100 Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s

Updated on August 7, 2019
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Read on to learn the best Bollywood love songs of the 2010s.
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Since the year 2010, a number of romantic songs from Bollywood films have topped music charts. Modern Bollywood songs are known for their grand performances. These new songs offer the complete package—their lyrics are expressive and their visuals are glitzy and theatrical. These songs have charmed audiences in far off corners of the world.

Modern Bollywood is breaking many trends, expanding the genre. While every decade in the Hindi film industry has had something exciting to offer, the 2010s will be remembered as the definitive years for soulful love songs. The list below showcases a diverse number of romantic songs and ballads from this mesmerizing decade.

Top 10 Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s

  1. “Dil Diyan Gallan”—Tiger Zinda Hai
  2. “Tum Hi Ho”—Aashiqui 2
  3. “Bin Tere”—I Hate Luv Storys
  4. “Phir Bhi Tumko Chahunga”—Half Girlfriend
  5. “Galliyan”—Ek Villain
  6. “Tere Naina”—My Name Is Khan
  7. “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”—Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
  8. “Kabira”—Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
  9. “Mein Tenu Samjhawan”—Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya
  10. “Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage”—Kabir Singh

Lyrical Content in New Bollywood Songs

The theme of love is paramount to Bollywood films. These modern films explore these sentiments with a sense of poetic grace. The Sufi elements used in their lyrics are thought-provoking and hugely popular with youth. In certain songs, the grievances that come with falling in love are showcased through strong visuals and emotional lyrics.

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s #11-20

11. “Pe Loon”—One Upon A Time in Mumbai

12. “Sunn Raha Hai”—Aashiqui 2

13. “Khaabon Ke Parinday”—Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

14. “Teri Meri”—Bodyguard

15. “Kaabil Hoon”—Kaabil

16. “Mera Mann”—Nautanki Saala!

17. “Baarish”—Half Girlfriend

18. “Wajah Tum Ho”—Wajah Tum Ho

19. “Dl To Bachcha Hai Ji”—Ishqiya

20. “Tumse Hi Tumse”—Anjaana Anjaani

Playback Singing in Modern Day Bollywood

Unlike in the past, when only reputed playback singers were given opportunities to sing in films, more singers are being given chances. Thanks to the emergence of reality shows and singing competitions, a number of talented young singers are getting opportunities to sing in the Indian film industry. In present-day Bollywood, music directors employ the voices of playback singers in accordance with what the movie script demands. Emotive singers have become exceedingly popular with Bollywood music directors (who often have a flair for love songs and ballads).

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s #21-40

21. “Be Intehaan”—Race 2

22. “Call Me Dil”—Jhootha Hi Sahi

23. “Fakira”—Student of the Year 2

24. “Tere Mast Mast Do Nain”—Dabangg

25. “Hamari Adhuri Kahani”—Hamari Adhuri Kahani

26. “Baarish”—Yaariyan

27. “Mast Magan”—Two States

28. “Jag Ghoomeya”—Sultan

29. “Sanam Re”—Sanam Re

30. “Jaane Yeh Kya Hua”—Karthik Calling Kartik

31. “Hale Dil”—Murder 2

32. “Mere Bina”—Crook

33. “Suraj Dooba Hai”—Roy

34. “Tera Chehra”—Sanam Teri Kasam

35. “Teri Meri Kahaani”—Gabbar Is Back

36. “Chaar Kadam”—PK

37. “Tu Meri”—Bang Bang

38. “Banjaara”—Ek Villain

39. “Agar Tum Saath Ho”—Tamasha

40. “Tu Hi Hai”—Dear Zindagi

The Role of Music Directors in Modern Bollywood

In the past, only a few music directors were trusted with the responsibility of composing songs for Hindi films. However, in recent years, a number of young music directors have been approached by filmmakers. The rise of music directors with more diverse musical influences has opened the door for compositions that are technical and complex. The new fusion of diverse western musical influences with traditional Indian elements has created a new sound that has given Bollywood love songs a new identity.

