20 Lively Old Hindi Dance Songs You Would Love Shimmying To!

If there is one thing Bollywood is known for, it is the music the industry produces. Why else would there be an entire genre of music named after a film industry? Bollywood songs are an amalgamation of several different music styles, ranging from classical and jazz to cabaret and folk music. This dynamic nature of Bollywood music is what makes it unique. From chill romantic songs to upbeat groovy numbers, Bollywood gives us everything. Let’s take a look at some of the awesome Old Hindi dance songs that will make you want to get up and shake a leg!

Also read: 25 Best Old Bollywood Romantic Songs That Will Have You Swooning

1. Yaar Bina Chain Kahaan Re 

What better way to start off this list than with one of  Bappi Da’s compositions?

2. Jawaani Jaaneman 

Asha Bhonsle’s perfect voice for this classic song would make anyone want to get up and groove a bit!

3. Ramba Ho Ho Ho 

Usha Uthup and her evergreen voice shine right through in this one!

4. Yaad Aa Raha Hai 

Bappi Da once again, because who else could make a song about heartbreak into something this lively?

5. I Am A Disco Dancer 

Another cult classic, this song is famously picturised on Mithun Chakraborty. So, go D…I…S… you know the drill!

6. Saat Samundar Paar 

Sadhana Sargam diverged radically from her usual style in this song which is still played in nearly every procession you’d find.

7. Hari Om Hari 

The magic of Usha Uthup, yet again. We simply can’t get enough of her lush voice!

8. Dum Maaro Dum 

This track reflects elements of psychedelic music, and has gained the status of a cult classic, with good reason!

9. Aao Twist Karein 

Manna Dey wowed everyone with his versatility as a singer in this rock and roll-inspired composition by R. D Burman.

10. Aa Dekhein Zara

Picturised on Sanjay Dutt and Tina Munim, this is another one of the classics that has seen several remakes but that doesn’t make the original one lose its charm.

11. O Haseena Zulfowaali 

Featuring the much-loved duo Asha Bhonsle and Muhammad Rafi, this song blends elements of Western modern music with Indian sensibilities to create a track we all love listening to.

12. Piya Tu Ab To Aaja

A song modelled on the cabaret genre, this piece is remembered by all for its catchy beats and unusual melody.

13. Duniya Mein Logon Ko 

Another hit by the Bhonsle-Burman duo, this one needs no introduction. Bless your ears with these lively tunes for the millionth time maybe?

14. Aaja Aaja 

The hazel-eyed Shammi Kapoor dancing on-screen while Muhammad Rafi’s soulful voice soothes our ears.. what more could one ask for?

15. Gori Gori 

This playful tune directed by C Ramachandra is sure to make your head bob and feet tap! Why not give it a listen?

16. Kay Sera Sera

Inspired by the song by Doris Day, this piece is a modern upbeat take with Prabhudeva and Madhuri Dixit wielding their magical moves. What’s not to love?

17. Auva Auva 

Usha Uthup rocks in this song that is meant solely for dancing! What are you waiting for then?

18. Khaike Paan Banaras Waala 

Featuring the evergreen star Amitabh Bachchan, this piece was sung immaculately by Kishore Kumar and composed by none other than the duo Kalyanji-Anandji.

19. Saara Zamaana 

Another song that has seen a multitude of remixes, but hasn’t lost its charm, this is perfect for that retro-themed house party you’re thinking of planning!

20. Tamma Tamma Loge 

To end this list, another song by Bappi Lahiri has earned its place in all of our hearts.

Loved these songs? Let us know your opinions in the comments, and tell us if we missed out on any of your favourites! Honestly, it is nearly impossible to pick and choose only a few old Hindi dance songs out of the vast range of choices. Happy listening!

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