There’s something special about Old Bollywood Songs. They have a certain magic that’s hard to describe. Maybe it’s the way the lyrics flow together, or the way the melody catches your ear. Whatever it is, these songs have stood the test of time and continue to be superhit classics. If you’re looking for a little bit of nostalgia, or just want to enjoy some great music, then be sure to check out some of these below listed old classic Bollywood songs.
Although good songs have come out these days as well, new ones can’t beat old Hindi songs (पुराने हिंदी गाने). I know you will agree with me too. The music and voice are so melodious that you can’t stop yourself from singing it out loud.
Importance of old Hindi songs in Indian culture
Old Hindi songs are an integral part of Indian culture, as they reflect the diverse traditions, values, and beliefs of Indian society. These songs have played a crucial role in shaping the identity of Indian people, by capturing the essence of their experiences and emotions. They have been a medium for expressing joy, sorrow, love, and longing, and have provided a way for people to connect with each other across different regions, languages, and religions.
The Golden Era of Hindi Cinema (1940s-1960s)
• The 1940s-1960s are considered the golden era of Hindi cinema, also known as Bollywood.
• This period saw the emergence of some of the greatest actors, actresses, and filmmakers in Indian cinema.
• It was a time of experimentation, creativity, and innovation in filmmaking and music.
Iconic songs and their significance
• “Awaara Hoon” by Mukesh
• “Pyar Hua Iqrar Hua” by Manna Dey and Lata Mangeshkar
• “Mere Sapno Ki Rani” by Kishore Kumar
• “Awaz De Kahan Hai” by Surendra and Noor Jehan
• “Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara” by Kishore Kumar
The 1970s and 1980s: The Rise of Disco and Romance
The 1970s and 1980s saw a shift in the style of Hindi film music. The influence of disco and Western pop music began to be felt in Bollywood songs. At the same time, the genre of romantic ballads also gained popularity. Some of the most popular songs of this era include:
1. “Yeh Dosti” by Kishore Kumar and Manna Dey
2. “Kabhie Kabhie Mere Dil Mein” by Mukesh and Lata Mangeshkar
3. “Tere Bina Zindagi Se” by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar
4. “Pardesia” by Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar
5. “Dilbar Mere” by Kishore Kumar
These songs reflected the changing tastes of the Indian audience and became hugely popular. The rise of disco also meant that songs with a faster beat and catchy rhythms became popular, such as “Aao Twist Karein” by Mohammed Rafi and “Jawani Janeman Haseen Dilruba” by Asha Bhosle.
The impact of these songs was felt not only in India but also abroad, with Bollywood music gaining popularity in other countries. The 1970s and 1980s were also a time when the music industry in India began to grow rapidly, with more and more music directors, singers, and lyricists making a name for themselves.
Overall, the 1970s and 1980s were a time of great creativity and experimentation in Hindi film music, with both disco and romantic ballads leaving a lasting impact on the industry.
हिंदी पुराने गाने Old Hindi Songs
The Golden Age of Hindi cinema is often considered to be the period between the 1940s and 1970s. This was a time when some of the most iconic and well-known Bollywood songs were created. Many of these songs are still popular today and are often played at weddings and other special occasions. Some of the most popular and timeless songs from this era include “Awaara Hoon“, “Piya Tu Ab To Aaja“, “Mere Sapno Ki Rani” and “Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge“. These songs are known for their catchy melodies, soulful lyrics, and memorable performances.
Old Songs List 1970
Here is the famous old songs list that you can listen to any time anywhere with your family or friends. You will fall in love with these 100 evergreen old Hindi songs.
