Top 100 Hindi Songs of 1960s

Updated on January 27, 2018
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Kannan believes music is God's gift to mankind. With this in mind, he creates articles for other music lovers.

The Good Ol' Days

During the 1960s, India fought two wars, Indian cinema grew stronger and even more popular, and the Akashvani on All India Radio (AIR) delivered information from all over India and the world, along with the voices of Lata, Rafi, and many other legends.

As a tribute to the older times, I have written this list of best songs of the 1960s. Writing this article was an absolute pleasure, as I got to revisit and listen to some rare gems. Hopefully, you will also discover them and include in your playlist.

I've written the title of this image in black and white, like many movies of the '60s
I've written the title of this image in black and white, like many movies of the '60s | Source

Songs From the Golden Era (1960 - 1969)

Song titles are in "quotes" and film titles are in italics.

  • "Aa Jaan-E-Jaan" Intaqam
  • "Aage Bhi Jaane Na Tu" Waqt
  • "Aaja Aai Bahar" Rajkumar
  • "Aajkal Tere Mere Pyar Ke Charche" Brahmachari
  • "Aane Se Uske Aaye Bahar" Jeene Ki Raah
  • "Aap Ki Nazron Ne Samjha" Anpadh
  • "Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyon" Haqeeqat
  • "Abhi Na Jao Chhodkar" Hum Dono
  • "Ae Mohabbat Zindabad" Mughal-e-Azam

"Ae Phoolon Ki Rani" Arzoo

  • "Ai Ai Aa Suku Suku" Kashmir Ki Kali
  • "Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh" Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
  • "Aji Rooth Kar Ab Kahan Jaiyega" Arzoo
  • "Andaz Mera Mastana" Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
  • "Aye Mere Pyaare Watan" Kabuliwala

"Aye Meri Zohra Jabeen" Waqt

  • "Baar Baar Din Ye Aaye" Farz
  • "Badan Pe Sitare Lapete" Prince
  • "Baharon Phool Barsao" Suraj
  • "Bar Bar Dekho" China Town
  • "Bedardi Balma Tujhko" Arzoo
  • "Bekarar Karke Hume" Bees Saal Baad
  • "Bekhudi Mein Sanam" Hasina Maan Jayegi
  • "Bindiya Chamkegi" Do Raaste
  • "Bol Gori Bol Tera Kaun Piya" Milan
  • "Chalo Ek Baar Phir Se" Gumrah
  • "Chand Si Mehbooba Ho Meri" Himalay Ki God Mein
  • "Chaudhvin Ka Chand Ho" Title Song
  • "Chup Gaye Saare Nazaare" Do Raaste
  • "Deewanon Se Ye Mat Poocho" Upkar
  • "Dhoondo Dhoondo Re Sajna" Gunga Jumna
  • "Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai" Title Song
  • "Dil Ke Jharokhe Mein" Brahmachari

"Diwana Hua Badal" Kashmir Ki Kali

  • "Dooriyan Nazdikiyan Ban Gayi" Duniya
  • "Ehsaan Tera Hoga" Kashmir Ki Kali
  • "Ek Tu Jo Mila/Na Mila" Himalay Ki God Mein
  • "Gairon Pe Karam" Aakhen
  • "Gumnaam Hai Koi" Gumnaam
  • "Ham Tere Pyar Mein" Dil Ek Mandir
  • "Haule Haule Chalo More Sajna" Sawan Ki Ghata
  • "Hothon Pe Sacchai Rehti Hai" Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai

"Hum Jab Simat Ke Aapki" Waqt

Musical Hits of the 1960s

Movie Title
Popular Songs
Aradhana
Roop Tera Mastana
 
Baghon Mein Bahar Hai
 
Chanda Hai Tu Mera Suraj Hai Tu
 
Mere Sapno Ki Rani
 
Kora Kagaz Tha Yeh Man Mera
 
Saphal Hogi Teri Aradhana
 
Gunguna Rahe Hai Bhawre
Sangam
Mere Man Ki Ganga
 
Dost Dost Na Raha
 
Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega
 
Yeh Mera Prem Patra
 
Main Kya Karoon Ram
Guide
Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna
 
Din Dhal Jaaye
 
Gaata Rahe Mera Dil
 
Kya Se Kya Ho Gaya
 
Piya Tose Naina Laage Re
 
Wahan Kaun Hai Tera
Hamraaz
Neele Gagan Ke Tale
 
Na Muh Chupaake Jiyo
 
Tum Agar Saath Dene Ka
 
Kisi Patthar Ki Moorat Se
Dosti
Chahoonga Main Tujhe Saanj Savere
 
Meri Dosti Mera Pyar
 
Rahi Manwa Dukh Ki Chinta
 
Mera To Jo Bhi Kadam
 
Jaanewalo Zara
 
Gudiya Humse Roothi Rahogi

"Na Muh Chupake Jiyo" Humraaz

  • "Hum Kaale Hain To" Gumnaam
  • "Hum Tum Yug Yug Se" Milan
  • "Insaaf Ki Dagar Pe" Gunga Jumna
  • "Isharon Isharon Men Dil Lenewale" Kashmir Ki Kali
  • "Iss Duniya Mein Jeena Ho Toh Sunlo Meri Baat" Gumnaam
  • "Jaaiye Aap Kahaan Jaayenge" Mere Sanam
  • "Jhumka Gira Re" Mera Saaya
  • "Jiya O Jiya" Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai
  • "Jo Wada Kiya Wo" Taj Mahal

