Top 14 Most Expensive Songs That Bollywood has Ever Made & Filmed In Indian Cinema

Bollywood movies are known not as it were for their content but also for their songs. Here is the list of Most Expensive Songs ever in Bollywood cinema. There are endless songs created that go on to be an all-time top choice of fans. Some are made by spending crazy amounts as well. Yes, some Indian songs go on to cost more than the budget of little budget movies.

As singing and dancing are a huge portion of each Bollywood movie. Producers don’t delay to spend whopping amounts for shooting these songs! They not as it were spend money on high-end sets but also on outfits, area and even foreign artists to make hit chartbusters.

Even if you criticize the actors for running on snow-clad mountains and dancing around trees in these songs, they are definitely pleasing to look at. Also, there are many movies that failed to perform at the box office, but their album happened to be a major hit. In any case, have you ever wondered how much these songs actually cost? From having the leading Bollywood stars to breathtaking locations, these costly songs have it all. So, from ‘Oo Antava’ To ‘Chammak Chalo’, continue reading to know almost a few of the most costly songs that are ever made within the Bollywood industry.

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Here are some of the topmost expensive Bollywood songs ever made.

1. Party All Night – Boss

Movie: Boss(2013)

Budget: 6 crores

Sonakshi Sinha and Akshay Kumar star in this dance number, which was allegedly shot on a Rs 6 crore budget. Yo Yo Honey Singh, the famous rapper, sang the song, which also included around 600 foreign models as background dancers. so this is the Most Expensive Song in Indian Cinema.

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2. Ram Chahe Leela – Ram Leela – 6 Crores

Movie: Ram Chahe Leela (2013)

Budget: 5 crores

The talented actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas floored us with her moves in the item number “Ram Chahe Leela.” This remarkable song was featured in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnificent movie “Ram Leela.” With her moves and expressions, Priyanka surely took this song to another level. However, little did we know that the makers had to spend Rs 6 crore to just get the actor on board.

3. Oo Antava – Pushpa – 5 Crores

Movie: Pushpa (2021)

Budget: 5 crores


From the Allu Arjun starrer film “Pushpa,” the song “Oo Antava” is the latest addition to the most expensive songs list. Nowadays everybody is crazy about this song and everyone is grooving on Instagram reels on the beats of this song. However, most of us don’t know that Samantha Ruth Prabhu charged a whopping Rs 5 crores just for this song.

4. Malang – Dhoom 3 – (5crores)

Movie: Dhoom 3 (2013)

Budget: 5 crores

Starring Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif, to film this majestic track of the movie “Dhoom 3”, Yash Raj Films spent a total of 5 crores. YRF made sure that the dancers were flown to Mumbai from the USA. Apart from that, a training camp was also set up for 20 days. Interestingly, special dresses were for all the 200 gymnasts who were part of the song.

5. Kilimanjaro – Robot – 4 Crores

Movie: Robot (2010)

Budget: 4 crores

“Kilimanjaro” is a famous song of the movie “Robot” that featured Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. If you don’t know, it is the first song to be filmed at the Inca site, Machu Picchu. With a huge set as well as featuring lead actors, this song cost whopping 4 crores.

6. Chammak Challo – Ra-One – 3 Crores

Movie: Robot (2011)

Budget: 4 crores

7. Tha Karke – Golmaal Returns – 3.5 crores

Movie: Robot (2008)

Budget: 3.5 crores

With over 1,000 background dancers, 180 stuntmen and (of course) all the stars of the movie, this song is a treat to watch! It also features 10 super expensive cars and was shot over a span of 12 days. 

8. Saturday Saturday – Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya – 3 crores

Movie: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya (2014)

Budget: 3 crores

9. Dola Re Dola

Movie: Devdas

Budget: 2.5 crores


It was a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film so the iconic sets were no surprise. The song featured Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and dozens of background dancers…all dressed in beautiful sarees!

10. Azeem O Shaan Shahenshah

Movie: Jodha Akhbar

Budget: 2.5 crores

This visually entertaining song featured more than 400 dancers and 2,000 side artists. The audience loved the movie as well as the song! 

11. Jalebi Bai

Jalebi Bai – In this song Mallika Sherawat set the stage on fire with her dance moves and it cost makers Rs. 1.5 Crore.

12. Pyar Ke Bazaar

Pyar Ke Bazaar – In this song they used around 500 background dancers with an expensive set and 3 beautiful actresses that cost them around Rs. 2 Crores.

13. Radha Nachegi

Radha Nachegi – In this song the Lehenga wore by Sonakshi Sinha alone cost around Rs. 75 Lakhs, making the whole budget of the song approx Rs. 2.5 Crores.

14. Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya – Mughal-E-Azam ( 1 Lakh)

How can we forget this blast from the past? Yes, we are talking about Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya from Mughal-E-Azam. The time and the budget spent on the lavish set that had the gorgeous Madhubala dancing to the lyrical number was made to the tune of Rs 1 lakh( In the current time, it would have cost 6.75 crores). The sheer brilliance and grandeur along with Madhubala’s striking beauty made this song one of the most popular and unforgettable songs of Bollywood. So thats a list of Most Expensive Songs in Bollywood.

Most expensive songs ever made in Bollywood

Bollywood films are known not only for their content but also for their songs. There are innumerable songs produced that go on to be an all-time favourite of fans. Some are made by spending insane amounts too. Yes, some Indian songs go on to cost more than the budget of small budget films.

As singing and dancing are a huge part of every Bollywood movie. Filmmakers do not hesitate to spend whopping amounts for shooting these songs! They not only spend money on high-end sets but also on costumes, location and even foreign dancers to create hit chartbusters.

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