Songs are based on rags and ragas are numerous. Ragas used in tandem with soothing music results into melodious and touching music. There are many classical ragas which have been used in Indian songs which have been proved to be rage. Few of the famous songs based on classical rags are;

 

Ae Dil Mujhe Aisi Jagah Le Chal, Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje, Manmohan Man mein Ho Tumhi, Radhike tune bansuri churaye are based on rag ‘Adana’.  ‘Abhogi Kanada’ has been used in melodies like, Jiya lage kya karu sajna, Na jaiyo re sautan ghar sainyan etc. Rag ‘Ahir Bhairav’ has been used in songs like Apne jeevan ki uljhan ko, Albela sajan aayo re, Chalo man jaye ghar apne, Dheere dheere subah hui hai jag uthi zindagi, Humein koi gam nahi tha, game-aashiqi se pehle, Mai ri mai, Ram teri ganga maili ho gayi, Vandana karo archana karo, Zindagi ko savarna hoga, Solah baras ki baali umar ko salam, Pucho na kaise maine rain bitayi etc.

 

Other rags starting with A include Alhiya bilawal, Anandi, Asavari, Audav bilawal etc. songs based on these rags are, Udjaje re kaga, Yaad piya ki aaye etc. Musical fraternity has been blessed with number of rags which has inspired composers since ages to produce soothing music. Bahar, Bageshri, Barawa, Bhairav, Bhairavi, Basant vihar, Bhairagi bhairav, Basant mukhri, Bhimpalasi, Bhatiyar, Bhinasadaj, Bhupal todi etc.

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