Top 10 Hindi Songs: May 2013

With a wide variety of songs to choose from, 2013 has been a good year for Hindi music lovers around the world. Aashiqui 2 is inarguably the most popular album of the year so far, followed by Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani which is quickly climbing the charts.

In what will be a monthly feature here on Indicine, we bring you the Top 10 Hindi Songs of the month.

Note: Click on the song title for the lyrics.

1. Tum Hi Ho (Aashiqui 2): After composing popular tracks for films like ’The Train’ and ‘Murder 2’, music composed Mithoon finally gets his much-deserved ‘chartbuster’ success. The unprecedented box office success of Aashiqui 2 has given this brilliant music album a further boost. Internet, Radio stations, television channels, cafes, clubs.. Tum Hi Ho is everywhere.  The makers have managed to live upto the sky-high standards set by ‘Aashiqui’ in 1990. Arijit Singh who impressed one and all with ‘Phir Mohabbat’ of Murder 2 is the voice of May 2013.

2. Sun Raha Hai (Aashiqui 2): Promoted as the love anthem of the year, ‘Sun Raha’ is yet another fantastic melody from Aashiqui 2. Ankit Tiwary has sung the male version which is combined with fast beats for a stage performance. Shreya Ghoshal has rendered her vocals for the female song which is soft, slow and soulful. Both are versions are equally magical.

3. Badtameez Dil (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani): When it comes to Hindi songs, any Top 10 list would be incomplete without a Pritam Chakraborty composition. After the musical success of Race 2 and Murder 3, Pritam is in full form yet again with his first Dharma Productions movie. Benny Dayal is yet another underrated singer, who has sung some fantastic songs like ‘Tu Hi Meri Dost Hai’, ‘Kaise Mujhe Tum Mil Gayi’ and ‘Daaru Desi’. The song’s video is catching like a house on fire as youth heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor is back on celluloid after almost a year.

4. Chahoon Main Ya Na (Aashiqui 2): Pritam and Jeet started their career together with the music of YRF’s ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’. Pritam is in the top league now and Jeet has shown his immense talent with this song. Arijit Singh rendered this with Palak. Aashiqui 2 is undoubtedly the best album of 2013 so far.

5. Balam Pichkari (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani): Pritam is a master of this genre. He has mixed all the ingredients of a popular dance number in this song which is going to register its name in list of Top Holi Songs of Bollywood. Lyrics by Amitabh Bhattacharya are creative with lines like ‘Jeans pehen ke jo tune maara thumka to lattoo padosan ki bhabi ho gayi’. Sureshot winner!

6. Laila (Shootout At Wadala): With success of SAW has raised the popularity of its songs, especially the massy item song ‘Laila’ picturized on Sunny Leone. Composed by the talented but almost extinct Anand Raj Anand, the song is sung by master singer of item numbers – Mika.

7. Slowly (Go Goa Gone): A song perfect for night clubs and dance parties from this week’s release ‘Go Goa Gone’. Sachin-Jigar have composed a number full of beats and energy and Talia Bentson’s vocals are just too additictive and catchy. Film’s music is catching up and can rise further based on the movie’s outcome at the ticket window.

8. Saadi Galli (Nautanki Saala): The multi-talented Ayushmann rocked the nation in 2012 with his singing and composition for ‘Paani Da Rang’ from Vicky Donor, which also won him the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer Male. He is back again with another Punjabi flavored romantic song with an attempt to recreate the magic of ‘Paani Da Rang’. Worth a listen!

9. Yamla Pagla Deewana (Title): The Deols are back with a bang with a sequel to ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana’. The first movie’s title song was a recomposition of old Dharmendra song but the title song of the sequel is a completely original number. It gets the bouncy rhythm and hook perfectly and the album is the one to look out for in future.

10. Give It Up For Bachchan (Bombay Talkies): In a movie celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema, Amit Trivedi has given a tribute to the star of the Millenium ‘Amitabh Bachchan’. Sung energetically by Sukhvinder, song is intelligently choreographed covering most of the massy avatars of Big B.

To sum up..

