Rainy season is something that everyone waits for after facing two months of torridity and humidity. Some people enjoy rain showers, some enjoy hot coffee, a book and earthy sent by sitting near the window. While most of the Indians gets an excuse to enjoy Pakoda with some light music. Songs are the best medium to relive the memories of particular Era. So here is the list of songs that will make you dazzle through all the eras and make you wanna dance in the rain because they are all about Rain.
Pyaar Hua Ikrar Hua (1955)
I am sure till now lyrics of this song must be on your lips. This song is from the movie “Shree 420”. In the song, Raj Kapoor and Nargis were filmed sharing the umbrella on a rainy eve. This legendary song was sung by Lata Ji and Manna Dey. This song will always be the evergreen one and is sung till the date in the clubs.
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhagi Si (1958)
This is one of the most heard songs from the late 50’s. No matter what the age group is everyone just loves this one from the movie “Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi”. The song was originally sung and acted by Kishore Kumar whereas Madhubala acting just made it more famous. Teens love this song so much that there are various versions of it on the internet. But then old is gold people still like it the original way.
Dum Dum Deega Deega (1960)
Another rainy song by Raj Kapoor and who can forget his love for umbrellas. Dum Dum Deega Deega was from the movie “Chhalia” and was sung by Mukesh. Raj Kapoor was filmed dancing on the streets and complimenting girls on his way by just repeating one line “Haaye Allah surat aapki Subhanallah”. Raj Kapoor was often accoladed as Charlie Chaplin of India. Lyrics of the song go like:
“Dum dum Diga Diga, Mausam bhiga bhiga
Bin piye main to gira, main to gira, main to gira, haae allah
Surat ap ki subhaanallah”
Bheegi Bheegi Raato Mai (1974)
The sensuous moves of Rajesh Khanna and Zeenat Aman in this song made everyone go crazy. The song was one of the biggest hits in the era of 70’s. This song is from the movie “Ajnabee” people today might not remember the movie but they do remember this song. The song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata ji.
Rimjhim Gire Sawan (1979)
If anything that will remind of waterlogged roads of Bombay in gone by times than this song is perfect. In this song, Amitabh Bachchan and Moshumi Chatterjee are filmed while enjoying the rain shower in Bombay. The song was sung by Lata ji and Kishore Kumar and is from the movie “Manzil”.
Aaj Rapat Jaaye (1982)
This song made AB what AB is today people literally went nuts when this song was released. Amitabh Bachchan and Somber Samita Patil made this song more sizzling and lively. The song is from the movie “Namak Halal” and is sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle. Lyrics of the song go like this:
“Aaj rapat jaaye toh hame naa uthaiyyo
Aaj fisal jaaye toh hame na uthaiyyo
Hame jo uthaiyyo toh -2, khud bhee rapat jaiyyo
Ha khud bhee fisal jaiyyo
Aaj rapat ha ha, aaj rapat jaiyyo toh hame na uthaiyyo.”
Tip Tip Barsa Pani (1994)
Even after two decades, this song hasn’t gone out of trend. This is like the rainy season anthem song. Raveena Tandon and Akshay Kumar just slayed the audience by their seductive dance moves. The song is from the movie “Mohra” and is sung by Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik. Decades have gone and decades may pass but this song is legendary and will be legendary.
Bhari Barsat Mai (1995)
This became a favourite song of youngsters in the of era 90’s because of its lyrics. The song was sung by R.K. Rathod and Kumar Sanu and is from the movie “Naajayaz”.
Kumar Sanu was one of the beloved singers in 90’s and this song created a spark that was impossible to dismiss. Lyrics of this goes like this :
“barasaat ke mausam me tanhaa_i ke aalam me
barasaat ke mausam me tanhaa_i ke aalam me
mai ghar se nikal aayaa botal bhi uthaa laayaa
abi zindaa hun to ji lene do
ji lene do
bhari barasaat me pi lene do
pi lene do.”
Ghanan Ghanan (2001)
This song actually depicts the happiness that a farmer feels when he see’s dark clouds in the air and waits for rain. This song is composed by A.R. Rahman and is sung by Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan and Shaan. The song is from the movie “Lagaan”.
Barso Re Megha (2007)
This is one of the most iconic songs as this song was composed by A.R. Rahman, sung by Shreya Ghoshal and filmed on Aishwarya Rai what else can audience ask for. They were getting three of the most talented people of industry in one song. This song is from the movie “Guru”. Aish just gave a breathtaking performance in this one.
Kabhi Jo Badal Barse (2014)
Obviously, this song had to be on this list. This song is so heart touching that we couldn’t keep it off the list. Though the song is from a flop movie “Jackpot” but the song was a big hit. While some were paying attention to the lyrics while others were glaring Sunny. The song is sung by Arijit Singh and is composed by Toshi Sabri.
Rains have been the trademark of way too many of Shraddha Kapoor’s movies. This song is one of them; Shraddha was such a charmer in this one. This song is from the movie “Half Girlfriend” and is sung by Ash King and Shashaa Tirupati. Rain brings a feeling of peace in everyone’s mind and so it does to shraddha’s character in the movie.
So enjoy rain showers and let all your stress outflow in rain.
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