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Besharam Rang to Show Me The Thumka: 10 songs to keep you dancing on Holi

These songs — featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Kartik Aaryan, Deepika Padukone — dropped in 2022-23

Smera Marcia Toppo Calcutta Published 08.03.23, 11:04 AM
(L-R) Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan in Pathaan; Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in TJMM

(L-R) Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan in Pathaan; Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in TJMM YouTube

Holi is incomplete without a playlist full of party numbers to get you grooving on the dance floor. From Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s Pathaan song Besharam Rang to Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor’s Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar track Show Me The Thumka, here’s a list of 10 recent dance numbers you must add to your playlist to amp up your Holi party.

Besharam Rang from Pathaan


Besharam Rang from Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer Pathaan has easily recreatable hook steps. Composed by musical duo Vishal-Sheykhar, the dance number is sung by Shilpa Rao along with the composers themselves. Written by Kumaar and Vishal Dadlani, and choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant, this foot-tapping number will keep you dancing at the party.

Show Me The Thumka from Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar

The coming together of Pritam and Ranbir Kapoor always makes for foot-tapping dance numbers. The newest dance number, Show Me The Thumka, from the Luv Ranjan directorial Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar will get you grooving in no time. Sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and Shashwat Singh, this Ganesh Acharya-choreographed song is a must-have for those who love to do the ‘thumka’.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (Title Track) from Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Song remakes are never out of style, especially when they are as good as Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (Title Track). The 2023 remake of Akshay Kumar’s original Bhool Bhulaiyaa track from 2011 is another fun addition to your Holi playlist. Featuring Kartik Aaryan with his sunglasses on, the Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 song is bound to keep you on your toes. Composer of the original number, Neeraj Shridhar, has also lent his voice to this song, recreated by Tanishk Bagchi.

Munda Sona Hoon Main from Shehzada

Another Kartik Aaryan song, Munda Sona Hoon Main from Rohit Dhawan’s Shehzada, makes for a peppy Punjabi party number. Also featuring Kriti Sanon, the song has been composed by Pritam and sung by Diljit Dosanjh along with Nikita Gandhi. Try the Bosco Caesar hook steps from the song to impress during your Holi celebrations.

Naatu Naatu from RRR

M.M. Keeravaani has the world dancing to his tunes with Naatu Naatu from S.S. Rajamouli’s global sensation RRR. Sung by Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava, the Telugu dance number, choreographed by Prem Rakshith, is bound to be a hit from your playlist. Dance Holi away with this song featuring NTR Jr and Ram Charan before it is performed at the 95th Academy Awards next week.

Dholida from Gangubai Kathiawadi

Gangubai Kathiawadi’s dance number Dholida is not only perfect for Garba nights but also for Holi milans. Choreographed by Kruti Mahesh, the song featuring Alia Bhatt is an energetic track with hook steps that can be performed easily. This Sanjay Leela Bhansali composition sung by Janhvi Shrimankar and Shail Hada is a perfect festive track to bring out the garba steps for Holi.

The Punjaabban Song from Jugjugg Jeeyo

The Punjaabban Song from Raj Mehta’s Jugjugg Jeeyo had celebrities everywhere recreating the hook steps. Starring Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, Anil Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor, the Bollywood dance track has been composed by Tanishk Bagchi. The pulsating and energetic Punjabi song, sung by Gippy Grewal, Zahrah S Khan, Tanishk Bagchi and Romy, will make for a perfect addition to your playlist.

Another Jugjugg Jeeyo song you can’t miss out on is Rangisari. The slow yet upbeat song, sung by Kanishk Seth and Kavita Seth, will bring out the joy of Holi in you. Don't forget to match the hook steps with your partner like Kiara and Varun did in the movie.

Dance Ka Bhoot from Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva

Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva had quite the discography but Pritam knocked it out of the park with Dance Ka Bhoot. Meant as the introductory song for Ranbir Kapoor’s Shiva, the dance number sung by Arijit Singh will make you sway to its tune in no time. Ganesh Acharya’s choreography and the celebratory vibes of Dance Ka Bhoot will make for a fan-favourite addition.

Thumkeshwari from Bhediya

Bhediya’s energetic dance number Thumkeshwari will get you on the dance floor before the song starts. Starring a sensational Kriti Sanon along with Varun Dhawan, the Sachin-Jigar number has been sung by the composers along with Rashmeet Kaur, Ash King and Divya Kumar. With Ganesh Acharya’s choreography, you can never go wrong with the hook steps. Let your thumkas do the talking much like Kriti does in the music video of Thumeshwari.

Bijli from Govinda Naam Mera

Bijli from the comedy-drama Govinda Naam Mera makes for a fun addition to your party playlist. Featuring Kiara Advani and Vicky Kaushal, the song is composed by Sachin-Jigar and sung by the composers along with Mika Singh and Neha Kakkar. You can recreate Kiara and Vicky’s dance moves to this energetic number to add more fun and frolic to Holi parties.

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