What happens when you come across that one perfect song? It hits you, makes you feel out of the world, where you can totally relate to the lyrics, and feel completely at peace. The Bollywood music industry has given us such songs in abundance. The brilliant culmination of lyrics and melody result in divine compositions altogether. Identifying such masterpieces, made by talented music maestros, here are some of the best music albums from the industry.
8 Shree 420(1955)
An album from the Golden era, Shankar Jaikishan has created some timeless classics. The music blends perfectly into the theme of the film. Each song from this album is mesmerizing. There is something authentic and touching about this album, all of which deeply connects the one who listens to the album. The song Mera Joota Hai Japani , sung by the great Mukesh is a patriotic favorite amongst many Indians.
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One of the biggest hits of the 70’s era, Bobby’s music was created by the evergreen duo Laxhmikant- Pyaarelal. The songs were fresh and memorable in all aspects. One of the biggest strengths of this album is its melody and lyrics, as every song is melodious in its own way. The songs from this album that are still on many playlists are Main Shayar To Nahin, Hum Tum Ek Kamre, Beshak Mandir Masjid and many more.
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Kalyanji Anandji have given some of the Bollywood soundtracks in their career, but Don is one of their best till date. Being special and unique, the album was full of jazz, there was a touch of modernity to it which makes this album a standout amongst others. Two of the all-time favorites are Main Hoon Don and Ye Mera Dil.
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5 Dil Waale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995)
What’s better than having a beautiful romantic love story accompanied by the most beautiful compositions? A Yash Chopra movie is all about love, and one can feel it through the soulful songs, composed in this movie by the famous duo of the industry, Jatin-Latit. The songs that will live with us forever are Tujhe Dekha Toh ye Jaana Sanam, Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna and many more!
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4 Dil Toh Pagal Hai(1997)
One of the best albums of the ’90s, every 90’s kid has this album in mind when asked about their favorite Bollywood songs. A romantic and musical love story, where music plays an important role, the music album of this movie does complete justice to the story. The music was a major hit with the album becoming the best-selling Bollywood Soundtrack of the year. Some all-time hits include Dil To Pagal Hai, Le Gayi, Bholi si surat and many more.
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One more musical romantic drama of the ’90s, Taal is one of the best music albums till date. The music director is none other than the legend, AR Rahman, who has given us soulful songs with the most beautiful lyrics. The melodies of this album are deep and meaningful and the beats are ones that can still be grooved on. The best songs of these albums are hard to pick, yet the best ones are Ishq Bina, Taal se Taal, Ramta Jogi and many more.
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Recognized as one of the best music albums of 2002, Ismail Darbar has created some beautiful and soulful tunes. All the songs are just perfect and soothing to the ears. The effortless music, the meaningful lyrics and the extraordinary portrayal of all these songs make Devdas’s album the perfect mix of multiple genres. Some of the best songs are Maar Dala, Dola re Dola, More Piya and many more.
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1 Kal Ho Na Ho(2003)
Shankar- Ehsaan- Loy, one of the industry’s most renowned trios have composed the songs of this memorable movie. All the songs of Kal ho na ho were different from one another, the amalgamation of modern music with a classic touch is what one gets to hear in this album. Kal ho na ho’s songs are loved by the youth majorly because of the connect it has to its audience, the best picks are Kal ho na ho(title track), Maahi ve, It’s the time to disco etc.
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