If you're treading along the lesser travelled roads of India, make sure you have this song on your playlist to keep your spirits up when you are squashed in a bus full of locals. Bonus fun if you can find a 'baba' to sing along on the trip.
It's hard to leave this one of the list. Farhan Akhtar's 2001 debut film is when travel took a front seat in a Bollywood film than just as a backdrop to a scene. Dil Chahta Hai in our opinion will always remain the ultimate hindi travel song for road trips, especially if during from Mumbai to Goa through the Konkan coast, where this song was shot.
This song from Highway won everyone's heart with its catchy lyrics and music and awesome video showing an actual road-trip! Put on your headphones, turn up the volume and take a lift on the back of a truck for the best experience.
One of the best songs to bounce to, this number so aptly reverberates with the ethos of our generation, that it is impossible to not be in love with. All the more so when we have our travelling boots on! It is surely one of the best Hindi travel songs from the bygone era.
Free, fun and lively, Gujariya from Queen is one of those songs that will make your head bounce back and let you soak in the joy of the lovely beats! What's more, it celebrates your aawaarapan! Perfect road-trip song; isn't it?
What happens when you ask out loud, what is the best hindi sad song of recent time? Almost everyone in office shouted the name of this song from Tamasha. This haunting piano melody, paired with A.R. Rahman beautifully composed beats, floods you with emotions. This has to be one of the best breakup songs ever. We are not crying, you are!Listen to it here.
The sad bollywood song was written by lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya and Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor breathed life into his words with their performances. Listen to it as a separation song or a vidaai tune and know that things do get better (like it did for the couple in the movie and IRL).Listen to it here.
Sometimes, a throwback to the 1990s is what you need when your playlist is crammed with the latest melodies. This is almost an angry hindi sad song that makes you want to question the validity of love. At the time, another real-life couple (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Salman Khan) brought it to life on the reel.Listen to it here.
This is another one of those emotional hindi songs that will you reaching for the tissue boxes. Shah Rukh Khan does separation like no one else. This hindi sad song will leave you heartbroken and humming with a feeling of happiness at the same time.Listen to it here.
While we could have gone with the title track of this movie, this sad bollywood song suits the themes of anguish and unanswered love better. Here is a story of two people madly in love with each other, but have no way to express it. What could be more saddening?Listen to it here.
This emotional hindi song is everything unrequited love should be. And we could not have imagined a more perfect person to play the one-sided lover than Emraan Hashmi. Did we mention that Armaan Malik sounds like a dream in this one?Listen to it here.
If breakups could be defined in one song, this would be it. This sad bollywood song cast Arijit Singh into the Pantheons of tragedy and breakup songs as an immortal god. Who can forget the iconic scene where Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor share a jacket under the rain?Listen to it here.
AR Rahman comes out all gun blazing on this sad song, with Mohit Chauhan perfectly encapsulating the agony that comes with heartbreak. Overall, one of the best breakup songs to let out all our pent-up feelings.Listen to it here.
This 2008 gem, composed by AR Rahman, lay hidden in in the album until die-hard moviegoers dug it out. Soon, it became the go-to anthem for all college people going through a heartbreak and a must-have on any breakup playlist.Listen to hindi sad song here.
Arijit Singh and Mithoon have made some of the best new Bollywood songs in recent years. Although the movie is forgettable, some of its songs like Humdard will leave you coming back over and over again to this album.Listen to it here.
This sad breakup song reminds you about the solitude that comes along with heartbreak. Sonu Nigam lends his soulful voice to this number and takes it stratospheric heights only his voice can.Listen to bollywood breakup song here.
Composed and sung by Aadesh Srivastav, this is a haunting melody with beautiful lyrics by Sameer that makes it a perfect song for love and heartbreak at the same time.Listen to best break up song here.
Whenever I listen to this song, I have goosebumps at the back of my neck. If you are looking for answers and to find yourself after a bad breakup, this breakup song will lift your mood. It reminds you to live in the moment and let the past go. AR Rahman delivers his magic. Again.Listen to it here.
Here is a song that comes straight from the heart and leaves the lyrics permanently etched in your mind. This is one of the best breakup songs you can ever listen to. Go on, just cry your heart out already!Listen to it here.