Top 100 Evergreen Bollywood famous Old Songs List (सदाबहार पुराने हिंदी गाने):
|S. No.||Song Name||Song Details|
|1.||Uden Jab Jab Zulfen Teri||Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi|
|2.||Dheere Dheere Bol Koi Sun Na Le||Lata Mangeshkar & Mukesh|
Gora or Kala
|3.||Mere Samne Wali Khidki Mein||Kishore Kumar|
|4.||Yeh Shaam Mastani||Kishore Kumar|
|5.||Yeh Chand Sa Roshan Chehra||Mohammed Rafi|
Kashmir Ki Kali
|6.||Chup Gaye Sare Nazare (छुप गए सारे नज़ारे)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|7.||Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyar Ke Charche (आज कल तेरे मेरे प्यार के चर्चे)||Mohammed Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur|
|8.||Milo Na Tum To Hum Ghabraaye|
|9.||Aane Se Uske Aaye Bahar (आने से उसके आए बहार)||Mohammed Rafi|
Jeene Ki Raah
|10.||Koi Haseena Jab Rooth Jaati (कोई हसीना जब रूठ जाती है तो)|
|11.||Tere Jaisa Yaar Kahan (तेरे जैसा यार कहाँ)||Kishore Kumar|
|12.||Kisi ki Muskurahaton (किसी की मुस्कुराहटों)||Mukesh|
|13.||Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi Shikwa To Nahin||Kishore Kumar &|
|14.||Likhe Jo Khat Tujhe Woh Teri (लिखे जो ख़त तुझे, वो तेरी याद में)||Mohammed Rafi|
|15.||Gulabi Ankhen Jo Teri Dekhi (गुलाबी आँखें जो तेरी देखीं)||Mohammad Rafi|
|16.||Hamen Tumse Pyar Kitna (हमें तुमसे प्यार कितना)||Kishore Kumar|
|17.||Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge||Kishore Kumar And RD Barman|
|18.||Chala Jata Hoon (चला जाता हूँ)||Kishore Kumar|
Mere Jeevan Saathi
|19.||Lag Ja Gale (लग जा गले)||Lata Mangeshkar|
Wo Jo Hasina
|20.||Kya Yahi Pyar Hai||Lata Mangeshkar|
|21.||Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha (आपकी नज़रों ने समझा)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|22.||Kajra Mohabbat Wala (कजरा मोहब्बत वाला)||Shamshad Begum, Asha Bhosle|
|23.||Aao Huzoor Tumko (आओ हुज़ूर तुमको)||Asha Bhosle|
|24.||Kab ke Bichhde Hue (कब के बिछड़े हुए)||Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
|25.||Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara (ये गलियाँ ये चौबारा)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|26.||Jhumka Gira Re (झूमका गिरा रे)||Asha Bhosle|
|27.||Gore Rang Pe Itna Gumaan Na Kar (गोरे रंग पे ना इतना गुमान कर)||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
|28.||Parda Hai Parda (पर्दा है पर्दा)||Mohammad Rafi|
Amar Akbar Anthony
|29.||Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal (तौबा यह मतवाली चाल)||Mukesh|
Patthar Ke Sanam
|30.||Kitna Pyara Wada Hai (कितना प्यार वादा)||Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi|
|31.||Chale Hi Jana Hai, Nazar Chura Ke (चले ही जाना है, नज़र चुराके यूँ)|
|32.||Hum Bane Tum Bane (हम बने तुम बने)||Lata Mangeshkar, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam|
Ek Duuje Ke Liye
|33.||Zindagi Ki Na Toote Ladi (ज़िन्दगी की न टूटे लड़ी)||Nitin Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar|
|34.||O Mere Dil Ke Chain (ओ मेरे दिल के चैन)||Kishore Kumar|
Mere Jeevan Saathi
|35.||Achha To Hum Chalte Hain (अच्छा तो हम चलते हैं)||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
Aan Milo Sajna
|36.||Kora Kagaz Tha Yeh Man Mera (कोरा कागज़ था ये मन मेरा)||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
|37.||Abhi Na Jao Chhod Kar (अभी ना जाओ छोड़कर)||Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle|
|38.||प्यार हुआ इकरार हुआ (Pyar Hua Ikrar Hua)||Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Shankar–Jaikishan|
|39.||Hum Bhool Gaye (हम भूल गए रे हर बात)||Lata Mangeshkar|
