum Mera Saath, Jahan Tum Ho, Vahan Main Bhi Hoon”
Vaada Raha Sanam from Khiladi (1992)
While trying to convince your loved ones of your feelings, how about you use these line? “Hamaarii Chaahaton Kaa, Mit Naa Sakegaa Fasaanaa”. Abhijit and Alka Yagnik have sung it beautifully too.
Aao Na from Kyun! Ho Gaya Na (2004)
“Sab gate hain, sab hee madhosh hain, Ham tum kyun khamosh hain”. This love season, why not dedicate this soulful track; featuring Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi and sung by Sadhana Sargam and Udit Narayan; to your loved ones?
Abhi Abhi Toh Mile Ho from Jism 2 (2012)
With such meaningful lyrics and melodious voice by K.K and Shreya Ghoshal, this song from Jism 2 becomes an ultimate track to be dedicated to your loved ones. Tell them “Abhi abhi toh pasand aaye ho, Abhi abhi roothne ki baat” and let the magic work.
Labon Ko Labon Pe Sajao from Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
K.K creates his magic once again and we can’t get enough of the song. The mellifluous love song from Bhool Bhulaiyaa is sensuous and apt while expressing your love to your special someone.
Ek Sanam Chahiye from Aashiqui (1990)
With Kumar Sanu creating the magic with his voice, play this chartbustering track from the film Aashqui and let your love know about your feelings!
Nazar Ke Saamne from Aashiqui(1990)
While the whole album from Aashiqui has quite some love songs and is a lover’s delight, this particular one takes intensity of feelings to a different level only.
Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai from Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
If you love your partner way too much and almost have that Godly feeling towards them, then this is the song for you. In heart-touching voice of Roop Kumar Rathore, you will enjoy the delightful number.
Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2 (2013)
In the voice of Arijit Singh, the Love Anthem of the Youth, Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2 is the ultimate love song. Since its very release, this powerful number, has been ranking high on the charts and is much loved and appreciated by all.
Iktara from Wake Up Sid! (2009)
This beautiful rendition from Wake Up Sid! by Kavita Seth is that number which doesn’t require a Valentine’s Day to be played. It that song that can be played anytime and anywhere! And you’d never get tired of listening to it.
Ishq Bulaava from Hasee Toh Phasee (2014)
Sung by Sanam, this
Na Jaa Kahi Ab Na Jaa from Mere Hamdam Mere Dost (1968)
When you do get a loved one to share your life with, you wouldn’t want to let go of that special person. And this Mohammad Rafi’s vocal masterpiece is the ultimate track. “Naa Jaa Kahiin Ab Na Jaa …”
Ek Main Aur Ek Tu from Khel Khel Mein (1975)
This quirky track from Khel Khel Mein, starring real-life lovebirds Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor is something you’d quite enjoy watching. It is light and will take you the 70s instantly.
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu from Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012)
Another quirky but modern track from Dharma Productions’ Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, with Kareena Kapoor Khan and Imran Khan in the lead roles. The film was a coming-of-age take on relationships these days. And the track is quite nice too!
Saathiya from Saathiya (2002)
Utterly romantic and picturesque in appeal, sing this for your sweetie and see the magic work.
Satrangi Re from Dil Se.. (1998)
This A.R Rahman rendition with Sonu Nigam’s vocals and Gulzar Sahab’s heart-warming lyrics, Satrangi Re from Dil Se.. is the track you wouldn’t want to give a miss.
From the diverse range of songs on Dil in Bollywood, it is quite a task to pick a few songs that you’d want to dedicate to your sweetheart. So either take a pick from Do Dil Mil Rahe hai from Pardes, Dheere Dheere from Aashiqui, Dil Toh Hai Dil from Muqaddar Ka Sikander or Dil Se Re from Dil Se.. But there are many others songs too with Dil in it which you can address your beau with! The choice is yours.
Abhi Na Jaao Chhod Kar from Hum Dono (1961)
In Mohd. Rafi and Asha Bhosle’s honey-dipped voice, the eternal track has a great shelf life. With powerful lyrics, the romance is bound to build up.
Yaaram from Ek Thi Daayan(2013)
Sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and composed by Vishal Bhardwaj, Yaaram is a sweet track which you can play to your person of interest on this special day.
Mera Yaar from Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
The very subtle and extremely romantic track from Rakesh O. Mehra’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, is going to melt your heart with its lyrics and melody. It is a song that clearly explains your feelings to your darling.