All of us were crying with Anjali in this sad hindi song as her tears for Rahul were lost in the rain. This sad breakup song might be a little old, but it still does the trick to leave you in tears.Listen to hindi sad song here.
Madhavan and Dia Mirza became popular in the early 2000s with this movie, but nothing captured our attention more than the sad bollywood songs of this movie. Sach Keh Raha Hai Deewena is a tragic tale about a lover who bemoans falling in love and promises to never do it again.Listen to it here.
True love is all about giving unconditionally and not expecting anything in return. Kailash Kher spews magic with every verse of this incredible breakup song. You will be left reaching for the tissue box to wipe those tears.Listen to sad bollywood song here.
This song has aged very well and we have Sonu Nigam to thank again for this number. A light hindi romantic song that echoes the turbulence of a breakup and the desire to get back together.Listen to it here.
Nothing hurts more than never telling your true feelings to someone you love. If your silence could speak, it would perhaps echo these words in the song. Arguably one of the saddest breakup songs on this list.Listen to it here.
Separation only makes us remember the good bits in a relationship. The emotional hindi song reminds you the biggest distance is the one between the head and the heart, and you have to make a choice to follow either one of them.Listen to sad hindi song here.
Breakup songs make you sceptical that you will ever find love again. However, the perfect breakup song can also remind you of the wonderful feeling of being in love. Tere Liye is a song of the past, sung in the present that calls out to the potential of a happier future.Listen to sad bollywood song here.
We are going back to the 1980s with this song. Pain and heartache are synonymous with this song, so if you want to have a pity party, have this on your playlist. But just once, okay?Listen to it here.
You will still hear this heart touching 1990s hit breakup song in most taxis and small grocery shops. Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan create magic on this number and sing for everyone who has lost their love.Listen to breakup song here.
Javed Akhtar pens a touching poem about the emptiness that comes with a breakup. It was a gut-wrenching song then and still continues to tug at the heartstrings.Listen to heart broken song here.
Perhaps one of the most underrated breakup songs, this sad hindi song was penned from the depths of the heart. It is a deep and meaningful song that lifts you up after a bad breakup.Listen to it here.
All you duur se dekhne waale aashiq, this song goes out to you. A romantic ballad for the age, this works as a perfect breakup song as well, especially if it is a one-sided love story.Listen to it here.
One of the old Hindi romantic songs, Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein is from the movie Ajnabee starring Zeenat Aman and Rajesh Khanna. Ajnabee was released in 1974 and this song became a hit at that time. Sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar, it is still regarded as one of the evergreen romantic songs.
This song is from the movie Umrao Jaan, starring the beautiful Rekha. Considered one of the best old Hindi songs ever, In Aankhon Ki Masti Ke is a song that was sung by Asha Bhosle. She not only won the National Film Award for the best female playback singer for this song but it was considered the best song ever to picture Rekha and Farooq Shaikh, by the Times of India. When you want to woo your love with something slow and soothing, this song must be your choice.
The cast and crew worked religiously to ensure that this song was done well. They rehearsed for this song for 16 days straight. When Madhuri Dixit was asked about her experience, she said that the song had changed her life. She started getting multiple offers from producers who all wanted her to perform in their films.
Holi kab hai? Kab hai Holi? No matter when we celebrate the festival of colours, this song is a must-play every damn year! Big B has stolen our hearts with his performance and the lyrics written by Mr Bachchan, no, not Amit Ji, but Harivansh Rai Bachchan himself is inspired by a traditional bhajan from the 15th-century mythic poet, Meera.
Written by the late Yogesh, Kahin Door Jab Din Dhal Jaaye is about the box of memories you always carry with you, no matter how old you are and where you are. The song is from the film Anand, starring the handsome Rajesh Khanna.
This iconic no. is from the movie, Raja Aur Runk. The song was sung by the very famous Lata Mangeshkar and the music for the song was given by renowned music director, Laxmikant Pyarelal. Though with time, we might have forgotten the song, singers of today can be seen releasing covers of this song. 2b1af7f3a8