It is safe to say that Bollywood has songs for every emotion that may ever cross you. It is obvious that it has numerous songs for love and romance. There are many songs that have stood the test of time. Whenever we listen to them, we start singing along with a sweet smile on our face. So, here is our list of 20 most romantic Bollywood songs that we have been humming through the ages.
#1. Pyaar Hua Iqrar Hua – Shree 420 (1955)
When Nargis and Raj Kapoor appeared in this amazingly romantic song in the rain under an umbrella, our hearts stopped. The shy and timid Nargis and a romantic yet concerned Raj Kapoor beautifully expressed the romantic feelings of their life. An all-time favourite for sure!
#2. Yeh Reshmi Zulfein – Do Raaste (1969)
Guys tend to lose themselves in the long, beautiful and fragrant locks of their beloved. This song is very sensual and lightens the mood very easily.
#3. Meri Saanson Mein – Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (1997)
This song brings forward the feelings of a true lover in a melodious way. Every guy who is in love, can easily empathise with the sweet agony that Bobby Deol was feeling for the blue-eyed Aishwarya Rai.
#4. Na Tum Jano Na Hum – Kaho Na… Pyaar Hai (2000)
What is love? It is a feeling that is difficult to express. You can go to any length or explore every single page of Oxford’s or Collin’s dictionary, but you will never come across the words that can completely tell the state of your heart. This song celebrates this unique complication of love.
#5. Madhosh Dil Ki Dhadkan – Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998)
When you can listen to the melody of your beau’s heartbeat in silence, it is safe to say that you are in love. This slow song with meaningful lyrics will make you want to go to a beautiful place with just your partner to enjoy a romantic solitude.
#6. Pehla Nasha- Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikandar (1992)
Can any other song celebrate the excitement of being in love for the first time better than this one? We don’t think so. That tingling feeling you get in your hands as well as toes- well, are all thanks to this song.
#7. Mohabbat Ho Na Jaye – Kasoor (2001)
If you have ever been awestruck just by looking at someone, you will understand the lyrics of this song. Love can happen at first sight, this song is a proof of that.
#8. Ae Mere Humsafar – Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
If you too are happily waiting for your partner, then this song is for you. You know that this wait will be over soon and you will be reunited with your spouse. Listen to this song while you wait.
#9. Pehla Pehla Pyaar Hai – Hum Aapke Hain… Koun! (1994)
Isn’t it a great feeling when you both have already fallen in love, but wait for the other to say the words. You become a little ignorant and behave as if you know nothing. Well, this is what Madhuri and Salman are doing in this delightful song.
#10. Dil Kya Kare – Julie (1975)
When you are in love, no walls can stop you, nothing can come between you and your beloved. Even if society scrutinises your relationship, all you need is love and everything will be just fine. This is the essence of this sweet song.
#11. Ehsaan Tera Hoga Mujh Par – Junglee (1961)
This song is an appeal to the lover, asking them to let them be loved. This is undoubtedly the most romantic song ever. Also, the evergreen romantic hero, Shammi Kapoor- need we say more?
#12. Humko Humise Chura Lo- Mohabbatein (2000)
Mohabbatein was all about love and so were the songs. Humko Humise Chura Lo, even now is a favourite love song amongst couples. You can just listen to it and forget about everything else but your love.
#13. Bahon Ke Darmiyan – Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Bahon Ke Darmiyan is a very seductive song that inspires you to sway with your partner on the dance floor. This song asks you to say nothing and let your hearts do all the talking, and that is what you should do when this song plays.
#14. Dil Deewana – Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)
There was a time when you could see youngsters donning the cap with the word ‘Friends’ written on it, whistling and singing the songs of the movie Maine Pyar Kiya. This became one of the most favourite romantic songs of that time.
#15. Hoshwalon Ko Khabar Kya – Sarfarosh (1999)
A meaningful ghazal by Jagjit Singh which challenges anyone who hasn’t been in love to experience this emotion and then see how wonderful this world feels. The voice of the maestro, Jagjit Singh, provides this song with enough depth.
#16. Ye Shaam Mastani – Kati Patang (1970)
Love makes your every evening enchanted, doesn’t it? This is a classic song that brings forth such emotions. You want to see your partner every time your hear this song.
#17. Gum Hai Kisi Ke Pyaar Mein – Raampur Ka Lakshman (1972)
Lost in the thoughts of someone, well, you are not the only one. When you listen to this song, you realise that being lost in the thoughts of someone is as romantic as being with that person in real. So, enjoy this phase with this song.
#18. Kucch Na Kaho – 1942 A Love Story (1993)
All the songs of this movie are romantic, but this one makes you want to fall in love all over again. Say nothing, do nothing, just listen to this song and forget about everything.
#19. Do Dil – Pardes (1997)
Two people are falling in love and everyone knows about it, but everything is happening so slowly that you can feel the time passing by. Enjoy this romantic song and think about the one for whom you have started to fall.
#20. Jadu Hai Tera Hi Jadu – Ghulam (1998)
We bet if you are a 90s girl, you must have sung this song for your crush. A girl, who is smitten by the charm of her potential Prince Charming. This song is very romantic.
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One has to agree that the essence of these romantic Hindi songs can make every heart melt. You will want to fall in love all over again after listening to these songs.