No Big Fat Desi Wedding is complete without the perfect wedding playlist. We select some of our favourite Bollywood tracks to make your special day one to remember.
The perfect collection of Bollywood tunes will complete your special day.
With every Desi wedding comes a playlist of beautiful Bollywood songs.
Whether it’s playing in the background of a wedding dinner or blasting out as the Bride and Groom enter, the perfect collection of Bollywood tunes will complete your special day.
DESIBlitz have put together a list of 10 fantastic tracks which are guaranteed to create an atmosphere of sheer love and joy.
1. ‘Aaj Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’ – Aadmi Sadak Ka (1977)
While the song has seen a modern revamp, the original ‘Aaj Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’ with a young Dharmendra is a wedding classic, and a great opportunity for the groom’s best man to test out his dancing skills.
2. ‘Mere Haathon Mein Nau’ – Chandni (1989)
Another oldie that we can’t do without at weddings, Sridevi’s fun number is great for your guests to sing along to and will offer a great fun ambience to any sangeet party.
3. ‘Bumbro Bumbro’ – Mission Kashmir (2000)
This Preity Zinta and Hrithik Roshan catchy number will definitely get you in the mood for wedding celebrations.
While a great track to dance to, it works just as well with your collection of songs to play in the background.
The upbeat tempo makes it the perfect number to keep spirits high amongst your guests and make everyone feel relaxed.
4. ‘Saajan Saajan Teri Dulhan’ – Aarzoo (1999)
Madhuri stuns in this 90s number, ‘Saajan Saajan Teri Dulhan’. The track is a perfect addition to your sangeet party, and will give the bride and her friends a great excuse to test out some classical dance moves.
5. ‘Balle Balle’ – Bride and Prejudice (2004)
Nothing screams wedding like a face-off between the boy’s side and the girl’s side.
Everyone is familiar with this fantastic number, and ‘Balle Balle’ will definitely get the Aunty’s and Uncle’s out of their chairs and onto the dancefloor.
Be warned this catchy bhangra number might cause guests to inadvertently do the ‘screw the light bulb’ or ‘pet the dog’ move.
6. ‘Dulhe Ka Sehra Suhana Lagta Hai’ – Dhadkan (2000)
With the vocals of the great late Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Dulhe Ka Sehra Suhana Lagta Hai’ was a must-have song in the early noughties, and it still remains one of the best Bollywood songs today.
With a foot-tapping mix of dhol and qawal, a flawless Shilpa Shetty gives the song a dramatic edge. No Bollywood playlist would be complete without a token Sufi qawwali.
7. ‘Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai’ – Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
This song captured the hearts and souls of many on release, and quickly became a huge hit for weddings.
The emotional lyrics are sure to make every Aunty Ji in the hall shed a tear or two.
8. ‘Manwa Laage’ – Happy New Year (2014)
This stunningly beautiful track is a modern classic. An alternative track, it’s great for encouraging a calm and tranquil atmosphere amongst the guests, ‘Manwa Laage’ is a perfect choice for music lovers.
9. ‘Teri Ore’ – Singh is Kinng (2008)
‘Teri Oye’ is a classic romantic number that your guests will adore. The
perfect opportunity to play this beautiful and sweet tune is when the Bride and Groom are finally united at the wedding.
10. ‘Babul Ki Duayen Leti Ja’ – Neel Kamal (1968)
In the melodious sound of the legend that is Mohammad Rafi, ‘Babul Ki Duayen Leti Ja’ marks the love of a father for his daughter as he gives her away to her groom. The soulful song will promise many tears from all around.
Bollywood songs always feature on a Desi wedding playlist, and there are songs to suit any function.
Take a pick from our choice of ten incredible Bollywood wedding songs and make your day memorable and extra special.
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