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.

Try: Spinning

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

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

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

Uff Teri Ada

Kaarthik Calling Karthik, 2010

Deepika Padukone sashaying seductively to this fast-paced number is sure to get you going.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ismqZj9xsu0

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

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.

Try: Lunges/Squats

Yeh Lakshya Hai 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

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

If music is a must-have in your gym bag, these numbers must be on the must-have list too!

Top books

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

By - Stephen R. Covey

Learn the habits of those who achieved everything
19 minutes read
How to Win Friends & Influence People

How to Win Friends & Influence People

By - Dale Carnegie

21 minutes read
Mindset

Mindset

By - Carol Dweck

The New Psychology of Success
13 minutes read
The 4-Hour Workweek

The 4-Hour Workweek

By - Tim Ferriss

Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
19 minutes read
The 80/20 Principle

The 80/20 Principle

By - Richard Koch

The Secret to Achieving More with Less
16 minutes read
A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of Time

By - Stephen Hawking

From the Big Bang to Black Holes
21 minutes read
The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit

By - Charles Duhigg

Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
16 minutes read
Drive

Drive

By - Daniel Pink

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
13 minutes read
Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done

By - David Allen

The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
22 minutes read
Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

By - Daniel Kahneman

Intuition or deliberation? Where you can (and can't) trust your brain
19 minutes read

Book categories