Nothing makes or breaks a wedding like a great playlist for the countless pre and post-wedding festivities. However, shortlisting Bollywood songs for your wedding day, mehendi, haldi or bridal entry is the last thing on your mind, especially when you have other important tasks to take care off.
That's why we've done the task for you. Though we don’t mind grooving to Closer or Cheap Thrills, there’s no denying that in the end, it’s only Bollywood numbers that get everyone to the dance floor. To help you with the overwhelming and time-consuming task of creating the ultimate wedding playlist, we have shortlisted the best Bollywood songs that will assure everyone has an awesome time.
Planning to dance on the good ol’ Mehendi Laga Ke Rakhna from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or Mehendi Hai Rachnewali from Zubeidaa? Well, we got a better plan! Along with these classics, you’ve also got to groove to the latest numbers that are making it to the top of our mehendi playlist.
Show some swag on your Mehendi day with this Punjabi number from Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi.
This mehendi song is perfect for you and your BFFs to dance on. Take inspiration from Urvashi Rautela and copy the steps to be the star of the night.
This one’s perfect to get the entire family in the dance mode.
With the melodious chorus and lyrics, it’s no wonder this song makes its way into the list.
Another perfect Indian wedding song that’ll get everyone in the mood to groove.
While you’re busy with the haldi rituals, your bridesmaids need to keep everyone entertained with some dance and music.
This recreated version of Tony Kakkar’s song can make you dance up a storm with your squad.
For the bubbly bride who sooo doesn’t want to groove to cheesy songs.
Because bridal performances are not just about Mr. and Mrs.
This Punjabi number will set the mood for the rest of the day.
Another awesome groovy number by our favourite duo. How can this not be a part of your haldi party!
Sangeet night is the time for some shor-sharaba and dhol-nagada. So put down your inhibitions and dance to the rhythm of these timeless sangeet songs.
Ever since it was first released, this song has pretty much become the anthem of every desi shaadi.
Show them you got the moves baby!
The one bhangra song that you just can’t miss is this peppy number from Veere Di Wedding.
What’s a performance without some Punjabi tadka in it?
Can anything get you in the shaadi mood better than this? Definitely not!
Put on your heels and dance your heart out ‘coz jab high heel te nache tan tu badi jache!
What’s all the naach-gaana without a romantic performance by the stars of the evening- the dulha and the dulhan?! Whether you want a slow mushy dance with your would-be or want to burn the dance floor with an energetic and fun-filled performance, here are all the songs for a couple dance.
The sensuous vocals and Badshah’s rap makes Humma Humma the perfect new age couple song. Are you already choreographing the steps in your mind?!
No wedding playlist is complete without a Honey Singh song and we are insanely in love with this one in particular. The recreated version of Sukhbir’s old track is what fun is about!
Yet another fun-filled song with the sweetest lyrics! This song wants us to get up and move towards the dance floor, right away.
This song gave romance a whole new meaning. How special would it be to perform this with your husband!
Get high on emotions with this super romantic number from Rustom.
Love is in the air, so why not make the atmosphere even more romantic with a performance on this!
For the couple who wants to set the dance floor on fire while still keeping it romantic.
This song is magic and so are the lyrics. For the couple who prefers a slow track to sway to, this is it.
For the most awaited moment, there should be a special song too. Whether you are the bashful bride who wants to walk down the aisle totally calm, composed and poised or you want to surprise your guests by being a total #bridechilla, here are the most popular songs that will make your bridal entry an affair to remember.
Probably the most romantic of the lot.
Such an underrated song that expresses the bride and groom’s emotions perfectly!
This super romantic number makes for a soulful performance by the bride and has enough reasons to qualify to this list.
A classic bridal entry song, this one is pure magic.
This reprised version of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s classic song hits all the right spots.
Perhaps the best song that describes the emotions of the bride and her loved ones on her wedding day.
Nobody can bring more glitz and glam to your wedding than your girlfriends! And they are the only ones who’ve been waiting for your wedding just so they can perform on stage! So for that dhamakedar performance, here are our top picks.
All the girls dolled up in their best lehengas and replicating Katrina’s moves. Picture perfect!
Some latke, some jhatke, and this song. Oh, what a combination!
This has pretty much been the wedding song for the last 2-3 years and why not!
Though the lyrics are hard to comprehend for a non-Maharashtrian, the song is so full of emotions that it instantly hits the right chords.
A super fun and peppy number that will make everyone join you on the dance floor.
She is the one who is as excited about your wedding as you. She has been spending days (and nights) preparing for your big day, right from your trousseau shopping to dealing with your panic attacks. And no sangeet is complete without a performance by the bride and her sister. Here are some of our favourites for this dance:
For that sweetheart who is also your BFF!
The one song that is on everyone’s playlist already.
‘Coz we just love this song!
For all the beautiful ladies out there.
It’s your big day and your performance has to be special and different from every other. All eyes will be on you as you head to the stage for a solo performance. What’s more, he would be right there too, sitting in the audience, mesmerised by you and your breathtaking performance.
Time for some fun with your fiancé! Who knows, he might even join you mid-performance.
The feels of this song are enough to make it the best pick for you.
Time to make some unreasonable demands to your would-be with this dance performance.
There’s a reason why this one is still a favourite song for brides to dance on.
Give a fab performance on this one for your husband-to-be and make him feel special.
He has been there for you even before you were born and he will be there for you forever. Your wedding is the time to cherish the special bond you share with your father. These songs will perfectly define your love for him and vice versa.
We bet this one will have all the guests looking for tissues!
The perfect new-age song on which you can dance with or for daddy dearest.
Go crazy with the solid lyrics and catchy tunes of this song.
This father-daughter duo left us teary-eyed with their performance on this song.
Because you know if you have him with you, then you will be alright!
The cocktail night is the perfect time to relax and get high on good music, delicious food and of course, drinks! Add to this a great mix of music and you have your perfect night. Here’s the ultimate playlist for a mindblowing cocktail party that will bring everyone to the dance floor.
Peppy and upbeat, this one is the best song to dance on when you are just too high to remember the steps.
You know everyone loves this song… No reason for it to be not on your playlist!
Because every party deserves this song.
For families no less fun-loving than the Mehras of Dil Dhadakne Do.
Doesn’t your wedding playlist deserve all the drama of this song? Oh, it definitely does!
You’re married and happy and you know it! The reception night too is a big celebration and we’ve got the ultimate playlist to rock the dancefloor. Check it out:
Anything better than this to welcome your guests and/or the newlyweds?
As romantic as romance can be!
This one has got all the beats to make you and your guests tap their feet, even after a 3-day long celebration.
You and your hubby planning to give a dance performance? Give a twist to the signature slow couple dance with this flirty song.
Music is an integral part of Indian weddings. The dholki night, the mehendi ceremony, the cocktail, reception and everything in between, no celebration is complete without naach gaana. So start planning your performances already!
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