Who doesn’t love the rainy season? Surely, we all do. But the best way to enjoy the monsoon is by listening to some soothing music and binging on snacks. In this article, we’ve curated a list of the best rain songs from Bollywood that will transport you to a different world. These songs will take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane, or make you want to dance in the rain. So, put on your raincoat, grab an umbrella and get ready to sing along to these iconic Bollywood rain songs.
1. Tip Tip Barsa Pani
Sung by the legends Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan, this song is the ultimate monsoon song. Even though this song is almost 2 decades old, it is pretty popular amongst today’s generation.
The mellow rhythms in this song are what you would enjoy in the song sitting by the window side and enjoying the weather. Who doesn’t love Kishore Kumar? This song is timeless as ever.
3. Barso Re Megha Megha
Shreya Ghoshal has added much charm and melody to this gracious song, and the music video is the cherry on top. You would want to go out and dance as soon as this song enters your ears.
4. Tum Se Hi
This track from Jab We Met is an all-time favourite. A lot of people daydreamed about slow dancing in the rain when we first heard this song.
5. Ghanan Ghanan
We all love AR Rahman, don’t we? This track from Lagaan is just oh so cherished and has received acclaim from all over the country.
6. Rimjhim Gire Sawan
And we have another hit by Kishore Kumar! Rimjhim Gire Sawan is an evergreen monsoon song that beautifully captures the essence of rain.
7. Idhar Chala Mai Udhar Chala
This fun and bubbly track from Koi Mil Gaya is widely loved. You would want to go out in the rain and dance to it at midnight!
8. Tum Hi Ho
This song worked as a cultural reset as back in 2013, everyone vibed to this romantic track. The soothing voice of Arijit Singh and Irshaad Kamil’s meaningful lyrics was enough to touch the hearts of all the people.
When this song was released, people instantly fell in love with the smooth flow and harmony. It is one of those songs you wouldn’t want to miss out on while it is raining.
10. Saanson Ko Saanson Me
Melodies of Alka Yagnik have made this song too memorable to enjoy during the rainy season. The song is mesmerising but the music video is even better!
11. Dekho Na
This track is from Fanaa, a beloved movie by the Indians. This song isn’t only romantic but would make you want to slow dance as well.
12. Zara Zara Behakta Hai
With its beautiful composition and simple lyrics, this song is something that deserves a spot on this list. You will feel the rush of love with this one.
13. Bhaage Re Mann
Sung by Sunidhi Chauhan, this song would make you want to groove in the rain. This song from Chameli is an all-time hit.
14. Aaj Rapat Jaye Na
Sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle, it is safe to say that they did an impeccable job on this track. It is hard to imagine anyone else pulling this song as great as they did.
15. Kabhi Jo Badal Barse
When this song was released, everyone went gaga over it. Whether it was the soothing lyrics or the beautiful production, everything about this song was perfect.
16. Bheegi Si, Bhaagi si
If the song is composed by Pritam, you know it is going to be a hit. Well, this masterpiece from Rajneeti is no different. It’s a light-hearted love song you would enjoy while walking in the rain.
17. Gale Lag Ja
This song is simply iconic. Sung by Pritam, this is a fun and sensual song you would love to listen to. We all can agree that Katrina Kaif looked marvellous in her orange sari.
18. Paani Da Rang
Written and composed by Ayushman Khurana, this is a song that rose to prominence in no time. It is a beautiful song from the movie Vicky Donor.
19. Teri Meri Kahani
Sung by Arijit Singh, Teri Meri Kahani is a beautiful romantic number, with soothing and meaningful lyrics. It would remind you of the beautiful rainy season.
20. Ab Ke Sawan
Last but not least, this is a golden song sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar. It is a musical tale of monsoon romance with a beautiful music video.
All of the Bollywood rain songs mentioned in the list are not only sonically great but poetically beautiful too. So, which monsoon track is your favourite?