Scouring for the perfect Indian wedding songs for your first-dance is probably the most time-consuming task during wedding prep. Mostly because there are hundreds of romantic wedding songs that make for soulful choices.

The first dance must make the bride and groom lose themselves in each other as everybody else “awws” at how adorable they are. The first dance song should be hand-picked among the newest and dreamiest Hindi/Punjabi song choices.

You can always rely on your wedding DJ to pick out a track for you, but what’s the fun in that? Picking out your first dance song as a couple is one of those wedding tasks that actually is fun!

To make your task easier, here’s a compiled list of our top Indian wedding songs from 2018:


9. Lahore

Lahore by Guru Randhawa may not sound like your typical first dance song. But it’s definitely full of the romantic spirit. In fact, this song can be choreographed in a way that the wedding couple can have an exciting and romantic first waltz.


8. Tera Hone Laga Hoon

This song can probably never get old when it comes to being the best romantic Hindi numbers. Pick this song for your first dance and there won’t be a soul at the wedding venue whose eyes won’t light up.


7. Jaan Kadh Ke

Starting off with a soulful beat, Jaan Kadh Ke by Navi Bawa is a romantic Punjabi number ideal for the first dance of a newly wedded Indian couple. Choreography for this song can combine light bhangra steps as well as loads of waltz twirls.


6. Soch na Sake

This song was definitely made for romantic first-dances. Soch na Sake from the movie ‘Airlift’ can be choreographed in the most beautiful way possible. From start to finish, this song brims with romance.


5. Aaja Mahi Unplugged

The unplugged version of ‘Aaja Mahi’ by Arijit Singh is the next best first dance song choice for Indian Weddings. The lyrics are perfect for a wedding and the song’s upbeat rhythm is nicely translated into a romantic version by Arijit Singh.


4. Tu hi meri Shab hai

Amazing lyrics, wonderful beats, and oodles of romance; this song from the movie ‘Gangster’ may be old but its charm hasn’t dimmed in the slightest even in 2018.


3. Enna Sona kyun Rab ne Banaya

Another beautiful Punjabi song from the movie ‘Ok Jaanu’. This track will make for an awe-inspiring first-dance. Neither too fast nor too slow, choreography for this song can be easily picked up even by less confident dancers.


2. Ishq Di Baajiyan

‘Ishq Di Baajiyan’ from the movie ‘Soorma’ starring Taapsee Pannu is a mesmerising song choice for a first dance that starts off slow and quickly picks up a fast romantic pace. The lyrics are beautifully worded and this song is sure to make everyone feeling warm and fuzzy as you dance your way around the wedding hall with your partner.


1. Raabta

The song ‘Raabta’ from the movie ‘Agent Vinod’ is a popular and widely chosen song for a romantic setting. You can have a beautifully choreographed first-dance on this song. Don’t worry about it being a common choice. The minute Raabta comes on, you will have forgotten all about second-guessing your pick.


1. Paniyon Sa

The top romantic Indian wedding song for 2018, Paniyon Sa from Satyamev Jayate has the best and most relevant lyrics for a newly wedded couple’s first dance.


What do you think of our top 10? Got any others you’d like to through into the mix? Comment below to let us know.

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