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s #41-60

41. “Gehra Ishq”—Neerja

42. “Oh Saathi”—Baaghi 2

43. “Kaun Tujhe”—M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story

44. “Te Amo”—Dum Maro Dum

45. “Mera Pyaar Tera Pyaar”—Jalebi

46. “Andha Ishq”—Band Baaja Baaraat

47. “Dil Meri Na Sune”—Genius

48. “Ik Junoon”—Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

49. “Zehanaseeb”—Hasee Toh Phasee

50. “Humsafar”—Badrinath Ki Dulhania

51. “Yeh Ishq Hain”—Rangoon

52. “Tere Sang Yaara”—Rustom

53. “Meherbaan”—Bang Bang

54. “Ik Vaari Aa”—Raabta

55. “Kuch Toh Hai”—Do Lafzon Ki Kahani

56. “Gerua”—Dilwale

57. “Tera Fitoor”—Genius

58. “Darkhast”—Shivaay

59. “Paniyon Sa”—Satyameva Jayate

60. “Enna Sona”—OK Jaanu

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s #61-80

61. “Tere Bin”—Simmba

62. “Soch Na Sake”—Airlift

63. “Tu Hai Ki Nahi”—Roy

64. “Dil Dhadakne Do”—Dil Dhadakne Do

65. “Wajah Tum Ho”—Hate Story 3

66. “Yeh Fitoor Mera"—Fitoor

67. “Toota Jo Kabhi Tara”—A Flying Jatt

68. “Sun Saathiya”—ABCD 2

69. “Tu Chahiye”—Bajrangi Bhaijaan

70. “Koi Fariyaad”—Tum Bin 2

71. “Nazm Nazm”—Bareilly Ki Barfi

72. “Lo Safar”—Baaghi 2

73. “Socha Hai”—Baadshaho

74. “Jeena Jeena”—Badlapur

75. “Hawaayein”—Jab Harry Met Sejal

76. “Maine Tujhko Dekha”—Golmaal

77. “Mere Naam Tu”—Zero

78. “Mana Ki Hum Yaar Nahin”—Meri Pyaari Bindu

79. “Ji Huzoori”—Ki & Ka

80. “Pal”—Monsoon Shootout

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s #81-100

81. “Dil Mein Ho Tum”—Why Cheat India

82. “Teher Ja”—October

83. “Mere Rashke Qamar”—Baadshaho

84. “Dil Kyun Yeh Mera”—Kites

85. “Tujhko Jo Paya”—Crook

86. “Stay A Little Longer”—Half Girlfriend

87. “Tu Hai”—Mohenjo Daro

88. “Saansein”—Karwaan

89. “Halka Halka”—Fanney Khan

90. “Mujhe Chaand Pe Le Chalo”—Sanju

91. “Qaafirana”—Kedarnath

92. “Channa Mereya”—Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

93. “Jitni Dafa”—Parmanu…The Story of Pokhran

94. “Sau Aasmaan”—Baar Baar Dekho

95. “Roke Na Ruke Naina”—Badrinath Ki Dulhnia

96. “Ek Dil Ek Jaan”—Padmaavat

97. “Tum Mere Ho”—Hate Story 4

98. “Dekhte Dekhte”—Batti Gul Meter Chalu

99. “Nazar Na Lag Jaaye”—Stree

100. “Tera Hua”—Loveyatri

Other Notable Bollywood Love Songs of the 2010s

  • “Madno”—Lamhaa
  • “Tum Ho”—Rockstar
  • “Khul Kabhi Toh”—Haider
  • “Bolna”—Kapoor & Sons
  • “Tera Zikr”—Guzaarish
  • “Saude Bazi”—Mary Kom
  • “Bhula Dena”—Aashiqui 2
  • “Jaan Nisar”—Kedrnath
  • “Rabba”—Aashayein
  • “Badnamiya”—Hate Story 4
  • “Sanu Ek Pal Chain”—Raid
  • “Cham Cham”—Striker
  • “Naina”—Khoobsurat
  • “Chhod Diya”—Baazar
  • “Hanste Hanste”—Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha
  • “Bol Do Na Zara”—Azhar
  • “Zaalima”—Raees
  • “Hum Mar Jayenge”—Aashiqui 2
  • “Binte Dil”—Padmaavat
  • “Janam Janam”—Dilwale
  • “Saadi Galli”—Nautanki Salla!
  • “Itni Si Baat Hai”—Azhar
  • “Ghani Bawri”—Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • “Humdard”—Ek Villain
  • “Manwa Laage”—Happy New Year

