Holi in Bollywood: Famous Holi Scenes from Hindi Movies

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It is no secret that Holi is best celebrated in Bollywood. Be it classic movies like Baagban or the latest Bollywood movies like Yeh Jawaani hai Diwani they all have iconic scenes for Holi. The songs in these movies have become the Holi theme songs and the scenes are engrossing. In this article, we take you back to the famous Holi scenes from Bollywood. Keep reading to know more about these iconic scenes. 


Sholay, one of the Bollywood classics, brings you the famous holi scenes. The characters in the Holi scenes are shown grooving to the melody of the song ‘Holi k Din. The scene shows the fire catching the top of a carousel while Gabbar and the dakkus go to Ramgarh.

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Goliyon Ki Raasleela- Ram Leela 

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Goliyon Ki Raasleela – Ram Leela brings you the most intense and romantic scenes from Bollywood. The movie not only has a gripping storyline but also foot-tapping songs and dance sequences. The famous Holi scenes from the song ‘Lahu Muh Lag Gaga’s show the meeting of the two main characters. In this scene, Deepika Padukone (Leela) approaches Ranveer Singh (Ram) to apply gulaal. 

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Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani

Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani has famous holi scenes. While celebrating Holi Naina (Deepika Padukone) comes out of her shell. As a result, Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) joins her in a dance number. The song Balam Pichkari is one of the most popular Holi songs and the scenes in the movie explain the joy of celebrating Holi.

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Jolly LLB 2

The movie Jolly LLB 2 has been popular among the audience and critics alike. The Holi celebration in the film was a plot twist. In these famous Holi scenes, Jagdishwar Mishra (Akshay Kumar) thinks everything is going well for him. However, right after the song Heena (Sayani Gupta) understands that she was deceived. The confrontation makes him fight for the truth.

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Also Read: Why do we Celebrate Holi?


The famous Holi scenes from Mohabbatein explain the spirit of Holi – to forget all differences and give relationships a fresh start.  In the scenes, Raj (Shah Ruk Khan) convinces the rigid principal, Narayan Shankar to allow the students to play Holi outside the campus. The best scene was when the principal accepts the tilak from Raj and shows his acceptance of the festival.

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Toilet- Ek Prem Katha

Toilet- Ek Prem Katha is a well-known social drama.  The famous Holi scenes in the film show Akshay coming back to the village to win back his wife Jaya (Bumi) and asking her to hit him according to the traditions. The Holi scene shows Mathura’s traditional Laathi Maar. Right after the scene Jaya asks him to do something materialistic for him to get her back. As a result, Akshay decides to build a toilet in the house.

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The chemistry between the two leads came through in this scene. The song called Holi has famous holi scenes in it. During this particular scene, Queen Padmavati played by Deepika Padukone applies gulaal on the King (Shahid Kapoor) when he is sitting on the swing.

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