If you’ve had enough of Shakira, Beyonce and Led Zeppelin, we suggest giving your workout a desi twist. Put these Bollywood songs on your playlist and we’re sure you’ll keep working out religiously and regularly.
Suraj Dooba Hai
The now-fast, now-slow tempo of this eminently hummable song lends itself well to well-paced workouts.
Allah Duhai Hai
Race 2, 2016
If Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Jacqueline Fernandes don’t inspire you to shake your booty, you need to wonder what’s wrong!
Try: Core workouts
Tu Bhaag Milkha
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, 2013
If the rock version of this inspiring anthem doesn’t force you to shed your lackadaisical attitude, nothing else will.
Try: Hitting the treadmill
Tumhi ho Bandhu
This wild number is sure to invite you to shake your thang and torch an awesome number of calories
Try: A Zumba routine
Rock Star, 2011
Ranbir Kapoor’s Jordan may be all over the place but his rock-and-roll anthem is sure to energise you for a super workout.
Try: Upper body workouts
Uff Teri Ada
Kaarthik Calling Karthik, 2010
Deepika Padukone sashaying seductively to this fast-paced number is sure to get you going.
Try: High-intensity cardio
Jab We Met, 2007
Put this pacy Punjabi number on your playlist and head out of doors. You’ll end up running way longer than you usually.
Try: A masala bhangra workout
Rang de Basanti, 2006
A.R. Rahman taps into the pulse of the youth with this anthem-like song that’s uplifting and inspirational.
Yeh Lakshya Hai Tera
This inspiring war song and a solemn Hrithik Roshan are sure to put a spring in your stride, whatever the time of the day may be.
Try: Step on to the stepper
O Humdum Suniyo Re
The beats of this A.R. Rehman number are ideal to match your steps to on any kind of exercise routine.
Try: Pumping iron
If music is a must-have in your gym bag, these numbers must be on the must-have list too!