Top 12 Bollywood Song Ideas for Perfect Rakshabandhan Instagram Reels
by Urwashee Saxena
Rakhi or Rakshabandhan is a widely celebrated festival in the Indian subcontinent. This festival is a sign of love and respect between brothers and sisters. On this day, sisters tie a Rakhi around the wrist of their brother. In return, their brothers give them a promise that they will always protect them from any harm. Not to forget, brothers also give beautiful surprise gifts to their sisters as well. But this is not as formal as it sounds. If you’re a brother and you don’t give a good gift to your sisters then may God help you. Lol. So basically, this day is filled with laughter and happiness.
Anyways, Rakshabandhan 2022 is approaching and if you want to do something creative for your sister or brother then what would be cooler than making an Insta Reel together? Perhaps it may take you a year-long to figure out the perfect song for your Instagram reel. So, to save you from year-long hard work, we have brought to you some of the most amazing song ideas for your Rakshabandhan Insta Reels. Check ‘em all out and see what suits them best to your reel ideas.
1. Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka – Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971)
Rakshabandhan is incomplete without this song. If you are a brother and you haven’t dedicated this song to your sister then are you even a brother? This evergreen song is from Hare Rama Hare Krishna which was directed and produced by Dev Anand, starring Dev Anand, Zeenat Aman, and Mumtaz. The song is composed by Rahul Dev Burman aka R.D. Burman and the lead singers are Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar.
So, if you want to create an evergreen montage or Instagram Reel dedicated to your sister then this could be a wonderful choice.
Phoolon ka taron ka sabka kehna hai
Ek hazaron mein meri behna hai
Saari umar hamein sang rehna hai
2. Bhaiya Mere Rakhi Ke Bandhan Ko – Chhoti Bahen (1959)
Just like Phoolon ka Taaron ka, this song is an evergreen Rakshabandhan song for all the sisters who are dedicating a perfect song to their brothers. This song captures the actual essence of this festival. This beautiful composition comes from the movie Chhoti Bahen, directed and Produced by L. V. Prasad, starring Balraj Sahni, Nanda, and Rehman. The music was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan with lead singer none other than legendary, Lata Mangeshkar.
Be a cool sister and create something amazing with this beautiful song, be it Insta Reel or any video, and dedicate it to your brother and make this Rakshabandhan extra special.
Baandh ke hamane resham dori,
Tum se wo ummid hai jodi
Naazuk hai jo daant ke jaise,
Par jivan bhar jaae na todi
Jaane ye sara zamaana, zamaana
Bhaiya mere raakhi ke badhan ko nibhana
Bhaiya mere chhoti bahan ko na bhulana
3. Behna Ne Bhai Ki Kalai Se – Resham Ki Dori (1974)
It’s unbelievable how a simple song could contain so many emotions in it. This song is an unmistakable example of this description. It could be a perfect song for you to create a reel or short video that will surely moisten the eyes of your brothers.
This song is from Resham Ki Dori, a movie directed by Atma Ram and Produced by T. C. Dewan, starring Dharmendra, Saira Banu, and Kumud Chugani. The music was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan with lead singer Suman Kalyanpur.
Meraa phul hai tu, talvar hai tu
Meri laaj ka paharedar hai tu
Mai akeli kahan is duniya me
Mera saraa sansar hai tu
4. Meri Rakhi Ka Matlab – Tirangaa (1993)
If your brother tries to become too cool for Rakshabandhan then you must dedicate this song to bringing him back to his senses. This gem is from Tirangaa, a movie directed and produced by Mehul Kumar, starring Raaj Kumar, Nana Patekar, Harish Kumar, Mamta Kulkarni, and Varsha Usgaonkar, Deepak Shirke, and Manohar Singh. The music was produced by Laxmikant-Pyarelal with lead singer Sadhana Sargam.
Be creative with this song and make a video that reminds your brother of the purpose and essence of Rakshabandhan.
Ye na tulti hai
Daulat ke bhaar bhaiya
Meri raakhi matlab hain
Meri raakhi matlab hain
5. Meri Pyari Beheniya – Sachaa Jhutha (1970)
If your sister is getting married soon, or you want her to get married soon then this song will help you to perfectly convey your message to your sister. This famous song comes from Sachaa Jhutha, a movie directed by Manmohan Desai and produced by Vinod Doshi, starring Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, and Vinod Khanna. And the music was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji with the lead singer the timeless, Kishore Kumar.
Though this song contains a pure emotion of a brother but it can be used to annoy your sister by reminding her to get married soon so that you won’t have to share your room with her anymore.
Meri pyari bahaniya
Meri pyari bahaniya
Sajake aayenge duulhe raja o
Bhaiya raja bajayega baja
6. Mere Bhaiya Mere Chanda – Kaajal (1965)
If your brother lives far from home then this song is a perfect choice to some love to him. The bond of brother and sister has almost all the emotions that could be in this world. Sometimes they fight and sometimes they cry, together. But at the end of the day, they will always have each other’s backs.
This song is from Kaajal, a movie directed by Ram Maheshwari and produced by Pannalal Maheshwari, starring Meena Kumari, Raaj Kumar, Dharmendra, and Padmini. The music was composed by Ravi with lead singer Asha Bhosle.