  • “Tum Se”—Jalebi
  • “Bekhabar”—Action Replayy
  • “Tere Bina”—Haseena Parkar
  • “Aye Zindagi”—Chalk n Duster
  • “Dil Dhadakne Do”—Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  • “Phir Mohabbat”—Murder 2
  • “Tab Bhi Tu”—October
  • “Baatein Yeh Kabhi Na”—Khamoshiyan
  • “Naina”—Dangal
  • “Ishq Di Baajiyaan”—Soorma
  • “Sun Le Sada”—Half Girlfriend
  • “Dhadak”—Dhadak
  • “Tumhein Apna Banane Ka”—Hate Story 3
  • “Mahi Ve”—Wajah Tum Ho
  • “Sukoon Mila”—Mary Kom
  • “Labon Ka Karobaar”—Befikre
  • “Jaise Mera Tu”—Happy Ending
  • “Tera Hoke Rahoon”—Behen Hogi Teri
  • “Nit Khair Manga”—Raid
  • “Tere Mere”—Chef
  • “Subah Subah”—Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
  • “Main Agar”—Tubelight
  • “Ishq Bulaava”—Hasee Toh Phasee
  • “Baaton Ko Teri”—All Is Well
  • “Aak Unse Milna Hai”—Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

  • “Sawaar Loon”—Lootera
  • “Dhoonde Akhiyaan”—Jabariya Jodi
  • “Kuch Din”—Kaabil
  • “Tu Joh Hain”—Mr. X
  • “Lag Jaa Gale”—Bhoomi
  • “Aa Raat Bhar”—Heropanti
  • “Pehli Baar”—Dhadak
  • “Hans Mat Pagli”—Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
  • “Rozana”—Love Breakups Zindagi
  • “Barfani”—Babumoshai Bandookbaaz
  • “Main Hoon Hero Tera”—Hero
  • “Sadka Hua”—I Hate Luv Storys
  • “Aaj Se Teri”—Padman
  • “Tu Banja Gali Benaras Ki”—Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana
  • “Hangover”—Kick
  • “Lae Dooba”—Aiyaary
  • “Tinka Tinka Dil Mera”—Tubelight
  • “Naino Ne Baandhi Kaise Dor Re”—Gold
  • “Sahiba”—Phillauri
  • “Tera Yaar Hoon Main”—Sonu Ki Titu Ki Sweety
  • “Dil Tu Hi Bataa”—Krrish 3
  • “Ittefaq Se (Raat Baaki)”—Ittefaq
  • “Selfish”—Race 3
  • “Daryaa”—Manmarziyan
  • “Chahun Main Ya Naa”—Aashiqui 2

  • “Titli”—Chennai Express
  • “Shayarana”—Daawat-e-Ishq
  • “Thodi Der”—Half Girlfriend
  • “Judaai”—Badlapur
  • “Kisi Se Pyaar Ho Jaaye”—Kaabil
  • “Sawarne Lage”—Mitron
  • “Bairaagi”—Bareilly Ki Barfi
  • “Suno Na Sangemarmar”—Youngistan
  • “Tere Liye”—Prince
  • “Ik Tu Hi”—Mausam
  • “Hasi”—Hamari Adhuri Kahani
  • “Chalte Chalte”—Mitron
  • “Aaj Phir Tumpe”—Hate Story 2
  • “Bandeya”—Dil Junglee
  • “Lambiyaan Si Judaiyaan”—Raabta
  • “Haareya”—Meri Pyaari Bindhu
  • “Chaav Laaga”—Sui Dhaaga
  • “Ishq Di Baajiyaan”—Soorma
  • “Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai”—Phata Poster Nikla Hero
  • “Chaandaniya”—2 States
  • “Sun Le Zara”—1921
  • “Main Hoon Saath Tere”—Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana
  • “Joganiyan”—Tevar
  • “Katra Katra”—Alone
  • “Meet”—Simran

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