Best of Bollywood (Hindi) Music in 2015

Hindi Songs

Solid year for Hindi melodies. 2015 saw a cornucopia of composing talents emerge in this Top 30, with Sachin-Jigar and Amit Trivedi really making their mark on the Deccan Music Hindi top 30 for the first time.

Youtube Playlist:

Saavn Playlist:

Songs:

  1. Chali Kahani – Tamasha – A. R. Rahman – Sukhwinder Singh, Haricharan, Haripriya (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P0iOywzw4g)
  2. Behroopia – Bombay Velvet – Amit Trivedi – Mohit Chauhan, Neeti Mohan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb2CP0IHQno)
  3. Aayat – Bajirao Mastani – Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Arijit Singh, Mujtaba Aziz Naza, Shadab Faridi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85LA5CKMW_I)
  4. Gaaye Jaa – Brothers- Ajay-Atul – Mohammed Irfan, Shreya Ghoshal (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkuZc6XtB2E)
  5. Moh Moh Ke Dhaage – Dum Laga Ke Haisha – Anu Malik – Papon/Monali Thakur (Male: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-8vVY-IECk  – Female: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbDktrsnH40)
  6. Shaam Ke Saaye – Talvar – Vishal Bharadwaj – Arijit Singh (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MLasBHVbYQ)
  7. Meri Aadat Meri Hissa – Margarita With A Straw – Mikey McCleary – Anushka Manchanda (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxclKgGaxWw)
  8. Sapna Jahan – Brothers – Ajay-Atul – Sonu Nigam, Neeti Mohan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uvj827SqHak)
  9. Nazdeekiyan – Shaandaar- Amit Trivedi – Nikhil Paul George, Neeti Mohan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQoGk4V4BZk)
  10. Humnava – Hamari Adhuri Kahani – Mithoon – Papon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17Ebfhs6pMo)
  11. Jaane Tera Shehar – Jazbaa – Arko Pravo Mukherjee – Vipin Aneja (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJdgJ_UeX0A)
  12. Saiyyan – Ishq Ke Parindey – Sajjad Ali – Raktima Mukherjee (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEWnXeZR4-s)
  13. Aaj Ibaadat – Bajirao Mastani – Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Javed Bashir, Shadab Faridi, Altamash Faridi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcTJhWCv75w)
  14. Darbaan – Bombay Velvet – Amit Trivedi – Papon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uCPiHCr8kE)
  15. Yeh Kaisi Jagah – Hamari Adhuri Kahani – Jeet Ganguly – Deepali Sathe (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=705E59Lrcos)
  16. Bandeyaa Reprise – Jazbaa – Amjad-Nadeem – Asees Kaur (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK12wqfDU30)
  17. Tu Jo Mila (reprise) – Bajrangi Bhaijaan – Pritam – Papon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rUnfTevSXw)
  18. Bheegh Loon – Khamoshiyan – Ankit Tiwari – Prakriti Kakar (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktWXoQ1L4j0)
  19. Le Chal Mujhe – NH10 – Bann Chakraborty – Mohit Chauhan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In45NMUZl7U)
  20. Main Tujhse Pyaar Nahin Karta – Baby – M. M. Keeravani – Papon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GlVn2oK1rw)
  21. Nachda – Phantom – Pritam – Shahid Mallya (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80hlJeDi0tc)
  22. Journey – Piku – Anupam Roy – Anupam Roy, Shreya Ghoshal (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2__nNm0NK4A)
  23. Baatein Yeh Kabhi Na (female)- Khamoshiyan  – Jeet Ganguly – Palak Muchhal (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJzVtFX7OjY)
  24. Judaai – Badlapur – Sachin-Jigar – Rekha Bhardwaj, Arijit Singh (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2VaF0ZX65w)
  25. Chunar – ABCD 2 – Sachin-Jigar – Arijit Singh (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTnWKvslwDU)
  26. Naseeba – Wedding Pullav – Salim-Sulaiman – Sunidhi Chauhan/Sree Ramachandra (Reprise) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvgrrY9Izw0)
  27. Jeena Jeena – Badlapur – Sachin-Jigar – Atif Aslam (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIpeYbo00FA)
  28. Khuda Bhi – Ek Paheli Leela  – Tony Kakkar – Mohit Chauhan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEmRCUzH4t0)
  29. Ho Gaya Pyar – Tanu Weds Manu Returns – Krsna – Dev Negi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfpNeZ4ki9M)
  30. Yun Hai – Yaara Silly Silly – Ankit Tiwari – Neeti Mohan (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC8m8Dcru6s)