Dedicate this song to your brother and see his reaction.
Teri saanson ki kasam khaake, hava chalti hai
Tere chehare ki khalak paake, bahaar aati hai
Ek pal bhi meri nazaron se tu jo ojhal ho
Har taraf meri nazar tujhko pukaar aati hai
7. Rakhi Dhaagon Ka Tyauhaar – Rakhi (1962)
Don’t want to create a reel with traditional songs then try this one. Same feelings same emotions, but something new. Well, not new because the movie was released in 1962. But not many people have heard this song. This song is from Rakhi, a movie directed by A. Bhimsingh and produced by Sivaji Ganesan, starring Ashok Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Pradeep Kumar, and Mehmood. And the music was composed by Ravi with lead singer Mohammed Rafi.
Bhai kahe o behan main
Teree laj ka hu rakhwala
Gunthunga main pyaar se
Tere armano kee mala
Bhainbahan ka pyaar rahega
Jab tak hain sansaar
8. Rang Birangi Rakhee Leke – Anpadh (1962)
If you searching for a song far from the mainstream then this classic could be the one, you’re looking for. Show some colorfulness and fun in your Instagram Reels with this song and its meaningful lyrics. The song is from Anpadh, a movie directed by Mohan Kumar and produced by Rajendra Bhatia and Mohan Segal, starring Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, and Mala Sinha. The Music is composed by Madan Mohan with lead singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Main na chaandi
Na sone ke haar maangu
Apne bhaiya ka thoda sa pyaar maangu
Thoda sa pyaar maangu
Sau na hazaar maangu
Is raakhi mein pyaar chhupaa ke layi behna
Ho.. rakhi bandhwa le mere veer
9. Tera Mujhse – Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1973)
Some songs are made for brothers and sisters, other songs just imbibe the entire emotions that could be shared by brothers and sisters. This timeless song is still on the playlist of many classical music lovers for its innocence and beauty. The song is from Aa Gale Lag Jaa, a movie directed by Manmohan Desai and produced by A. K. Nadiadwala, starring Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Shatrughan Sinha, and Om Prakash. The music was composed by R. D. Burman with lead playback singers Kishore Kumar and Sushma Shrestha
Tera Mujhse Hai Pehle Ka Naata Koi
Yunhi Nahin Dil Lubhaata Koi
Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
Maane Tu Ya Maane Na
10. Tere Jaisa Yaar Kahan – Yaarana (1981)
The relationship between brothers and sisters is closest to a friendship in a true sense. They share all the traits of friends but they are related to each other by blood. They fight and they are each other’s perfect crime partners. Therefore, this legendary song about friendship is perfect for a pure relationship between brother and sister.
The song is from Yaarana, a movie directed by Raakesh Kumar and produced by M. A. Nadiadwala, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja, and Kader Khan. The music was composed by Rajesh Roshan with lead singer Kishore Kumar.
A legendary song for a legendary relationship. You can make a legendary Insta Reel with it.
Meri zindagi sawaari
Mujhko gale lagake
Baitha diya falak pe
Mujhe khaat se oothake
Yaara teri yaari ko
Maine to khuda mana
Yaad karegi duniya
Tera mera afsana
11. Hai Junoon – New York (2009)
Speaking of friendship, who can forget this modern classic in the nostalgic voice of KK? This song is an amazing choice if you share a bond of friendship with your sister or brother. If you share all your secrets and have spent many memorable moments with each other, then this is for you. Create an amazing montage of old childhood pictures or memories to make a perfect Rakshabandhan reel for each other.
This memorable song is from New York, a movie directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Aditya Chopra, starring Jahn Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Irrfan Khan, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The music was composed by Pritam Chakraborty with lead singer K.K.
Yaaro Jee Bhar Ke Jee Le Pal
Lagta Hai Aaj Kal Daur Apna Aayega
Yaaro Jo Khud Pe Ho Yakeen
Jo Zindagi Haseen
Tujhe Kal Bulayega
Hai Junoon Sa Jeene Mein
12. Tum Hi Ho Bandhu – Cocktail (2012)
Brothers, sisters, and cousins for everyone this song is perfect if you have made countless memories with them. If you have done many stupid things with each other. Then this song is going to be a perfect choice for your Rakshabandhan Instagram Reel for you. Celebrate this Rakshabandhan with this cheerful song. Create something memorable, because you can never make enough memories, can you?
The song is from Cocktail, a movie directed by Homi Adajania and produced by Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan, starring Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan, Diana Penty, Dimple Kapadia, Boman Irani, and Randeep Hooda. The music was composed by Pritam with lead singers Kavita Seth, and Neeraj Shridhar.
Dil Ki Takhti Par Hoon Likhti
Jag Kya Jaane Dil Ko Mere
Rabb Yaar Gale Le Saar Meri
Mujhe Kya Parwah Iss Duniya Ki
Tu Jeet Meri Jag Haar Meri
Main Hoon Hi Nahi Iss Duniya Ki
Tumhi Din Chadhe
Tumhi Din Dhale
Tumhi Ho Bandhu