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100 Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s

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Bollywood's musical landscape changed dramatically in the ‘90s. Melody-driven love songs took over the industry in the ‘90s. In India, the Hindi film industry became magnanimous with a number of big budget films. The songs in those movies started to break old trends and incorporated new influences into the genre. Expressive songs with thoughtful lyrics became the essence of the Bollywood sound. Romantic Hindi love songs became the norm in the music industry. Bollywood films always made sure that audiences got their money’s worth, providing audiences with marvelous dance numbers and grandiose musical arrangements.

Many Bollywood love songs have been reworked and remixed by present-day music directors and DJs, some of which have become the biggest party anthems on the dance floor. Romantic Bollywood songs of the '90s have inspired a new generation of musical ideas that have become the mainstay of modern Bollywood. While the decade is long gone, its influence lives on.

The list below explores love songs from Bollywood movies made in the '90s. If you are a Bollywood buff, you will have something to say. Feel free to speak your heart and mind in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s

  1. “Kuch Na Kaho”—1942: A Love Story
  2. “Pehla Nasha”—Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
  3. “Tu Hi Re”—Bombay
  4. “Mujhe Neend Na Aaye”—Dil
  5. “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha”—1942: A Love Story
  6. “Dheere Dheere Se Meri Zindagi Mein Aa Na”—Aashiqui
  7. “Tujhe Dekha To”—Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  8. “Kehna Hi Kya”—Bombay
  9. “Dil To Pagal Hai”—Dil To Pagal Hai
  10. “Bahon Ke Darmiyan”—Khamoshi: The Musical

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s #11-20

11. “Mein Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon”—Yes Boss

12. “Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain”—Pardes

13. “Tum Mile Dil Khile”—Criminal

14. “Main Duniya Bhula Doonga”—Aashiqui

15. “Tip Tip Barsa Pani”—Mohra

16. “Who Pehli Bar Jab Hum Mile”—Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi

17. “Chura Ke Dil Mera”—Main Khiladi Tu Anari

18. “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan”—Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

19. “Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai”—Saajan

20. “Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye”—Jurm

Bollywood Music in the ‘90s

A typical '90s Bollywood flick had a good balance of action, romance, comedy, and drama. Music evolved a great deal during this decade. A youth-oriented musical flavor became vibrant. Songs about love, romance, sacrifice, and relationships became exceedingly popular during the decade. Emotive love songs came to the forefront, bringing a fresh wave of ideas that changed the music's compositional structure. Music directors started exploring diverse genres that fused western influences with traditional Indian music. Love songs about loneliness became very popular with youth in the ‘90s. Love songs that took place during dream sequences in Bollywood films became incredibly popular.

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s #21-40

21. “Chand Chupa Badal Mein”—Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

22. “Yea Kaali Kaali Aankhen”—Baazigar

23. “Aisi Deewangi Dekhi Nahi”—Deewana

24. “Chaiyya Chaiyya”—Dil Se

25. “Yeh Haseen Wadiyan”—Roja

26. “Ab Tere Bin”—Aashiqui

27. “Musu Musu”—Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi

28. “Oh O Jaane Jaana”—Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya

29. “Tere Dar Pe Sanam Chale Aaye”—Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aaye

30. "Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin"—Dil Hia Ke Manta Nahin

31. "Nazar Ke Saamne"—Aashiqui

32. "Waada Raha Sanam"—Khiladi

33. "Taal Se Taal"—Taal

34. “Jaadu Teri Nazar”—Darr

35. “Pehla Pehla Pyar Hai”—Hum Aapke Hain Koun

36. “Chhupana Bhi Nahi Aata”—Baazigar

37. “Tadap Tadap Ke”—Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

38. “Humko Sirf Tumse”—Barsaat

39. “Jo Haal Dil Ka”—Sarfarosh

40. “Mere Khwabon Mein”—Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Bollywood Monsoon Romance Songs of the ‘90s

In the '90s, an interesting trend occurred in Bollywood films when romantic scenes often took place in the pouring rain. During these scenes, the score was always dramatic and dazzling, making these songs very popular throughout the decade. Many Hindi films of the time incorporated monsoon scenes into their plots in order to emphasis the passion the lovers were feeling for one another. Romantic love songs with anthem-like choruses started gaining momentum in the ‘90s. In India, love songs from Bollywood films ruled the music charts.

