If we talk about music, I’m sure we all can agree that no one can beat the hits of the 2000s! Whether it was the soulful music of ‘Shukran Allah’ or the peppy beats of ‘Desi Girl’, we all have vibed to these songs in our childhood. Sure, today’s EDM is good, but 2000s music tracks carry the power to take us to another era filled with great memories. Hop in the ride to travel back in time where we experience some of the tremendous hits of the 2000s, filled with the likes of the most sensational music artists. In this article, we will take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the best Hindi songs of the 2000s that still hold a special place in our hearts today. So sit back, relax, and let’s relive the magic of the unforgettable decade of Hindi music.
1. Bole Chudiyaan | K3G
This evergreen song is the national anthem for weddings. Sung by the legendary singers Amit Kumar, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and many more, this is among the peak hits of the 00s.
2. Ajab Si | Om Shanti Om
You can feel the love and affection in the air when this song hits your ears. This ever-so-heavenly song features the iconic duo of Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone which will send you to another dimension.
3. Haule Haule | Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Sukhwinder Singh’s mesmerising vocals made this song a masterpiece. Whether we talk about the music video or the lyrics, everything about this song is phenomenal.
4. Shukran Allah | Kurbaan
This is a genuine and soulful song from the movie Kurbaan that won millions of hearts when it got released. Featuring the blockbuster pair of Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, this is an all-time favourite.
5. Mitwa | KANK
This song works just like a time machine, it carries the power to take you to the good old days. With the melodious voice of Shafqat Amanat Ali, this song is a masterpiece.
6. Jashn E Bahara | Jodhaa Akbar
Jashn E Bahara is an evergreen soothing song that can lift your soul. Whether we talk about the beautiful historical set-up of the music video, or the amazing composition of Javed Ali’s mesmerising vocals, everything about this song is marvellous.
7. Tumhi Dekho Na | KANK
2006 was a great year for the Indian Film Industry, and Kabhi Alvida Na Kahna was a massive hit at the box office. One of the main reasons behind this success was the great music, and “Tumhi Dekho Na” is an all-time favourite.
8. Kal Ho Na Ho | Title Track
It might be 2023 but we all can agree that the magic of this song never fades. This song not only has the beautiful vocals of Sonu Nigam and great product but a highly heartwarming music video as well.
9. Kajra Re | Bunty Aur Babli
This song is an all-time banger! Aishwarya Rai proved that her dancing skills are indeed no joke and with the peppy and groovy beats, it is impossible to not want to dance along.
10. Desi Girl | Dostana
This is the song that never gets old! It is safe to say that parties are incomplete without this masterpiece, and you can never get enough of Sunidhi Chauhan’s vocals.
11. Chaiyya Chaiyya | Dil Se
This song became an instant hit the minute it got released. The musical rhythm of this hit song is impeccable and the way the music video has been shot is mind-blowing. Hand down, it is one of the iconic Hindi songs of the 2000s.
12. Tujh me Rab Dikhta Hai | Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
From the legendary Shah Rukh movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, this song is an all-time hit. It is meant for every touching soul out there and talks about the severity of true love.
13. Barso Re | Guru
This song and performance of Aishwarya Rai are iconic. It is difficult to control yourself from singing Shreya Ghoshal’s hit and dancing along with the mesmerizing rhythms.
14. Bol Na Halke Halke | Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
Whether we talk about the lyrical composition or the amazing melodies, this song excels in every area. This underrated song is one of the best from the 2000s.
15. Dil Kyu Yeh Mera | Kites
One of the best songs of the legendary singer KK, this hit from Kites is an all-time favourite. This song is all you need to soothe your mind and soul.
16. Kaise Mujhey | Ghajini
If a song has the iconic duo of Shreya Ghoshal, AR Rahman and Benny Dayal, it is not a matter of debate that it would be amazing. Everything about this song is impeccable, with the most heartwarming lyrics and soulful music.
17. Salaam E Ishq | Title Track
2000s music without Salmaan Khan is incomplete! Salaam E Ishq is a glamorous song featuring Priyanka Chopra and Salman with peppy beats that can take you back to the 2000s!
18. Zara Zara | Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein
This song can make you smile in no time. It is a propitious song with the soulful voice of Kavita Seth along with soothing music in the background.
19. You Are My Soniya | K3G
From the movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, this song is the one that can make you dance anywhere, any time. Hrithik Roshak’s dancing skills and Kareena Kapoor’s charm makes this song oh-so-perfect.
20. Woh Ladki Hai Kahan | Dil Chahta Hai
This light-hearted beautiful song from everyone’s favourite movie Dil Chahta Hai has always been on everyone’s list to groove on!
So that’s a wrap! The decade produced some of the most iconic and memorable songs that still hold a special place in our hearts today. All the Hindi songs of the 2000s mentioned in this list played a major role in shaping our childhood and giving us some of the best memories. The times might have passed, but undoubtedly these songs are evergreen.
It is safe to say that the Hindi music industry owes a debt of gratitude to the songs of the 2000s, and we are grateful to have been able to experience such a rich and diverse musical era.