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, Roy (2015)
The now-fast, now-slow tempo of this eminently hummable song lends itself well to well-paced 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
Sadda Haq, Rockstar (2013)
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
Tumhi Ho Bandhu, Cocktail (2012)
This wild number is sure to invite you to shake your thang and torch an awesome number of calories.
Try: A Zumba routine
O Humdum Suniyo Re, Saathiya (2002)
The beats of this A.R. Rehman number are ideal to match your steps to on any kind of exercise routine.
Try: Pumping iron
Allah Duhai Hai, Race 2 (2016)
Try: Core 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
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
Yeh Lakshya He Tera, Lakshya (2004)
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
Roobaroo, Rang De Basanti (2006)
A.R. Rahman taps into the pulse of the youth with this anthem-like song that’s uplifting and inspirational.
If music is a must-have in your gym bag, these numbers must be on the must-have list too!