RankSongMovieSingersMusic Composer
1Tum Hi HoAashiqui 2Arijit SinghMithoon
2Sun Raha HaiAashiqui 2Ankit Tiwary / Shreya GhoshalAnkit Tiwary
3Badtameez DilYeh Jawaani Hai DeewaniBenny Dayal, ShefaliPritam
4Chahun Main Ya NaAashiqui 2Arijit Singh / Palak MuchchalJeet Ganguly
5Balam PichkariYeh Jawaani Hai DeewaniVishal Dadlani / Shalmali KholgadePritam
6LailaShootout At WadalaMika SinghAnand Raj Anand
7SlowlyGo Goa GoneJigar Saraiya, Talia BentsonSachin-Jigar
8Saadi Galli AajaNautanki SaalaAyushmann KhurranaAyushmann Khurrana
9Yamla Pagla DeewanaYamla Pagla DeewanaSukhvinder Singh, Shankar MahadevanSharib-Toshi
10Give It Up For BachchanBombay TalkiesSukhvinder SinghAmit Trivedi

Upcoming Hindi Albums in May 2013 that could make it to the Top 10 list next month – A R Rahman’s Raanjhanaa, Shortcut Romeo, Ghanchakkar, Lootera, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Ramaiya Vastavaiya.

What is your list of Top 10 of Hindi songs for 2013? Post your favorite songs in the comments section below.



  • Wow! A2 is a long time great romantic film after rnbdj and tum hi ho is the best song of the year till now.

  • My Top 10

    1. Sunn Raha hai (female version)
    2. Sunn Raha hai (femaile version)
    3 Sun Raha hai (female version)
    4 Sun Raha hai (female version)
    5 Sun Raha hai (male version)
    6 Sun raha hai (male version)
    7. Sun Raha hai (male version)
    8. Tum Hi ho
    9. Tum Hi ho
    10. Tum Hi ho
    Only Ashiqui songs coz im listening for past 2 weeks and not fed up yet.

  • I think this list is from Abhishek, his choices are always good…. except one thing i noticed.. every time there is one ghatiya item number that ruins every list.

    These item songs are never great on melody.

    My Top 10 list would be

    1. Tum Hi Ho
    2. Sun Raha Hoon Main
    3. Chahu Main Ya Na
    4. Badtameez Dil
    5. Balam Pichkari
    6. Subhanallah
    7. Sadi Gali
    8. Manjha
    9. Mera Mann
    10. Slowly

  • Y d hell iz ‘laila’ in d list…
    N ‘sadi gali aaja’ too izz vei boring…!!
    Instead ‘aala re aala’ n bhula dena shd b dere

  • This is a great idea to add best ten songs of each month. I love this section.

    I agree with the 1st 5 songs of this list;but not with the last 5. In my personal opinion instead of the last 5 songs I would prefer Hum Mar jaayenge, Milne hai Mujhse Aayi, Subhanalla & Kabira (Arijit & Harshdeep).

  • My top 10 song of 2013:
    1.Tum hi ho
    2.Badtameez dil
    3.Balam pichkari
    4.Sun raha hai
    5.kabira(arijit version)
    6.khalbali(3g-arijit singh)
    7.sadi gali
    8.teri juki nazar
    9.Mann mera(table no.21)
    10.Mer ashiqui.
    P.S. MY new favorite singer is ARIJIT SINGH.LET ME KNOW WAT U GUYS THINK.

  • @indicine;i am agree with you oniy in the top 5..i dont think laila is better than bhula dena,milne hai mujhhse and others…

  • bhula dena should be included.
    1.tum hi ho
    2.sun raha hai
    3.balam pichkari
    4.chahun main ya na
    5. badtameez dil
    6.bhula dena
    7.slowly slowly
    8.dilly wali girlfriend
    9.milne hai mujhse ayi
    10.ashan nahin yahan.

  • awesome songs …I love tumhi ho, balam pichkari and batameez dil from the list…the album of aashiqui 2 and yeh jawani hai deewani rocks…. almost all of the songs are rocking!!

  • only TUM HI HO no any other choice
    one of the romantic song
    its a heart touching song
    arjit sing, mithun, mohit suri,& specially mr BHUTT sir u always rocksssssssssss

  • 1. Abhi mujh mein kahin.
    2. Abhi mujh mein kahin.
    3. Abhi mujh mein kahin.
    4. Bhula dena
    5. Sun raha hai, female
    6. Tumhi ho
    7. Sun raha hai, male
    8. Mera mann.
    9. Saajna.
    10. Mar jawan, mumbai mirror

  • 1. sunn raha hai
    2.tum hi ho
    3.sunn raha hai [female version]
    4.chahun main aana
    5.batameez dil
    6.balam pichkari
    7.slowly slowly
    8.nagada sang
    9. ram chahe leela chahe
    10.tune maari entriyaan

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