Souten Ki Beti
|40.||कभी कभी मेरे दिल में. ख़याल आता है (Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein)|
|41.||Mujhe Teri Mohabbat Ka Sahara (मुझे तेरी मोहब्बत का सहारा)||Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi|
Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee
|42.||Chand Mera Dil Chandni Ho Tum (चाँद मेरा दिल चाँदनी हो तुम)||Mohammed Rafi|
Hum Kisise Kum Naheen
|43.||Keh Du Tumhe (कह दूँ तुम्हें)||Kishore Kumar |
|44.||Hum Tum Ek Kamre Mein (हम तुम एक कमरे में बंद हो)||Lata Mangeshkar and Shailendra Singh|
|45.||Aaj Rapat Jaayen To (आज रपट जायें तो)||Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
|46.||Jo Wada Kiya Wo Nibhana Padega (जो वादा किया वो निभाना पड़ेगा)||Mohammed Rafi|
|47.||Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan (जीना यहाँ मरना यहाँ)||Mukesh|
Mera Naam Joker
|48.||Yeh Duniya Yeh Mehfil (ये दुनिया ये महफ़िल)||Mohammed Rafi|
|49.||Ajib Dastan Hai Yeh||Lata Mangeshkar|
Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
|50.||Sun Sahiba Sun (सुन सायबा सुन प्यार की धुन)||Lata Mangeshkar|
Ram Teri Ganga Maili
|51.||Kya Hua Tera Wada (क्या हुआ तेरा वादा)||Mohammed Rafi, Sushma Shrestha|
Hum Kisise Kum Naheen
|52.||Teri Galiyon Mein Na Rakheinge (तेरी गलियों में ना रखेंगे कदम आज के बाद)||Mohammed Rafi|
|53.||Badan Pe Sitare Lapete Huye (बदन पे सितारे लपेटे हुए)||Mohammad Rafi|
|54.||Dhal Gaya Din Ho Gayi Sham (ढल गया दिन हो गई शाम)||Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle|
|55.||Ek Din Bik Jayega (एक दिन बिक जायेगा)||Mukesh|
|56.||Jeena Yahan Marna Yahan (जीना यहाँ मरना यहाँ)||Mukesh|
Mera Naam Joker
|57.||Dost Dost Na Raha (दोस्त दोस्त ना रहा)||Mukesh|
|58.||Yeh Mera Diwanapan Hai (ये मेरा दीवानापन है)||Mukesh|
|59.||Awara Hoon (अवारा हूँ)||Mukesh|
|60.||Suhana Safar (सुहाना सफर)||Mukesh|
|61.||Chand Si Mehbooba Ho Meri||Mukesh|
Himalay Ki God Mein
|62.||Ek Pyar ka Nagma Hai (एक प्यार का नगमा है)||Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh|
|63.||Mere Pyar Ki Umar Ho Itni Sanam (मेरे प्यार की उमर हो इतनी सनम)||Manmohan Singh, Lata Mangeshkar|
|64.||Mujhe Pine Ka Shauk Nahin (मुझे पीने का शौक नहीं)||Shabbir Kumar, Alka Yagnik|
|65.||Mera Jeevan Kora Kagaz (मेरा जीवन कोरा कागज़)||Kishore Kumar|
|66.||Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (अँखियों के झरोखों से)||Hemlata|
Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se
|67.||Haal Kaisa Hai Janab Ka (हाल कैसा है जनाब का)||Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
Chalti ka Naam Gaadi
|68.||Salaam-e-Ishq Meri Jaan (सलाम-ए-इश्क मेरी जां)||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
|69.||Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai (आज फिर जीने की तमन्ना है)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|70.||Mere Sapnon Ki Rani (मेरे सपनों की रानी)||Kishore Kumar|
|71.||Aaj Mausam Bada Beimaan Hai (आज मौसम बड़ा बेईमान है)||Mohammed Rafi|
|72.||Aap Yahan Aaye Kisliye (आप यहाँ आये किसलिए)||Kishore Kumar|
Kal Aaj Aur Kal
|73.||Aati Rahengi Baharen (आती रहेंगी बहारें)||Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
|74.||Dil To Hai Dil (दिल तो है दिल)||Lata Mangeshkar|
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
|75.||Ek Main Aur Ek Tu Dono Mile Is Tarah (एक मैं, और एक तू. दोनों मिले इस तरह)||Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
Khel Khel Mein
|76.||Humne Tumko Dekha (हमने तुमको देखा तुमने हमको देखा)||Shailendra Singh|
Khel Khel Mein
|77.||Haye Haye Yeh Majboori||Lata Mangeshkar|
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan
