50 Amazing Old Hindi Songs

Old is gold! So is the music of old hindi songs. Old hindi songs were composed based on melody and ragas. Listening to old hindi songs is a fun experience. They have retained their charm and popularity even today which is mainly because of three main reasons: great singers, great lyrics and soul-stirring music.

Old Hindi Songs

Era of Old Hindi Songs

What an era that was! Who can forget Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh, Manna Dey and many more, singers whose names are written in golden letters in the Indian songs and music industry. They gave us phenomenal songs. The power of these old songs can be determined by the fact that even today if we start listening to them, it transports us to an era when we were kids or young adults, and bring to mind a bygone, perhaps simpler era. Listening to these songs lead to a general feeling of warmth and affection. Old hindi songs offer a lot of choices. If you like sad songs, than songs made for tragic situations will help you enjoy the melancholic and sober tunes. If you like fast and peppy numbers, than there are songs sung by Kishore Kumar. If you like romantic numbers, songs sung by Mohammed Rafi and Mahendra Kapoor will definitely bring out the lover inside you. With this in mind we have tried to create a list of 50 such amazing old Hindi songs which would take you on a musical joyride.

List of 50 Amazing Old Hindi Songs

1. Tum Agar Saath Dene Ka Vada Karo
Artists: Mahendra Kapoor
Film: Hamraaz, 1967

2. Kahin Door Jab
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Anand, 1971

3. Maine Tere Liye
Artists: Mukesh
Film: Anand, 1971

4. Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Blackmail, 1973

5. Dream Girl
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Dream Girl, 1977

6. Mehbooba Mehbooba
Artists: R.D. Burman
Film: Sholay, 1975

7. Zindagi Ke Safar Main
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Aap Ki Kasam, 1974

8. Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye
Artists: Kumar Sanu, Sadhna Sargam
Film: Jurm, 1990

9. Neele Neele Ambar Par (Male)
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Kalaakaar, 1983

10. Ek Hasina Thi Ek Diwana Tha
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Rishi Kapoor
Film: Karz, 1980

11. Chhod Do Aanchal
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
Film: Paying Guest, 1957

12. Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Jewel Thief, 1967

13. Din Dhal Jaye
Artists: Mohammed Rafi
Film: Guide, 1965

14. Zindagi Kaisi Hai
Artists: Manna Dey
Film: Anand, 1971

15. Chup Gaye Sare Nazare
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
Film: Do Raaste, 1969

16. Dekha Ek Khwab
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Silsila, 1981

17. Jo Wada Kiya
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
Film: Taj Mahal, 1963

18. Chingari Koi Bhadke
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Amar Prem, 1971

19. Kehdoo Tumhe
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
Film: Deewar, 1975

20. Hai Apna Dil To Awara
Artists: Hemant Kumar
Film: Solvan Saal, 1958

21. Pal Bhar Ke Liye
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Usha Khanna
Film: Johny Mera Naam, 1970

22. Aaj Kal Tere Mere Pyar Ke
Artists: Mohammed Rafi, Suman Kalyanpur
Film: Brahmachari, 1968

23. Ajeeb Daastaan Hai Yeh
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai, 1960

24. Nain Lad Jai Re To Manva Ma
Artists: Mohammed Rafi
Film: Ganga Jamuna, 1961

25. Roop Tera Mastana
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Aradhana, 1969

26. Sara Zamana
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Yaarana, 1981

27. Lag Ja Gale Se
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Woh Kaun Thi, 1964

28. Ruk Jana O Jaana
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Warrant, 1975

29. Pyar Kiya Nahin Jata
Artists: Asha Bhosle
Film: Mera Vachan Geeta Ki Kasam, 1977

30. Salam-e-ishq
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, 1978

31. Milo Na Tum To
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Heer Raanjhna, 1970

32. Pardesia Sab Kehte
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Mr. Natwarlal, 1979

33. Tarif Karun Kya Uski
Artists: Mohammed Rafi
Film: Kashmir Ki Kali, 1964

34. Chookar Mere Mann Ko
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Yaarana, 1981

35. Kya Dekhte Ho
Artists: Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle
Film: Qurbani, 1980

36. Dil Lena Khel Hai Dildar Ka
Artists: R.D. Burman
Film: Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai, 1981

37. Sayonara
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Love In Tokyo, 1966

38. O Meri Soni
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
Film: Yaadon Ki Baaraat, 1973

39. Aane Se Uske Aaye Bahaar
Artists: Bhupinder, Mohammed Rafi
Film: Jeene Ki Raah, 1969

40. Deewana Hua Badal
Artists: Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle
Film: Kashmir Ki Kali, 1964

41. Lekar Hum Diwana Dil
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
Film: Yaadon Ki Baaraat, 1973

42. Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai Pyar
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Amar Akbar Anthony, 1977

43. Raina Beeti Jaye
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Amar Prem, 1971

44. O Saathi Re
Artists: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
Film: Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, 1978

45. Maang Ke Saath Tumhara
Artists: Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi
Film: Naya Daur, 1957

46. Jiya Beqarar Hai
Artists: Lata Mangeshkar
Film: Barsaat, 1969

47. Kuchh To Log
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Amar Prem, 1971

48. Khaike Paan Banaraswala
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Don, 1978

49. Aao Twist Karen
Artists: Manna Dey
Film: Bhoot Bangla, 1965

50. Are Diwano Mujhe Pehchano
Artists: Kishore Kumar
Film: Don, 1978 

Saluting the Genius of These Great Old Hindi Songs

We believe by now you might have finished going through or perhaps even listening to and humming along some of the songs in the list. The genius of these great old Hindi songs can’t be justified by one list. There are many great songs out there. Songs which are perhaps immortal and timeless. This list serves the purpose of reminding you of the era that it was and saluting the genius that went into making of these great old Hindi songs. We would welcome you to give your suggestions on the list and also give us your views on which songs you think represents that wonderful era of old Hindi song sand would like to see on the list.