Rain in movies spells magic, romance, intensity, drama and poetry.
This incredible variety makes it one of the most breathtaking props of
storytelling and showcases the larger-than-life component of cinema. The
marvel of rain and emotions enable movie buffs to rejoice in connection
to their favorite songs of any particular genre. Hence BollyCurry
presents the top-notch rain songs that are evergreen in the hearts of
Kaate Nahin Kaat Te
fusion of Sridevi Kapoor in that burning red hot saree with Mustache King Anil
Kapoor and rain, all sums up to the "Kaate Nahin Kat Te" sequence from Mr. India
This number derived its music from Pyarelal and Laxmikant and was sung
by Kishore Kumar
and Alisha Chinai. The track is surely breathtaking,
with it pleasantly defines passion and love and is easily one of the
best rain songs Bollywood has ever produced. Sridevi and Anil Kapoor
chemistry is definitely worth a watch!
the deadly combination of Shreya Ghoshal and Sonu Niigam's vocals,
"Zoobie Doobie" is a song made for dancing and grooving in the rain.
Shreya Ghoshal does a splendid job of singing in different modulations, a
tone reminiscent to western themes but then tune definitely reminds you
of a late 70's scenario. Whereas Aamir Khan
showcases his abs and Kareena Kapoor
jives in that sexy saree, all give justice to the song and bringing in
the mood of love with a pinch of craziness. The remix is fast and peppy
and the beat is again, groovy.
Pyaar Hua Ikraar Hua
Coming straight from Shree 420,
Raj Kapoor and Nargis became the cine lovers in "Pyaar Hua Ikraar Hua".
It's cinematography, simplicity, chemistry and rhythm is what makes it
different from the other rain songs. The black and white reeling, the
saree clad lady and pantaloon man under an umbrella, all make us
transcend in a land of ecstasy. Popular music director Shankar Jaikishan
as well as director Raj Kapoor himself make the track an audio wonder,
whilst Lata Mangeshkar and Manna Dey lend the perfect voices.
Tip Tip Barsa Paani
From the 1994 release Mohra
this number redefined the word 'hot' when it comes to Bollywood in the
1990s. It was sensually sung by Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik featuring
and Raveena Tandon. The duo's chemistry in all the scenes
of this track is what makes it all the more rocking in the charts of
"Barso Re" from the blockbuster movie Guru,
is an all-time enchanting number, and its rhythm is subtle with simple
yet lovely lyrics. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
portrays the free village girl par
excellence parallel to beau Abhishek Bachchan
. It is the perfect frolic
rain song composed by A.R. Rahman in combination with Gulzar's fabulous
lyrics. Shreya Ghoshal contributed her beautiful voice for this one
Bhaage Re Mann
a great sizzling song "Bhaage Re Mann" sung by Sunidhi Chauhan. It
shows the different sides of Kareena Kapoor during her early stages of
acting. Both Rahul Bose and Kareena Kapoor were flawless. While Irshad
Kamil's lyrics were fuel to the fire and made the track an absolute rage
in the hearts of music lovers.
Koi Ladki Hai
Dil To Pagal Hai's
has always been charming for the SRK-Madhuri lovers and "Koi Ladki Hai"
is just the cherry on the top! It was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit
Narayan, whereas the music was composed by Uttam Singh and the beautiful
lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi
. The rain number is a great
hum-along-to track. Of course, not to forget, Shah Rukh Khan
Dixit Nene's playful banter is enchanting to watch.
Tum Se Hi
Mohit Chauhan takes this number to new heights with Pritam Chakraborty's music. From the movie Jab We Met,
this song is very much heart touching. Irshad Kamil's lyrics strike the
right cord and this 2007 number with Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor
sizzles up, becoming a treat to remember.
Saanson Ko Saanson Mein
A melodious number from Hum Tum
is next on list. In the vocals of Alka Yagnik and Babul Supriyo, this
song arises many unsaid feelings between Saif Ali Khan
Mukherjee in the movie. The soft voices make the song a little happy and
just a little sad. This romantic song is composed by the famous duo,
Highly talented singer Roop Kumar Rathod contributes his vocals for "O Saiyaan" from the movie Agneepath
The emphasis is more on Roop's silk voice with a superb orchestra
playing in the background which fills one's heart with tons of love. The
song portrays the thrilling chemistry between Kaali (acted by Priyanka
Chopra) and Vijay (acted by Hrithik Roshan
Gale Lag Ja
"Gale Lag Ja" from De Dana Dan
exhibits some sensuous romance between Akshay Kumar
and Katrina Kaif. A
feel-good romantic track that unravels some of Pritam's finest works
and Javed Ali's expressive voice, in addition to fresh singing sensation
Banjyotsna, cuddle the song with romanticism and zingy music. This song
ought to be kept on repeat once heard!
Other rain-filled songs include:
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si" Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
(1958), "Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein" Ajnabee
(1974), "Rimjhim Rimjhim" 1942: A Love Story
(1994), "Saawan Barse Tarse Dil" Dahek
(1999), "Jo Haal Dil Ka" Sarfarosh
(1999), "Taal Se Taal Mila" Taal
(1999), "Idhar Chala Main Udhar Chala" Koi... Mil Gaya
(2003), "Chori Chori Chhora Chhori" Masti
(2004), "Jiya Dhadak Dhadak Jaye" Kalyug
(2005), "Laga Prem Rog" Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?
(2005), "Dekho Na" Fanaa
We at BollyCurry hope that these rain sequences have filled your hearts, and also wish to see them on your playlist in the nearing monsoon! Until then, why not let us know which track will you groove into in the rain?
Writer: Medha G.
Editors: Sonia R. & Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Preet K.