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.
1. Suraj Dooba Hai
The now-fast, now-slow tempo of this eminently hummable song lends itself well to well-paced workouts.
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. Sadda Haq
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
6. 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
7. Nagada Nagada
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.
9. 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
10. 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!