9 best Bollywood rain songs that can light up your mood anytime

There are a bunch of Bollywood rain songs that you can enjoy during the monsoon season. Let's have a look at this awesome list curated by Pinkvilla!

Updated on Feb 28, 2024  |  08:52 PM IST |  72.1K
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Bollywood rain songs rightfully have been capturing the essence of rain for ages. The Indian film industry, especially Bollywood, has been mesmerized by the various emotions associated with rain. From the earliest days, Indian films have showcased the various moods of monsoons through song and dance. In several Bollywood films, both old and new, songs involving the lead pair singing and dancing in the rain have become immensely popular with the audience. 

We have curated an awesome list of such songs from old and new movies that truly capture the essence of rain. 

Here are 9 best Bollywood rain songs that you never knew you needed for your monsoon playlist 

1. Baarish 


Baarish is one of the awesome Bollywood rain songs that still remains one of the top choices for all song lovers. The song featured in the movie Half Girlfriend. The song is voiced by Ash King and Shashaa Tirupati. Half Girlfriend, released in 2017, features Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor in the lead roles.

It tells the story of a Bihar native, Madhav Jha, who enrolls in a college in Delhi and develops feelings for Riya Somani. She agrees to be his girlfriend after much prodding, although she has no romantic interest in him.

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2. Tip Tip Barsa Pani 

Tip Tip Barsa Pani

Tip Tip Barsa Pani is one of the popular rain songs in Bollywood. This song is from the movie Mohra. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Suniel Shetty, and others. The song Tip Tip Barsa Pani was sung by Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan. It still remains one of the top rain songs in Bollywood. 

3. Kaate Nahi Kat-te Yeh Din Yeah Raat 


Mr India has several popular tracks, and one of them is Kaate Nahi Kat-te Yeh Din Yeah Raat. This famous song is voiced by legendary singer Kishore Kumar. The movie featured Anil Kapoor and the late Sridevi. 

The storyline follows a violinist and philanthropist named Arun Verma, who acquires a device that can make him invisible. When he rents out his house to pay his debts, he meets Seema Sohni, a journalist with whom he falls in love. Meanwhile, there is a criminal mastermind named Mogambo who wants to conquer India.

4. Pyaar Hua Ikrar Hua 


Pyaar Hua Ikrar Hua is one of the popular tracks from the movie Shree 420. The song is voiced by Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, and Shankar-Jaikishan. The film featured Raj Kapoor, Nargis Dutt, Nadira, Lalita Pawar, and others. 

In the story, a small-town man comes to make it big in the city, where he is almost instantly relieved of all his possessions. Homeless and penniless, he is taken in by a woman who looks after him. Raj falls prey to an unethical lifestyle when a rich businessman, Sonachand, lures him into it. However, when Raj realizes Sonachand's unscrupulous ways, he decides to make amends.

5. Koi Ladki Hai 


Dil To Pagal Hai is one of the most acclaimed films, and from it, Koi Ladki Hai is a very popular track still alive in everyone's hearts. The song was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Udit Narayan.

Featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Karisma Kapoor in the lead roles, the film showcases Rahul, who is the director of a successful music and dance group and considers Nisha, his best friend. Secretly, she is madly in love with him. Following an injury, new dancer Pooja joins the company, and Rahul finds himself falling for her, but she is engaged to Ajay, the son of the family who raised Pooja following her parents' death.

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6. Dum Dum Diga Diga 


From the movie Chhalia, Dum Dum Diga Diga is one of the best rain songs. It is voiced by Mukesh. The film starred Nutan, Raj Kapoor, Pran, Rehman, and others. Following Chhalia, a naive, simple-minded young man who comes to the city and witnesses the harsh side of life, falls in love with a young woman only to find out that she is married but separated from her husband and adopted son.

7. Rimjhim Gire Sawan 


When it’s raining outside, Kishore Kumar and R. D. Burman’s Rimjhim Gire Sawan never sounds old. The evergreen song is from the movie Manzil. The film starred Amitabh Bachchan, Moushumi Chatterjee, Praveen Paul, and others. The storyline follows Ajay, an ambitious young man who falls for a rich girl and pretends to be rich in an attempt to woo her. Things start to go awry when a court case, an angry father, and a failed business venture become his stumbling stones.

8. Barso Se


Barso Re is one of the melodic songs voiced by Shreya Ghoshal. The song is from the movie Guru. It featured Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Mithun Chakraborty, R. Madhavan, and others. It tells the story of Gurukant "Guru" Desai (Abhishek Bachchan), a middle-class man from a small village in the state of Gujarat. Guru travels to Bombay with his wife, Sujata (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan), and his brother-in-law, Jignesh (Arya Babbar), to start his own business and achieve his dreams.

9. Ghanan Ghanan


Ghanan Ghanan is one of the most famous Bollywood rain songs. It is from the movie Lagaan. The song is voiced by A.R. Rahman, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Sukhwinder Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Shaan, and Sehar. 

These are some popular Bollywood rain songs you can enjoy during the monsoon season. 

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