There are different ways in which people cope with stress and various struggles in their lives. Some find solace in eating, while others find solace in working out. One thing that can help anybody during a tough time is music. There is something soothing about it that can calm your wild heart and overthinking mind.
Following is a list of the top 15 feel-good Hindi songs that can make you feel nostalgic in no time.
1. Ilahi (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)
Ilahi is an extremely catchy song that ought to fill you with happiness. In the voice of Arijit Singh, this song is a sensitive melody that tries to teach the listeners to live in the present and stop worrying about the future. The song features Ranbir Kapoor in all his glory too.
2. Maahi Ve (Highway)
It’s foolish to talk about feel-good songs without mentioning songs by A.R Rahman. Maahi Ve from the movie Highway is a fantastic composition that leaves the listeners mesmerized. Rahman’s husky voice definitely adds much more meaning to the overall track. Irshad Kamil’s lyrics give life to the song.
3. Kahin To Hogi Woh (Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na)
Who doesn’t remember this love anthem from 2008 that everyone spent hours listening to? Kahin To Hogi Woh is a beautiful song that made us believe in the magic of true love and romance. This song is both for the people who have fallen in love for the very first time as well as for those who have gotten their hearts broken.
4. Kun Faya Kun (Rockstar)
The whole album of Rockstar is mindblowing, but one song that stands out and speaks to us the most is Kun Faya Kun. Legendary singers – Mohit Chauhan, Javed Ali, and A.R Rahman have given their beautiful voices to this soulful song. Irshad Kamil has again done phenomenal work as the lyricist.
5. Iktara (Wake Up Sid)
Even after 11 years, this is still an integral part of our playlist. Iktara is a beautiful song written by Javed Akhtar and sung by Kavitha Seth and Amitabh Bhattacharya. This song can truly cheer up anybody who has been feeling low. The lines flow into one another, conveying their message romantically.
6. Tum Se Hi (Jab We Met)
Mohit Chauhan is truly one of a kind. He sang Tum Se Hi with his god-gifted voice, which definitely succeeded in making us all happy and teary-eyed at the same time. This mesmerizing song is composed by Pritam and written by none other than Irshad Kamil. It’s a song for a loved one who left a huge impact on you but is not in your life anymore.
7. Dooriyan (Love Aaj Kal)
It’s important to feel sad in order to feel happy again. Dooriyan, from Love Aaj Kal, is a perfect example of this. It’s a heart-touching song sung by Mohit Chauhan featuring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. This song will definitely make you realize that distance, no matter how painful, changes your perception of things like a romantic relationship.
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8. Ik Junoon (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara)
The Tomatina song or popularly known as Ik Junoon, ‘Paint It Red’ is one of the best songs that ought to remind you of your friends and the memories you share with them. This song is beautifully composed by the trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy, and the lyrics are penned by Javed Akhtar. This song is a celebration on its own.
9. Yaariyan (Cocktail)
From ‘ye dosti hum nahi todenge’ to ‘tu hi yaar mera,’ Bollywood is filled with songs about friendship. Yaariyan from Cocktail is one of the many friendship songs that soothe our souls. The song talks about everything from fights to sacrifice to love. Imtiaz Ali and Sajid Ali have written this wonderful piece.
10. Hai Junoon (New York)
Junoon is an Urdu word that means ‘madness’ in English and this song is definitely a reminder of the passion that we all possess. There is a chance that you might not like the movie because of its intense nature, but the song ‘Hai Junoon’ will definitely become your happy pill as soon as you listen to it.
11. Love You Zindagi (Dear Zindagi)
As the name suggests, this song is all about giving life another chance so you can fall in love with it once again. Life gives us a new challenge every day, but it depends on us how we perceive it – as a problem or as a challenge that we can overcome. ‘Love You Zindagi’ will heal your heart in no time.
12. Zindagi Kuch Toh Bata (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
The album of the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan has a lot of lovely songs, and ‘Zindagi Kuch Toh Bata’ is one of them. This song is produced by Pritam and sung by Zubin Nautiyal. It is a constant reminder for us to appreciate life at every step.
13. O Gujariya (Queen)
The anxiety and fear that one goes through to become independent are amazingly depicted in this song, ‘O Gujariya.’ It represents the next step of life that all of us as adults need to embark upon. This song helps us to recall that living a life by our own rules is difficult but not impossible.
14. Behti Hawa Sa Tha Wo (3 Idiots)
This song is about a unique person in everybody’s life who has changed the meaning of life for them. It’s about the everlasting bond between college friends who are more like our family. Swanand Kirkire has done complete justice to this song as the lyricist. This melody is perfect for a gloomy day.
15. Dheere Chalna Hai Mushkil (Piku)
Popularly known as ‘The Journey Song,’ it is one of the best songs that depict not only a real father-daughter relationship but also an interference of a hilarious stranger in between. This feel-good song, with the infusion of Bengali lyrics, is the perfect dose of happiness, especially while you are traveling.
This long list of wholesome songs is at your service. Just plug in your earphones, play these songs and forget about the world.
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