10 Bollywood Breakup Songs That Will Cheer You Up!

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Updated On: December 26, 2023
Bollywood breakup songs are not necessarily sad Bollywood songs.

There are plenty of sad Bollywood songs that you can listen to and shed barrels of tears after a breakup. But do you really want to do that? When you are trying to move on, getting sucked back to the memories by a song can be painful. There are plenty of people out there who are dancing to catchy songs to beat the breakup blues and they are doing that in style- with peppy, uplifting and happy breakup songs of Bollywood.

A breakup in modern Bollywood does not mean sitting at home and mulling over lost love. Instead, it could mean hitting the bar, travelling or finding love all over again. And to go with this new mindset there is new music.

We decided to draw up a list of peppy numbers that are the ideal Bollywood breakup songs. These songs are great for your mood and can help you move on without giving a hoot. These are what you call happy breakup songs of Bollywood. These are literally the best breakup songs in Hindi.

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Try Moving On With These Happy Break-Up Songs From Bollywood

What we have brought for you is a list of songs that are happy break-up songs, Bollywood edition.  These peppy numbers will get you up on your feet in no time and you’ll be singing along to these best breakup songs (Hindi)!

And these are NOT sad Bollywood songs…

These happy breakup songs in Bollywood will instantly lift your mood and make you feel better. Nothing like listening to some breakup songs in Hindi and feeling cheerful.

1. Hungama ho Gaya

Queen is nothing short of a Bollywood masterpiece. Kangana Ranaut plays the role of a tragic bride who gets deserted right before the wedding. It cannot get any worse than that. Hungama ho Gaya has major soul tapping music that can make you believe that you can, after all, get over your ex and move on to self-liberation.

It is once again not a sad Bollywood number it as absolute move-on Bollywood number. This has all the ingredients to be a motivational song that can help you move on like Kangana in the film, and made the movie such a major hit.

This is definitely one of the happy breakup songs from Bollywood that makes us groove and put on our dancing shoes even now.

2. The Breakup song

This is the most positive, modern-day, post-break-up, moving-on song ever! This is definitely one of the most popular break-up dogs of 2016. And it describes the steps taken by a woman to get out of the morose scene she has trapped herself into after the breakup.

In other words, one of the best Bollywood breakup songs. From the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, this number is not at all a sad Bollywood number. It is one of the happiest breakup songs of Bollywood.


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From hitting the salon and partying with the gal pals to meeting with everyone she has not met in a long time, this song lists all the things you should do to move on.

3. Chor bazaari

This song from Love Aaj Kaal is about retaining your friendship even after a breakup. And who knows? Maybe after a point of doing what Saif and Deepika do (dancing and singing on the street and going about having fun), you might have a positive, hopeful approach towards life.

This is not one of those emotional Hindi songs it’s a truly peppy number. It’s a motivational Hindi breakup song that would give you all the energy to move on and find a new life. This definitely on top of the breakup Hindi songs list. Listen to this when you’re hit by the break-up blues.

4. Allah ke bande

So this song is in this list because this song is apt for almost any situation. Jo bhi ho, kal phir ayega – pretty much sums up how life moves on and that if a break up has happened, it is probably for a good reason.

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Especially if you are a fan of good Hindi music this is one of the songs to listen to after breakup (Hindi). Kailash Kher’s vocals will mesmerize you no matter how many times you hear it. It’s not a sad Bollywood song either it’s a happy breakup song.

5. Ja chudail

Slightly on the offensive side, this number from Delhi Belly is a perfect song when you feel red hot angry with your ex. It happens to all of us and getting our anger out of our system is an important part of healing after a break-up! So don’t be afraid to turn this song on full blast and singalong to this happy break-up song Bollywood edition

Let that anger out by calling your ex a witch. And after a few rounds, you will be tired, the truth of the situation will dawn on you and you will be relieved to realise how the breakup from the said chudail was a good thing. This is one of the all-time greatest Bollywood breakup songs.

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6. Emotional Atyachaar

From the best possible satire, Dev D, which was a simple twist of the classic movie Devdas, this song celebrates the emotional drain involved a relationship. What is so great about the song is how aptly it describes the emotional strain a relationship puts on you and how that only dawns on you after a break-up.

This is one of the best heartbreak Hindi songs that you could listen to and dance off to.

7. Move on

This track is from the movie Tanu Weds Manu Returns, and the title sums up the whole life advice after a breakup. Moving on is no easy job, leaving behind all the memories and forcing oneself to make newer ones is difficult. The truth about ripping the past emotional ties to move forward in the future is what this is all about.

A great motivational song for a post-breakup mood. And of course not a sad Bollywood song.

There are great Bollywood breakup songs and not sad Bollywood songs at all. Move on from Tanu Weds Manu is one of them.

8. Zehnaseeb

This song from Hasee Toh Phasee is a must-listen. Because even though the relationship did not last, you had memories that you can never forget. This song is about letting go of the bitterness and remembering the good memories and possibly, even the ex. Another great Bollywood breakup song.

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9. Tadap Tadap ke

This one is a sappy song from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. When the pain gets too real, many lovers turn to this song. It makes a heartbroken person question where the relationship went wrong. However, this is not one of the happy breakup songs (Bollywood) but is definitely one of the songs to listen after a break-up (Hindi).

This is one of the sad Bollywood songs you can listen to if you want to shed some tears and let go of pent up angst.

10. Channa Mereya


Acha chalta hoon
Duaaon mein yaad rakhna’

This is one of the most popular breakup songs of 2020, 2019, 2018 all the way to when it was released in 2016.

This is literally the anthem of the ‘heartbroken’. From the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, this song makes all the Devdas’ all across, feel the pain and agony of this song in their soul and blood. It’s their angst put into music and words.

If you have to be heartbroken you might as well go all in and drown your sorrow – not in alcohol, but instead in music! Now we are waiting for the best Bollywood breakup songs of 2021.

These songs are a reminder that this is just a breakup and there are worse things that can happen. Do you think a breakup is hard? How about seeing your ex getting married? But for now, make the most of this list of happy Bollywood breakup songs and move on with these Hindi songs.

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Readers Comments On “10 Bollywood Breakup Songs That Will Cheer You Up!”

  1. Vasudha Tripathi

    Hey! Like come on!! We all face things as break ups and after some years we all find ourselves stupid to do that. But yes. AGREE these songs literally are must hear after the break up.. Hits the post break up playlist

  2. lamia manohar

    My personal top picks from these 10 are Chor Bazaari, Channa Mereya and Hungama Ho Gaya. Its a fab list and is inclusive of all the sorts of moods that one can get into post a break up. “Let’s break up” from Dear Zindagi too can hold a good rank in this list I feel.

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