Diwali Tunes in Bollywood!

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In honor of Diwali weekend.. here is your Top 10 List of Popular Diwali Songs in Bollywood…through the decades! If you notice, between the 1940’s and 1970’s, Bollywood loved celebrating this holiday and even included the actual word “Diwali” in the song titles.  As the years passed, however, there were fewer song/dance numbers dedicated to the celebration of the Indian New Year. Filmmakers instead focused energies into portraying other colorful Indian festivals such Holi and Navratri.  Nonetheless – let’s take a listen to the songs that remind us of the festival of lights, Diwali. Sal Mubarak!

Here is the youtube playlist link of the songs below – perfect for your Diwali party!

Song Movie Year Singers
Aai Diwali Rattan 1944 Zohrabai Ambalawali
Kaise Diwali Manaye  Paigham 1959 Mohammed Rafi

Mile Hai Chirago Ke Rangeen Diwali Hain 

Nazrana 1961 Mukesh
Deep Diwali Ke Juthe Jugnu 1973 Kishore Kumar
Tere Mere Pyar Ka Begunnah 1991 Kishore Kumar
Aayee Hai Diwali Suno Ji Gharwaali.  Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa 2001 Alka Yagnik
Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham 2001 Lata Mangeshkar
Pairon Mein Bandhan Hai Mohabbatein 2001 Shweta Pandit Sonali Bhatawdekar, Pritha Mazumdar, Udhbav,
Happy Diwali Home Delivery 2011 Vaishali, Surthi, Divya, Suraj, Sunidhi Chauhan
India Waale Happy New Year 2014 Vishal Dadlani, K.K., Shankar Mahadevan, Neeti Mohan

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