If there’s one thing that makes us, the common people, feel like we’re in the movies, it’s driving the car and blasting the music; pretending we’re either in a car chase or in some romantic getaway with our partner. The best version of road trips, however, is when you’re on the road with your best buds.

I know, the thought of being stuck in the car for hours is scary and claustrophobic, but it really doesn’t have to be courtesy of some great music.

We have the best jams for you and your friends to play. You’ll be sorted for the whole ride! Press play and enjoy.

1. “Dil Chahta Hai” - “Dil Chahta Hai”

Obviously, this is the ultimate song to play when you’re road-tripping with buddies. It perfectly encapsulates the journey you’re about to take.

2. “I’ll Be There For You” - The Rembrandts

Unless you’ve been living under a rock your entire childhood, you know that “Friends” is one of the most popular American comedies, especially in India. This song will fill you joy and make you reminisce.

3. “Jaane Kyun” - “Dostana”

Take a cue from this fun little video, tune up the volume as you jam to the song on your road trip.

4. “Dil Dhadakne Do” - “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”

Why does this song stand out as the perfect one for your own vacation? Its music is peppy, the lyrics are heart-warming, and mainly, all your shoulders won’t be able to resist dancing a bit as you sit in that car.

5. “Atrangi Yaari” - “Wazir” 

The unlikely but actually brilliant duo of Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan crank up this song to its very best. Their different and melodious voices bring such a sobering feeling.

6. “Chhaiya Chhaiya” - “Dil Se”

Ain’t nothing wrong with groovin’ to this slightly old but always the classic song. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

7. “Wannabe” - The Spice Girls 

The Spice Girls gifted us with a song for a lifetime when they released “Wannabe”. It was instantly popular, and still can be, thanks to catchy lyrics and music.

8. “Daaru Desi” - “Cocktail”

This song is more about the high of friendship and being able to share your life with strangers who are now your best friends. So settle in, pedal through, and bust up the volume when y’all play this tune.

9. “Yeh Dosti” - “Sholay”

A song for the ages, you will never tire of lip syncing to this old melody from this classic movie. Dedicate it to your pals and your unshakable bond as your drive to your destination.

10. “Uptown Funk” - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

There’s nothing to not like about this song. It’s perfect to blare up the music in a car. You’ll be doing the uptown funk in no time.

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