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s #41-60

41. “Tu Meri Zindagi Hai”—Aashiqui

42. “Raja ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya”—Akele Hum Akele Tum

43. “Tu Pyar Hai Kisi Aur Ka”—Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

44. “Dhak Dhak Karne Laga”—Beta

45. “Ae Kaash Ke Hum”—Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naan

46. “Saat Samundar Paar”—Vishwatma

47. “Bas Ek Sanam Chaahiye”—Aashique

48. “Dekha Hai Pehli Baar”—Saajan

49. “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”—Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

50. “Mujhe Raat Din”—Sangharsh

51. “Ramta Jogi”—Taal

52. “Akkha India Jaanta Hai”—Jaan Tere Naam

53. “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”—Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

54. “Dil Ka Aalam”—Aashiqui

55. “Ruk Ja O Dil Deewane”—Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

56. “Aur Kya”—Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani

57. “Ho Gaya Hai Tujhko To Pyar Sajna”—Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

58. “Dil Se Re”—Dil Se

59. “Pehli Pehli Baar Mohabbat Ki Hai”—Sirf Tum

60. “Ole Ole”—Yeh Dillagi

Bollywood Love Song Compilations of the ‘90s

Slow love songs and ghazal-inspired love songs became popular in Hindi movies. Soon, they were common throughout many different aspects of Indian culture, often being played at Indian weddings and farewell parties. Many people could relate to the reflective lyrics in these romantic songs. Songs with strong melodies became the Bollywood flavor. While music piracy scaled new heights in this decade, major recording companies started releasing love song compilations. Effective pricing of cassettes and CDs helped put the brakes on the piracy market in a big way. It was these love songs that brought in major profits for the Hindi music industry.

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s #61-80

61. “Darwaza Band Kar Lo”—Darr

62. “Ek Ho Gaye Hum Aur Tum”—Bombay

63. “Dil Mer Churaya Kyun”—Akele Hum Akele Tum

64. “Is Deewane Ladke Ko”—Sarfarosh

65. “Ghoongte Mein Chanda Hai”—Koyla

66. “Who Toh Hai Albela”—Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa

67. “Bholi Si Surat”—Dil To Pagal Hai

68. “Aye Mere Humsafar”—Baazigar

69..“Barsaat Ke Mausam Mein”—Naajayaz

70. “Ilu Ilu”—Saudagar

71. “Tu Mere Saamne”—Darr

72. “Aaye Ho Meri Zindagi Mein”—Raja Hindustani

73. “Bahut Pyaar Karte Hai”—Saajan

74. “Suno Zara”—Bada Din

75. “Aati Kya Khandala”—Ghulam

76. “Urvashi Urvashi”—Humse Hain Muqabala

77. “Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna”—Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

78. “Sanam Mere Sanam”—Hum

79. “Teri Umeed Tera Intezar”—Deewana

80. “Chand Se Parda Keejiye”—Aao Pyaar Karen

Best Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s #81-100

81. “Jadu Hai Yeh Tera Jadu”—Ghulam

82. “Kabhi Main Kahoon”—Lamhe

83. “Tumhein Apna Banane Ki”—Sadak

84. “Kaisa Lagta Hai”—Baaghi

85. “Saasein Teri Chalti Rahi”—Dil

86. “Pyaar Hua Chupke Se”—1942 : A Love Story

87. “Ishq Bina”—Taal

88. “Dil Ka Qaraar”—Sangharsh

89. “Aankhon Mein Hain Kya”—Vishwatma

90. “Kitna Pyaara Tujhe”—Raja Hindustani

91. “Dekho Dekho Jaanam”—Ishq

92. “Badi Mushkil Hai”—Aanjam

93. “Kathai Aankhon Wali”—Duplicate

94. “Aankhon Se Tune Kya”—Ghulam

95. “Adayein Bhi Hai”—Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin

96. “Yaaron Na Jaane Mujhe”—Yash

97. “Pyar Kar”—Dil To Pagal Hai

98. “Meri Sanson Mein”—Aur Pyar Ho Gaya

99. “Saudagar Sauda Kar”—Saudagar

100. “Oh Mere Sapno Ke Saudagar”—Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin

