1. Kala Chashma
The artists who sang this song are Badshah,
Neha Kakkar and Amar Arshi. Kala Chashma was the feature song of the movie,
Baar Baar Dekho, Nitya Mehra’s directorial debut that released in 2016.
Sidharth Malhotra and
Katrina Kaif played the lead roles. It is a nationally proclaimed song, nominated for the Stardust Award for Best Playback Singer (Male), Stardust Award for Best Lyricist and more. The song won an award - Stardust Award for Best Choreographer.
Humma Humma is a famous song from the movie ‘Bombay’, which was quite the sensation in its time and is remembered even today. The song has been recreated for the movie '
Ok Jaanu' featuring
Aditya Roy Kapur and
Shraddha Kapoor. The singers of this recreated version are -
Tanishk Bagchi and
Jubin Nautiyal. The song did receive some flak for being a poor remake, however, the consensus seems to be in favour of the song as it topped Radio Mirchi’s weekly charts.
3. Love You Zindagi
Love You Zindagi is a hit song, sung by artists Jasleen Royal and
Amit Trivedi. It is from the movie ‘
Dear Zindagi’ which features
Alia Bhatt and
Shah Rukh Khan, released in 2016. The song shows Kaira saying ‘hi’ to everything her heart loves, yet taking no time to say goodbye to things that do not touch her heart. Also, her continuous outburst about her hatred for couples. Jehangir Khan shows her a different perspective on life.
4. Kar Gayi Chull
Kar Gayi Chull is a song composed and sung by artists - Bad shah, Fazilpuria, Neha Kakkar and Sukriti Kakkar for the movie Kapoor and Sons. The movie was released in 2016. The song got nominated for the “Stardust Award for Best Choreography’’. Kar Gayi Chull plays at several clubs and events during the year and has also climbed the music charts rapidly.
5. Nashe Si Chad Gayi
Nashe Si Chad Gayi was sung by artist
Arijit Singh, for the movie ‘
Befikre’, released in 2016. The lead roles were played by
Vaani Kapoor and
Ranveer Singh. The song is one of the top songs of 2016, with several claiming that it should have been the title track of Befikre. The song is different from that of usual Bollywood dance songs with a reportedly calm, summer vibe, as opposed to thumping beats.
6. Ud - Daa Punjab
Ud-Daa Punjab is the title track for the movie
Udta Punjab, written by
Varun Grover, composed and sung by - Amit Trivedi and
Vishal Dadlani. The track is addictive, catchy and has a funky tune. The song gels in with the nature of the movie, filled with bravado.
7. Channa Mereya
Channa Mereya is a track composed by Arijit Singh for the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The song was nominated for the title - Stardust Award for Best Lyricist and won it won the title too. As opposed to the other songs on this list, Channa Mereya is the perfect heartbreak song, filled with emotional meaning and gave a deeper meaning to the movie.
8. Baby ko Bass Pasand Hai
This song is sung by
Shalmali Kholgade, Vishal Dadlani, Badshah, and Ishita. Baby ko Bass Pasand Hai is a dance number from the movie - Sultan featuring
Salman Khan. It became an instant sensation like all the Salman Khan songs. Apart from the song itself, it gained fame due to Salman’s physical transformation for the movie.
Anushka Sharma is portrayed as a wrestler, which increases the public’s interest in the song.
9. The Breakup Song
This song ascended the charts rapidly. It is from the movie – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, featuring
Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma. This dance tune is an ode to celebrating breakups and ignoring the negative impact of heartbreak. The song was sung by - Arijit Singh, Badshah,
Jonita Gandhi and
Nakash Aziz. The song is a groovy dance tune, having quite an impact on the youth, who are always ready to dance.
Pashmina, sung by Amit Trivedi and
Komail Shayan, is from the movie – Fitoor. Katrina and Aditya Roy Kapur’s dance dazzled the audience. The song is a portrayal of how dance can wash emotions away. The sensual dance style captured the public’s attention.