"Kahin Deep Jale Kahin" Bees Saal Baad

  • "Kankariya Maar Ke Jagaya" Himalay Ki God Mein
  • "Kashmir Ki Kali Hoon Main" Kashmir Ki Kali
  • "Kasme Waade Pyar Wafa" Upkar
  • "Khoya Khoya Chand" Kala Bazar
  • "Lag Jaa Gale Ki Phir Ye Haseen Raat Ho Na Ho" Woh Kaun Thi?
  • "Lakhon Hai Nigah Mein" Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon
  • "Likhe Jo Khat Tujhe" Kanyadaan
  • "Main Gaoon Tum So Jao" Brahmachari
  • "Main Pyar Ka Rahi Hoon" Ek Musafir Ek Haseena
  • "Mast Baharon Ka Main Aashiq" Farz
  • "Mera Naam Karega Roshan" Ek Phool Do Mali
  • "Mera Saaya Saath" Mera Saaya
  • "Mera Yaar Bana Hai Dulha" Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Mere Desh Ki Dharti

— Lyrics written by Gulshan Bawra is a patriotic song at its best
  • "Mere Mehboob Tujhe" Title Song
  • "Milti Hai Zindagi Mein Mohabbat" Aakhen
  • "Mohe Panghat Pe" Mughal-e-Azam
  • "Na Na Karte Pyar Tumhin Se" Jab Jab Phool Khile
  • "Naina Barase Rimjhim Rimjhim" Woh Kaun Thi?
  • "Naina Lad Jaihen" Gunga Jumna
  • "Nainon Mein Badra" Mera Saaya
  • "Neele Gagan Ke Tale" Hamraaz
  • "O Haseena Zulfonwali Jaane Jahan" Teesri Manzil
  • "O Mere Sona Re Sona Re" Teesri Manzil
  • "O Sanam Tere Ho Gayen Hum" Ayee Milan Ki Bela
  • "Parde Mein Rahne Do" Shikar
  • "Pardesiyon Se Na Ankhiyan Milana" Jab Jab Phool Khile
  • "Patthar Ke Sanam" Title Song
  • "Pukarta Chala Hoon Main" Mere Sanam

"Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya" Mughal-e-Azam

  • "Raat Kaa Samaa Jhume Chandramaa" Ziddi
  • "Raha Gardishon Mein Hardum" Do Badan
  • "Ram Kare Aisa Ho Jaye" Milan
  • "Sau Saal Pehle" Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai
  • "Sayonara Sayonara" Love In Tokyo
  • "Taarif Karoon Kya Uski" Kashmir Ki Kali
  • "Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal" Patthar Ke Sanam
  • "Tera Mera Pyaar Amar" Asli-Naqli
  • "Tere Ghar Ke Samne" Title Song

"Teri Pyari Pyari Soorat Ko" Sasural

  • "Tujhe Jeevan Ki Dor Se" Asli-Naqli
  • "Tujhko Mera Pyar Pukare" Gumrah
  • "Tumhin Meri Mandir" Khandan
  • "Tumko Hamari Umar Lag Jaye" Ayee Milan Ki Bela
  • "Tumne Pukara Aur Hum Chale Aaye" Rajkumar
  • "Tumse Achchha Kaun Hai" Janwar
  • "Ye Hai Reshmi Zulfon Ka Andhera" Mere Sanam
  • "Ye Samaa Samaa Hai Pyar Ka" Jab Jab Phool Khile
  • "Yeh Aankhen Uff Yun Maa" Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai
  • "Yeh Reshmi Zulfen" Do Raaste

More Musical Hits

Movie
Popular Songs
Shagird
Bade Miya Diwane
 
Dil Wil Pyar Wyar
 
Woh Hain Zara Khafa Khafa
 
Ruk Jaa Aye Hawa, Tham Jaa Aye Bahaar
Jewel Thief
Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara
 
Rulake Gaya Sapna Mera
 
Aasman Ke Neeche
 
Dil Pukare Aa Re
 
Hothon Mein Aisi Baat
An Evening in Paris
Akele Akele Kahan Ja Rahe Ho
 
Raat Ke Hamsafar
 
Aasman Se Aaya Farishta
 
An Evening in Paris
Padosan
Main Chali Main Chali
 
Bhai Battur
 
Mere Samne Wali Khidki
 
Ek Chatur Naar
 
Kehana Hai.. Kehana Hai Tumse
 
Mere Bhole Balam

"Mere Sapno Ki Rani" Aradhana

Hopefully, you liked the list. If you feel like I have missed a song then please comment below and I will include it!

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Questions & Answers

  • Can you suggest some good duet songs of 1960?

    Below are my top 5 most melodious duet songs from the year 1960.

    1) Diwana Mastana Hua Dil - Bombai Ka Baboo

    2) Rim Jhim Ke Taraane Le Ke Aayi Barasaat - Kala Bazar

    3) Zindagi Bhar Nahin Bhoolegi Woh Barsaat Ki Raat - Barsaat Ki Raat

    4) Ye Jindagi Ka Mausam - Ghungat

    5) Dil To Hai Deewana Na - Manzil

© 2018 Kannan Reddy

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      Lalit Kumar Kothari 

      4 weeks ago

      Songs of Neelkamal & Saraswatichandra are not included

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