JANUARY

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Chikni Chameli

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Chikni Chameli

 

Song: Chikni Chameli

Album:  Agneepath

Composers: Ajay-Atul

Singer: Shreya Ghoshal

The year 2012 began with this super hit song picturised on Katrina Kaif for an item song. Her sexy moves were the talk of the town and it soon  became the focal point of this violence ridden film and even its USP.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Auntyji

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Auntyji

 

 

Song: Auntyji

Album: Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu

Composers: Amit Trivedi

Singer: Ash King

This fun song picturised on Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor was infectious and became a party favourite with people of all ages.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Hosanna

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Hosanna

Song: Hosanna

Album: Ekk Deewana Tha

Composers: A.R.Rahman

Singer: Leon D’Souza and Suzanne D’Mello

This song had its share of controversy with the religious angle being brought in, but Prateik Babbar’s off screen chemistry with co-star Amy Jackson as well as the music shone by the maestro through the otherwise flop film.

 

FEBRUARY

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Ami Shotti Bolchi

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 -Ami Shotti Bolchi

Song: Ami Shotti Bolchi

Album: Kahaani

Composers: Vishal -Shekhar

Singer: Usha Uthup

This rock number sung with great verve by veteran Usha Uthup, was picturised on the city of Kolkata and beautifully captured the myriad faces of this chaotic city.

 

MARCH

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Anarkali Disco Chali

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Anarkali Disco Chali

Song: Anarkali Disco Chali

Album: Housefull 2

Composers: Sajid-Wajid

Singer: Mamta Sharma and Sukhwinder Singh

This song was picturised on Item Girl Numero Uno Malaika Arora. She, along with the music, made the song a very danceable number.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Dil Mera Muft Ka

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Dil Mera Muft Ka

 

Song: Dil Mera Muft Ka

Album: Agent Vinod

Composers: Pritam

Singer: Nandini Sarkar

Though the slick spy thriller didn’t create a buzz at the box office, Kareena Kapoor’s first mujra song and dance was a hit, even though her on screen chemistry with beau Saif Ali Khan, wasn’t.

 

APRIL

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Paani da

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Paani da

Song: Paani da

Album: Vicky Donor

Composers: Ayushmann Khurrana

Singer: Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana arrived with a bang and proved a success in all his avatars as actor, composer and singer, in this gem of a movie, which turned into a huge sleeper hit.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Pareshaan

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Pareshaan

Song: Pareshaan

Album: Ishaqzaade

Composers: Amit Trivedi

Singer: Shalmali Kholgade

Shalmali beautifully brought out the emotions felt by Parineeti Chopra’s character as she falls in love in the film.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Tera Deedar Hua

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Tera Deedar Hua

 

Song: Tera Deedar Hua

Album: Jannat 2

Composers: Pritam

Singer: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Emraan Hashmi continued with his streak of great music and songs in his movies, with this song.

 

MAY

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Chinta Ta Chita Chita

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Chinta Ta Chita Chita

Song: Chinta Ta Chita Chita

Album: Rowdy Rathore

Composers: Sajid-Wajid

Singer: Mika

This song had its main line taken from MM Keeravani’s original music track from the South original movie. It soon became a hit with the North audiences, too.

 

 JUNE

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Tumhi Ho Bandhu

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Tumhi Ho Bandhu

Song:  Tumhi Ho Bandhu

Album: Cocktail

Composers: Pritam

Singer: Kavita Seth and Neeraj Shridhar

This quirky take on a popular bhajan made it a hit with the young generation, in clubs and parties. The song was picturised on newbie Diana Penty, Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone.

 

JULY

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Chalao Na Nainon Se Baan Re

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Chalao Na Nainon Se Baan Re

Song: Chalao Na Nainon Se Baan re

Album: Bol Bachchan

Composers: Himesh Reshammiya

Singer: Himesh Reshammiya and Shreya Ghoshal

This catchy song was a big hit with the public and was picturised on Ajay Devgn and Asin.

 

AUGUST

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Mashallah

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Mashallah

 

Album: Ek Tha Tiger

Composers: Sajid-Wajid

Singer:  Wajid Ali and Shreya Ghoshal

Katrina Kaif reportedly learnt belly dancing for this Middle Eastern song. Both she and the song were delightful, with Salman providing the hunk element.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Jiya Tu

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Jiya Tu

 

Song: Jiya Tu

Album:  Gangs Of Wasseypur

Composers: Sneha Khanwalkar

Singer: Manoj Tiwari

This well researched and unconventional album was a stand out. This song was sung by a Bhojpuri singer.

 

SEPTEMBER

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Ala Barfi

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Ala Barfi

Song: Ala Barfi

Album: Baarfi!

Composers: Pritam

Singer:  Mohit Chauhan

Pritam demonstrated how he could also churn out melodious original numbers with this album, despite accusations of being overtly commercial.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Deewana Kar Raha Hai

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Deewana Kar Raha Hai

 

Song:  Deewana Kar Raha Hai

Album: Raaz 3

Composers: Jeet Ganguly and Mithoon

Singer: Javed Ali

This was another popular Emraan Hashmi album.

 

OCTOBER

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Ishq Wala Love

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Ishq Wala Love

 

Song: Ishq Wala Love

Album: Student Of The Year

Composers: Vishal-Shekhar

Singer: Shekhar, Salim Merchant and Neeti Mohan

This album, as well as the movie, was targeted at the teeny boppers and they struck the target bang on! The youngsters loved the songs as well as the newcomers Varun, Sidharth and Alia acting in this film.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Dreamum Wakeuppam

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Dreamum Wakeuppam

 

Song: Dreamum Wakeuppam

Album: Aiyyaa

Composers: Amit Tridevi

Singer: Sowmya Raoh

Sowmya Raoh brought out the fun element of the song, which was a spoof on South songs. Rani Mukherjee and Prithvi could be seen to be clearly having a ball in this song.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 –  Challa

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 -  Challa

 

Song: Challa

Album: Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Composers: A.R. Rahman

Singer: Rabbi

Though the album didn’t really please the critics, this song was a standout, as Sufi singer Rabbi sang for Shahrukh Khan.

NOVEMBER

 Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Po Po

 Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Po Po

Song: Po Po

Album: Son Of Sardar

Composers: Himesh Reshammiya

Singer: Vikas Bhalla, Aman Trikha and Himesh

The outright crazy lyrics of the song and good music, made this song a huge hit with the masses and the picturisation on Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha kept the fun element alive.

 Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Jee Le Zaraa

 Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Jee Le Zaraa

 

Song: Jee Le Zaraa

Album: Talaash

Composers: Ram Sampath

Singer: Vishal Dadlani

This sober song picturised on Aamir Khan, kept in touch with the underlying sad mood of the characters and story.

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Balma

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Balma

Song: Balma

Album: Khiladi 786

Composers: Himesh Reshammiya

Singer: Mika. Honey Singh and Bhavya Pandit

This was a kind of comeback year for Himesh Reshammiya as his albums started hitting the mark again, with the crowd. This dance number became hugely popular at all dance circuits.

 

DECEMBER

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 – Fevicol Se

Top Bollywood Songs 2012 - Fevicol Se

Song: Fevicol Se

Album: Dabangg 2

Composers: Sajid-Wajid

Singer: Mamta Sharma

The year ended with Kareena Kapoor doing an item number to another massy, ridiculously worded song , which had everyone singing to as well as dancing to with gay abandon and doing wonders for the Fevicol brand!