|78.||Jaate Ho Jaane Jaana (जाते हो जाने जाना )||Asha Bhosle, Aarti Mukherjee, Amit Kumar, Shailendra Singh|
|79.||O Meri Mehbooba (ओ मेरी महबूबा तुझे जाना है तो जा)||Mohammed Rafi|
|80.||Le Jayenge Le Jayenge||Kishore Kumar|
Chor Machaye Shor
|81.||Main Shayar To Nahin (मैं शायर तो नहीं)||Shailendra Singh|
|82.||Chodd Do Aanchal (छोड़ दो आँचल ज़माना क्या कहेगा)||Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
|83.||Pal Bhar Ke Liye Koi Hame Pyar Kar Le (पल भर के लिए कोई हमें प्यार कर ले)||Kishore Kumar, Usha Khanna|
Johny Mera Naam
|84.||Yeh mera dil yaar ka diwana (ये मेरा दिल यार का दीवाना)||Asha Bhosle|
|85.||Tumne Kisi Se Kabhi Pyar Kiya Hai (तुमने किसी से कभी प्यार किया है)||Mukesh|
|86.||Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai (ये जो मोहब्बत है)||Kishore Kumar|
|87.||Tere Chehre Mein Woh Jaadu Hai||Kishore Kumar|
|88.||Pyar Deewana Hota Hai (प्यार दीवाना होता है)||Kishore Kumar|
|89.||Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas (पल पल दिल के पास)||Kishore Kumar|
|90.||Sona Laija Re Chaandi Laija Re (सोना ले जा रे चाँदी ले जा रे)||Lata Mangeshkar|
Mera Gaon Mera Desh
|91.||Tera Mujhse Hain Pehle Ka Nata Koi (तेरा मुझ से है पहले का नाता कोई)||Kishore Kumar, Sushma Shreshta|
Aa Gale Lag Jaa
|92.||Raat Kali Ek Khwab Mein Aayi (रात कली एक ख्वाब में आई)||Kishore Kumar|
Buddha Mil Gaya
|93.||Achha Ji Main Hari Chalo Maan Jao (अच्छा जी मैं हारी चलो मान जाओ ना)||Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle|
|94.||Do Lafzon Ki Hai Dil Ki Kahani (दो लफ्जों की है दिल)||Amitabh Bachchan, Sharad Kumar, Asha Bhosle|
The Great Gambler
|95.||Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli (जिंदगी कैसी है पहेली)||Manna Dey|
|96.||Mere Naseeb Mein Tu Hai Ki Nahi (मेरे नसीब में तू है के नहीं)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|97.||Humein Aur Jeene Ki Chahat Na Hoti (हमे और जीने की चाहत ना होती)||Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar|
Agar Tum Na Hote
|98.||Tune O Rangeele (तूने ओ रंगीले)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|99.||In Ankhon Ki Masti (इन आँखों की मस्ती)||Asha Bhosle|
|100.||Inhi Logon Ne (इन्हीं लोगों ने)||Lata Mangeshkar|
The Legacy of Old Hindi Songs
The legacy of old Hindi songs is undeniable and has left a lasting impact on Indian culture. These songs are not only a source of entertainment but also serve as a reminder of the rich cultural heritage of India. They have a unique ability to transport listeners to a different era and evoke strong emotions.
Old Hindi songs have inspired countless musicians, singers, and composers who have taken inspiration from them to create new and innovative music. They have also been the subject of remakes and remixes, keeping them alive and relevant even today.
Furthermore, these songs have become a significant part of the Indian film industry and have helped shape the industry into what it is today. Many iconic films and actors are associated with classic Hindi songs, and they continue to be an integral part of Bollywood culture.
In addition, old Hindi songs have also played a role in promoting Indian culture and language around the world. They have been translated into many languages and have been performed by artists from various countries.
Overall, the legacy of old Hindi songs is one that will continue to inspire and influence generations to come. They are a testament to the power of music to bring people together, evoke strong emotions, and leave a lasting impression.
