Over the years songs from Indian Hindi films have become a rage globally. This article is a showcase of the best Bollywood songs of the 80s 90s and 2000s.
Every commercial Bollywood film has its share of song and dance routines. Since the Hindi film industry came into being in India, songs have been an integral part of movies. Songs in Bollywood movies are played in accordance with various situations that arise in the movie. Songs that portray dream sequences are rather popular in all things Bollywood. You also come across songs in Bollywood movies that are not related to the storyline and script and are purely put in the scheme of things for entertainment of movie goers. In recent years item songs have become excessively popular in movies.
Bollywood songs of the 80s and 90s paved a new path for an amalgamation of music genres.
The number of music directors and music composers in Bollywood has increased tremendously. In the 80s and 90s it used to be few music directors that would be given the responsibility of composing songs for movies. Post 2000, the number of music directors has taken a big leap. Many young music directors have emerged on the scene with their innovative style of composing. Bollywood songs have become excessively popular in Europe and US since 2000s.
Music director duos have been popular since early days and this trend continues in Bollywood. Towards the late 90s the approach towards composition changed drastically. Post 2000 saw Bollywood emerge in new light with music directors bringing in elements from various music genres. Dance songs with embellishments of hip-hop and rap have become a rage with youngsters in recent years. Melodic acoustic songs have also become popular with Bollywood music aficionados in recent years.
Compilations of Bollywood songs are popular with college goers in India. Many people in India love listening to Bollywood songs on the cell phone as they travel. The list below encompasses a broad spectrum of Bollywood songs from various genres. The name of the movie in which the song appears and it’s year of release is mentioned in the list.
100 Greatest Bollywood Songs of the 80s 90s and 2000
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There are many songs and almost all of them are long lasting. Interestingly, many such songs are remembered by people. It is not limited to 100 but a really massive figure. Bollywood has given millions of movies and is known to produce more films each year than the total Australian population. It should be noted that each movie has at least 2 - 3 songs so that there are plenty of songs to be considered.reply 1
I remember some of the songs like mera dil Bhi kitna pagal hai, kahe tohse kangana, aisa kya gunah kiya ki lut gaye etc. these are some of my favorites of 80s and 90s. in 2000s, i like to hear teri galliyan, khamoshiyan etc. article fantastically explores bollywood songs and hits. nice post. informative.reply 0