Bollywood music refers from Hindi languages songs which are featured in the films are formally known as Bollywood songs. Derived from the song and dance routine in Western film circles, Bollywood songs  along with dance which are a characteristic motif of Hindi films that gives it enduring popular appeal, cultural value and context among the peoples of India and outside of the whole world.

The journey of Hindi languages songs was starred from 1931 in a film ‘Alam Ara’ by Ardeshir Irani. This film was the first sound film in the history of Bollywood music. On that time, listening music was not so easy as peoples of Asian continent was lagged behind from technologies than western countries. Also peoples of Indian subcontinent was back from education, and were lived under impoverished condition. On that time, radio was the only media for listening news or music from sources. Only few peoples had the ability to listen on that time. For this, Bollywood music was not became popular.

After passing a long way, tackle with time, everything has been changed. Technology developed, peoples became modernized here. After 1980’s, music of Bollywood was entered into a new dimension. Era of Bollywood music has gained a special attention for their classical musical styles, romantic songs became loved by listeners. After then, in 1990, a musical album was made a hue among the people. ‘Aashiqui’ album was got a mad response by the peoples . This album music was composed by Nadeem–Shravan, was earned more than 20 crore on that time. You may listen the songs from ‘Aashiqui’ from below.

Also check 1990’s highest selling musical albums from this list

Rank Year Albums Music director(s) Sales
1 1990 Aashiqui Nadeem–Shravan 20,000,000
2 1995 Bombay A. R. Rahman 15,000,000
3 1997 Dil Toh Pagal Hai Uttam Singh 12,500,000
4 1994 Hum Aapke Hain Kaun Raamlaxman 12,000,000
5 1996 Raja Hindustani Nadeem–Shravan 11,000,000
6 1989 Maine Pyar Kiya Raamlaxman 10,000,000
1991 Saajan Nadeem–Shravan 10,000,000
1995 Bewafa Sanam Nikhil-Vinay 10,000,000
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Jatin–Lalit 10,000,000
Rangeela A. R. Rahman 10,000,000
1999 Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai Rajesh Roshan 10,000,000

Now, Bollywood music is the most popular and highest listening music beside western music. In order to reach this level, it was not so easy. Contribution of many legendary person, hold many singers, musician’s hands, slowly Bollywood music reached at the route to success. Many of them, Mohammad Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Shaan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan, etc and many others, Nadeem-Shravan, Jatin-Lalit, RD Burman, Himesh, A.R Rahman, Ramlaxman, Anand Raj Anand and many music directors has outstanding contribution for making Bollywood music great success. Many of them were leaves this world now, we wish may their soul live in peach. And whom are lives, we wish their long healthy life.

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