Why old Hindi songs continue to be beloved by audiences across generations?
Old Hindi songs continue to be beloved by audiences across generations for several reasons. Firstly, they have timeless melodies and lyrics that have resonated with people for decades. The music of these songs is often composed with classical Indian instruments and features intricate arrangements that have stood the test of time.
Secondly, these songs are associated with some of the most iconic films and actors in Indian cinema. They serve as a reminder of a bygone era when films were made differently, and storytelling was an art form. Audiences connect with the emotions and characters portrayed in these films, and the songs add an extra layer of depth to the stories.
Thirdly, old Hindi songs have played a significant role in shaping Indian culture and identity. Many of these songs have been used to express the joys and sorrows of life, and they have become a part of the cultural fabric of India. They have been passed down from generation to generation, and people continue to listen to them as a way of connecting with their roots and preserving their cultural heritage.
Lastly, old Hindi songs are also appreciated for their simplicity and purity. In a world where music has become increasingly commercialized, these songs offer a refreshing change of pace. They remind people of a time when music was created for the love of music and not just for commercial gain.
Overall, old Hindi songs continue to be beloved because they offer a sense of nostalgia, cultural identity, and emotional resonance that is hard to find in modern music. They are a testament to the power of music to transcend time, connect people, and evoke strong emotions.
Old Hindi songs continue to hold a special place in the hearts of millions of people around the world. From the soulful melodies of the 1940s and 1950s to the energetic disco beats of the 1970s and 1980s, these songs have become an integral part of India’s cultural heritage. They have stood the test of time and continue to resonate with audiences across generations.
The popularity of these songs is a testament to the immense talent and creativity of the artists who composed and performed them. From Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar to Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle, these singers and musicians have left an indelible mark on the Indian music industry.
In conclusion, old Hindi songs are not just a form of entertainment; they are a cultural treasure that has been passed down from generation to generation. As we continue to celebrate these timeless classics, we pay tribute to the rich musical heritage of India and the extraordinary talents of the artists who brought them to life.
I hope this evergreen 1970s old songs list left a sweet smile on your face. If I missed any of your favorite songs, don’t forget to leave them in the comment section.
1. What are some of the most famous old songs in Hindi cinema?
There are numerous famous old songs in Hindi cinema, with many of them still beloved by audiences today. Some of the most iconic include “Awaara Hoon” by Mukesh, “Pyar Hua Iqrar Hua” by Manna Dey and Lata Mangeshkar, “Mere Sapno Ki Rani” by Kishore Kumar, “Awaz De Kahan Hai” by Surendra and Noor Jehan, and “Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara” by Kishore Kumar.
2. Why do old Hindi songs continue to be popular today?
Old Hindi songs continue to be popular today due to their timeless melodies, emotional lyrics, and association with classic Indian cinema. Many of these songs were composed by legendary music directors like SD Burman, RD Burman, and Laxmikant-Pyarelal, and were performed by iconic singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, and Mohammad Rafi. Additionally, many of these songs have been featured in contemporary Bollywood films, which has introduced them to younger generations.
3. Who were the most famous singers during the golden era?
During the golden era of Hindi cinema, which spanned from the 1940s to the 1960s, several singers rose to prominence and became iconic figures in Indian music. Some of the most famous singers from this era include Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar, Geeta Dutt, Asha Bhosle, and Shamshad Begum.
4. How did old Hindi songs impact the Indian music industry?
Old Hindi songs had a significant impact on the Indian music industry, helping to establish it as a major force in the global music scene. These songs were composed by talented music directors, performed by legendary singers, and often featured in blockbuster Bollywood films, which helped to popularize them among audiences across the world. Additionally, these songs have been covered and reinterpreted by numerous artists over the years, ensuring their lasting influence on the Indian music industry.
5. What is the significance of old Hindi songs in Indian culture?
Old Hindi songs hold great significance in Indian culture, serving as a reflection of the country’s rich history and traditions. These songs are often associated with classic Bollywood films, which are an important part of Indian cinema and culture. Additionally, these songs have been passed down through generations and continue to be beloved by audiences today, highlighting their enduring impact on Indian culture and society.