Hindi Albums

  1. Bombay Velvet – Amit Trivedi (ft. Mikey McCleary) (http://www.saavn.com/s/album/hindi/Bombay-Velvet-2015/CthdSPtKb5M_)
  2. Bajirao Mastani – Sanjay Leela Bhansali (http://www.saavn.com/s/album/hindi/Bajirao-Mastani-2015/s3tDZwdRQ4I_)
  3. NH10 – Sanjeev-Darshan, Bann Chakraborty, Savera Mehta, Ayush Shreshtha, Samira Koppikar (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In45NMUZl7U)
  4. Badlapur – Sachin-Jigar (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIpeYbo00FA)
  5. Khamoshiyan – Jeet Ganguly, Ankit Tiwari, Bobby-Imran, Naved Zafar (http://www.saavn.com/s/album/hindi/Khamoshiyan-2014/EXu,2Dfym7Q_)
  6. Hawaizaada – Rochak Kohli, Ayushmann Khurana, Vishal Bharadwaj, Mangesh Dhadke (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFtmJAnKCto)
  7. Tamasha – A. R. Rahman (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSn3nqU8wc8)
  8. Brothers – Ajay- Atul (http://www.saavn.com/s/album/hindi/Brothers-2015/I2OmbVxbQyc_)
  9. Bajrangi Bhaijaan – Pritam (http://www.saavn.com/s/album/hindi/Bajrangi-Bhaijaan-2015/pUZwMR9kva0_)
  10. Tanu Weds Manu Returns – Krsna (ft. Tanishq-Vayu and SURJRDB) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17nOy27K6_Q)
  11. Dum Laga Ke Haisha – Anu Malik (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srSbdJ2iW70)
  12. Dilwale – Pritam (http://www.saavn.com/s/album/hindi/Dilwale-2015/ib0P9ORJ,zo_)
  13. Hamari Adhuri Kahani – Jeet Ganguly, Ami Mishra, Mithoon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZiBmzHQTIk)
  14. Phantom – Pritam (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geONp-zlw9w)
  15. Jazbaa – Amjad-Nadeem, Badshah, Arko Pravo Mukherjee (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK12wqfDU30)
  16. Baby – Meet Bros Anjjan, M. M. Keeravani (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgURUnBS_08)
  17. ABCD 2 – Sachin-Jigar (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6623lBCRcDU)
  18. Alone – Jeet Ganguly, Ankit Tiwari, Mithoon (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErZ1RAmgWeI)
  19. Piku – Anupam Roy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyaJbaGD4nY)
  20. Yaara Silly Silly – Ankit Tiwari (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2dQAvKd3bw)

Hindi composers

Among composers on multiple albums, these names rose to the top. Pritam was extremely consistent this year and dropped the most good songs out of any composer/group this year. Sachin-Jigar were close on his heela. Amit Trivedi was carried by a groundbreaking Bombay Velvet. Jeet Ganguly and Mithoon managed to impress across albums as well.

  1. Pritam (Dilwale, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Phantom)
  2. Sachin-Jigar (ABCD 2, Badlapur)
  3. Amit Trivedi (Bombay Velvet, Guddu Rangeela, Shaandaar)
  4. Jeet Ganguly (Alone, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Khamoshiyan. Mr. X)
  5. Ankit Tiwari (Khamoshiyan, Yaara Silly Silly, Alone, Roy, Mr. X)

Best Male Singer:

While Arijit was arguably the most prolific singer of this year, Mohit and Papon managed to impress through stronger emoting and a varied selection of songs.

  1. Mohit Chauhan (Behroopia, Maazaa My Lord, Khuda Bhi, Khoney De, Le Chal Mujhe)
  2. Papon (Tu Jo Mila, Humnava, Main Tujhse Pyar Nahin Karta, Moh Moh Ke Dhaage, Darbaan)
  3. Arijit Singh (Gerua, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Kya Pataa, Judaai, Sooraj Dooba Hai)

Best Female Singer:

  1. Neeti Mohan (Yun Hai, Nazdeekiyan, Mohabbat Buri Bimari, Khoney De, Sylvia)
  2. Palak Muchhal (Baatein Yeh Kabhi Naa, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, O Khuda, Teri Meri Kahani, Rab Se Maangi)
  3. Kanika Kapoor (Premika, Nachan Farrate, Chhil Gaye Naina, Desi Look, Chittiyan Kalaiyan)
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