IPL is one of the most popular and most watched cricket tournaments in the world with more than 100 million viewers in the year 2021 itself. Cricket lovers from all over the world bond over IPL and come to watch their favorite sportsmen play the game of cricket with true passion. IPL is not just famous for its T20 format or world-famous cricketers battling against each other, it also makes rounds every year because of theme songs year after year.
List of all IPL songs from 2008 till now
Let’s have a look at all the theme songs from the first IPL in 2008 till now:
1. IPL 2008
The first season of IPL held in 2008 has a theme song composed by A.R Rahman with his signature style and nuances. The song was called ‘Cricket War’ or ‘Cricket ka Dharmayudh’. The video of the song had all the best players of those times competing against each other.
2. IPL 2009
The second season of IPL that was held in 2009 did not have a particular track but it had an IPL advertisement song. The tagline of the IPL promo song was “Divided by Nations, United by IPL” since IPL was held in South Africa that year. Players from different countries were being united because of IPL which showed the spirit of cricket in its true form.
3. IPL 2010
The third IPL held in 2010 had two different theme songs, since the IPL was returning to India the main IPL song was known as ‘Sare Jahan se Acha’ as the track focused on India where all the team captains were showed standing in a jampacked stadium. The people were singing the song as shown in the song. The second song was the Extra innings theme song which was known as ‘Laut aaya’ which had stars of Extra innings T20 dancing to the number.
4. IPL 2011
The fourth IPL theme song was called ‘Dum laga ke mara ray’ which the famous sound of the trumpet which is still one of the most popular sounds. The theme song became quite popular and was played on television and radio in all parts of India.
5. IPL 2012
The 2012 IPL theme song features famous commentators of the tournament including Sidhu, a former cricket player. The song was called ‘Aisa mauka aur kaha milega’ and had a hip-hop style in the video.
6. IPL 2013
The sixth IPL anthem featured Farah Khan and Kapil Dev among other celebrities. The song was called ‘Jumping Zapak’ which had catchy and addictive lyrics and was known as one of the best theme songs of IPL.
7. IPL 2014
The IPL song in the year 2014 was a typical IPL track with addictive lyrics and a pop genre vibe. The song was called ‘Come on Bulava Aaya Hai’ which had different celebrities dancing to the tunes.
8. IPL 2015
The IPL song 2015 was called ‘India ka Tyohaar’, which made sense as IPL is one of the most celebrated events in India and has fans from all across the world. The video of the IPL song had Indians from different nations watching the game glued to their television screens.
9. IPL 2016
The IPL song in the year 2016 was called ‘Ek India Happywala’ which was a composition magnificent Bollywood-duo Salim-Sulaiman and was sung by Raj Pandit. The song also had a beautiful message, ‘spread love not hate’ and emphasized on uniting Indians through the song.
10. IPL 2017
The IPL song in the year 2017 was known as ‘Das Saal Aapke Naam’ as the song celebrated 10 years of Indian Premier League. The song thanked the fans and audience who made it possible.
11. IPL 2018
The 2018 IPL song was known as ‘Yeh Khel hai Sher Jawano Ka’ and featured all the top players of cricket from around the globe battling against each other for the IPL trophy.
12. IPL 2019
The 2019 IPL song was called ‘Game Banayega Name’. The IPL song gave the message that no matter how well known a player you are, you still have to give your best.
13. IPL 2020
The IPL song 2020 was called ‘Ab Khel Bolega’ and had a video with the message that only your performance will matter.
14. IPL 2021
The IPL song 2021 was called ‘India ka Apna Mantra’ and had captains of every team dancing to the IPl tune. IPL songs have become a treat year after year to the eyes and ears of cricket lovers. IPL music is also one of the most viral music in India.