The holy season of Navratri is upon us and the entire country will be seen reveling in the festivities for the next nine days. While different states celebrate the festival in their own ways, it is universally agreed that no one does it better than the Gujaratis. Be it indulging in Garba or Dandiya Ras the locals celebrate the festival with much pomp and show as they dance the night away. In fact, Bollywood has often tried to imitate the tradition of Garba in many movies over the years. The events are just incomplete without the inclusion of Bollywood Dandiya tracks now. There are a number of new Navratri-oriented songs as well that will add more color to the festival. We have brought to you the most played songs from Bollywood which set you in Garba and Dandiya mood. Check out the list.
Most Played Songs from Bollywood which set you in Garba and Dandiya Mood
Kangana Ranaut’s song from ‘Simran’ would be a perfect fresh pick to groove with dandiya in your hands. The song actually, is a wedding track in the film. However, the beats of the song will instantly make you want to hold the dandiyas, form a group and shake legs with your friends.
This peppy song with its amazing dhol beats must be included in dandiya playlist. Deepika Padukone did an amazing job in dancing to this song and we are sure that you would be able to do justice to it during Navratri too. This song will establish the energy and frenzy needed to dance away a garba night during Navratri.
No list of Navratri songs is complete without this classic. The song ‘Dholi Taro Dhol Bhaje’ itself is popular thanks to Ismail Darbar’s superb composition. The video is also a perfect tutorial on how to perform the dance routine with Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai taking the lead. Again, it was Sanjay Leela Bhansali who set a standard for these over the top dance numbers when the movie released. Overall, it is a mandatory song for every Garba function.
The romantic and festive number ‘Udi Udi Jaye’ from ‘Raees’ is the latest addition to the Navratri soundtrack. The song has an easily paced tempo, thanks to the good music composition from Ram Sampath. Although the theme is mainly of Uttarayan, the beautiful set pieces and Garba like dance moves has already made it a fan favorite for the festive season. Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan’s amazing chemistry only adds to the song’s appeal. To sum it up it definitely captures the spirit of Gujarat.
The song from ‘Kai Po Che’ has already made its place in the best tracks of Navratri. The song has a lot of Gujarati flavor to it which only makes it tempting for everyone to groove to it. The visuals of the song were also interesting and energetic giving us ‘dandiya night goals’! This song should be a must-play track on your dandiya list.
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone gave garba a romantic twist in this track from ‘Ram Leela’. This track is perfect for the ones who are out with their bae and want to create some really cute memories. After all, it is not every day that you get to dance with your partners! Lahu Muh Lag Gaya can be the best pick for all the couples out there.
This beautifully composed song by Himesh Reshammiya from the movie Prem Ratan Dhan Payo unfolds the beautiful and amazing story of Ram and Leela. Wear colorful clothes and get ready to show the best of Dandiya and Garba moves during this Navratri.
When we’re talking about Radha-Krishna, how can this song be ever left behind? Though old, still it is one of the most popular Garba songs of Bollywood. Starring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh, this song takes us back into our good old 2000’s. The song with its teasing lyrics about the relationship shared between Radha and Lord Krishna is perfect for this Navratri.
Bride and Prejudice might not have been an Indian movie but it had our very own Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and this dandiya song is pure Bollywood with every beat, music and dance steps perfect. So dance to this awesome song and we hope your Mr. Darcy matches your steps perfectly.
No list for Dandiya songs could be complete without a Falguni Pathak song. This is a song that every 90s person would recognize.