Other Notable Bollywood Love Songs of the ‘90s

  • “Gali Gali Mein Chand”—Zakhm
  • “Tare Hai Barati”—Virasat
  • “Chera Kya Dekhte Ho”—Salaami
  • “Khate Hain Hum Kasam”—Aatish
  • “Dil Aashna Hai”—Dil Aashna Hai
  • “Awaz Do Humko”—Dushman
  • “Utra Na Dil Mein Koi”—Uff Yeh Mohabbat
  • “Diwani Diwani”—First Love Letter
  • “Zara Tasveer Se Tu Nikal Kar Samne Aa”—Paayal
  • “Mausam Ki Tarah Tum Bhi”—Jaanwar
  • “Aa Kahin Dur Chale”—Laawaris
  • “Pardesi Pardesi”—Raja Hindustani
  • “Ek Din Jhagda Ek Din Pyar”—Platform
  • “Pehli Dafaa Is Dil Mein”—Hulchul
  • “Mera Chand Mujhe Aaya Hai Nazar”—Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan
  • “Tu Shayar Hain”—Saajan
  • “Pyaar Kiya Toh Nibhana”—Major Saab
  • “Dheere Dheere Pyar Ko Badhana Hai”—Phool Aur Kaante
  • “To Chalun”—Border
  • “Dil Hai Mera Deewana”—Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
  • “Sun Beliya”—100 Days
  • “Jaane Jigar Jaaneman”—Aashiqui
  • “Aankhon Mein Base Ho Tum”—Takkar
  • “Jhoka Hawa Ka”—Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • “Koyal Si Teri Boli”—Beta
  • “Honton Pe Bas”—Yeah Dillagi
  • “Zubaan Khamosh Hoti Hai”—Main Khiladi Tu Anari
  • “Gawah Hai Chand Tere”—Damini
  • “Thujko Kya”—Ghulam
  • “Agar Zindagi Ho”—Balmaa
  • “Bheegi Huyee Hai Raat Magar”—Sangraam
  • “Chaand Tare”—Yes Boss
  • “Ho Nahi Sakta”—Diljale
  • “Oh Lal Dupatte Wali”—Aankhen
  • “Ghar Se Nikhalte”—Papa Kehte Hain
  • “Hum Tere Bin Kahin Reh Nahin Pate”—Sadak
  • “Keh Do Ek Baar Sajna”—Mrityudand
  • “Pyar Ho Jayega”—Chamatkar
  • “Der Na Ho Jaye Kahin”—Henna
  • “Arre Re Arre”—Dil To Pagal Hai
  • “Kya Hua (Laveria Hua)”—Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
  • “Aankhon Mein Kya”—Khamoshi: The Musical
  • “Har Kasam Se Badi Hai”—Baaghi
  • “Pyar Ko Ho Jaane Do”—Dushman
  • “Khuda Ki Kasam”—Rang
  • “Hum To Tujhse Mohabbat Karte”—Barood
  • “Mere Mehboob Ki Yehi Pehchan”—Salaami
  • “Chand Ne Kuch Kaha”—Dil To Pagal Hai
  • “Jiye To Jiye Kaise”—Saajan
  • “Aankhon Mein Tum Ho”—Aag
  • “Dil Ki Tanhai Ko”—Chaahat
  • “Yaara O Yaara”—Jeet
  • “Akhiyon Se Goli Mare”—Dulhe Raja
  • “Meri Duniya Hai Tujhme Kahin”—Vastaav, The Reality
  • “Aanewali Hain Milan Ki”—Milan

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Comments

Abdullah on August 25, 2020:

Very nice collection

hamidreza on March 30, 2020:

plz insert best of bollywood by year (1980 - 1989)(1990 - 1999) (2000 - 2009) (2010 - 2019)