most expensive Indian songs ever

One of the most emphasized aspects in any Bollywood film is its songs. There are numerous examples in Bollywood where the main reason for a film’s success was its songs. As the earnings of Bollywood films are increasing and avenues of revenue are expanding, filmmakers are also investing more money in song videos to make them more appealing with enhanced visuals. In this article, “Most Expensive Songs: 16 Most Costliest Indian Songs Of All Time,” we will discuss such song videos that have been created with significant financial investments.

1. Yanthara Lokapu Sundarive – 2.0

This film song, based on the legendary actor Rajinikanth and the very beautiful Amy Jackson, has a massive budget of ₹20 crore. This song has been created with a robotic theme.

Most expensive indian song yanthara lokapu sundarive
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2. Zinda Banda – Jawan

The song “Zinda Banda” from the film “Jawan” starring Shah Rukh Khan has been shot on a very grand scale. There are more than 1000 background dancers in this song, and it cost ₹15 crore to create this song.

expensive indian song zinda banda
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3. RC15

The song RC15 starring Ram Charan and Kiara Advani has not been made yet. However, according to reports, the budget for this song is expected to be ₹15 crore, which will easily make it one of the most expensive Indian songs till date.


4. Kilimanjaro – Robot

Watching this song starring Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai is a lot of fun, and the location is incredibly beautiful. The budget for the song “Kilimanjaro” is more than ₹8.5 crore.

Robot song kalimanjaro
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5. Ghar More Pardesiya – Kalank

This song, with its magnificent visuals, looks quite beautiful to watch. The budget for this beautiful song was approximately ₹7 crore.

ghar more pardesiya expensive song
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6. Party All Night – Boss

One of the most famous songs of Yo Yo Honey Singh was “Party All Night,” which was a super hit during its time. This song is included in the list of the most expensive Indian songs, with a budget of ₹6 crore.

party all night song
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7. Ram Chahe Leela – Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela

The song starring Priyanka Chopra has a budget of ₹6 crore. In this song, we can see Priyanka Chopra’s excellent dance performance.

expensive song ram chahe leela
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8. Malang – Dhoom 3

In the list of Bollywood’s most blockbuster movies, the song budget of Dhoom 3 was also quite high. Starring Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif, the budget for this song was ₹5 crore.

malang high budget song
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9. Oo Antava – Pushpa

For the blockbuster film “Pushpa,” Samantha Prabhu had charged massive ₹5 crore for the super hit song ‘Oo Antava.’

oo antava oo oo antava song
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10. Ladio – I

The visuals of this song starring Amy Jackson are quite attractive with a budget of ₹5 crore.

ladio song amy jackson
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11. Ghoomar Ghoomar – Padmaavat

This song sounds soothing, and its video is equally beautiful. In this song, Deepika Padukone is wearing a dress that costs a whopping ₹30 lakh, and the total budget for the entire song is ₹4 crore.

one of the most expensive song ghoomar ghoomar from padmavat
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12. Tha Kar Ke – Golmaal Returns

We all must have watched this movie at least once. Among the fantastic comedy films, one of them, “Golmaal Returns,” and the cost of ₹3.5 crore to create the song “Tha Kar Ke.”

tha karke song with high budget
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13. Saturday Saturday – Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

This song, inspired by the original songs of Indeep Bakshi and Badshah, became quite famous in its time. It cost ₹3 crore to create this song.

expensive indian song saturday saturday
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14. Dola Re Dola – Devdas

One of Shah Rukh Khan’s most iconic films, ‘Devdas’, had a song called ‘Dola Re Dola’, which was shot with a significant budget. In this famous song, actresses like Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit can be seen dancing together, and the budget for this song was ₹2.5 crore.

dola re dola song
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15. Azeem-O-Shaan Shahenshah – Jodha Akbar

The film “Jodhaa Akbar” is based on the love story of Mughal Emperor Akbar and Jodha Bai. The song “Azeem-O-Shaan Shahenshah” from this film was made at a cost of ₹2.5 crore.

azeem-o-shaan shehenshah high budget music
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16. Chammak Challo – Ra.One

At a time when English singers were not as widely heard in India, the success of this song reflects its excellence. The visuals of this song had a budget of ₹2.5 crore.”

chammak challo song
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Final Words

So, here are the 16 Indian songs that had a significant amount of money spent on their making. And now, as the income source from movies is increasing, the budget for making their songs is also increasing, and in the future, this will increase even more.